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Power in Weakness | A letter from your President

Last year at National Convention, Luke Martin was elected to serve as the 2016 TeenPact President. He used much of his campaign to talk about how God’s power is made perfect in our weakness. Luke is continuing to learn this and wanted to share how God is helping him with you. I hope that his… Read more »

From the desk of the CEO

Greetings from the TeenPact National Office, Having just completed the first half of our season, we gathered with the 2016 Intern Team in Richmond to debrief with them regarding the 25 state classes that have occurred to date, and to have a time of refreshment as we prepare for the 30 remaining classes.  We heard… Read more »

Why should I come to National Convention?

Your friend is telling you that you should join them at National Convention this year. You’re weighing the pros and cons, and trying to figure out if it is worth your investment. Here are my top 10 reasons why I think you should join as at National Convention. You tell me if it’s worth the… Read more »

State Class Credit

If you are a regular reader of our blog, there is no doubt that you will have come to realize that students around the country love TeenPact because of the life change that they experience and watch happen at every event. The presence of God is felt in worship, sessions, time spent in the Capitol,… Read more »

What Is Leadership? Part 2

  TeenPact Founder Tim Echols wrote in his book, Real Citizenship, “We live in a culture that expects very little from young people. In fact, our culture presumes that teens will be disrespectful, disinterested, and irresponsible. Thus it follows that our culture generally ‘under-challenges’ youth.” TeenPact is counter-cultural in this way; we believe in the capacity… Read more »

Student Testimony | Hannah Freeland

With a vision of “Changing Lives to Change the World”, here at TeenPact we would be remiss to not share stories of such life change. Below is the first of a series of student testimonies that will be posted throughout our entire year. This one comes from Tennessee student Hannah Freeland. We hope that her honest words… Read more »

Student Stories Needed!

This morning marks the official start of our third week of classes! Delaware, Tennessee, Indiana I, and Texas I have already hit annals of TeenPact history. This week, families are gathering at their state Capitols for Virginia I, Indiana II, Texas II, and South Dakota. We are so excited to hear stories of life change… Read more »

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 »