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November 13, 2015

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 […]

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November 02, 2015

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 […]

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October 26, 2015

Get to Know the Office Staff


  From left to right: Johnny Leifheit, Serena Walker, Stephanie Shanks, Paul Martin, Pam Minyard, Peter Martin, Laurel Morton, Quinton Cools, Macaela Bennett, Lily Shanks, Aaron Watson     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 […]

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October 19, 2015

Under the Blanket of Stars


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 […]

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October 14, 2015

Stories from Back to DC


  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 […]

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October 12, 2015

Back to DC – 2015


  Acclaimed as TeenPact’s oldest Alumni Event,  Back to DC combines all the integral elements of TeenPact with a unique flare that only our nation’s capital can offer. Think worship at the Lincoln Memorial, prayer time on a rooftop overlooking the city, speaker sessions with national conservative leaders,Ultimate Frisbee on the National Mall, and Rendezvous four miles away from where the President lives. […]

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October 05, 2015

Endeavor East Recap


Lake house. Ritz Carlton. Shooting range. Bonfire. Football field. These are only a few of the places that young women from around the country could be found a few weeks ago at Endeavor East in Oconee, Georgia. For those of you who read the Endeavor West Recap, you know that Endeavor is our event for young […]

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September 21, 2015

What is Leadership? – Part I


“Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing […]

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September 07, 2015

Endeavor West Recap


A while back I shared with you about one of my favorite Alumni Events, TeenPact Endeavor. Last month, I traveled with a team to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado to host the first of two camps, Endeavor West.As usual, God met each of one of the young woman present in unique and meaningful ways. Be it […]

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August 31, 2015

Join us for 2016!


How do you top a record-breaking season? By opening registration with even more classes across the country! That is what we plan to do at TeenPact Leadership Schools – open registration with 55 classes in 41 states, and we are hoping that you will join us this year.   September is the best time to […]

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August 28, 2015

Congress Taught Me How to Fish


TeenPact’s vision is “Changing Lives to Change the World.” We offer Christian discipleship programs throughout the summer for our TeenPact Four Day Class Alumni students.   Please enjoy this student testimony from Thomas Curro, an Alumni student from New York who attended TeenPact Congress, August 9-14, 2015.     TeenPact Congress 2015 was one of the most […]

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August 24, 2015

An Inspirational Week


TeenPact’s vision is “Changing Lives to Change the World.” We offer Christian discipleship programs throughout the summer for our TeenPact Four Day Class Alumni students.   Please enjoy this student testimony from Skylar Babin, an Alumni student from Florida who attended TeenPact Congress, August 9-14, 2015.     If I could describe TeenPact Congress in one […]

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August 10, 2015

Meet your Elected Officials!


  One of the most exciting parts of our annual National Convention are the elections. Every year, students from all over the country run nation-wide campaigns to win one of nine representative seats, 4 senatorial positions, or even the role of President and Vice President of TeenPact. Our elected officials work throughout the year serving […]

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August 03, 2015

Meet Your 2016 Intern Team!


We’ve said it many times before–without volunteers, TeenPact could not exist. The vast majority of people who run our programs are unpaid individuals who selflessly give of their time and resources to serve the Lord through this ministry. One particular group that we are excited to highlight today is the traveling intern team.   If […]

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July 27, 2015

Support TeenPact through AmazonSmile!


There are many ways to invest in TeenPact. From financial support to prayer to volunteering, every little bit helps support our vision of Changing Lives to Change the World. Today, we wanted to share one of the simplest ways to support this ministry–through AmazonSmile, a charitable branch of Amazon, Inc.       Many of us use […]

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July 20, 2015

Seven Reasons Not to Miss Back to D.C.


  TeenPact began offering State Classes in Georgia in 1994.   Founder Tim Echols and a supportive group of volunteers helped to expand to other states in the South, and within five years TeenPact had started classes in fourteen states including New Mexico, Colorado, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Hawaii.       Alumni Events were […]

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