I hope your students read the campus newspaper, as an act of spiritual discipline in loving their campus.
(Heck, I hope YOU read your campus newspaper as an act of spiritual discipline in loving your campus.)
But there’s also room for a college ministry to help students access good reads on a variety of important topics. Have you ever considered creating curated lists of articles your students should check out?
There are a few directions a ministry might take in this regard, but one manpower approach I’d suggest is giving this to students. Depending on direction, anybody from a Communications major to a Poli Sci major to future ministers can do this… and there are plenty of others who might be a great fit too.
As for approaches, some varieties come to mind:
- A site that points students to smart reads about current world/national/city events – a basic, curated news feed to keep them up-to-date
- An email that offers excellent reads from Christian sources about spiritual topics and/or current events
- A blog that lists four to seven longer articles that hit on one important issue, like Maxwell Anderson’s Weekend Reader
- Or just connecting students to sites/lists that already do that well!