.1 Why do we need change?
Every 60 minutes, we are about 100 million more in debt.
Every 60 minutes, about 100 lives are ended by abortion.
At least half, some good research says more, of our highly engaged “youth group church kids” are leaving not only organized faith but their personal faith after high school.
Some believe a better economy is the solution.
Some believe a different elected official or political party is the answer.
We believe God is.
It is somewhat instinctive to look for natural solutions in response to supernatural challenges. However, without sounding too simplistic, God is the answer to every challenge we face individually & corporately.
We are in need of a spiritual awakening. And it needs to happen now.
.2 Why focus on young people?
First, let's look at the numbers.
This is the largest generation both numerically & percentage wise in American history at around 50 million.
By 2018 40% of the adult population will be the Millennial generation.
Sociologically, they are change agents. They are civic minded and spiritually honest.
Biblically & historically every spiritual awakening had 3 things in common:
We cannot afford to ignore them. Young people are our greatest resource in the movement towards God.
Claim Your Campus & NTS Camps are both streams of movement that engage students, their congregation, and the community in active change for the Kingdom of God.