Next up in the "Things You Don't Learn in Bible College" series – Counting Money. Sure, we do it all the time in ministry, but I don't remember learning exactly how to do it in school.
This past Saturday, I attended "The Gathering," with five other youth leaders from our church. It was a training/conference put on by Berea. This year, the main speakers were Sharon Ketcham (Gordon College) and Reggie Joiner (Orange/reThink). While they somewhat came from two different points-of-view, they both had the goal of helping churches change the … Continue reading Three Ways to Keep Teens from Graduating from their Faith
One of the areas of youth/student ministry that I strongly believe is lacking in American churches is the transition to college. We do a good job of meeting teenagers while they are in middle school and high school, but often, we do very little after graduation. After reading The Slow Fade last year, it has … Continue reading High School to College Transition: Beginning the Journey
Someone told me a while back that ministry is one of the loneliest careers. At the time, I am sure I had no idea what that person was talking about. I mean, I was surrounded with peers in Bible college who were studying and doing ministry, and it was some of the best times in my life. … Continue reading Orange Brought Me Inspiration
Are you really wanting to attend a Bible college, but finances are standing in the way? I know what you mean. Public/state universities are expensive enough, and most private schools are even more of a strain on the bank account. If you are looking for some extra help, I wanted to pass along 2 scholarship … Continue reading YM Resource – Bible College Scholarships