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.
“How Our Screens Diminish Our Empathy” by Tim Elmore
There seems to be a separation between what is real life and what is seen on screen in our culture. Elmore examines how screens have diminished empathy in young adults. As young adult ministry leaders, this article should stimulate some good conversation.
“Americans Increasingly Support Same-Sex Marriage Amid Confusion” by Aaron Earls
Lifeway research indicates that more young adults are supportive of same-sex marriage than ever before. Earls examines some of the new research that shows key cultural shifts happening even among church attendees.
“3 Easy Ways to Know the Quality of Your Leadership” by Carey Nieuwhof
As young adult ministry leaders, we need to be consistently evaluating the leadership we provide for our ministry. Nieuwhof gives some good suggestions on how we can know the quality of our leadership.
Mark Whitt is a collegiate minister with Baptist Collegiate Ministry at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Connect with Mark via Twitter.