Here are some articles, blogs, and podcasts from this past week that you may find helpful as you work with young adults in your church and community.
“10 Practical Ways to Read the Bible More” by Chuck Lawless
Young adults in our group may have the intention of reading the Bible more, but aren’t in the discipline of making daily Bible reading a part of their day. Dr. Lawless gives some practical suggestions we can share with young adults (and ourselves) to make daily Bible reading a priority.
“The Attitude Jesus Wants From All of His Followers” by Jason Mitchell
One of the markers of young adult ministry is that young adults desire to be a part of something bigger than themselves. Compassion is more than a word or feeling to young adults. Mitchell addresses a topic that is central to many young adults: living a life that truly makes a difference.
“Ministry Matters: Mentor Groups” by Melissa Kruger
Many churches want to embody a mentoring culture, but simply don’t know how to begin the process. Kruger gives some practical steps for developing mentoring groups.
Mark Whitt is the Collegiate and Young Adult Specialist at Lifeway Christian Resources. Before joining Lifeway, he spent many years on the campus of Murray State University as a campus minister. Connect with Mark via Twitter.