Why Influence Students?
I’m going to totally borrow from my fellow co-worker and friend, Ryan McReynolds, because I know he is cool with that, (and I’m giving him credit, after all ) and because we both are passionate about bringing the Gospel of Jesus to the Students of the Whole World:
Ryan wrote on his blog last week about why we should influence students. Granted, his post is more focused on college students, but almost everything posted there can be applied to the teens of the world as well. Teens are the most impressionable group of people in the world, maybe even more than their older college-aged counterparts.
As Ellen and I step into our new role leading the national operations team of Cru High School this month, we are thinking about these things and how many similarities can be found in both the lives of college students and teens. Most college freshmen are teens, after all.
Here is Ryan’s compelling post: