Teens, Social Media, and The Church

It’s obvious that social and digital media are a part of the daily diet for students in our culture. According to a recent survey, nearly 70% of students text and over half of them spend time on social media every day. With stats like that, it may seem like it’s impossible to actually reach students … Continue reading Teens, Social Media, and The Church

The #1 Way To Keep The Next Generation From Dropping Out of Church

I’m taking a little time off for the next couple of weeks, so I’m going to be posting some of my more popular posts. Call it a “greatest hits”…not that I’m saying my writing is great, these simply have gotten the most hits. Thanks for reading my blog. Feel free to share these on Twitter, … Continue reading The #1 Way To Keep The Next Generation From Dropping Out of Church

The #1 Way To Keep Students From Dropping Out Of Church

We’ve all heard the statistics that anywhere from 60-80% of students drop out of church within 2 years after graduating from high school. The question we have to ask ourselves is, HOW do we put an end to this trend in the local church? I believe the #1 way to keep students from dropping out … Continue reading The #1 Way To Keep Students From Dropping Out Of Church

Technology’s a Must in Reaching the Next Generation

Technology is a way of life for the next generation. They are not impressed with the latest iPhone app or piece of technology...they expect it. Technology is influencing how younger generations learn and retain information. According to the infograph from http://www.learnstuff.com, 70% of children between the ages of 2-5 can operate a computer mouse, but … Continue reading Technology’s a Must in Reaching the Next Generation