10 Lessons College Students Need to Learn

By June 9, 2014Culture

We asked the awesome Ben Hardman to give us a list of things he found himself saying to students in college-age ministries. Students of all ages could learn a lot from these as well!


1) – You don’t know nearly as much as you think you know.  Be  teachable!

2) – Stop consuming from the church & start being the church.  Be a contributor!

3) – You have an enormous amount of influence right now. Use it.  Be a leader!

4)  – You don’t need to study on the minor prophets or some obscure passages of scripture you need to apply the ones you know.  Be a learner!

5) – Be generous: Start giving now of your time & money. It makes it easier when you get older.  Be a giver!

6) – Stop chasing what’s cool in the church & start chasing Jesus. Don’t worship the tools / worship the savior.  Be a worshiper!

7) – Dream God-sized dreams. If your biggest dreams can be accomplished without God, they aren’t big enough.  Be apostolic!

8) – Dream God dreams not you dreams. If, in your biggest dreams, you get the glory -that dream isn’t from God.  Be humble!

9) – Find someone who looks like Jesus to you & ask them to disciple you.  Be a disciple!

10) – Don’t waste the next four years of your life.  You may be standing on the largest missions field you will ever stand on. Be a missionary!



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