The most complacent generation in history is about to become the most purposeful generation in history.

When I was growing up, we had three television channels plus the public educational channel, which didn’t count because it was so boring. The stations weren’t on 24 hours either. They signed off each night with the national anthem playing, then they came back on the next morning.

If we wanted to see a movie, we had a handful of theaters where we could go, but they were too far away to ride a bike, so we rarely went.

We had a few simple video games, like ping pong, which was fun for about twenty minutes or so. We loved what we had, but it was so limited we had to find other things to do, so we got together with other kids in our neighborhood and played tackle football for hours and lots of basketball games in our driveway. We ventured out into undeveloped areas beyond our neighborhood where we discovered lakes and went swimming. We built forts. We threw dirt clods at each other. We shot BB guns at each other, and things like that.

A lot of things changed for the next generation with the rise of cable TV channels, movie channels, walk-mans, Nintendo, PlayStation, Xbox, personal computers, cell phones, iPods, iPads, and podcasts. Suddenly, kids were growing up with endless media entertainment choices.

They have been called millennials because they were born around the turn of the millennium, so they are now anywhere from teenagers to mid-thirties. Unlike any previous generation, they consumed countless hours of media entertainment, but all that exposure has taken its’ toll. Their worldview has been shaped by it, causing them to be overwhelmingly godless, faithless, and spiritually lifeless. Their values are defined by their imaginary media world where bad guys are heroes, cops are jerks, premarital sex is good practice in case you get married, homosexuality is fine if that’s what you’re into, preachers are crooks, parents are stupid, and jobs are places where you go to get paid, not where you actually do any work.

And God, well if there is a God, who needs Him? Compared to other age groups, millennials are least likely to practice any kind of religion. In 2013, a poll of millennials in the United Kingdom found over half had “no religion nor attended a place of worship”, other than for a wedding or a funeral. (Source: Wikipedia)

It can be frustrating being around millennials because it seems too late to reach them, like their ship has already sailed. They have become so attached to their media world, somewhere along the way they stepped out of this world and into that one. Connecting with them is difficult because their ears seem to always be covered by headphones or earbuds and their eyes are always fastened on their phone or laptop or video game.

Even without their devices, connecting with them is hard because they don’t seem to need any connections. They’re quite content living in their media world. Even when they’re with their peers, real social interaction is almost nonexistent, which is just fine with them. Social time means sitting together while they all stare at their phones or play video games or watch a movie.

Do they even know what’s going on in their friend’s life? Do they even care? Not so much.

A few weeks ago, my wife and I went out to eat and noticed three millennials seated at a table near ours. Sure enough, they all sat there quietly staring at their phones.

What a waste! Millennials waste so much time doing things that don’t profit them or anyone else. They waste their talents because they don’t use them for anything. They just drift along aimlessly with no sense of direction or purpose. By all appearances, they’re a lost generation, but God has a long history of choosing the least likely of all people, so why not the least likely generation too.

For example, David was such an unlikely choice for king of Israel, his father didn’t even invite him to join his brothers when the prophet Samuel came to anoint one of his sons as the next king. His own father couldn’t see any hope for David, but God saw it. (1 Samuel 16:11-13) Gideon was called by God to deliver Israel even though his family was the least in the tribe of Manasseh and he was the youngest in his father’s house. (Judges 6:14-16) The twelve disciples of Jesus were so uneducated, they were scorned by the religious leaders, yet the Lord chose each of them. And there are many more examples.

In December 2015, God gave me the most powerful dream I have ever had. He allowed me to go into the future where I attended packed out meetings of the most on-fire believers I have ever been around. It was awesome, but the most amazing thing was almost everyone there was either a teenager or young adult. The older folks there were far outnumbered and pouring ourselves into these young people, training them, teaching them, showing them the ways of God. They were so hungry for God, they soaked up every morsel, every word, every experience, and hungered for more.

What I saw was such a contrast to what I see today, but I don’t believe it was in the far distant future. The late prophet Bob Jones saw over one billion young people getting saved in the year 2020. That’s about 14% of the world population getting saved just three years from now, which sounds impossible and would be unless there are major changes between now and then, but God can bring changes.

A few weeks ago, the prophet Bobby Conner shared a vision God gave him for the millennials. He saw an awesome move of God coming upon them. He saw their aimless, purposeless lives suddenly transformed as they were filled with passion for God and a clear sense of direction. He saw a holy reverential fear of the Lord released to them, causing them to be sanctified, cleaned up, and set apart for the service of God (John 17:17). He saw them stop wasting their time as they started seeking God. He shares his vision in the 6-minute video below.

Conclusion:
The devil must be salivating over the millennials because of their current zombie-like condition, but I believe God is about to do a supernatural turnaround, raising up the most unlikely people to completely rock this planet as He uses the giant void inside them to stir up a giant hunger unlike anything this world has ever seen, putting such a great demand on heaven, they will cause it to be established in the earth. The most complacent generation in history is about to become the most purposeful generation in history.

That’s what I saw in my dream, the presence of God filled that place stronger than anything I have ever experienced before. I saw no cell phones, no iPads, no video games, just countless millennials sharing one mind and one purpose, an all-consuming cry for righteousness. Their cry will stir heaven to move in their behalf, bringing the fulfillment of God’s promise, “Blessed are all those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.” (Matthew 5:6)

James Bailey

Author: James Bailey

James Bailey is an author, business owner, husband and father of two children. His vision is to broadcast the good news of Jesus Christ through blog sites and other media outlets.

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Mark
Mark
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June 22, 2017 10:19 am

Hi all, “Z3 Lurker” here – I am 21 years old from the United Kingdom. I haven’t stepped into a church in years. I was raised Christian but like many my age I fell away from the church in my teenage years. This message is 100% spot on – in the last week alone (whilst playing Xbox and smoking weed ironically) I had a crazy experience and felt a fire burn inside of me – if anyone can clarify this for me that would be good. I knew it was from God.

And like that – I have been reborn. I have honestly changed within a week – although the ‘transformation’ has been slowly going ahead for about a year now since I first felt God (whilst in the shower nursing a hangover – again, crazy!)

I truly believe I have a part to play in what comes next – especially in the United Kingdom. The z3 messages seem to fit my life perfectly every single time I log on – I am excited for the future for the first time in ages.

I truly believe I can give up my old life of drugs and sin and walk this path now – the speed of this change has been incredible, I know this is a gift from God. My girlfriend had a similar experience for the first time the very next day – she was like me, a non practicing lukewarm Christian.

We have told a few of our close friends about this but have been met by mixed responses – but I believe this is God at work and his plan will take time. Pray for me and thank you so much for this website.

Krista West
Krista
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June 22, 2017 1:37 pm

Mark,
I am 27 and I had a similar experience last year. I had an encounter with God late one night after being lukewarm for years. This encounter has radically changed my life and my relationship with God. I now cannot go through a day without seeking out the Lord whereas before I could go weeks or sometimes months without cracking open a Bible. As a result of this pursuit, I have been seeing God move like never before! Chase after Him my brother, He has a great plan for your life and a role for you in the days to come!!

sherry
sherry
Member
June 22, 2017 10:28 pm

You give me hope for my own grandsons.

jim mccollam
Member
June 22, 2017 2:17 pm
Praise God brother Mark for what he is doing in your lives. Mat_3:11 I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire: Jer_20:9 Then I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name. But his word was in mine heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I was weary with forbearing, and I could not stay. _ Luk12:49 I am come to send fire on the earth; and what will I, if it be already kindled? Act_2:3 And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. Heb_1:7 And of the angels he saith, Who maketh his angels spirits, and his ministers a flame of fire. 1Pe_1:7 That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ: Heb_12:29 For our God is a consuming fire. Rev_3:18 I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see. Rev_8:5 And the angel took the censer, and filled it with fire of the altar, and cast it into the earth: and there were voices, and thunderings, and lightnings, and an earthquake. He who burns now with the fire of God in his heart and soul will not burn later in the lake of fire. Mark… Read more »
Sandra
Sandra
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June 22, 2017 12:20 pm
I’m a millennial but grew up relating more to the older generation than my own. Looking at my peers, I definitely have a current frustration but can definitely forsee these dreams coming to fruition! Millennials are a generation that have been ignored by their parents because the parents were too busy being caught up in worldly pursuits. They were sent to daycares because both parents were jockeying for the career life (thanks to feminism being so popular), parents were working overtime “for the family” but spent their earnings on materialism, parents were having affairs because pornography and television taught them their marriages and sex lives weren’t exciting enough, they sometimes went to church “because it would make Grandma happy” or to keep up their image, the have been micromanaged in schools and daycares, the have sat in front of electronics to babysit them and it reduces their stress because it’s familiar, gives security, and fills the void in them. There are so many broken families and the parents constantly fight over “the best interest of the child”. Many homes dont have father figures but boys that had no father figure are expected to “step up and be a man”, despite not knowing how. They have been taught that the older generations have ruined the planet and economy and therefore are bitter and resentful. Everyone older than them complains about them but the older generations contributed to what they have become.. I think that there is going to be a an awakening. I pray that everyone realizes that our reality, our culture, our history, our education, our entertainment, has been purposely shaped for us and our demise. That right now is what was always planned to happen…but I pray that we rise up and become wise to the schemes of the… Read more »
sherry
sherry
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June 22, 2017 10:25 pm

Thankyou so much for this expression of truth. The scriptures tell us Jesus is the same yesterday, today, and forever and he still has all the answers to every human problem. His psyche is perfect and when we say yes and agree with him, we get his mind. Nothing like it! I have two grandsons who are millenials and both my husband and I speak very boldly and call them out when they are off. They come to us when they have a crisis because we tell them truth.

Lydia Hodge
Contributor
June 23, 2017 11:19 am

Love this!

Michael Brennan
Member
June 22, 2017 4:41 pm

Amen sister.

B.Hansen
B.Hansen
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June 22, 2017 1:32 pm

Excellent insight!

Sandra
Sandra
Member
June 23, 2017 8:16 pm

The Fuel Project ministry just released this video about the War on Truth and it helps illustrate what I described above. I highly recommend the first 9 videos in the series. Not sure how many videos the series will consist of but you can check out their page to stay updated. They have lots of great videos and series!

https://youtu.be/zo3WD3ieZZA

Sandra
Sandra
Member
June 23, 2017 12:47 am

Here is a Christian youtube show/channel that has a fresh take on things. These 2 guys directed and produced a documentary about satanic ritual abuse called Detestable. Now they just have a youtube channel that includes informal interviews with biblical research authors, and discuss spiritual warfare, conspiracies, etc…

https://youtu.be/5ONo3-9lRGc

Scott
Scott
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June 23, 2017 12:07 am

James…thank you for this message & confirmation! Six years ago we adopted a 13 year old girl…one that has never had a chance in life. She was put into foster care at age of two due to possible rape by father. Foster care to age of five…sexual abuse in one of the foster homes. Adopted by a family at age five…mental, physical, sexual abuse…raped by older “brother”…starved for punishment…bad situation. Long story…but we got involved at age of 12…and they basically asked us to take her or they were going to give her back to the State…we had no idea of all the abuse…but it always comes out. People would tell us that we saved her…but the truth is that she saved us! Because of her…we came back to the Lord. I have always told her that God has BIG plans for her…she has such a redemptive story to tell…she saved us…I fully believe she will save others. But she has been turning away from the Lord the past year and I pray for her daily. But your vision confirms in my heart what I have always believed about her…thank you and God Bless!

Gale Flowers
Gale Flowers
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June 22, 2017 11:23 am

James, I cannot express the hope that filled my heart as I read this post. The Lord knew that I needed to hear a confirming word in my spirit. My daughter, who is eighteen, soon to be nineteen, is struggling intensely. She has had great revelation revealed to her (which I believe is from the Lord), but is at a loss for how to handle the information b/c she is not walking in Him. At the age of 8 the Lord truly miraculously came into her heart and she was visibly changed. Now, she cannot remember that day. Within the first two weeks of her encounter with the Lord, she has been targeted by the enemy. I do believe that these cell phone contraptions are a huge player in wiping out the ability to even desire the Lord. She is a sinner, but not a hellion. She is so desperate to be set free, but even when she reads the Bible, she questions EVERYTHING! She is headed to FORWARD CONFERENCE w/Jentezen Franklin ministries even as I type this. Please pray that the Lord will reveal Himself to not only my daughter but to every child that is desperate for life. We are all just servants of the Lord; may we all take our place in the BODY and do our job – souls are at stake. You have ministered to me (and not only in this one article, but many other articles) and I had to take the time to say THANK YOU. May you see abundant fruit for the Kingdom of God from your labors. Gale

Krista West
Krista
Member
June 22, 2017 1:39 pm

I am praying for your daughter, Gale!

B.Hansen
B.Hansen
Member
June 22, 2017 3:26 pm

Gale,
I too have children around that age and have been praying for them for years. I have been obedient, to the promptings of the Holy Spirit, and talked to my children about repentance and allowing the Holy Spirit to guide their lives. Not long ago I happened upon the following Todd White video and was prompted to forward it to my 25 yr old son. It was received well and I have seen a change in him ever since. The video helped to let him know that it is okay to be young and ‘on-fire’ for God.
I was told by the Holy Spirit about 2 months ago, “You don’t have to be perfect, you just have to have the desire to serve.”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gd3qCCtS6rY
Todd White – Understanding Who We Are

Lydia Hodge
Contributor
June 23, 2017 11:22 am

God bless you Gale. Believing for God to move on behalf of your daughter. He is forever faithful.

HECampbell
HECampbell
Member
June 23, 2017 12:56 am

Hi Gale.Cell phones are what you are suspecting,but there is much more involved.You might want to look up Scott Hensler.In particular his info/podcast on 5G tech.I also know of a lady in PA. who speaks about this from personal exp., but she does not do many vids anymore.I believe this information although startling can help you know how to pray more effectively.
Heather

Matt Smith
Matt Smith
Member
June 22, 2017 9:22 am

I couldn’t agree more

sherry
sherry
Member
June 22, 2017 9:07 am

This goes right along with a vision I had many years ago where I saw a huge field, full or small plants with buds on them–kind of like a wheat field. When I asked God what it was, He said, “This is what I am doing, nurture them.” I knew in my spirit it was millions of young people or people who were immature in their faith that needed mature teaching and support. I love Bobby’s vision of the bear who releases the awe and reverence of God because that has long been my prayer too. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom!

Expat Gal
Expat Gal
Member
June 22, 2017 6:50 am

Good Morning James! You got an early start today but with such an amazing & hope-filled message, this would get me up out of bed & eager to start my day! What a WONDERFUL vision! I will pray daily for your vision & dreams to be realized! A HUGE & RESOUNDING AMEN!

Laura McDowell
Laura McDowell
Member
June 22, 2017 11:25 pm

My family and I have had the pleasure of attending services where Bobby Conner preaches. He has such a wonderful sense of humor. My daughter always begs me to go here him speak when he’s in Austin or San Antonio. He’s a wonderful man of God and for my family the Prophecy God has given for him to share has been very accurate! He’s a true Prophet of God. God bless Bobby and his family!

SusieQ
SusieQ
Member
June 22, 2017 5:04 pm

Of course. Raised on a pre-digested diet of pablum, when this generation gets a taste, a whiff of real spiritual food, it is going to shake the earth! When they see how they’ve been lied to and misled watch out! G-ds end time army of believers! The elite agenda of bringing up a host of unskeptical, open-minded youth craving a mighty leader is going to work, just not in the way they had hoped! Hallelujah!

Damon
Damon
Member
June 23, 2017 4:51 pm

This is music to my ears though I feel that even the author still doesn’t really know much about my generation as not all of us are social media zombies. Because of the older generations I have had to go through so much suffering and had to make do what most take for granted like having a father much less a normal warm family experience, the salt in those wounds is going through the rough with the church and I know that I am far from alone with other people my age being treated as the gum under the shoe so many have dropped out of the church. I even had to go through the experience recently with a church pastor raging and making a big scene in a spirit of pride last weekend.

All that said I can’t wait a second longer for this as it will bring true freedom to so many people like me and my generation in general. I do wish that American churches were not as dust and dry bones along with karaoke that passes for praise and worship yet the older generations Love it.

I want a greater experience than the azusa street revival and the baptism of the fire of the holy spirit. I Do Not want a false revival of the flesh that requires people to work for what is freely given by God.

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