nuggets: it should be hard work

Today and tomorrow will probably wrap up the start-of-school series on what I learned during my first year of college ministry. But if it’s helpful, you can always point student leaders, adult volunteers, etc., to the whole series anytime at https://exploringcollegeministry.com/category/leadership-nuggets/. You might have noticed yesterday that my first year …

nuggets: ministry within a ministry, over-the-top-ness

Over the past week, I’ve been offering “Leadership Nuggets” learned during my very first year of college ministry a decade ago. Since most of us are enjoying crazy days at the beginning of the school year, I wanted to offer something QUICK each day that might also provide encouraging reminders …

nuggets: liturgy lite & rally-roasting

Yesterday I discussed the icebreaker activity we practiced weekly during my first year of ministry to college students. As I said, we did it to build community by learning each other’s names and sharing other info. But there’s another powerful aspect to things like those, an aspect that became clearer …

nuggets: ministry as an overflow

One of the most influential teachings for my ministry came from Gregg Matte at the Breakaway Bible study my freshman year. [This “leadership nuggets” series started yesterday and looks briefly at powerful basics I learned in my first year of college ministry. Hopefully it’s edifying as the school year starts …