monologue? out. panel show? in. (a fridea)

Earlier this month, I offered an idea for college ministries’ large group gatherings: a “monologue” of sorts, chatting through the issues of the day. Today’s Fridea offers a spin on that idea (and mostly comes from the fact that I love ESPN’s Around the Horn). What if – weekly or occasionally …

the future in college ministry: getting ready for the shift change

Today’s pursuit is less an effectiveness-increaser, and more a matter of retaining what collegiate ministries have built. Will we be ready for the generation behind the Millennials? I’m not sure if we’d say that college ministries were nearly as “ahead of the curve” on reaching the Millennial Generation as we …

adding “due diligence” to their zeal for next adventures

Continuing the series… Whether it’s a summertime adventure or a next step after graduation, college students can get really excited about just doing something. It might be an opportunity we’ve shared with them – missions, Christian camp, going on staff with a ministry, etc. It could be something “pretty normal”: an internship, for …

could you have a millennial-sized social media presence on your campus?

As you may have noticed, I’m thinking a lot about Jimmy Fallon’s success among Millennials this week. Today brings me to another article, this time in The Guardian, and specifically his effectiveness with social media. (Read this week’s posts and older one analyzing Fallon’s success here.) Reading the Guardian article …