Freeze Frame: A Free Game with Slides from XP3

Freeze Frame: A Free Game with Slides from XP3

You know what you’ve never heard a student pastor say? “I don’t need any more game ideas!” That’s why every week of XP3 curriculum comes with a unique game for your weekly student environments. And every now and then, we like to give one of those games away. This week we’re sharing a new XP3 game from our Summer 2017 XP3HS series If / Then. The game is called Freeze Frame. This is a very simple game that works for student ministries of all sizes. And there are no... Read More
13 Ways to Prevent SGL Burnout In Your Student Ministry

13 Ways to Prevent SGL Burnout In Your Student Ministry

We’ve all had ‘the talk.’ No, not that talk. I’m talking about the one that is prompted by a volunteer catching you on a Sunday and asking if you have time to chat this week. You say yes, but you don’t want to because you know what they want to talk about: They’re done. Sometimes volunteers stop serving for valid, unavoidable reasons, like moving away. Often, the reasons are circumstantial: busy season of life, trouble balancing their schedule, overwhelmed by the amount of time that the role... Read More
4 Tips to Utilize Social Media for Your Ministry Without Getting Overwhelmed

4 Tips to Utilize Social Media for Your Ministry Without Getting Overwhelmed

Social media is an essential form of communication for your student ministry. But it can be overwhelming. Tweet this. Post that. Snap this. Pin that. Send this. Upload that. You barely have the time to prepare for what’s happening this Sunday in your student environment, let alone the time to engage with what’s happening on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, or one of the other 10,000 social media apps. But just because it’s overwhelming doesn’t mean it’s not... Read More
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
5 Small Group Leader Appreciation Ideas for this Fall

5 Small Group Leader Appreciation Ideas for this Fall

The content of this post has been generously provided by the amazing people at GoWeekly.com. If you enjoy the SGL appreciation ideas below, be sure to check out GoWeekly.com. They have lots of videos, PDFs, and other downloadable resources to equip you, your parents, and your small group leaders! A new school year means new opportunities to show your small group leaders how much you love them! Here are a few ideas to get you started: 1) Set a birthday reminder. At the beginning of the school... Read More