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Want to Understand Millennials? Become a Trader

If you minister to students or young adults, or if you simply scratch your head trying to understand them, let me introduce you to some folks who do. More importantly, they understand the mission of God, which matters more than a demographic.

Millennials want a cause, they seek a movement, they yearn for more than the minimalistic faith they often see. The ministry of RightNow.org understands that, and calls believers to trade the American Dream for the mission of God. This call is needed for all believers, but particularly captivates the imaginations of the Millennial believers all around us. Enjoy the video, but more importantly, help students to become traders.

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Alvin L. Reid (born 1959) serves as Professor of Evangelism and Student Ministry at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina, where he has been since 1995. He is also the founding Bailey Smith Chair of Evangelism. Alvin and his wife Michelle have two children: Joshua, a senior at The College at Southeastern, and Hannah, a senior at Wake Forest Rolesville High School. Recently he became more focused at ministry in his local church by being named Young Professionals Director at Richland Creek Community Church. Alvin holds the M.Div and the Ph.D with a major in evangelism from Southwestern Seminary, and the B.A. from Samford University. He has spoken at a variety of conferences in almost every state and continent, and in over 2000 churches, colleges, conferences and events across the United States.