5 Small Group Leader Appreciation Ideas for this Fall

A new school year means new opportunities to show your small group leaders how much you love them! Our friends at GoWeekly have five SGL appreciation ideas for the fall…

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Getting Students to Show Up for Your Event

Camps and events are amazing environments for building community and bringing energy into your student ministry, but they only work if students actually show up. Kevin Kent, one of our amazing XP3 Partners, explains how he fills 50% of his camp spots in just 48 hours…

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XP3 Game Demo: AXE-PLOSION

An XP3 game is a great way to kickoff a week with students in your ministry. This week we’re excited to share a little “how to” video of our amazing Orange Specialists team playing the XP3 Middle School game, AXE-PLOSION.

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Your Talk Doesn’t Matter (Does It?)

Discouragement has been a far too familiar friend to me throughout the last 11 years I’ve been in full time ministry. Maybe you can relate. For me, it often comes from my constant battle of negative self-talk that I wrestle to overcome…

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5 Small Group Leader Appreciation Ideas for this Fall

5 Small Group Leader Appreciation Ideas for this Fall

The content of this post has been generously provided by the amazing people at GoWeekly.com. If you enjoy the SGL appreciation ideas below, be sure to check out GoWeekly.com. They have lots of videos, PDFs, and other downloadable resources to equip you, your parents, and your small group leaders! A new school year means new opportunities to show your small group leaders how much you love them! Here are a few ideas to get you started: 1) Set a birthday reminder. At the beginning of the school... read more
Getting Students to Show Up for Your Event

Getting Students to Show Up for Your Event

The XP3 blog is all about community. We are a community of student pastors and leaders sharing ideas, strategies, victories, and struggles. That’s why we’re starting a new blog post series focusing on you, the student ministry leader. Once a month we’re asking you questions about student ministry and sharing your answers with the XP3 community. If you would like to contribute in a future post, send us an email. By Kevin Kent We all believe in the camps and events that we are... read more
XP3 Game Demo: AXE-PLOSION

XP3 Game Demo: AXE-PLOSION

An XP3 game is a great way to kickoff a week with students in your ministry. Playing a game gives students a chance to relax a bit and get comfortable in your environment prior to moving into a time of worship or into a message. This week we’re excited to share a little “how to” video of our amazing Orange Specialists team playing the XP3 Middle School game, AXE-PLOSION. This game is part of our XP3MS winter season, from the series UPSIDE DOWN. Here’s how it... read more
Your Talk Doesn’t Matter (Does It?)

Your Talk Doesn’t Matter (Does It?)

Discouragement has been a far too familiar friend to me throughout the last 11 years I’ve been in full time ministry. Maybe you can relate. Maybe you can’t (good for you). For me, it often comes from my constant battle of negative self-talk that I wrestle to overcome. One of those sources of discouragement often comes during the times when I feel as if my ‘up front’ teaching doesn’t matter. That it doesn’t have an impact. A few months back, we were in the midst of planning our Spring Retreat... read more
XP3 Winter 2016 Series Preview

XP3 Winter 2016 Series Preview

We are so excited to let you know that all of our Winter 2016 series are now available! We have four new series for XP3 Middle School and four new series for XP3 High School ready for you to download. In case you haven’t downloaded your new series yet (or in case you’re not an XP3 subscriber), below you’ll find a summary of all of our new series along with the title graphic for each series. We look forward to hearing how you use the curriculum this Winter to help your students dive in... read more

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CJ PalmerCJ Palmer

CJ is the Project Manager for the XP3 High School curriculum and Chief Posting Extraordin...

Ben NunesBen Nunes

Ben is one of our amazing Orange Specialists, taking care of our XP3 Middle School and XP3 ...

Elle CampbellElle Campbell

Elle spent seven years ministering to middle schoolers at The Chapel in Buffalo, New York be...

Matt IvyMatt Ivy

Matt is an incredible Orange Specilist for XP3 High School. That means he spends his ...

Brett TalleyBrett Talley

Brett Talley is an XP3 Orange Specialist with Orange after 11 years in full time minis...

Jeremy ZachJeremy Zach

Jeremy aka JZ spent 9 years as a paid, professional youth pastor in the local church. Now J...

Crystal ChiangCrystal Chiang

Crystal currently leads the XP3 High School initiative at Orange. Before that, she spen...