Student-to-Student Discipleship: Why It Has to Happen

I believe strongly in the power of Christ-centered discipleship. When I entered student ministry, I felt a strong calling on my life to disciple young people and make them disciples. Now I know what you’re thinking, “Wow, Zane that was some real earth-shattering insight,” but hear me out. I believe most of us in student [...]

Student-to-Student Discipleship: Why It Has to Happen2019-02-12T22:17:38-05:00

Reach Every Student

With the beginning of a new year, let’s take time to reflect. To celebrate. To praise God for what He has done – and for what He will do. We launched a new emphasis at the annual state convention meeting in November: Reach Every Student. With more than 200,000 students in Alabama who do not [...]

Reach Every Student2019-02-12T22:17:38-05:00

Student Ghosting and Why it Hurts

Ghosting: Urban dictionary defines it as: “When a person cuts off all communication with their friends or the person they’re dating, with ZERO warning or notice beforehand.” We have all had the talk with a student about someone they were either dating or talking to, and they say, “I think they blocked me” or “I [...]

Student Ghosting and Why it Hurts2019-02-12T22:17:39-05:00

Teaching Teens About Sex

Finding a balance when teaching at church about sexuality is difficult. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had a youth pastor say to me, “I was going to do a purity series, but the parents got upset.” As a college minister, we talk about sex all the time. It’s a good thing the [...]

Teaching Teens About Sex2019-02-12T22:17:41-05:00


Meet Sara who serves in Africa and learn how you can pray for and partner with her. Video Transcript: The Lord saved me when I was five years old and then when I was nine, He told me I was going to be an international missionary. I grew up going to First Baptist Church of Trussville, and [...]


Trust the Process: God’s Role and Our Role in Student Ministry

Student ministry is challenging work. I don’t know about you, but I am often asked by people who learn that I serve with students: “Why would you ever want to do that?” Teenagers can be difficult. They come with lots of drama, attitude and other challenges. Yet as those serving students, we are called not [...]

Trust the Process: God’s Role and Our Role in Student Ministry2019-02-12T22:17:43-05:00

Kelli Johnson

Meet Huntsville native Kelli Johnson, who works with exploited women in Thailand to help provide the hope and healing that comes through Jesus Christ. The post Kelli Johnson appeared first on Acts 1:8 Connections. Source: Kelli Johnson

Kelli Johnson2019-02-12T22:17:46-05:00

The Spiritual Discipline of Study

Today Dr. Jody Dean joins us to talk about “The Spiritual Discipline of Study”. Jody serves as the Director of Mentoring Programs in Christian Education at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He’s been a student minister, a children’s minister and has served churches as interim pastor. He’s a brings a wealth of experience to share in today’s post. [...]

The Spiritual Discipline of Study2019-02-12T22:18:23-05:00

An Appointment with the Gospel

A college campus can be a crazy place—especially during the first few weeks of a new semester and even more especially for new students. Just imagine a hundred different people, organizations, causes, and courses all vying for your time and attention. In the middle of that chaos, BCM groups are quietly and intentionally working to [...]

An Appointment with the Gospel2016-09-26T12:12:33-05:00

1,150+ Professions of Faith

Summer has come and gone. The heat will linger for a little while, but school is back in session. Student summer missionaries are back in class and learning to adjust back to life on campus. Reports from student missionaries have trickled in over the past month, and the stories from these students always amaze me. [...]

1,150+ Professions of Faith2019-02-12T22:18:24-05:00

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