Category Archives: Campus Ministry

Back-to-School Blogathon at Faithoncampus.com

For the last several years, Guy Chmieleski, over at Faith on Campus has been organizing a Back-to-School blogathon.  He solicits a dozen campus ministers, writers, thinkers, and pastors to write articles that can get you thinking about ministry with young … Continue reading

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How Do You Follow Jesus Every Day?

We are doing a series in our Chapel service that is helping us think about “Hard Questions.”  Recently, I preached from Luke 14:25-35 addressing the hard question:  How do you follow Jesus EVERY DAY?  Not just on Wednesdays.  Not just … Continue reading

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Hiding Behind Busy

I remember hearing the adage when I was in college, “If Satan doesn’t make you bad, he’ll make you busy.” Well, I don’t know that I continue to have quite the same perspective of the demonic nature of busyness, but … Continue reading

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Gospel Partnerships: Youth Ministry and Campus Ministry

I recently returned from an area wide denominational high school leadership camp.  Besides the actual contact with students that I have, one of the things that I love the most is connecting with colleagues who are in youth ministry.  One … Continue reading

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Back to Blogging

When I started my blog in 2006, I was planning on blogging 4-6 times a month.  Unfortunately, over the last two years, I’ve been largely dormant on the blogging front.  I won’t bore you with what’s taken precedence, but I’ve … Continue reading

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A Word to Grads of 2012: Letting God and Remaining Connected

Graduation is upon us and we’ve just today sent off the graduating class of 2012 from Southwestern College.  I had an opportunity to give a short “charge” to the seniors and their families at the Baccalaureate service this morning.  Here … Continue reading

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I’m so excited….and I just can’t hide it! (#Explo11)

I’m excited.  Yeah…if you know me, you know that it doesn’t actually take a whole lot for me to be excited!  I tend to run pretty optimistic about things, but today my excitement is warranted, I’m sure of it!  J  … Continue reading

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Google+ and College Students

I have been on Google+ for almost a week now and it’s been fascinating for me to watch how it is evolving in my “circles,” namely the United Methodist Church online world, campus ministry people, and my college students. I … Continue reading

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Campus Ministry Blog-a-thon

My friend, Guy Chmieleski, the campus pastor at Belmont in Nashville, is hosting a blog-a-thon at his blog, faithoncampus.com. He has a series of posts from various people related to campus ministry from around the nation that he is posting … Continue reading

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Imagine No Malaria

I was listening to NPR yesterday and heard a snippet from a story that they were doing about polio and how it is nearly eradicated. Now, don’t forget “nearly eradicated” fits pretty well along the lines that “close is only … Continue reading

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