How To Help Young Adults Make Good Decisions

157774157Emerging adults face an endless array of possibilities.  For those who are not equipped to face these decisions, the job can become over-whelming.  Earlier this week, I wrote on Six Reasons why Decision-making is so difficult for Emerging Adults.

As a follow-up, I wanted to provide you with a little support for those trying to equip your adult children.  I like this article, because it provides guidance for parents and mentors without taking over the process or providing answers.  His three points are:

1.  Encourage young adults to seek God’s heart.

2.  Encourage young adults to “not settle.”

3.  Encourage young adults to follow through.

There is much more that needs to be said on the topic of helping Emerging adults, and I am thankful for his willingness to be apart of the conversation.

Here is the beginning of the article…

Decisions. During the course of a single day, we make decisions from the time we open our eyes in the morning until the time we go to sleep. We make all kinds of decisions–as insignificant as what color socks to wear to healthy lifestyle decisions like choosing between a chocolate cupcake or a banana to more significant decisions that affect the course of life such choosing to take the job or stay where you are.  (More…)

Mark Whitt is the Collegiate and Young Adult Specialist at LifeWay Christian Resources. The article comes from threads by LifeWay.  

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