Ways to Engage Young People in the Local Church

One major mistake churches make is not engaging the youth. This is one of the reasons college students are leaving the church. They do not feel engaged and involved in the ministry of the entire church. I think we recognize this truth, but we rarely discuss and write about how to change this. If your … Continue reading Ways to Engage Young People in the Local Church

[Guest Post] Young Adults and Church Ministry

Young adults (college students, singles, and young married couples) are a reservoir of leadership and service that the church is failing to tap into. Often, we are tempted to run from this age group thinking that surely they are not yet qualified to lead and certainly are not capable of doing anything more than tearing … Continue reading [Guest Post] Young Adults and Church Ministry

Poll: Does Your Church Have An Active College Ministry

We are working at revamping our college ministry at our church. I want to get your input on what your church does. Below is a quick poll asking if your church has an active college ministry. Then, in the comment section, let me know how active, and what the structure of it looks like:

Guest Post: Why Young Adult (College) Ministry

Below is a guest post from David Sheldon on "Why young adult ministry?" Its Sunday morning, you have just arrived at church and are now seated in the sanctuary, and you begin to look around at all the people. You see a lot of people talking and having a great time but you begin to … Continue reading Guest Post: Why Young Adult (College) Ministry

NEW College Ministry Blog

I was talking with an intern working in our church about his vision and plans for the college ministry of our church. His name is David Sheldon. David is beginning a sick college ministry in our church called, "The Well." The ministry begins next week. We were chatting about blogging, and I challenged him to create … Continue reading NEW College Ministry Blog