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A New Term: Omnichannel Church 04/30/2021

A New Term: Omnichannel Church

Great word from Eric Geiger. The church is not a base of customers.

A New Term: Omnichannel Church Last week Dave Adamson wrote a compelling article on the future of the church based on the digital tools that church leaders now have at their disposal. He applied the term “omnichannel” to church …

Timeline Photos 02/24/2021

Great opportunities to serve our churches! What could your group do to help?

Texas Baptists across the state have risen up to meet the needs of their communities in the face of Winter Storms Uri and Violet. Here are some of the ways you can respond:

▸ Support churches through the Texas Baptist Missions Foundation Church Disaster Relief Fund
▸ Provide community support through local churches
▸ Meet needs in partnership with Texas Baptist Men

Learn more and give: bit.ly/winterstormresponse #txbrespond

02/03/2021

We're excited about Collegiate Summit May 5-7, 2021! This event is packed with great content, networking opportunities and worship times, and it only happens every 3 years! Check out all the details here. A number of college leaders from Texas will be there. We would love for you to join us!

Fifty dollar scholarships for the Summit are available to church college ministers / leaders through Texas Baptist Collegiate Ministry. Scholarships can be requested by completing the Scholarship Request Form. Scholarships are limited and will be given on a first come basis.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdVLGmzYF_SPpkMnpbj8bBQXY1LohjgHOrX5wjZBur4zCg3jQ/viewform

We're excited about Collegiate Summit May 5-7, 2021! This event is packed with great content, networking opportunities and worship times, and it only happens every 3 years! Check out all the details here. A number of college leaders from Texas will be there. We would love for you to join us!

Fifty dollar scholarships for the Summit are available to church college ministers / leaders through Texas Baptist Collegiate Ministry. Scholarships can be requested by completing the Scholarship Request Form. Scholarships are limited and will be given on a first come basis.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdVLGmzYF_SPpkMnpbj8bBQXY1LohjgHOrX5wjZBur4zCg3jQ/viewform

01/11/2021

College Ministry Dot Com

If you're looking for a fun group building activity for your college ministry here's a great option in the midst of these crazy days.

Everyone misses being able to get together with friends and play games or hang out. Thanks to technology, we don't have to give up these fun activities. Read this article about how to throw your own Digital Murder Mystery Dinner with your students!

[12/10/20]   Don’t forget about our Zoom with Eric Hernandez today at 10am! Message us if you need the link!

12/03/2020

Mark your calendar! December 10th take part in a conversation with Eric Hernandez, Apologetics Lead & Millennial Specialist for Texas Baptists on using apologetics in reaching this collegiate generation. Message us for the Zoom code.

11/10/2020

Join us this Thursday, November 12 @ 10am for a "coaching" call with John Strappazon. Hear insights on college ministry in the church context and bring your best questions.

10/20/2020

College ministry is making disciples who make disciples.

10/01/2020

Be sure to join us next Thursday for our Zoom Call: COLLABORATING TO REACH THE CAMPUS

GUESTS: Will Bowden, College Minister First Woodway & BSM Associate Director
Charley Ramsey, Director, Baylor BSM
Drew Humphrey, College Pastor, Highland Baptist Church

Hear the story of what God is doing in Waco as college ministries come together to reach and disciple students.

10.8.20 @ 10 am
Link is in the latest TX College Church news or message us to join.

09/16/2020

CHURCH COLLEGE MIN ZOOM CALL TOMORROW
Thursday, 9.17.2020 @ 10 am
Learn how your ministry can use mapping to develop strategic ministry to your local campus. Identify unique needs and opportunities for your particular campus. Discuss ways your church can engage the campus. Email [email protected] if you didn't receive the invite. We will be glad to add you!

08/17/2020

Join us for a Zoom Whiteboard discussion and prayer time. As we start a new academic year. What’s working in your college ministry now? What questions are you asking as you move into the new semester? Message us for the Zoom link.

08/14/2020

How are you connecting with new students this fall? We will talk about that Thursday in our Zoom Whiteboard Session (comment below if you want info), but here’s a quick tip! Find out what hashtags your local campus is using for incoming freshmen and/or other hashtags students are using this fall. Use them when you post about your ministry. #txcollegechurch #collegeministry

08/03/2020

If you are new(er) to college ministry you will want to jump in on this today at 1pm. Great way to get your year off to a good start!

New to college ministry? Afternoon sessions at KICKStart are specifically for you. Aug. 3-5.
Register > https://collegeministry.com/KICKStart
Know a new college ministry worker? Share this with them.

07/17/2020

Great opportunity for your group! The Go2 Initiative is an opportunity for college graduates to leverage their lives and live on mission as they start their careers. Inspiration, Q & A and breakouts for students and leaders! This event is free, and a watch party guide will be available to all who register. Register at live.go2years.net.

07/06/2020

Mark your calendar!

Join us for 3 days of high quality training from key campus and church leaders to help you prepare for a new kind of fall. Morning sessions for all church and campus collegiate staffers. Afternoon sessions designed for NEW collegiate staff. More info > https://collegeministry.com/kickstart/

mailchi.mp 07/02/2020

Entrusted: The Few & The Many

And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others. 2Timothy 2:2 NIV
https://mailchi.mp/texasbaptists/txcollegechurchnews-2275740?e=464e710706

mailchi.mp In light of our current need to reexamine strategy for college ministry this article from our archives is timely.  And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others. 2Timothy 2:2 NIV We are instructed to en...

06/12/2020

Join us! Zoom Call Thursday, June 18 @ 10 am:
Reaching Freshmen, host Arliss Dickerson, College Minister & Author

05/20/2020

Conference call tomorrow @ 10am
Topic: Developing Leaders with Evan Duncan, FBC Temple
Email [email protected] for call info.

collegeministry.com 05/13/2020

College Ministry in the Midst of COVID-19 - College Ministry

Great opportunity tomorrow to share ideas on summer ministry!

collegeministry.com Weekly Zoom Calls for Collegiate Ministry Leaders You are invited to join us for these upcoming Zoom calls. Each call will begin at 3 PM EST (2 PM Central) and last for 1 hour. Each session will include brief presentations followed by times of idea sharing and Q&A. You can join by clicking on the .....

collegeministry.com 04/21/2020

College Ministry in the Midst of COVID-19 - College Ministry

Here are some great ideas for reaching out to incoming freshmen.

collegeministry.com Weekly Zoom Calls for Collegiate Ministry Leaders You are invited to join us for these upcoming Zoom calls. Each call will begin at 3 PM EST (2 PM Central) and last for 1 hour. Each session will include brief presentations followed by times of idea sharing and Q&A. You can join by clicking on the .....

04/08/2020

Nothing about this week is normal, and it hasn't been for a very long time.
https://sites.google.com/site/txcollegechurch/blog/nothingaboutthisweekisnormal

youngadults.lifeway.com 04/01/2020

An Open Letter to Parents of College Students

Great advice for parents of returning college students from Jared Gregory @ FBC Denton.
https://youngadults.lifeway.com/2020/04/an-open-letter-to-parents-of-college-students/?fbclid=IwAR0gED0g3MSgYjesbidLITbQDrJpIZx6oWqCoFAEACRAkI2r2FKYfFzeWn0

youngadults.lifeway.com This is an awkward time! Everything your college-aged child has known for the last few months—or maybe even years—has been flipped on its head. The structure of classes and buildings…GONE. Th…

03/31/2020

Texas Baptists

We wanted to share this with you in case you have a need or know of a church with a need. We are praying for all of our churches in these days.

The new Texas Baptist Pastor Relief Grant is a convention-wide effort to meet the needs of Texas Baptist churches by providing short-term financial support to bivocational and small church pastors who have experienced economic difficulties through the loss of employment or church salary as a result of the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

Learn more and apply for this grant here: https://www.texasbaptists.org/ministries/connections-team/texas-baptist-pastor-relief-grant

03/24/2020

College Ministry Dot Com

It may not be the meeting you want or the finale to the ministry season you’d hoped for, but don’t let it take you out of the game.

11/07/2019

Great new resource for college ministry leaders! Read the revieiw in our latest email. https://mailchi.mp/texasbaptists/txcollegechurchnews-2275355

collegeministry.com 10/22/2019

Extraordinary Prayer for Your Campus - College Ministry

Yes! Are we praying? It's not optional. It is critical.

collegeministry.com Mobilizing prayer for our ministry is one of the most important things we can do. It’s the only thing we cannot delegate. After all, if we don’t stand in

conclavenextgen.org 10/07/2019

Conclave Youth Family NextGen Ministry Conference

We're looking forward to seeing you at Conclave next week! There's still time to register and receive a discount!
https://conclavenextgen.org/

conclavenextgen.org Our goal is to provide encouragement, worship experiences, networking, training, and resources for youth ministers as well as those who oversee the family or NextGen areas in the local church.

txbsmstateleadteam.weebly.com 09/23/2019

Details

Texas Churches, we would love to have 2 of your student leaders on this year’s State Lead Team! Registration is open now! https://txbsmstateleadteam.weebly.com/details.html

txbsmstateleadteam.weebly.com Grow to be a passionate followers of Jesus Christ. Develop leadership skills. Cross-campus networking and collaboration of ideas. Sharing the story of Collegiate Ministry and its influence in your...

mailchi.mp 09/18/2019

Two Crucial Connections

In case you missed it last week, here’s our latest article from John Strappazon. College leaders, what you do matters!
https://mailchi.mp/texasbaptists/txcollegechurchnews-2275251?e=464e710706

mailchi.mp We're excited to share a sneak peek into College Ministry @ Conclave from John Strappazon. John's years of experience in church and campus ministry have made him a strong believer in the importance of college ministry. Two Crucial Connections Your church has the potential to change the trajec...

09/09/2019

We can't wait for College Ministry @ Conclave! October 14-16 in Richardson. Are you coming? http://www.txcollegechurch.org/events

09/06/2019

College Ministry Dot Com

Great reminder!

Ah, fall. These are the days we love as college ministers! These are also the days when we need a few reminders as twelve-hour days seem to never end.

08/29/2019

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[08/21/19]   We’re praying for you as you begin a new semester of ministry!

08/12/2019

Texas Baptists

Church leaders, where your students connect in their first few days, weeks, and months of college can have a major impact on their college experience.

Connect your college students with a Texas BSM to make their college experience one filled with purpose, joy, adventure, and great friendships. Details: https://www.txbsm.org/

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