5 Things Great Student Pastors Choose to Believe

About 13 years ago, I entered into my first youth ministry class at Lincoln Christian College (now University). I learned a lot about student ministry both in the classroom and in practice. I will admit, though, that it was quite overwhelming in the beginning. Several books and mentors helped me think about the basics, but … Continue reading 5 Things Great Student Pastors Choose to Believe

Things You Don’t Learn in Bible College: Recommendation Letters

In this second installment of the "Things You Don’t Learn in Bible College," I'd like to turn my attention to something much more practical. When I was applying for college, jobs, and scholarships, I had to ask others for recommendation letters. Basically, this is a letter, usually written by a mentor or boss, that does … Continue reading Things You Don’t Learn in Bible College: Recommendation Letters

Things You Don’t Learn in Bible College: Carrying Drywall

Today, I am starting a new series of posts on here entitled, "Things You Don’t Learn in Bible College," where I will discuss the vast number of things I did not learn in my Bible College career. Some of these things are ministry-related, and others are not. Most of them, however, will be things I have … Continue reading Things You Don’t Learn in Bible College: Carrying Drywall