weekly review, upstate NY edition

As Road Trip 13 is drawing to a close, it seems to be getting even zanier! But while much of my time this weekend has involved driving through Upstate NY in the dark, the daytime has reminded me just how pretty it is up here! I was really excited that …

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 …

does your college ministry give spiritual support to smarties?

In two separate conversations with two professors recently, I Peter 3:15 was brought up in the context of how college ministry does (or doesn’t) offer students collegiate-level answers to their faith-questions. First, the verse: but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a …

weekly review, ann arbor edition

It’s been great to be back in Ann Arbor – this time during the school year. If you’re interested in my live reflections on all the Gameday festivities, check out my Twitter feed from Saturday morning. But here’s some of the week’s most interesting college ministry reading, including connecting to …

weekly review of college ministry online-ness!

I’m so excited that the Association of Collegiate Ministries started their new blog this week (heartofcampusministry.com). This is a great blogging model for any regional or national organization of college ministries to think about – “team blogging,” which takes the pressure off individual bloggers but produces something consistent, broad, worth …

counter-cultural college ministry

One method (of many) for helping impact a campus for Christ is purposefully presenting the counter-cultural nature of the Message and Life we offer. Being noticeably counter-cultural provides an opportunity to draw students to Christ. And while living in Christ naturally produces a counter-cultural-ness, there seems to be some room …