teaching the shepherds the glories of the everyday feed

Yesterday’s post provides an example of what so many shepherds – of all kinds – can miss. There’s great value in caring about the flock’s everyday sort of needs, the small trials and small blessings that pop up throughout a life. If shepherds are only really interested in “making great strides” …

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 …

five ways to approach halloween on campus (a fridea)

This is an old Fridea that hasn’t lost its steam – with a month to prepare… October 31st is “celebrated” differently campus-to-campus, and many schools may not see much when it comes to the nearby weekend or the night of Halloween (this year it’s on a Tuesday, FYI). But other …

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 …