The Four Faith Skills

The Four Faith Skills

How do you know if your students are actually growing in their faith? How do you as the Youth Pastor, Sunday School Teacher, or Small Group Leader help students grow in their relationship with God? Is it just about what you teach them? Or is there more? How do we help students make their faith their own? What we do know is there is a difference between… Knowing about someone Meeting them Getting to know them better over time. And just like with people, getting to know God is different than... Read More
XP3 Middle School: A New Take On Teaching Videos

XP3 Middle School: A New Take On Teaching Videos

I don’t know about you, but we have been reading all we can about Generation Z, trying to understand the why behind the trends we’ve been noticing with middle schoolers across the board. It’s SO fun! One of the primary things we’ve seen in recent studies is the increase in middle schoolers’ involvement with YouTube and social platforms. But as much as their generation hides behind screens, it’s interesting to see how much they value authenticity, too. Surprisingly, they value it more than just... Read More
Introducing The Curriculum Expansion Pack: Your Solution For Multiple Weekly Gatherings

Introducing The Curriculum Expansion Pack: Your Solution For Multiple Weekly Gatherings

One of the most common questions we get from youth pastors goes something like this: “My youth ministry meets twice a week, but XP3 Curriculum is only designed for a once a week gathering that contains both a large group and a small group time. What should I do during the other gathering I have each week?” We hear you! Whether it’s Sunday School, a mid-week gathering, or an additional small group time, we know so many of you have to come up with programming and content for more than just one... Read More
XP3 Middle School FALL 2018 SEASON RELEASE

XP3 Middle School FALL 2018 SEASON RELEASE

June 1st we are releasing four brand new series, 12 weeks of content here at XP3 Middle School. We’re tackling five very different topics that all have the potential to influence the lives of your students in the best way. Watch This: Fall 2018 XP3 MS Walkthrough – Facebook Live We’ll be talking about change in a series called ROOTED, because, you know, there is no other phase of life that experiences change as much as middle school. That’s why coaching our students in how to handle... Read More
Scope & Cycle: How The XP3 Student Curriculum Roadmap Was Formed

Scope & Cycle: How The XP3 Student Curriculum Roadmap Was Formed

If you’re an XP3 Student curriculum user, then you’ve probably heard the words “scope” and “cycle” thrown around a lot. They’re basically the words we use to describe the roadmap we have for our curriculum. Our SCOPE is the comprehensive plan that prioritizes what you teach and when. It basically tells you what we’re teaching now with our curriculum and what we’re planning to teach in the future. It’s the big picture curriculum plan for XP3. Our CYCLE is the plan to recycle or revisit what you... Read More
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