Retaining Students (Beyond Student Ministry)

Retaining Students (Beyond Student Ministry) The key to keeping young adults in church after high school is NOT providing a terrific youth group. Don’t misunderstand me, terrific youth groups are…terrific but many great youth groups simply don’t turn teens into active young adults. The key is to get students engaged in the “adult” church whileContinue reading “Retaining Students (Beyond Student Ministry)”

Should You MAKE Students Go to Church?

A few years back, I taught our annual Confirmation Class at Christ Church.  We called it Next Step (sounds cooler) but it was a Confirmation Class.  Most of the students are Jr. High(ish) with a few younger and a few older.  I held the first and final sessions with parents or sponsors attending and I was oftenContinue reading “Should You MAKE Students Go to Church?”