day two of the blogference: join the party!

So… yesterday at the RE-Think Blogference did NOT disappoint, although I will say I wish that many more of YOU* were able to hop over there and participate! [*YOU = you] This forum will be both healthier AND more helpful as it receives input from many different college ministry circles. …

college ministry leaders worth knowing

Yesterday, I highlighted the upcoming Ascent conference, but I promised to dive a little deeper today. Anybody interested in the field of Collegiate Ministry should definitely be aware of Seattle’s University Presbyterian Church – and its “offspring,” the Ascent Network. university pres & mike gaffney As I wrote in Reaching …

weekly review, bonus week edition

Since the Thanksgiving weekend precluded last week’s review of online college ministry conversations, this week brings us to A DOUBLE BONUS BONANZA. Or something like that. Whatever the case, there’s a lot to share and hopefully at least a few things you’ll find to be helpful reading. So I’m gonna …

3 college ministry entities you should know

The last 48 hours have been pretty exciting, in large part because I’ve gotten to spend some great time with some great people. And I noticed that I happen to have encountered three groups that can truly be considered major, important, even historic elements within the field of College Ministry. …

college ministry weekly review, happy november edition

One of the tough things about being on these road trips is not having enough time to interact much on the various college ministry blogs. But I do make a point to read ’em, and here are some of the discussions I found most interesting this week! As I posted …

college ministers, let’s be learners

I often think about key signposts I suppose could indicate that college ministry is developing as a field of ministry. These include basic accomplishments like: More books discussing college ministry, including both broad and specific themes More focus on college ministry in seminaries A journal or magazine devoted to college …

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, …