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  • Gospel harvest plentiful at colleges, leader says

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, September 07, 2018 (5 months ago)

    Photo from City Church Tallahassee
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (BP) -- More than 700 Tallahassee college students attended the 2018 fall semester launch of City Church U, the college ministry of City Church in Tallahassee, Fla., yielding at least five decisions for Christ.

    Likely, others will come to Christ as volunteer on-campus student leaders build community among the three colleges the ministry reaches, City Church college director Hunter Leavine told Baptist Press.

    City Church held "Launch at Langford" on the Langford Green lawn of Florida State University (FSU) Wednesday evening (Sept. 5), rallying to reap a Gospel harvest that Leavine considers plentiful. Read More

  • High school grads stay in church through new outreach

    by Diana Chandler, posted Thursday, July 05, 2018 (7 months ago)

    Photo by Chris Carter
    AUSTIN, Texas (BP) -- Students can remain engaged in discipleship and evangelism when moving from high school to college in a new outreach targeting pastors, parents, churches, ministries and teenagers alike.

    Campus Ministry Link (CML), the new outreach of Austin, Texas-based Campus Renewal Ministries, seeks to reverse a Gospel-engagement decline of 70 percent among high school graduates leaving home, CML Director of Partnerships John Decker told Baptist Press.

    "The stakes are really high," Decker said. "It's the largest transition they (students) will ever go through." CML connects students with ministries on any college campus in the U.S. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Building a bridge from high school to college

    by Morgan Owen, posted Friday, August 19, 2016 (2 years ago)

    Campus minister Morgan Owen underscores the importance of ministry to students as they transition from high school to a college campus -- a juncture in life that can be "very challenging, frightening and eye-opening." His advice: "Don't give up on college students" who comprise "such a vital population in our communities." Read More

  • Collegiates embrace evangelism challenge

    by Kristen Camp, posted Tuesday, October 21, 2014 (4 years ago)

    Photo courtesy Engage24
    ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) -- College students across the United States were joined by believers of all ages as they participated in Engage24, a one-on-one evangelism initiative that challenged Christians to share the Gospel with at least one person in a 24-hour time period.

    When the development of Engage24 began in 2011, Brian Frye, the national collegiate strategist for the North American Mission Board, and his team believed that encouraging college students to share their faith required a creative approach. Read More

  • College ministry 'blazing a new trail'

    by Staff, posted Thursday, October 16, 2014 (4 years ago)

    CARY, N.C. (BP) -- In an effort to reach more campuses and involve more churches in collegiate ministry, the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina has moved away from the traditional Baptist Campus Ministry paradigm and is engaging the state's 600,000 college students through a new Collegiate Partnerships model. Read More