college ministry on a 9-tional stage

One of the great parts of a road trip is finding good ways to use the car-time. Listening to important stuff is one of those best practices. (If you want updates on the trip itself, you’ll be able to find that each day at the bottom of the post in …

excerpt #3: it is easy to assume

A couple of excerpts from Reaching the Campus Tribes, Chapter 3: Many books could be written (and should be written) about the histories, accomplishments, and advances of Evangelical college ministry in America. Some large national ministries have been impactful for decades. The same is true for many individual college ministries, …

one shining moment

The NCAA tournament came to an end the other night (a little anticlimactically), but one of the best annual facets came after the final buzzer. CBS’s annual “One Shining Moment” video montage does an incredible job of capturing the tourney and its significance. Yes, I know it’s “just sports,” but …

sixty-four: a quick college ministry essay

Today, a brief essay for you guys to read (and share)! It’s a neat look into how the NCAA basketball tourney should inspire Christians to minister to college students. If you get a chance, please take a second to read it – it’s really short, and it’s got some neat …

three links

One to ponder, one to devour, and one to pave our way. To ponder: George Mason University elects male Homecoming Queen (Washington Post) To devour: DiscipleshipLibrary.com (And a bonus, in case you missed it last week: the Veritas Forum Media page. Also worth devouring.) To pave our way: Seat of …

big idea #7: help students transition to college

Continuing the “Big Idea” series on potentially transformative college ministry ideas, I arrive at #7: Help students transition to college. As you may have picked up from previous posts, some key assumptions underlie my discussion of the “Transitions” topic: Unsuccessful assimilation of Christian high school kids into collegiate spiritual community …