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Core Values

Behind every ministry is a vision and mission. If you’ve been a TeenPacter for any length of time, you’re likely familiar with our vision statement, “Changing Lives to Change the World” as well as our mission to “Train youth to understand the political process, value their liberty, defend the Christian faith, and engage the culture at a… Read more »

Staff Training Recap 2016

It is hard to believe that we have come here, to the start of our 2016 season! With the Delaware class kicking it all off this week, we hope you share our excitement for the months ahead as students in 41 states head to their State Capitols. We intend to train students to understand state government,… Read more »

Join Us In Prayer

Greetings from Richmond, Virginia! As the first snow of the season began to fall this morning, our leadership team departed Richmond on a twenty hour road trip to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The 2016 year and TeenPact Season is finally upon us. When we arrive tomorrow we will begin a week of training with our 2016 Interns. That will… Read more »

That’s What Christmas Is All About

Have you watched A Charlie Brown Christmas? It’s a personal favorite to enjoy every holiday season. All throughout the episode, Charlie Brown and his friends consistently misunderstand Christmas. At one point, Charlie Brown looks over at his friend Linus and says, “I guess I really don’t know what Christmas is all about.” Then in desperation he shouts,… Read more »

Why do we have an Alumni Track?

In last week’s post, we focused on homework for first time students. Now, we turn our attention to the Alumni and the specific homework that is assigned to them before the class begins. (Note that many of the preliminary assignments are the same for both first time and alumni students, so be sure to read… Read more »

Why do we have homework?

It is safe to say that all TeenPact students have their own…shall we say, style?…when it comes to conquering the pre-class homework. Some download the packet with glee as soon as they are registered in September, others find themselves scrambling to wrap it up early in the morning…in the car..on the ride to the Capitol…. Read more »

The Preseason Kickoff is Here!

As we approach the end of 2015, there is much to be grateful for. Last week, Quinton recounted many of these in his letter. We are thankful for the ways in which God continues to use this ministry for His glory and our good and we’re ready to look ahead and dive into another powerful… Read more »

A Letter from the Director of Alumni Events

If you’ve been to a TeenPact State Class, you think you know TeenPact. You’ve still only tasted a small portion of what TeenPact is and what we offer. Have you been to a TeenPact Alumni Event? If you have, you know what I’m talking about. There’s something about TeenPact that cannot be explained; it has… Read more »

Black Friday Sale!

It is hard to believe that we have come to the week of Thanksgiving. As TeenPact families celebrate together around the country, we wanted to join the fun from afar by creating a special sale on all items at our online store. Beginning on Thanksgiving (November 26) through Giving Tuesday (December 1) we are offering 16% off… Read more »

Founder’s Five Discount

Happy Birthday, Tim Echols! TeenPact was founded in Atlanta, Georgia in 1994 by Tim Echols. Mr. Echols had a vision to engage youth with Christian leadership values, training students to understand the political process and be actively involved in their community back home. We started with one class, now we have over 50! TeenPact primarily serves families with teens–thus… Read more »