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