The Blog

April 2015

April 24, 2015

We Couldn’t Do It Without Them!

Many behind-the-scenes logistics contribute to the success of a TeenPact class. In addition to the countless volunteers we have working in states across the nation, volunteers here at the TeenPact National Office make those important logistics happen. We have been blessed by several office volunteers who have given their time to assist packing boxes containing the […]

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April 20, 2015

Why the Alumni Track?

A few weeks ago, we wrote about why Field Experiences are such an important part of our Four Day State Class program. However, Field Experiences are only half of what goes on during that time. While First Time students are learning the basics of their local government in a hands-on fashion, returning students have their own breakout session–the […]

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April 17, 2015

National Convention Coffeehouse

In just 31 days students from all around the country will rendezvous at Lee University for National Convention 2015. The opportunity for leadership development is something our students take seriously, because this event offers preparation for life.   The week is packed full of thought-provoking sessions, powerful worship, engaging small groups, competitive sports, national elections and so much more. […]

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April 13, 2015

We are Called to Make an Impact

This June 21-27 our students will return to Liberty University School of Law for a one-of-a-kind experience called TeenPact Judicial. Led by Christian Edmonds, John Legg (TeenPact Hall of Fame), and an all-star staff team, this law-oriented academic event draws students from all over the country and inspires and equips them in leadership.   At […]

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April 10, 2015

Behind the Scenes with Communications

“Give people a backstage pass and show them how your business works. Imagine that someone wanted to make a reality show about your business. What would they share? Now stop waiting for someone else and do it yourself.”– Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemier Hansson   At National Convention last year, I sat across from Mrs. […]

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April 06, 2015

He Will Do Far More Than I Will Ever Expect

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 Mackenzie Matthews, a student from Missouri who was elected as the class Governor. Her story is an example of […]

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April 03, 2015

Why Field Experiences?

It isn’t difficult to teach a student about how their state and local government. Hundreds of books and classrooms have done that just fine. At TeenPact, we recognize that it only takes a trip to your local library to gain a basic understanding about the structure of the political process. However, what books and classrooms […]

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