What is a #hashtag?

What is a #hashtag?

“I don’t even know how to use hashtags.” “What are hashtags anyway?” “All those hashtag things seem complicated.” Have you ever said any of these things? Don’t sweat it. Let us break it down for you: What is a hashtag? A Hashtag is a word or expression prefixed with the symbol #. In short, hashtags offer a way to search, organize, and group keywords or topics. Clicking on a hashtag will lead you to a list of posts containing the exact same hashtag. Hashtags include no space or punctuation, so... Read More
Book Review: Love Does by Bob Goff

Book Review: Love Does by Bob Goff

By Sarah Anderson Sometimes you read a book and you fall in love with the content—you want to keep reading to learn more. And sometimes you can’t put down a book because you are drawn to the author himself. The substance is great. But more than anything you want to know more about the individual because you know the gem isn’t simply in the words, but in the person behind the scenes writing it all. This is the case with Love Does by Bob Goff. It’s a great book made better because of the... Read More
Volunteer Maintenance

Volunteer Maintenance

Growing up in the “Hoosier State,” Indiana, you have little to no option of enjoying the great game of Basketball. You know every line of the movie Hoosiers, you root for IU or Purdue, and the aroma of popcorn and Sprite brings sentimental value because it reminds you of a packed out High School gym in mid-winter. I have an older brother who was, and still is, an extraordinary basketball player. He grew vertically and has a great jump shot. I grew horizontally and liked blocking on the... Read More
The Challenge (part 2)

The Challenge (part 2)

This is our second week spotlighting special needs inclusion in student ministry environments.  Today’s post is the second of three where Amy Fenton Lee (Director of Special Needs Initiatives for Orange and author of:  Leading Special Needs Ministry interviews Katie Garvert an expert in the area of inclusion with special needs students. Amy Fenton Lee:   How has your church, Woodmen Valley Chapel, had success weaving individuals with disability into the church’s student ministry? Katie... Read More
אבד בתרגום

אבד בתרגום

Here at XP3 we know our partners. And we know that when choosing a film you prefer a moody, complex story that tackles provocative issues. Just kidding, dawg. We know you actually like a feel-good movie where those rowdy aliens get shown exactly who’s boss around here. Still, have you ever watched a foreign movie with subtitles? Not for yourself, of course, but for that girl in college you were hoping to impress. At first your brain feels confused. “Wait, do I read or watch?” And then you... Read More