Send Em All

College students are rich. No, not money rich, but they are overflowing with one precious resource: Time. It’s their most significant commodity. They say they’re busy but that is because they have no idea what busy actually is. Students are sendable and trainable. Once this is leveraged, collegiate ministries can be the greatest launching padsContinue reading “Send Em All”

Prepare Your Freshmen for Winter Break

Do you remember the first time you came home after being at college for a semester? I do. I was headed out to see some friends and it was 11pm. My mom asked what I was doing and where I thought I was going at that “time of night.” You already know where this isContinue reading “Prepare Your Freshmen for Winter Break”

Launch Pads vs. Waiting Rooms

Do you spend much time at the doctor’s office? If you haven’t, just wait till you have kids! And, if you are blessed with boys, expect to spend some time at the ER as well. Just saying… I have four kids and three of them are boys and our girl is a tomboy, so I’veContinue reading “Launch Pads vs. Waiting Rooms”

Sending Your Students Home for the Break

Going home for the holidays can be a great season for our students.  It can also be awkward. Students who’ve been free to come and go as they please are force to succumb to curfews and the onslaught of parental questions like “where are you going?” or “who’s going to be there?”  It can beContinue reading “Sending Your Students Home for the Break”

Create a Sending Culture

Five years ago it was an anomaly for our students to go on mission projects.  We’d offer them occasionally, but the response was dismal and few seemed interested. We knew that had to change so we began to be more strategic and intentional about how we approached student involvement in missions.  We have seen aContinue reading “Create a Sending Culture”