campus ministry

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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Campus Ministry Spotlight: Castleton University

  Located in Castleton, Vermont, Castleton University is Vermont’s oldest higher education institute, which was founded in 1787. There are just under 2,500 students enrolled at Castleton University, representing 40 different countries. Castleton is located in Southwest Vermont, with a population of just under 5,000. The University is the main hub of the village, but …

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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 …

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Campus Ministry Spotlight: Tarleton State University

  Our campus ministry spotlight for this quarter is Tarleton State University, a D2 school (13,000 students) in the small town of Stephenville, TX (20,000 people). Tarleton is known as the poor man’s party school. Traditionally, Tarleton has been a regional school, attracting students from the surrounding communities. However, in recent years, the school has begun to …

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