Saturday, October 10, 2015

When We Talk About Millennials, We’re Usually Talking About White People

We write blog posts and cultural commentaries saying, “Millennials this,” and “Millennials that,” but unless we’re using statistics to support our statements, we’re probably making generalizations about the Millennials we personally observe rather than statements that are actually true.

I do it, too, I must admit, though I’m working to get better at it.

I was speaking to a group of Nazarene pastors and lay leaders in New York a couple of weeks ago and I said, “The only generalization you can make about Millennials is that they are too diverse to generalize.”

It’s true. Read more

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