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Choosing, Equipping, and Evaluating Small Group Leaders

I still remember my first time attending a small group during my sophomore year at California State University in Chico. I had begun getting involved with Christian Challenge by attending large group meetings, but hadn’t yet tried a small group. I walked into someone’s house, hoping this would result in lasting relationships that could thrive …

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4 Considerations for Selecting College Student Leaders in Ministry

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 are …

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Why Connecting Campus-Based and Church-Based Collegiate Ministers Is a Must

At times, leading a college ministry can be lonely and make moving forward can sometimes seem impossible. But, what if we could find the right balance for our individual contexts that allow ministry to flourish and more disciples to be made? Common goals are needed as well as a vision for accomplishing something great before …

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Why Should A Collegiate Minister Consider Attending Collegiate Week?

At Collegiate Week, college students and leaders from across the country gather to experience deep teaching and worship with the best in collegiate ministry. Focused small group sessions offer in-depth Bible study, and a variety of recreation and fellowship options help form friendships that extend far beyond the week. Students will leave refreshed and focused …

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Church Spotlight: Edmond’s First Baptist Church College Ministry

  This quarter’s church spotlight highlights the college ministry of Edmond’s First Baptist Church (EFBC) in Edmond, Oklahoma. Edmond is  just north of Oklahoma City, with a population of approximately 110,000. There are two universities in Edmond—Central Oklahoma and Oklahoma Christian.  The city partners with the University and uses the campus several times a year for …

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