Author: Young Adult Ministry

Youth Ministry Symposium Webinar 1

Data from the Congregational Study We asked congregations to tell us about themselves and about the Confirmation classes of 2004-2006. Through this we learned about reporting, staffing, and young adult retention. Learn about how your congregation can help ensure your Confirmands are cared for after their big day. Download the survey report and a discussion guide below. Congregational Data Webinar PowerPoint Congregational Survey Discussion Guide Millennials-Congregation Confirmation Survey...

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On Campus: Beauty and Appearance

I’ve found even though I am in college, I make the mistake of judging others based on appearance. Wasn’t that suppose to end in high school? I try not to, but it happens. If that were not enough, I also judge myself based on my appearance. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. (Psalm 139:14). This verse reminds me that God was purposeful in how He made me. I wasn’t an assembly line baby, God made me a unique and loved creation. We know that our value and beauty don’t...

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On Campus: Distractions

Do you ever feel distracted? I know I do all the time. It seems as if I have a good amount of free time and then all of a sudden, I have to rush to do school work or anything else that’s important. Why!? Because I get so easily distracted by TV, video games, hanging out with friends, and etc. that I forget what’s important until the last minute. I don’t know about you, but for me, the same thing happens when it comes to focusing on God. I have so much time I could devote to him but...

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Devotion: For He Himself is Our Peace

We all know as college students how difficult it can be to keep up with current events. I’ll be the first to admit that deciding to pick up that newspaper or turn on the news channel just isn’t as desirable as turning on Netflix and passing away what’s left of the evening with a *insert favorite Netflix show* marathon and a late night bowl of cereal. When I do see news about what’s happening in the world on TV, Facebook, or internet headlines, honestly it looks scary and saddening, sometimes angering. To be sure, it’s not all doom and...

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