This article examines the many changes today's college students have undergone not only in terms of demographics but also with respect to their interests, values, and lifestyles. The implications of these changes are also examined and guidelines are suggested that will assist college educators and church leaders in understanding and ministering to changing students in a changing culture.
This article examines a number of significant cultural factors impacting today's young people, as well as many adolescent characteristics that grow out of these influences. Practical suggestions are also given as to how the youth worker can minister to those who make up our current youth culture without becoming part of it.
This article examines the conflict that frequently exists between the church and the parachurch organization as each attempts to carry out its mission. The reasons behind this tension are examined along with recommendations for how the church and the parachurch organization can work together in a concerted effort.