April 7, 2008

Communicating with Students

Posted in Weekly thought tagged , , at 5:15 pm by Jeremy Blount

I visited plugrug.com today and ran across Jeremy’s post regarding how to communicate to students.  Thought you should read it.

Answer the following question for me.

How do you communicate with your students?

Important Stats for Student Ministry

You don’t have to have a degree in Youth Ministry to realize that our students are more connected than any generation before them. With that being said I, like most of you I’m sure, am always looking for better ways to communicate with my students.

Tim Elmore and Growing Leaders recently conducted a focus group of 16-24 year olds and asked them how they wanted to receive information from us. Here are the top 8 answers:

1. Text messaging
2. Internet (i.e. MySpace or Facebook)
3. iPods and Podcasts
4. Instant messaging
5. Cell phone
6. DVD / CD
7. Books
8. Email

Read the rest here.

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1 Comment »

  1. Thanks!

    Love what you guys are doing with this site. Keep it up!


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