After College : Navigating Transitions Relationships And Faith


Author’s Note
Why This Book?

Part I: Real Faith//Faithful To Christ
“Go To An Unknown Land”: Trusting A Familiar God For Unfamiliar Times
In Transition: Facing Change
Take Up Your Cross: Embracing Adversity
The Tyranny Of Choice: Making God-Honoring Decisions

Part II: Real Life//Faithful In Community
Beyond The Quad: Finding Friends
No Perfect Church: Choosing Community
People Are Strange: Preparing For Diversity
Family Matters: Relating To Parents
Twenty-Something Relationships: Navigating Sex, Dating And Marriage

Part III: Real World//Faithful To Our Calling
On Purpose: Stewarding Every Area Of Our Lives For Kingdom Good
A Faith That Works: Adjusting To Our Jobs, Connecting Them To Christ
Financial Faithfulness: Managing Money
Conclusion: “The Land Is Good”: Trusting A Constant God For Dynamic Times

Additional Info
The first year out was one of the hardest years of my life. -Curt The years after college can be some of the most uncertain, unstable times of life. Recent graduates grieve the loss of community, question their place in the world and struggle to find meaningful work. It can be shocking to discover that college did not fully prepare you for the challenges you now face. “It’s much rougher than I thought. I thought things would just play out, and they didn’t. I don’t have friends, I don’t have a job and I hang out with my parents every night.” -Kate But you are not alone. For more than a decade, Erica Young Reitz has specialized in helping college seniors and recent graduates navigate the transition to post-college life. Drawing on best practices and research on senior preparedness, she offers practical tools for a life of faithfulness and flourishing during a critical, transitional time. This practical guide addresses the top issues graduates face: making decisions, finding friends, managing money, discerning your calling and much more. Discover how you can thrive beyond your undergraduate years. If you feel lost in transition, here are resources to help you flourish as a Christ-follower in a complex world.


SKU (ISBN): 9780830844609
ISBN10: 0830844600
Erica Reitz
Binding: Trade Paper
Published: August 2016
Publisher: InterVarsity Press

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