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.
“6 Long-Term Effects of Short-Term Mission Trips” by Emily Stockton
In this feature for IMB Students, Emily Stockton shares her story. Just when her missions work started to feel overwhelming, relief showed up in the form of a short-term missions team.
Wayne Simien offers a few suggestions to equip students who are headed home for Christmas, spring, and summer breaks. For campus staff, it’s important to consider how you are preparing students not only to endure relational dysfunction, but also to be agents of change in the midst of it.
“How Leaders Can Bring Hope in a World of Upheaval” by Joy Allmond
In this Q&A feature for Facts & Trends, Max Lucado answers questions about how church leaders can help people navigate choppy cultural waters, and how observing a sense of despair led him to write his latest book.