exploring the edges of “the map-bringers”

Last week’s Fridea for College Ministry was simple: What if your ministry‚Äôs students wandered the campus in the first days of school (or during student orientation), armed with campus maps and campus knowledge to help hapless freshmen? (Of course, there’s a little more explanation at that post.) This week, I …

the map-bringers

Here’s this week’s Fridea, even though it’s Saturday… Last week in New York City, I had an idea: What if Apple employees wandered the city, armed with iPhones to help hapless city visitors (like yours truly)? Looking up a location, Googling a point of interest, mapping a route… those may …

frideas are back! (today: alumni ministry)

Those who have been following the blog for awhile might remember last summer’s “Frideas” series. Each post contained an idea for individual college ministry improvement. Oftentimes they were pretty crazy (like taking an unplanned mission trip); sometimes they were as simple as ridiculous-gift-sending. Whatever the case, they were designed to …

sister campus!

As promised, the Fridea! (Only one day late.) Does your college ministry have a “sister campus”? What about a “sister ministry”? That’s this week’s somewhat crazy, out-of-the-box idea – one you could look to institute now or during the upcoming school year. (All the Frideas are linked on the first …