thanksgiving requires think-giving

A holiday like Thanksgiving shouldn’t pass without college ministers pondering how they might leverage it. And yes, Thanksgiving is a prime opportunity – with weird schedules, unique groups of students “left” on campus, and more. I’ve posted these potential opportunities before, but they’re worth revisiting: Service projects. Find out some …

two more edges to the super bowl

Starting yesterday, I’ve been applying my “exploring the edges” brainstorming method to Super Bowl parties, both as a specific opportunity as the big game approaches and an exercise in creativity for any events in college ministry (or any method at all, really). Yesterday, we explored the edges along the who-what-when axes. …

exploring the edges of the super bowl

Yesterday I mentioned the need to grow students into community-builders, including seeing the opportunity in events like the Super Bowl. If that is indeed your plan in a couple of Sundays – if you hope to throw a Super Bowl Bash, as it were – I thought I’d brainstorm that a …