COLOR WARS: A New Game for Your Student Ministry

We all want our leaders to connect with our students. Games and recreational activities are the perfect opportunity for those connections to take hold. Recently we held our first annual COLOR WARS event, and it was a big hit! Give it a try! Here’s what you need…

READ MORE

Post Camp Conversation Guide (Free Download!)

We have a FREE resource for you from our friends at GoWeekly.com! It’s the Post Camp Conversation Guide and it’s a great way for you to partner with parents during any student camp this summer. Download the resource for FREE:

READ MORE

How to Utilize High School Students as Volunteers

Most students who get spiritually stuck need avenues to do something significant. If we as student pastors want to keep moving students in a better direction, we must create consistent opportunities for our students to serve.

READ MORE

Building Momentum in Your Student Ministry

Momentum in student ministry doesn’t just happen. Find out what Joe Harwell, a student pastor in Marietta, Georgia, does to build momentum Sunday after Sunday.

READ MORE

RECENT POSTS

COLOR WARS: A New Game for Your Student Ministry

COLOR WARS: A New Game for Your Student Ministry

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 Dennis Tinsley We all want our leaders to connect with our... read more
Post Camp Conversation Guide (Free Download!)

Post Camp Conversation Guide (Free Download!)

It’s July and it’s hot outside, which means it’s camp season for student ministries all across the country. (In fact, our very own High School Camp is happening right now in the mountains of Tennessee!) As you undoubtedly know, summer camps can be pivotal events in the lives of your students and small groups. Retreats often become the catalysts for powerful small group bonding, incredible memories, and significant faith decisions. What you may not know, though, is the... read more
How to Utilize High School Students as Volunteers

How to Utilize High School Students as Volunteers

Spiritual growth and serving are connected. Most students who get spiritually stuck need avenues to do something significant. If we as student pastors want to keep moving students in a better direction, we must create consistent opportunities for our students to serve. Over the past few years, there has been a lot of research aimed at why it’s so important for students to serve. Sticky Faith found that the more students serve and build relationships with younger students, the more likely it is... read more
Get a FREE Download of Reggie Joiner’s New Book!

Get a FREE Download of Reggie Joiner’s New Book!

We asked Kellen, Aaron, and Sophie to read some of the principles from Reggie Joiner’s new book, A New Kind of Leader. Only one of them did it correctly, of course. Enjoy this hilarious video and then head over to TryOrangeFree.com to download your FREE copy of Reggie Joiner’s new book, A New Kind of... read more

advertisement

CONTRIBUTORS

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 ...

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 ...

Crystal ChiangCrystal Chiang

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

Jeremy ZachJeremy Zach

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