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Welcome to College: A Christ- Follower's Guide for the Journey by Jonathan Morrow Book Review

About the book:

Is there a more frightening question for a graduating high school senior than "What will you do with your life?"

In college, whether they realize it or not, students will answer that question every day with each decision. All of the new friends and new experiences of higher education will shape their future. It's critical that students know how to handle college before they're in the thick of it.

Jonathan Morrow tackles the tough questions that arise during these formative years, including:

-How do you grow spiritually?

-How do you manage your time to both study well and have fun?

-Is all truth relative?

-Are there good reasons to be a Christian?

-As a Christian, how should you view issues like dating and sex?

Each chapter of this new edition has been updated, and the author has included a new chapter on Christianity, homosexuality, and the Bible. Grounded in both his own extensive experience and biblical truth, Morrow's book is full of quick, easy-to-read chapters and excellent advice.

My Review:

I would recommend this awesome book about college to every single high schooler and first time college student. This book contained over 40 different topics about what a college student could face in college. I liked how Jonathan Morrow described how important faith is and how to take a stand and how important it is to know what you believe before you enter college. He also shares what different science theories believe such as evolution and the problem with their views. I also appreciated how real he was throughout the book and how he strongly encouraged students to go to class, how important reading and writing is, studying, working ahead, and discovering your learning style. He also shared how critical it is to not be lured into getting credit cards because they are giving away a free t-shirt, food, or anything else if you sign up. I also liked how he talked to the guys and girls in two separate chapters about what each gender will encounter and what character qualities each of us can focus on becoming. I loved how he wasn’t afraid to discuss topics such as dating, sex, homosexuality, and alcohol and what the Bible says about the different topics. Jonathan Morrow has done an amazing job at revealing what a college student will face during college. If you have a high schooler going into college, let them read this book! 

“I received a review copy of Welcome to College  from Litfuse for this review.”

About the author:

Jonathan Morrow (DMin, MDiv) is the author of several books including "Questioning the Bible" and he speaks nationally on biblical worldview, apologetics, and culture. He is adjunct professor of apologetics at Biola University and director of cultural engagement at Impact 360 Institute where he teaches high school and college students. Jonathan is passionate about seeing a new generation build a lasting faith.

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Does your high school senior nervously gulp when asked what his or her life plans are? Give him or her encouragement and peace of mind with Jonathan Morrow's Welcome to College, what J. P. Moreland calls "the single best volume I have ever read for preparing students for how to follow Jesus and flourish as his disciple in college." Jonathan Morrow tackles the tough questions that arise during these formative years. Each chapter of this new edition has been updated, and the author has included a new chapter on Christianity, homosexuality, and the Bible.

Join Jonathan and other parents prepping their kids for college in celebrating the excitement of the next life stage for their kids by entering to win the College Survival Pack Giveaway (details below) and by attending his author chat party on April 11!

One grand prize winner will receive:
  • One copy of Welcome to College
  • One $50 Target gift card
  • One $25 Amazon gift card
  • One $25 Starbucks gift card
Enter today by clicking the icon below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on April 11. The winner will be announced at the Welcome to College Facebook party. RSVP for a chance to connect with Jonathan and other parents with kids prepping for college, as well as for a chance to win other prizes!

RSVP today and spread the word-tell your friends about the giveaway via social media and increase your chances of winning. Hope to see you on the 11th!


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