startings, prayings, postings

For many of you, the school year begins this week (or has already begun). For those whose school calendar doesn’t start for another month (thanks to the Quarter System), enjoy the rest of your summer. But for many of us, this is the beginning! So I’m praying for you guys, …

college ministry review: Post Grad

As a college ministry fan, I was excited to check out “Post Grad,” which opened last night. It’s a romantic comedy that looks at Life after College for today’s college grads. This is a theme that’s really important for us to investigate for ourselves AND discuss with students, especially for …

collegiate issues on various screen sizes

There are a couple of interesting college-oriented shows headed our way – one on the big screen, and one on the small screen! I thought I’d fill you in if you hadn’t seen the incessant commercials (especially for the TV one). What’s particularly interesting is that both of these features …

why don’t we see this more?

I had the neat chance yesterday to meet with Kevin Twit and Syneva Colle, staff members of the RUF chapter at Belmont University. Kevin is the 14-year director of the ministry. But aside from the fact that all college ministries are worth getting to know, this one has a particular …

a few resources for vocational discipleship

A week ago, I wrote about a recent theme in my college ministry research – and, I suspect, a trend within college ministry right now. That trend is Vocational Discipleship, helping students think about what it means to live out their workplace callings in light of the Lord. As a …

something old and something new

As I’m entering a new mini-phase of Road Trip #11, it’s a good time to take a breather, update you on my next steps, and point out a few things you might find interesting! something old: reminders of the recent (and not-so-recent) Regardless of whether you personally Twitter or not, …

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 …