Young Adults and Jesus


Young adults are curious about the 30something Middle Eastern peasant Jew, Jesus of Nazareth, but are living in great ignorance. In the 35 and under age group, 95% have not read even one of the four Gospels. Christians are fervently preaching and witnessing in order to get them to trust Jesus, assuming they have a clear picture of Him- they don’t. They only have second-hand information that forms their patchwork idea of Jesus. 21st century evangelism demands reading the Gospel stories to build trust in the Biblical Jesus, not some character created from hear-say and personal fantasy. Our faith is based in the Jesus from Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. The goal of the Primary Source Project is to get everyone to read or listen to the life and teaching of Jesus and begin an ongoing and lifelong conversation about Him. Out of the hundreds of people challenged to read at least one of the four Gospels, only 2 have said absolutely no!  Challenge your friends and family to start reading the 4 Gospels and let the Word of God do the heavy lifting. It works!  Isaiah 55:11 #ReadJesusChallenge

  • Kendra G Rittenhouse

    Yes. People who call themselves Christians need to read and re-read the Gospels. Jesus is where all understanding of scripture is revealed.

  • Justin Nichols

    It’s not just about asking people to read Jesus. It’s also about HOW you
    go about asking them to do so. Successful evangelism requires stellar communication skills: