a funny thing happened on the way around the country…

One of the great joys of this trip are the quirky sentences God places in my story this year. There are moments – plenty of them – when “coincidental blessings” occur. Those… well, they make my day! And while there’s no need to overspiritualize here, each of these quirks means …

the collegiate church model, episode one

One of the newest college ministry models is the collegiate church. I had certainly heard of “collegiate churches” before this trip, but part of the fun of this year is getting to see my preconceived notions discarded, corrected, or at the very least nuanced. I certainly know a lot more …

leftover turkey & tasty resources

Since it is a huge shopping weekend, I figured it was high time to offer some presents for you college ministry-types out there. Enjoy! Ravi Z. at VT (audio): Remember that forum I got to attend at Virginia Tech? Awesome stuff, and it was great watching God work post-tragedy on …

a match made in boston

Howdy, friends! I mentioned last week that I’d gotten to see several interesting College Ministry models the last few weeks. Today, I begin the run-down, with a short review of one of these models – and the things I find interesting. I’ll do similarly for each. Please don’t forget the …

help and help are not the same thing

I’ve talked in several posts now about what I learned from my time at Virginia Tech. But one of these lessons is particularly applicable to ministry here in New England, too. Both of these locations – Virginia Tech (particularly in the days following last semester’s tragedy) and Boston (clearly a …