your last drive for clarity – and memory (a fridea)

Yes, the school year ends. Pretty soon, actually. And while you’ve likely got “finish strong” plans for both your large group teaching and small group curricula, it might be worth considering an add-on (or maybe a replacement). What if your last few weeks were spent doubling down on all that …

structures, forms, & functions

Like most college ministries, yours probably has some vital, mostly unchanging “structures.” Maybe you’ve got more of these than your Large Group Meeting and your small group setup, but those two pillars of collegiate ministry will fit this example. When’s the last time you evaluated your key structures’ FORMS in …

welcome team in october

It’s a spectacular time to do a hospitality check-up, since October is well past most college ministry’s major influx of new visitors. Student leaders, staff, and the whole ministry will find it easier to slack just a bit; for instance, even though they see each other regularly, students may habitually …

what do your announcements communicate?

If someone gives announcements at your campus ministry’s Large Group Meeting, do they approach that task with intentionality? In churches, it seems that worship leaders, perhaps more and more, spend time considering their “worship set” – organizing around a theme, perhaps even building a purposeful flow. (I hope your college ministry’s …