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.
“Why Daily Silence Makes Students Smarter” by Tim Elmore
There is so much noise in our daily lives. Young adults are bombarded with so many messages that lead to lives that are not silent. Elmore gives some excellent suggestions on how we can help young adults deliberately find time for silence throughout their days.
“6 Ways to Teach Like Jesus” by Aaron Earls
As young adult ministry leaders, we all desire to have an impact in the lives of those in our groups through our teaching opportunities. Earls gives some practical ways to teach the way Jesus taught so that our teaching moments can have significant impact.
“How to Use Authenticity to Capture the Attention of Generation Z” by Jonathan Long
Marketers are asking this question: How do we capture the attention of Generation Z? Long gives a realistic summary of what Generation Z values and how we, as young adult ministry leaders, need to be thinking about connecting with this emerging generation.
Mark Whitt is a collegiate minister with Baptist Collegiate Ministry at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Connect with Mark via Twitter.