Leadership

Building Key Relationships in College Ministry

Ministry is all about relationships. In addition to the students on the campus, there are relationships that must be nurtured in campus ministry. Key relationships on the campus:   • The most important campus connection is with the office (usually Student Life or Student Activities) that is responsible for approving campus organizations. The persons in …

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Does Your Campus Ministry Value Scripture Memory

“Bible memorization is absolutely fundamental to spiritual formation. If I had to choose between all the disciplines of the spiritual life, I would choose Bible memorization, because it is a fundamental way of filling our minds with what it needs. This book of the law shall not depart out of your mouth. That’s where you …

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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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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 …

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