Our 100th Post!
On February 1, 2015 we revamped the TeenPact Leadership Schools website and introduced one exciting new feature, the TeenPact blog. Since that time we have had 100 blog posts, hearing from National Office employees, Class Directors, TeenPact Presidents and other elected officials, and most importantly, TeenPact students! I have enjoyed hearing stories of how God has used the TeenPact nation to fulfill the vision of changing lives to change the world.
Quinton Cools and Serena Walker are the individuals in the office that have spent the most time writing, scheduling guest writers, and preparing blog posts. We have received hundreds of positive comments about this element of our ministry and know that the information has been shared with many others. I hope that Serena’s look back at our favorite posts below will continue to encourage you and give excitement for the seasons ahead! – Peter Martin, CEO
It is difficult to believe that we have made it through 100 posts on the TeenPact blog. When Quinton and I started this project, we didn’t know what to expect, but only hoped that we would be able to produce quality writing that would describe this ministry that we love well, all while being an encouragement to the TeenPact nation. God has been kind to bless these efforts! As you might imagine, our most viewed posts are ones about our students stepping up as leaders. This can be seen in our posts announcing intern teams, posts about recently elected officials from National Convention, and alumni stories of former students who have gone on to great things.
Some of the most powerful posts we share are student testimonies, in which State Class or Alumni Event attendees pour their hearts out as they describe how God met them during their week away from home, inspired their hearts, and changed their lives.
Over the past year and a half, we have posted multiple pieces about TeenPact ideology and core values, integral program elements, and inside looks at the Alumni Events held around the country. These purposed to not only describe TeenPact families new to the program, but to also refocus our attention on gospel-centered discipleship as the building block in everything that we do.
And, in all of the in-between time, we love to share fun tidbits about lesser-known elements of TeenPact, holiday encouragements, or posts that allow you to get to know our National Office a bit better.
With that, take a step back with us as Quinton and I remember our top-20 favorite posts in the past 100! (In no particular order.)
What is Leadership? Part 1 – Aaron Watson – September 21, 2015
What is Leadership? Part 2 – Quinton Cools, February 29, 2016
“Jesus is Sovereign” – Luke Tribble, March 6, 2015
The Capacity of Young People – Scott Wylie, April 4, 2016
An Alumni Story: Jason Bowman – Serena Walker, February 23, 2015
TeenPact Venture – Johnny Leifheit, September 15, 2016
Why Prayer Walks? – Serena Walker, February 16, 2015
“It is Well” – Avery Hand, September 19, 2016
Thanks, Elise! – Serena Walker, April 7, 2016
My Last TeenPact Event – Titus Hobbs, July 25, 2016
State Class Credit – Serena Walker, March 7, 2016
National Convention Top 10 – Quinton Cools, April 27, 2015
Why Should I Come to National Convention? – Quinton Cools, March 14, 2016
REVIVAL: Awakening to Our First Love – Bob Chambers, July 11, 2016
Get to Know the Office Staff – Serena Walker, October 26, 2015
National Convention Worship – Quinton Cools, March 23, 2015
Support TeenPact Through AmazonSmile! – Serena Walker, July 27, 2015
That’s What Christmas is All About – Quinton Cools, December 24, 2015
Join Us In Prayer – Peter Martin, January 4, 2016
“The Wise Woman Builds Her House” – Tierney Bosnyak, October 14, 2016
As always, we’d love to hear from you! If you have a story to share, or a topic that you would like to see on the TeenPact blog, say so in the comments below or shoot us an email at email@example.com. Here’s to another 100 posts!