Favoring Youth Over the Elderly?

American Christianity has long been a graying religion.  American Mainline Protestantism serves as an example of a group with a median age that significantly exceeds the median age in America.  Given this data, one might assume that local congregations tend to employ more specialized ministers and program staff focused on mature/senior adults than on teens/youth.  In reality, however, far more people serve in youth ministry roles. Tony Campolo, professor emeritus of sociology at Eastern Read More …