Preaching to the Unchurched Millennials
Reaching the next generation by 'talking Jesus.'
I'm Miriam Swaffiled, a 27 years old Student Mission Leader in the UK for Fusion, a charity that helps local churches and students connect, and is actually working to link the two all over the world now (check out www.studentlinkup.org). We also exist to catalyze students to share Jesus with their friends and that's the vision I've spent the last nearly five years serving, since graduating from university. I have just finished a two year road trip in a bright orange 42 year old VW camper van called Benedict, travelling to every university location in the UK to visit, serve, and work with hundreds of local churches looking to reach this generation. I've therefore ended up spending a huge amount of time either on the streets alongside students sharing Jesus with students, or in local churches preaching and helping mobilize the body for mission.
My big message? While on the road my foundational passage was 2 Corinthians 5, exploring what it really looks like to be an ambassador ...