Be the Fourth Man

I remember sitting in an Intro to Ministry class during my freshman year of college and hearing my professor speak of the four “men” that come to mind when we hear the word “minister.” Chances are, you’ve probably heard of each of these. The first man is the one who pastors a medium or large church that is accomplishing its …

Raising the Bar in Student Ministry

In the eighteenth century, God shook the American colonies in a revival movement known as the First Great Awakening.   In his treatise entitled Some Thoughts Concerning the Present Revival of Religion in New England, written to describe and defend the movement,  Jonathan Edwards observed the role of youth in this revival, while indicting older believers for their indifference: Stern words …