Why You Need Church
(But Think You Don't)

Campus ministers get up every day believing they are going to change the world. They walk into each 1-1, Bible study and meeting on campus, emboldened with a deep sense of mission and a singular focus on the vision God has given them. They are an invaluable resource to God’s kingdom and have my deepest respect. This is why I serve on the national board of a college ministry and why the church I pastor financially supports quite a few of these front line servants. Our church and I believe wholeheartedly in what ministers on college campuses are doing and the difference they are making in the world. However, with most positive traits, there is typically a “less than positive” flip side that needs to be managed. Your laid back friend can struggle with laziness. Your bold friend often lacks tact. Your visionary pioneering campus minister can sometimes believe he…