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Six activities for engaging the university

What does engaging the university look like? A recent IFES ministry evaluation identifies the following six activities. You can see how each of these is a tangible commitment to the campus. It’s about ‘participation’ — not just ministry on campus, but ministry for and to the campus. It’s about bringing […]

Video: Take part in the university

This video from IFES introduces the idea that as Christians, we should actively and intentionally take part in our campuses, because it is part of God’s world and a place where God is already present. Transcript below, with French and Spanish also available on YouTube. Read more about engaging the […]

Some missiology for campus 4: Pedagogy

In campus ministry we use a variety of educational mediums. Our group Bible studies involve discussion and discovery, and our training sessions involve lots of one-to-one meetings and workshopping. Why then, when it comes to our ‘mission’ events, do we continue to emphasise teaching from the front? Do we believe […]

Some missiology for campus 3: Apologetics?

What I’ve been referring to as ‘participation’ is sometimes included under the banner of apologetics, and since I first ran an apologetics group as an undergraduate student, I’ve seen periodic attempts to make apologetics into something more encompassing. Sometimes we seem to use apologetics as a sort of catch-all category […]