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
8 Creative Ways to Use the XP3 Teaching Videos

8 Creative Ways to Use the XP3 Teaching Videos

When it comes to communicating to students, we think your best option (if possible) is to have a live communicator deliver the large group message to students. Even better? Having a live communicator that your students both know and trust! Students are always more likely to engage with someone they know over someone they don’t. But we all know that having a live communicator isn’t always possible for your student ministry. And when that happens, one of the best things you can do is use the... Read More
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