Posts Tagged "Student Life at the Beach"

Reaching a Campus Through Your Students

By Charlie Harper   Throughout high school and into college I worked on a summer camp staff that always had a rain plan. They always had a rain plan because rain could not disrupt the camper experience. One such contingency…

What Would Jesus Tweet?

I have a love/hate relationship with church signs- particularly those with the classic changeable marquee.  On the one hand, they provide congregations with a highly visible, inexpensive means of promoting its opportunities in the community, and can often double as…

Ministering to Students with Disabilities

When spreading the Gospel to a person with a disability, it’s not about whether you have the handout in large print for the visually impaired or a signer for the hearing impaired. Rather, it’s about providing such an environment where…

The Judas Syndrome

“How can I be more like Judas today?” This is probably the one thought that doesn’t enter your mind while you’re doing youth ministry.  But if you stop and think about it, Judas had it all going for him.  He…

Man Up: Teaching Boys to Be Men by Example

It’s no secret that manhood, at least popularly speaking, has become a mockery. Network television routinely caricatures men as blithering idiots, woefully incapable of taking responsibility for themselves and wholly devoted to the pursuit of comfort, leisure, and no-strings-attached sex. …

Jekyll Island & Student Life

Student Life will be hosting camp at Jekyll Island, June 11-15. Wade Morris will share from God’s word and Kristian Stanfill will lead students in worship. For more information on

Managing the Transition from Kids to Youth

Being a fifth grader is a big thing. You are at the top of the Elementary school totem poll. When I spend time with another Children’s ministry, usually I can tell who the fifth graders are, especially the boys. They…