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A Vision for Multiplying Your Ministry

“What you’ve heard from me in the presence of many witnesses pass on to faithful men who in turn can train others.” Paul of Tarsus “The gospel came to you on its way to someone else.” Rob Gallaty “Your church is the fruit of other people and churches whose names may have been long forgotten.  …

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Sample Student Organization Constitution

Constitution of _________ Student Organization ARTICLE I Name The name of this organization will be ________________. This organization is a not-for-profit organization. ARTICLE II Purpose A. _______________is a ministry for college students with many opportunities for friendship, growth, service and leadership. It serves students at ________________ College and the greater collegiate community through Christian teaching, …

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Depression & Anxiety Part Two

The stats are in! There are a ton of college students struggling with various forms of mental illness. Approximately 25% of college students have been diagnosed or treated for a mental health condition in the past year. Among the top mental health concerns are depression and anxiety. In a study conducted with college counseling center …

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Why Your Time at the Polls Really Does Matter

  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 …

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4 Key Tasks for Month One in College Ministry

  The first month of school shapes collegiate ministry for the entire year. Sure, God can and does move in October or April, but typically what does or doesn’t happen the first month of the university year matters in October and in April. Students set their patterns the first three weeks of Fall semester. They …

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Ministry to College Women

College women are a breed of their own from the academic, to the athlete, sorority girl, hipster, preppy, loner, atheist, Christian, sexually active, sexually uneducated, socially awkward, super confident, boy crazy, and every other label we can come up with. No matter how different these women are outwardly they are all looking for a few …

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Ordinary Missional Living–Video Training with Dr. Tony Merida

If you missed Collegiate Week, you will definitely want to check out this great video of one of the leader sessions where Dr. Tony Merida shared about Ordinary Missional Living (there is a book and Bible study available with Dr. Merida on this subject called Ordinary).

Weekly Large Group Worship Events: Dying, Growing, or Both??

Recently on my Blog (www.arlissdickerson.blogspot.com) I posed the question, “Has the Day of Weekly Large Group Worship Events Passed?”  Some believe that it has or that a ministry is more spiritual or discipleship oriented, if they do not have a weekly large group worship event, but rather focus on small groups.  I got a ton …

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ForColumbus 2015

We all long to be a part of a movement, a part of something bigger than ourselves. Many of us long to reach our neighbors, our campuses, and other nations for Christ.  The Southern Baptist Convention is a time-honored event that strives to unite believers and be good news to the cities in which they …

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Campus Connect: A Blueprint for Advocacy and Action

OneLife is a human needs initiative committed to Jesus Christ and His global mission: to serve others, one life at a time. OneLife supports multiple causes and focuses on different people groups, cultures and needs around the world. OneLife projects care coordinated by missionaries who facilitate long-term ministries meeting both the physical and spiritual needs …

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