start planning the tour(s)

One of the cooler services you can offer new students is a view of their new “neighborhood.” …which in collegians’ cases, includes both campus and the town your campus resides in. (This works even during summer orientations!) What’s more, you have the opportunity to start students with a spiritual view of …

the church-connecting checkup (and/or practice)

For most college ministers, a good segment of their students go home for the summer. Have you ever thought about using this moment to see how well your instruction about church involvement has “sunk in”? I realize it’s a weird season – they’re only home for a short time, and they …

just get together

Two things this week reminded me of the excitement of college ministers just getting together. The first was a conversation with Cary McCall, who’s planning this August’s Campus for Christ Conference in Austin. I’m participating in a couple of ways: First, I’ll get the awesome chance to meet one-on-one (or “one-on-team”) with college ministers …