CJ Palmer

CJ Palmer

CJ is the Managing Editor for XP3 High School and Social Media Strategist for XP3's blog and social media platforms. CJ has been leading small groups for middle school and high school students at North Point Community Church for the past 10 years. He also placed 5th in his 8th grade class fun run. CJ and his wife, Teri, live in Alpharetta, GA.


Our Spring 2017 Series by Kara Powell

Our featured series for the month of February for XP3 High School is called Road Trip. Road trips are awesome, but the unexpected always seems to happen on the road: flat tires, detours, surprisingly great lunch stops, disappointingly awful gas stations. The unexpected is just part of the experience. Life works a lot like this too, and that’s exactly what our new Road Trip series is all about.

This three-week series studies the life of Paul. Paul was known for his experiences on…

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How to Say No and Set Boundaries as a Ministry Leader

Have too much to do? Feeling stretched by the length of your to-do list? Welcome to ministry!

In a world where just about anything can be included in your job description, how do you keep it all manageable? Are there things we simply must do? Is it okay to say “no” to some requests? How do you decide which to say “yes” to and which to say “no” to?

Today we’re excited to share an audio recording of a breakout that Tom Shefchunas led…

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4 Tips to Utilize Social Media for Your Ministry Without Getting Overwhelmed

Social media is an essential form of communication for your student ministry. But it can be overwhelming.

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You barely have the time to prepare for what’s happening this Sunday in your student environment, let alone the time to engage with what’s happening on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, or one of the other 10,000 social media apps.

But just because it’s overwhelming doesn’t mean it’s not important.

Social media is where your students are hanging…

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