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 …

13 ways to use those grown-ups

Want something new for the New Year? Here’s a post from way back about using adults… I would argue that any college ministry should consider getting adults involved. This is a common effort by church-based ministries, but providing intergenerational connections and using adult volunteers is a fantastic option for many ministries besides …

underwater weeks & their opportunity

What happens when your students face an “underwater week”? The difficult mid-semester week, when it seems like all projects are due and mid-terms come calling and a paper or two still need to be written, is a universal facet of collegiate existence. My question is this: How do you use …

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 …