Lead a Weblog for Young Adult Leaders
A young woman was recounting her salvation experience in a group when someone asked her about growth as a Christ-follower. “You know, that’s the hardest part,” she said. “You don’t know what to do next.” Unfortunately, her experience is too often the norm in churches today.
Do you go it alone? If you do, well, you aren’t alone. In 2006, the American Sociological Review found that 25% of people surveyed said they did not talk to anyone about significant life issues. One in five had only one person they conversed with about the important things in life.
If you ask a church leader or member about the most important ministry of their church, you will get a variety of answers. Let me give you a different response as we have just finished celebrating the birth of a baby to a family with no shelter and nowhere to go… ministry to the homeless.
For years, I’ve enjoyed learning from the experiences of older men and have benefited from the opportunity to spend time with them. I’ve been blessed to have a handful of men in my life really reach out and invest in me. But, today I want to tell you about my friend, Sam.