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The Jimmy Brazell Community Impact Scholarship Award

TeenPact Leadership Schools, in conjunction with the Jimmy Brazell Foundation, presented the Sixth Annual Jimmy Brazell Impact Scholarship Award to TeenPact student Haven Boss from Hawaii. Haven shared her award-winning essay, written in response to the topic question, “How have you impacted the world or your community through servant-minded, Christ-like love?” at National Convention 2017. When most people think… Read more »

Saturday – Celebration

Our week at National Convention ended just as it had begun, in full pursuit. Pursuit of the one we were created to know, the only one who can satisfy the longings of our hearts, Jesus Christ. During our time in bonjour, we received the reminder that we have been sent to proclaim that we have… Read more »

Friday – Returns

Morning alarms were snoozed with disbelief all across campus, as the sun burst into our dorm rooms. The excitement for election results following the previous night’s voting hardly allowed time for deep sleep. In a heartbeat, everyone was up and at it, heading to the Conn Center to watch Mr. Burst and Ms. Kiss take… Read more »

Thursday – Digging In

Sunshine and cool temperatures brought students out of their dorms early this morning to grab donuts and enjoy deep conversation together. Lots of students now sit with friends during their time in God’s Word, and encourage one another by sharing stories of small groups and rendezvous from the day before. From the excitement of the week’s… Read more »

Wednesday – The Race

Competition certainly ramped up this Wednesday as frisbee teams returned from the fields with soiled shirts, leaving a muddy trail. Meanwhile, on the volleyball courts, the rain provided a momentary diversion from the competitive spirit, as students celebrated by doing handstands in several inches of water and teams splashed each other to prove their grit…. Read more »

Tuesday – Beginnings

Most students made it only a few steps outside of their dorms this morning before turning around and grabbing a rain jacket. For many, that moment may have been the last mundane moment the day had to offer. Opportunity, activity, and new beginnings abounded on this lively Tuesday. Students caught their first glimpse of the… Read more »

Monday – Arrival

Shouts of exuberance and a cascade of signs announced the entrance to the grandest TeenPact gathering of the year, greeting each van, buggy, semi, and campus police vehicle that drove past. Likely, the love of TeenPact could be heard throughout Cleveland Tennessee.  The joy of each reunion was eclipsed only by the joy of the… Read more »

How Everyone Can Enjoy National Convention

We all know the pain of being left out. As one big TeenPact family, however, we’re hoping no one feels left out of this year’s National Convention. Even if you’re not able to attend, we hope you’ll take advantage of at least one of these many ways to experience the joy of NatCon17.    … Read more »

Preparing your heart for National Convention 2017

Dear friends, You will find in these words no unsuspected revelations or magic courses of action. All I offer is a call to reawaken ourselves to the infinite God who has called us together for the week of National Convention, and I pray that we will do far far more than read these words. In… Read more »

10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Miss #NatCon17

National Convention is the climax of the TeenPact year, drawing hundreds of TeenPacters from across the country. Every one of our students is different than the next, but in our diversity we find unity in Christ. When you attend National Convention, you’re joining a common pursuit, a common aim. This year, join us as we… Read more »