IF / THEN: A New XP3 Series by Josh Griffin

IF / THEN: A New XP3 Series by Josh Griffin

For many students, thinking of Jesus as an actual person from history is a challenging perspective to grasp. Often, they view Jesus more like a character from a fairy tale than a real, living human who experienced many of the same emotions and problems they have. This perspective often makes it difficult for students to connect with Jesus—to engage in an authentic relationship with Him. In our new series If / Then, we hope to give students a better idea of who Jesus really is. And to do that... Read More
Using XP3 in a Small Church (Part 2): Leading Through Change

Using XP3 in a Small Church (Part 2): Leading Through Change

The XP3 blog is all about you, the student ministry leader. That’s why we love it when we’re able to share helpful ideas and insights straight from student pastors and leaders like you. If you would like to contribute in a future post, send us an email. By Tim Van Dalen Having been involved in a number of small church settings, I know that change can be one of the most difficult things to navigate. And if you are considering making a switch to XP3 it probably represents a... Read More
Using XP3 in a Small Church (Part 1): The Big Picture

Using XP3 in a Small Church (Part 1): The Big Picture

The XP3 blog is all about you, the student ministry leader. That’s why we love it when we’re able to share helpful ideas and insights straight from student pastors and leaders like you. If you would like to contribute in a future post, send us an email. By Tim Van Dalen Anyone who works with students has a huge job to do. If you have worked with students for even one week you know this is a massive undertaking. And the stakes are high! Almost everything in our culture is working to... Read More
Our Favorite Quotes from the 2017 Orange Conference

Our Favorite Quotes from the 2017 Orange Conference

The 2017 Orange Conference officially wrapped up a few days ago, and wow, what an incredible experience it was! We hope you had a blast here in Atlanta, and we hope you enjoyed the music, speakers, and breakouts throughout the conference. Most of all, we hope you walked away with fresh insights and renewed energy as you reengage with your ministry, your volunteers, and your students. One of the things we (the XP3 team) love the most about The Orange Conference is the time we get to spend with... Read More