Emerging Adults and Religion
Smith, Christian, and Patricia Snell. (2009). Souls in Transition: The religious and spiritual lives of emerging adults. New York: Oxford University Press.
Dean, Kenda Creasy. (2010). Almost Christian: What the faith of our teenagers is telling the American Church. New York, New York: Oxford University Press.
Drescher, Elizabeth. (2016). Choosing our religion: The spiritual lives of America’s nones. New York, New York: Oxford University Press.
Outreach to Emerging Adults
Barna. (2014). Designing worship spaces with Millennials in mind. Accessed March 16, 2017. https://www.barna.com/research/designing-worship-spaces-with-millennials-in-mind/
Rainer, Thom S., and Jess. W. Rainier. (2011). The millennials: Connecting to American’s largest generation. Nashville, TN: B & H Publishing Group.
Thurston, Angie, & Casper Ter Kuile. How we gather. (Producers). Accessed April 21, 2017. https://caspertk.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/how-we-gather.pdf
White, James E. (2014). The rise of the nones: Understanding and reaching the religiously unaffiliated. Grand Rapids: Baker Books.
White, James E. (2017). Meet generation z: Understanding and reaching the new post-Christian world. Grand Rapids: Baker Books.
Christianity and Culture/Church Ministry Practice & Outreach
Blomberg, Craig, & Elizabeth Nesbit. (2016). Effective generational ministry: Biblical and practical insights for transforming church communities. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker.
Crouch, Andy. (2013). Culture making: Recovering our creative calling. Downer’s Grove, IL: IVP Books.
Eliot, T.S. (1977). Christianity and culture. Orlando, FL: Harcourt.
Fitch, David. (2016). Faithful presence: Seven disciplines that shape the church for mission. Downer’s Grove, IL: IVP.
Hunter, James Davidson. (2010). To change the world: The irony, tragedy, and possibility of Christianity in the late modern world. New York: Oxford University Press.
Keller, Timothy. (2016). Loving the city: Doing balanced, gospel-centered ministry in your city. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.