XP3 Game Demo: PHONY PROVERB

XP3 Game Demo: PHONY PROVERB

Kicking off your weekly environment with a game is a great way to help students chill out, get comfortable, and engage with your ministry. Of course, you can’t play the same game every week, which is why student pastors across the country are always on the look out for new games. If that’s you, you’ve come to the right blog post. This week we’re excited to share a new “how to” video of our Orange Specialists team playing the XP3 High School game, PHONY PROVERB. This... Read More
Events That Matter: 2 Events to Put on Your 2017 Calendar

Events That Matter: 2 Events to Put on Your 2017 Calendar

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 Ryan Murphy What’s been one successful, special event... Read More
The Student Ministry Preflight Checklist

The Student Ministry Preflight Checklist

Before every flight a pilot must perform a preflight inspection. The pilot in command is responsible for ensuring that the aircraft is in airworthy condition. The pilot must also do a visual inspection of the aircraft. During the visual inspection the pilot will check landing gear, tires, master switches, fuel supply, oil levels, propellers, wings, landing flaps, windshield, and cabin windows. The purpose of preflight is to evaluate whether or not the airplane is ready to perform a success... Read More
Hanging Christmas Lights & The Art of Prioritizing

Hanging Christmas Lights & The Art of Prioritizing

It’s pretty easy to get stuck focusing on the wrong things in ministry, right? Shoot, that’s true in life in general. Maybe it’s… Something we enjoy doing more, but just isn’t as important. Something that comes easier to us, even though the return isn’t as great. Something we’re avoiding or don’t want to do, so we find distractions and rationalize. Maybe it’s simply the constant lure of the urgent winning out of the important. Either way, it’s pretty easy to slip into that funk. I... Read More