going for broke #8: start a tradition

Short and simple today, but it’s still a chance for brave, strategic college ministries to “go for broke”: Start a (school-serving) tradition on your campus. Believe it or not, your ministry would be far from the first to begin something that a campus tribe rallies around. There are instances of …

going for broke #6: hand over the reins

This idea popped up as a Fridea a couple of years ago, but it seemed fitting for the “Going for Broke” series. This series offers some rather drastic ideas – they won’t fit every campus ministry, but they’re still worth thinking about! When the new semester comes around, what if …

going for broke #5: a fridea about funds

You want a Fridea that fits this “Going for Broke” series? What if your college ministry started a business? Laundromat. Laundry service. Restaurant. Coffee shop. Bookstore. Textbook store. Clothing store. Vintage clothing store. Event photography. Graphic design. Rentals. And those are just ones with a campus-orientation that came to mind …

going for broke #4: stop the presses

Which would have a greater impact in two years: Your college ministry… continuing roughly as-is through that time? Your college ministry… if you took next semester completely off (in order to relearn, re-contextualize, and revamp or replant the ministry)? Can you bring yourself to ask that question and to give …

going for broke #3: horton picks the who

Yesterday, I wrote about one way a college ministry can take a “big leap” (which is the point of this “Going for Broke” series). That idea involved launching a new ministry effort – or even a truly new ministry altogether – to reach an underreached segment of your campus. Honestly, …