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January 27, 2023

On a Mission This Season


2023 Program Director Reese Chatman shares more about his TeenPact story, the impact TeenPact has made on his life, and why he is serving on the road with TeenPact this semester.   Learn more about TeenPact Leadership Schools at our website.   Have questions about today’s episode? Email us at [email protected]   Connect with us: […]

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January 21, 2023

Encore–TeenPact Alumni Stories


Encore–TeenPact Alumni Stories By Joseph Rowell, TeenPact Georgia Alumnus    As a participant in the founding days of TeenPact nearly 30 years ago, the impact of my experience is still creating value for me, my family, my business, and our country.  My family and I have experienced many ‘firsts’ with this ministry: Back in the 1990s, […]

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January 13, 2023

Why I Came Back


Brent is back! From student at State Class to Assistant Director of Staff Development, learn from Brent’s journey as he discovered how TeenPact’s vision and mission integrate a consistent biblical worldview at the crossroads of faith and politics. Has TeenPact come alongside your family and church to equip you to follow Christ in a particular […]

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December 30, 2022

Ready for Launch


Quin sits down with Field Director Michelle Myers to talk about how to launch leaders from high school to college.   Learn more about TeenPact Leadership Schools at our website.   Have questions about today’s episode? Email us at [email protected]   Connect with us: https://www.instagram.com/teenpact   This episode was managed and hosted by Quin Cools, […]

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December 16, 2022

Discovering Your Potential


Quin sits down with August Huckabee from Worldview at the Abbey to discuss discovering your potential as a leader.   Learn more about TeenPact Leadership Schools at our website.   Have questions about today’s episode? Email us at [email protected]   Connect with us: https://www.instagram.com/teenpact   This episode was managed and hosted by Quin Cools, and […]

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December 13, 2022

EQUIP: Navigating Hard Holiday Conversations


What do you do when conversations become uncomfortable at the holiday dinner table? In today’s episode of Equip, Quinton Cools and Pastor Matthew Williams discuss how to show grace and love when family conversations become controversial.   To learn more about the Alumni Network, visit our website or send us an email at [email protected]   […]

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December 07, 2022

Media’s Impact Grows


The world needs leaders who have the character and skills to compellingly communicate God’s truth and beauty through all forms of media and other creative arts. In its second year, the Alumni Event, Media, quickly filled, training more Students in 2022 than in its inaugural year.    Andrew Schade was one of the 36 Students […]

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December 03, 2022

Seasons of Transition


After working at TeenPact Office for several years (and co-hosting the TeenPact Podcast!), Jessica McIntyre moved to Colorado this summer to work for World Venture. Today, JMac rejoins Quinton to discuss seasons of transition – in her life and yours. ⁠   Learn more about TeenPact Leadership Schools at our website.   Have questions about […]

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November 18, 2022

How to Make Big Decisions


How do we go about making big decisions? Quin sits down to talk with former TeenPacter and staffer Rachel Adams on this topic!   Rachel Adams graduated from Patrick Henry College in 2015 with a degree in journalism. After working for several years in the field, including work for WORLD News Group, Rachel decided to shift careers […]

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November 07, 2022

TeenPact Venture 2022


TeenPact Venture presents a challenge for young men to be unshakable leaders characterized by integrity, humility, and wisdom – at a time when societal standards for young men are declining. This event is a week for our male students to explore what it means to be a man of Godly character in a society where […]

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November 07, 2022

TeenPact Endeavor 2022


Endeavor, TeenPact’s Alumni Event for girls ages 15 to 19, provides focused discipleship for like-minded young women from across the country. Through practical hands-on training, this event is designed to inspire and equip young ladies to live their lives as ambassadors for Christ in all areas of their life. Forty young women attended this year’s […]

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November 04, 2022

The Making of TeenPact Media


Quinton has a conversation with TeenPact’s Director of Communications, Elizabeth Albano, to discuss the vision behind the creation of TeenPact’s newest Alumni Event, Media. They talk about the process they went through as they brainstormed the vision for the event and share more about how they hope to see TeenPact raise up leaders who will […]

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October 21, 2022

Cultivate Your Gift


In today’s episode, your host, Quinton Cools, sits down with special guest, Hunter Hall, so you can better understand how to keep growing as a leader and cultivate the gifts God has given you.   Hunter Hall was raised in Florida where he was first introduced to TeenPact and today serves as our National Convention […]

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October 11, 2022

TeenPact Back to DC 2022


Back to DC, the first alumni program TeenPact developed, concluded this year on September 19, 2022.   This Alumni Event is designed to provide students with world-class leadership and political training, while exposing them to the sights and sounds of our nation’s capital. One student explains, “My time at Back to DC really showed me […]

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October 10, 2022

The CEO Search Committee Update


Dear TeenPact Nation: Greetings – my name is John Seldenrust, and I am the current chairman for the TeenPact board of directors. My wife, Rita, and I have been blessed that all four of our children had an opportunity to participate in TeenPact over the years. Since Peter has announced his retirement plans, I wanted to […]

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October 07, 2022

Should You Be More Ambitious?


In this episode, Quin sits down with Isaac Woodward to talk about the nature of ambition and whether young leaders should be more ambitious. Isaac is originally from Georgia and he has worked in Washington for the last 8 years. His past work involved policy research, political campaigning, and philanthropy management for conservative donors. Over […]

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