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What To Do When Things Don’t Go As Planned

So, you have in hand the diploma and the student debt to prove that you spent four years in college. You have typed your resume, and you have a bit of work experience. You have a plan and plenty of excitement and optimism about getting your new career off the ground. Not so fast … The game has … [Read More...]

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Why Patience Is A Process

We all have a specific calling in life. Some of us already know what that is, and others are struggling to find it. Either way, we all have an idea of where we want to end up in … [Read More...]

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Why Your Ministry Should Be a Model

Are the ways I minister on a daily basis establishing an appropriate model for my college students? This is a question I've been pondering a lot recently. College ministry is both a wonderful privilege and a deeply heavy responsibility. We're doing our students a disservice when we model … [Read More...]

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Why Social Responsibility Matters to Young Adults

Fact: There are places around our world that have no access to clean water, therefore thousands of children die every week because of disease caused by unclean drinking water. Fact: There are more slaves today than at any point in human history. Fact: Sex trafficking has become a multi-billion … [Read More...]

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The Why Behind the 4th of July

Over 200 years ago, on July 4, 1776, America put the Declaration of Independence into place, declaring complete freedom from Great Britain. The "Committee of Five" drafted and presented the document to the Continental Congress in June of 1776. After much debate and revision of the wording, … [Read More...]

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Why Young Adults Desire Spiritual Depth

The conversation about the absence of Millennials in churches has been front and center recently. The largest generation to ever be alive in our country is not connecting to our churches the way previous generations have. The question remains…why not? In a previous post, I started the … [Read More...]

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4 Things to Consider When Seeking a Church

Usually by freshman year of college, church attendance is at a slow decline; especially when you don’t live at home. It's easy to prioritize your weekends around home games and the need to sleep in after a late Saturday night. It's even easier to skip church when you don’t have a parent standing … [Read More...]

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3 Ways to Foster Community with Young Adults

I've had countless conversations recently about what it looks like to do collegiate and young adult ministry in churches. Wouldn't it be nice if there was some amazing formula we could put into place and – PRESTO – young adults are showing up and involved ministry? Unfortunately, it’s not that … [Read More...]