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.
“College Freshmen Increasingly Drop Religion” by Helen Gibson
As the Fall semester is right around the corner for college campuses, there will be thousands of incoming freshmen that have little to no understanding of faith in Christ. Gibson presents research that gives a perspective of who is walking the college campus and the great need for the Church to have a presence.
“Four Ways to Refuel This Summer” by Tim Elmore
Elmore understands the necessity for young adult ministry leaders to take care of ourselves so that we can be the best mentors and leaders for the young adults in our groups. This article makes some suggestions on how to refuel this summer.
“For Generation Z, Start YouTube-ing It” by James Emery White
How do we communicate with Generation Z about the events, studies, and gatherings of our young adult group? White suggests a practical solution to making sure Generation Z young adult hear what you have to say.
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.