crowdsourced collaboration (with a funnel)

For years, I’ve been recommending the “crowdsourced collaboration” method for college ministry conferences. These “whiteboard sessions” have been some of the most profitable opportunities for me as a college ministry learner, as well as being really fun to emcee on occasion. (You can read all about the method here, and read …

notes from an academic day

Inspiration and connections with college ministry came from some unexpected sources yesterday, as I’m at the unique Acton University gathering in Grand Rapids. So here are a couple of notes, a little heady – but that’s this week’s environment. 1. There’s something – maybe plenty – for the field of college ministry to …

a hill to climb & other reasons to engage with the blogathon this week

As I noted yesterday, the Faith on Campus blog is hosting another college ministry Blogathon – centered on themes for an upcoming school year! My contribution, “Pick a Hill to Climb,” went live today, and it’s one of the “bolder” posts I’ve written in awhile. While it may step on …

a Propel pile for your perusal

Sometimes it’s just helpful to have a pile of ideas or resources to think about in regards to college ministry – especially as we enter the summer and start thinking (or continue thinking) about next school year. (Meanwhile, some of us – including many church-based college ministers – are jumping …