catalog the conferences, etc. (a fridea)

My church is hosting a conference today, which always reminds me of just how many conferences, seminars, concerts, worship nights, guest speakers, and other events happen in a city like ours. But I imagine that’s true in plenty of cities and certainly regions, too. So how often do you take …

ministry through the tournament (even if you haven’t planned anything yet)

If the students at your school are interested in the NCAA Tournament, hopefully you’ve already got some plans for fellowship around the games! But whether you’ve got some gatherings planned already or not, here are some additional ways to make use of this glorious, very collegiate event. Visit someone else’s …

what’s your process plan for post-spring break?

Since many college ministries have Spring Break events coming up in March, I thought I’d post something I first wrote last year around this time. This is to think about now – for after the mission trip or ski trip or beach retreat or other big event. Have you designed …

ask the (local) expert: a fridea

Throughout your town (or in cities nearby), there are people who spend every day working on many of the issues that you deal with regularly as a college minister. When’s the last time you did a little “continuing education” by getting their tips and Best Practices? Who am I talking …

fruit from a sister campus partnership

This week I’ve been examining the value of partnerships, after seeing fruit from a long-term partnership firsthand in Ethiopia. Yesterday I reposted some thoughts on a unique partnership situation – a “sister campus.” Today, the follow-up thoughts from that original post. fruit and fun from a sister campus Missions. Lots …