dovetailing with the freshman experience (four days of frideas, part 2)

Sorry for missing yesterday (it was my birthday!), but I’ll make it up with TWO Frideas today – look for the second one later today. My church’s college ministry started up on the SMU campus last night, and I was reading the student newspaper. (That, of course, is a practice …

college ministry collectives (a fridea)

While this week’s Fridea actually shares some affinity with last week’s Fridea, I actually stumbled upon it through an entirely different connection. Here’s the Fridea: Pool your resources with other college ministries, for specific endeavors or ongoing events. Obviously, cooperating on single events or even ongoing activities isn’t an entirely …

help and help are not the same thing

I’ve talked in several posts now about what I learned from my time at Virginia Tech. But one of these lessons is particularly applicable to ministry here in New England, too. Both of these locations – Virginia Tech (particularly in the days following last semester’s tragedy) and Boston (clearly a …