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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 »

Get to Know the Office Staff

Two weeks ago, we had our annual Office Retreat in which all operational staff of TeenPact converged in Richmond to review the 2015 season and, more importantly, to cast a vision for the upcoming 2016 season. The retreat was spent with a lot of prayer, updates, laughter and discussion about where TeenPact is and where… Read more »

Survival East Testimony | Rebekah Kazmeirowicz

TeenPact’s vision is “Changing Lives to Change the World.” We want to take the opportunity to share some of the stories of those changed lives with you in a series of Student Testimonies. This post comes from Rebekah Kazmierowicz, a student from Oregon who attended Survival East earlier this month. Her story mirrors many others of those… Read more »

Back to DC Testimonies

In our last post  we recapped our Back to DC event. As we were writing the post, we got many testimonies from students who felt specifically met by the Lord throughout the week. We quoted a few of them but didn’t have the space to share them all. So, we wanted to dedicate a special post… Read more »