A New XP3 Product Exclusively at The Orange Conference

The 2016 Orange Conference is happening this week! If you’re coming to the conference, we have a brand new, exclusive product for you to check out. Find out what it is.

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Defining the Small Win for Your Small Group Leaders

Most small group leaders anticipate the big, pivotal, fulfilling moments that remind them why they’re leading a group in the first place – moments like leading a student to Christ. But if big moments are the only wins your leaders are shooting for, they’re going to be disappointed on most Sundays.

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Nose Picking, Mobilizing Students, and the Wowzer Awards

What do you do with nose picker in your ministry? How do you mobilize students in your ministry to own their faith? What are the Wowzer Awards and how can they motivate your volunteers? One of our amazing XP3 Partners, Kelly Edmiston, shares her answers.

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Our Featured Series with Kara Powell

With the knowledge and experience that Kara Powell brings to the table, we were so excited when she agreed to help us write this month’s featured series, Plot Twist. In this series students will discover what to do when their lives take an unexpected turn.

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RECENT POSTS

A New XP3 Product Exclusively at The Orange Conference

A New XP3 Product Exclusively at The Orange Conference

In case you missed it, this past winter we released a brand new devotional for students called WIRED. This four-week devotional experience is designed to equip students with the tools they need to engage foundational beliefs about God, themselves, and others. WIRED walks students through the ways God is not only visible, tangible, and audible, but how He’s also interested in helping them navigate the life for which they are wired. And when teenagers discover how they are wired, they’re taking... read more
Resources Debuting At OC16!

Resources Debuting At OC16!

The Orange Conference is just around the corner, and along with the amazing sessions and breakouts we will have a great new lineup of products and resources for you to check out. This is the time of the year we have the opportunity to show you all of the new things we’ve been working on to help you do ministry better. We always have dozens of new resources debuting at The Orange Conference, but here are a few resources that XP3 is really excited about, especially for our middle school and high... read more
Defining the Small Win for Your Small Group Leaders

Defining the Small Win for Your Small Group Leaders

Most small group leaders have big wins in mind for their small group. They anticipate the big, pivotal, fulfilling moments that remind them why they’re leading a group in the first place – moments like leading a student to Christ or watching a student get baptized. But if big moments are the only wins your leaders are shooting for, they’re going to be disappointed on most Sundays. That’s why it’s so important to help your SGL’s identify the smaller wins along the... read more
Nose Picking, Mobilizing Students, and the Wowzer Awards

Nose Picking, Mobilizing Students, and the Wowzer Awards

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 Kelly Edmiston What’s one win you’ve had recently... read more
Our Featured Series with Kara Powell

Our Featured Series with Kara Powell

Our featured series for the month of April for XP3 High School is called Plot Twist. In this three week series, students will discover what to do when their lives hit an unexpected plot twist. Disappointing, difficult, and discouraging moments don’t have to be the end. In fact, the New Testament teaches us that those moments can make our story even better as we learn to trust God through it all. But the topic isn’t the only thing we’re excited about this series. For this series we... read more

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CONTRIBUTORS

Matt IvyMatt Ivy

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

Elle CampbellElle Campbell

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

Crystal ChiangCrystal Chiang

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

Ben NunesBen Nunes

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

Jeremy ZachJeremy Zach

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

CJ PalmerCJ Palmer

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