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.
Generation Z is often characterized as those born in 1996 and later. So, as the first of this generation enters college and young adulthood, are you prepared to engage with them in meaningful ways? Facts & Trends shares 10 key traits of Generation Z and some helpful ways to reach them for the gospel.
“Beware the Satisfied Church” by Trevin Wax
We’ve all seen it: Doctrinal disputes can fracture a congregation, personal preferences can lead to disunity, and personality conflicts can cause division in our churches. Trevin Wax addresses how the satisfied church that isn’t reaching people for Jesus is satisfied in the wrong things.
“A discipleship strategy: Do you have one?” by Steve Shadrach
A good read for college and young adult ministers alike, Steve Shadrach discusses how the apostle Paul understood that strategy is not just for the visible battles earthly armies fight, but also for the supernatural, unseen war that Christ has grafted us into.