weekly review, mini-exploration edition

You might know that I’ve been exploring the campus ministry scene in the great town of Fort Worth; as I began preparing this post, I was still there. Then a birthday dinner with my sister and her buddies, and then I finally made it back across the Metroplex to home. …

weekly review, upstate NY edition

As Road Trip 13 is drawing to a close, it seems to be getting even zanier! But while much of my time this weekend has involved driving through Upstate NY in the dark, the daytime has reminded me just how pretty it is up here! I was really excited that …

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 …

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 …

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 …