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 Dinner with a Jihadi Changed My View of Missions” by Rachel Cohen
Growing up in post-9/11 America, Rachel Cohen believed no greater enemy existed than a terrorist waging war on the Western world. So, you might imagine how surprised and paralyzed she felt when she found herself in South Asia eating dinner with a jihadi. Hear her story in this feature from the International Mission Board.
“Passion 2018: Reflection Guide” by Paul Priddy
It’s hard to overstate how influential Passion conferences have been on college ministry in the past 20 years. Paul Priddy shares a reflection guide to use with students who attended Passion 2018 in this Collegiate Collective feature.
“How to Deal with Criticism” by Chuck Lawless
Let’s be honest, nobody likes criticism. However, criticism can be valuable if we approach it with the right perspective. Chuck Lawless offers 11 helpful tidbits to help us help each other when critics appear. Want more on the topic? Check out our Lifeway Young Adults post from earlier this week.