creating collaborative environments: one great way

At the College Ministers Cohort during Catalyst, our Saturday session made use of one method I’ve seen to be extremely effective to help college ministers collaborate – even across lines of region, denomination, organization, and branch of college ministry. (It’d be easy to skip over this, but it really is …

legalism, pillars, and teaching enough

Something I touched on yesterday (because it came up at the Cohort) is something that has been near and dear to my heart since the yearlong road trip, after observing all kinds of college ministry activity around the country. It’s the concept that without connecting our ministry’s emphases to spiritual …

collegiate ministry tensions not to be resolved

The theme of this year’s Catalyst Conference was “The Tension is Good.” And while certainly not every speaker aimed directly for the heart of the theme (because that would have been annoying), it was woven throughout – and capped off by some excellent practical instruction by Andy Stanley. The crux …

the co-hort re-port (including links for great stuff)

Meatier matter from the College Ministers Cohort and the Catalyst Conference will likely come later this week – not only by me (hopefully), but as I point to others’ learnings, too. But this blog should also report our successes as a field. And I would honestly say I think the …

looking through college ministry lenses

This is one of two articles I’m including in our program at this week’s College Ministers Cohort during the Catalyst Conference. It’s a revamp of a blog post from about a year ago, and it’s something great for all of us to think about! To stay connected with the joys …

our heroes (& important Catalyst info)

A couple of announcements: The first is for everybody, including those who WON’T be able to join us in Atlanta next week. The second is for those who are planning to attend the College Ministers Cohort at Catalyst! 1. Our heroes, proving (once again) they care about college ministry. Clearly …