weekly review, state college edition

When discussing true “college towns,” I appreciate having the SuperExamples with names like “College Station” (where I myself went to school) and “State College,” where I’m presently spending the weekend. Now I just need to find a town called “Universityvilletown,” and I’ll be all set. Without further ado, here are …

growing the branches of college ministry

I believe I first outlined my classification of the “three branches” of college ministry in a post way back in February 2008 (written only a few hundred miles south of here, during the yearlong road trip). I had variously referred to those three branches before and since, including in my …

a college ministry resource from the Christianity Today family

Yesterday a site called Building Church Leaders released its latest Practical Ministry Skills resource – a packet of articles and other resources on Ministry to College Students! BCL is connected with Leadership Journal, and those are both part of the Christianity Today International family of publications. So in other words, …

college students & the world we must reach

Yesterday’s post, “The Surprisingly Unmissional Approach to College Ministry,” garnered with some really great comments. So in case more people want to chime in (or people want to chime in again), I didn’t want to post on an entirely new topic – just extend the conversation. First, I encourage you …

college ministry on a 9-tional stage

One of the great parts of a road trip is finding good ways to use the car-time. Listening to important stuff is one of those best practices. (If you want updates on the trip itself, you’ll be able to find that each day at the bottom of the post in …

trifecta!

Last week, for the first time I can remember, I hit the trifecta… That’s right. In one day, interviews with college ministers from what I consider the 3 “branches” of collegiate ministry. As you can see on the West Coast Itinerary, I met with Drew Aufhammer, staff member of UCLA …

so far #6: school? on sundays?

Yes, this is a blog about College Ministry & Sunday school, and all I’ve seen in this area during my trip so far. But even if you don’t have Sunday school at your church – or even if you don’t think you’d ever be allowed to tweak Sunday school at …