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Is Your Ministry Broken or Bent…a Little?

June 16, 2017
Church-Based, Leadership

None of us who do college ministry would argue that our ministry is ALL we want it to be or hope it will become.  Some ministries have become broken over time or as the result of neglect, etc. have just dwindled.  Over this past spring, I have tried to give thought to and determine possible […]

A New “Tradition”

In discussing how we did collegiate ministry here in Pennsylvania/South Jersey a few years back, a fellow campus minister from another region said, “We don’t do traditional Baptist collegiate ministry in our area.” That got me wondering what he meant. Was he thinking of a BSM building, with offices for paid staff and with meeting […]

Church Spotlight: FBC Jackson College Ministry

First Baptist Church Jackson is a 178-year-old downtown church that has maintained an active college ministry for the past 35 years. Centrally located in the metro Jackson area, there are over 30,000 college students attending school within a 20-mile radius of FBC Jackson. The church reaches several small private colleges, one larger state university, and several community […]

4 Common Reasons for a Broken College Ministry

I am currently attempting to do a writing project entitled, “Fixing a Broken College Ministry.”  I have received lots of great input, questions, and interest.  One obvious question is, “How did it get broken?”  or “What will it take to fix it?” Knowing why a college ministry is broken is part of deciding what is needed […]

Campus Ministry Spotlight: Tarleton State University

Our campus ministry spotlight for this quarter is Tarleton State University, a D2 school (13,000 students) in the small town of Stephenville, TX (20,000 people). Tarleton is known as the poor man’s party school. Traditionally, Tarleton has been a regional school, attracting students from the surrounding communities. However, in recent years, the school has begun to attract […]

Love Your Neighbor

February 8, 2017
Discipleship, Evangelism, Missions

The college campus is still one of the most diverse places in our nation. There is no other place where differing views, cultures and life experiences so come together in one place. Last year, 1.3 million international students arrived at 8,979 universities in the U.S. from countries such as China, Saudi Arabia, India and Brazil. […]

Why Your Time at the Polls Really Does Matter

October 30, 2016
Uncategorized

It was senior superlative time at my high school. We had borrowed the county’s voting machines for our oh-so-important elections and were preparing for the influx of students to come through the gym. As we were setting up the machines, a volunteering mother mentioned that she never had used one before. As she put it, […]

Disaster Relief Help Needed in South Louisiana

By Steve Masters South Louisiana from Lafayette to east of Baton Rouge received from 20 to 30 inches of rain this past weekend. Thousands and thousands of houses have flooded. It has caused unbelievable damage. It is the scope of Hurricane Katrina. There is a tremendous need for mudouts of homes. That is a term […]

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