It's really important for me to be regularly connected with young people in the church. Why? They bring a vibrant and vigorous perspective to the faith. And they voice things that you wouldn't normally hear in the church. They have an ardent desire to know what we believe, why it matters, and how we live it out.
The honesty and curiosity of a young person is a gift to the Christian community. A church without a youthful voice will stop asking questions and never be challenged.
Things I typically hear in the church:
I have some college students/young adults at my house every Tuesday evening. Here are some topics of conversation from this past week:
Find some young people. Hold your tongue. Listen. What you hear might bless you.