campus-based college ministry

3 Questions to Ask About Your Start-of-School Events

I love the start of school and all the special events that go with it.  I have done a ton of special outreach events as a campus-based college minister and some in the last two years as a church-based college minister.  Often, we do not evaluate these well, because we are simply rushing almost blindly …

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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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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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Should College Ministers Work with Parents?

One friend who had moved from youth ministry to college ministry said the thing he liked most about it was, “No parents!” I get what he was saying…but…I think we make a mistake if we are not trying to connect to and help parents of college students. Parents are looking for ways to be helpful …

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Campus Ministry Spotlight: Conway BCM

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 …

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Campus Ministry Spotlight: Tennessee Tech University

  Located in Cookeville, Tennessee, Tennessee Technological University is a regional university with a strong emphasis in engineering. The campus primarily enrolls students from Tennessee, however, there is a significant population of students enrolled from other countries. With a good balance of students from both urban and rural settings, TTU’s campus is appealing because of …

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Are You Ready to #GiveTwentyFive?

  #GiveTwentyFive is a call encouraging anyone and everyone who was blessed by a college ministry to give $25 to that ministry between now and the end of the year. Think of the thousands—and even millions—of college ministry alums. What if every one of them were to give $25 to that ministry in the next …

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