Tag: college ministry leadership

Campus Ministry Spotlight: Priority Christian Challenge

Priority Christian Challenge at California State University San Marcos was launched in August 1999 when there were only 5,000 students at this decade old university. Now, there are more than 18,000. Milt Hughes and Ruth Bran moved to San Marcos to begin the work in conjunction with Neil Walker, state director of Southern Baptist collegiate […]

4 Considerations for Selecting College Student Leaders in Ministry

January 15, 2019
Church-Based, Leadership

  It’s that time of year when many college ministries are selecting leaders for the new year or semester. Giving college students an opportunity to step into leadership roles allows opportunities to develop their spiritual gifts, explore future and deeper ministry involvement, and fulfill a greater call on their lives to invest in God’s Kingdom. These […]

6 Questions to Ask Students Before Christmas Break

December 15, 2018
Leadership

  Christmastime is here. And yes, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. But, for those of us involved in college ministry, it’s also a strategic runway for the spring semester. God began many things on campus in the fall that He will continue or finish in the spring. In this blog for LifeWay […]

Campus Ministry Spotlight: Conway BCM

July 1, 2018
Leadership

Conway BCM serves four campuses: The University of Central Arkansas (UCA), Central Baptist College (CBC), Hendrix College (HDX), and The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton (UACCM). Between the four schools, there’s a total student population of 15,000 students. UCA is the largest, with nearly 12,000 students. The 2018-2019 school year will be Conway […]

Church Spotlight: Pinelake Church College Ministry

July 1, 2018
Church-Based

Pinelake Church is one church in multiple locations across the state of Mississippi. Its vision is to see Mississippi changed one life change story at a time. Though Mississippi is perceived as being a very churched state (in the buckle of the Bible belt), the reality is that 72% of Mississippi is not a part […]

Essential Reading for Collegiate Ministers

June 30, 2018
Leadership

For our recent National Collegiate Ministers Summit in Hendersonville, TN, I was asked to lead a breakout on “Ten Books Every Collegiate Minister Should Read.” As an avid reader and a “resource curator,” I eagerly took to the assignment. When I realized there was no way I was going to be able to bring my […]

Church Spotlight: Shadow Hills Church College Ministry

  Located in the Summerlin suburban area of Las Vegas, Nevada, Shadow Hills Church ministers to a wildly diverse community that’s made up of nearly every ethnicity, economic status, and religious background.  Shadow Hills Church is celebrating its 50-year anniversary this year, after starting as a small mission church called West Oakey Baptist Church, on […]

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 […]

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 […]