Starting college can be a daunting experience. Along with a sudden sense of independence comes an array of different temptations. Promiscuity is extremely high, alcohol abuse and various other pursuits of the flesh. So, as a Christian student, how do you stay strong in the Lord at this critical time? Well, Jon D. Payne at The Gospel Coalition highlights four key things.
1. Find a solid church home.
"The first thing you need to do when starting your freshman year
2. Cultivate healthy friendships
"Maintaining a godly focus in college involves establishing healthy friendships. Friends have a profound influence on the way we think and behave. We must be careful and wise with our choice of companions."
3. Sexual promiscuity is rife on college campuses.
“Hooking up” and engaging in unrestrained sexual
4. Be gospel-driven.
"There is nothing like the gospel to compel you to walk closely with God in college. This is the amazing news that God loved you so much that he sent his Son to