Thisarticle in CT is a good read about the Millenials which are, most, if not all, of the students we minister to today. The article highlights some very good tips on welcoming them into ministry leadership. It's important to think about because we all know that the students ministering to other students is one of our key goals.
- Create cooperative organizations
- Plan safe risks
- Understand the family connection
- Make it fun
An interesting set of tips, one that I can definitely relate to. These tips also remind me about the importance of collaboration and true partnership in defining cross cultural mission trips.
For more on the Millenials:
A good overview and well read summary
Barna calls them Mosaics
These three articles might be pretty old, but reading them again was a good reminder for me.