The Blog

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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March 27, 2015

God is Always Preparing Me for Greater Things

TeenPact’s vision is “Changing Lives to Change the World.” We want to take the opportunity to share some of the stories of changed lives with you in a series of Student Testimonies.   This story comes from Blake Miller, a 14-year-old student from Fairview who attended the Missouri State Class. Be blessed by his story!   […]

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March 27, 2015

What Do Medical School & TeenPact Have in Common?

What do medical training and interning with TeenPact have in common? “Short nights, long days working for a cause you believe in, and always lots of coffee,” according to Jason Bowman, a third year medical student at Brown University and a former member of the 2008 Traveling Intern Team. Jason’s story is one that shows […]

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March 23, 2015

National Convention Worship

God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him. – JOHN PIPER, DESIRING GOD    Standing in the middle of a sea of faces, I looked up at the words on the screen once again. This time I read them more closely. I stopped singing for a moment and listened. But those around […]

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March 20, 2015

Why Elections?

Name recognition. Candy. Posters. Slogan. Party support.   Ask any student who has ever participated in TeenPact’s State Class Elections and they will tell you that these five things are some of the most important tools in running a successful TeenPact campaign. As a focal point of our curriculum and class experience, Elections during the Four Day […]

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March 16, 2015

Become a TeenPact Ambassador

TeenPact’s best promoters are students who themselves share what TeenPact has done to impact their lives. Because of this, TeenPact has developed an Ambassador Program for Four Day State Class alumni who are willing to stretch themselves and apply their training to represent the ministry within their state. Take a few minutes to learn about the […]

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March 13, 2015

An Ambassador of Love

    Changing Lives to Change the World It’s on our brochures, our website, our staff manuals, even our discs and water bottles at the TeenPact store. This vision statement permeates every aspect of TeenPact Leadership Schools. TeenPact staff, volunteers, and students pray and work for lives to be changed for God’s Kingdom everyday at […]

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March 09, 2015

Midseason 2015 Update

Greetings from Richmond!   Here in Virginia, we have experienced one of the coldest and snowiest Februarys on record and ‘cabin fever’ has set in for many as schools, businesses, and churches have been closed multiple times in the last several weeks.  As TeenPact is a national organization with classes in states from coast to […]

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March 02, 2015

Why TeenPact Legislature?

Ask any TeenPact student what the most memorable element of the Four Day Class is and they will likely point to one thing: TeenPact Legislature. A large portion of every class is devoted to learning how a bill becomes a law and, like all of the program’s facets, this learning ought to be as hands-on as […]

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February 27, 2015

My One Day Story

I will never forget the first time that I set foot into my state Capitol. I was nine years old and clung to my mother. In hand was a bill that I had written for something called the “TeenPact One Day Class.” My idea was to establish a State Apple Picking Day in Colorado. Participation in […]

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February 20, 2015

2015 National Elections

Each year, hundreds of students gather in Tennessee for our largest event, National Convention. With countless highlights, this has quickly become our most popular event. Perhaps the most dynamic element is the National Elections.   Students campaign for the votes of TeenPacters from all across the nation to secure one of the nine Representative positions, […]

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February 16, 2015

Why Prayer Walks?

“But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere. For we are the aroma of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing, to one a fragrance from death to death, […]

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February 11, 2015

An Inside Look at Staff Training

Imagine a room filled with 200 young people who are rising leaders with a passion for the Gospel.   Picture the encouraging conversations, the challenging ideas, and the dynamic energy permeating such a room. Scripture describes this picture in the book of Proverbs. “As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.” (Proverbs 27:17)     […]

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January 31, 2015

A Letter from the CEO

Welcome to the newly updated Website for TeenPact Leadership Schools!   As technology and design change, it is necessary to review and refresh the website.  Enhancements have been made not only in the look, but also in the navigation capabilities and the type of information displayed.  For instance, with this change, we are launching the […]

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June 30, 2014

Hall of Fame – 2014 Inductees

Emily Matson Emily was a TeenPact student in 1995, interned in 1998, and helped start the first Judicial event.  She has been involved at various times over the years, particularly with TeenPact Judicial.  Emily has been a TeenPact Board member since 2006, is a practicing attorney in Rome, GA, is married to her husband, Patrick, […]

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June 06, 2014

Love Your Neighbor as Yourself

TeenPact Leadership Schools, in conjunction with the Jimmy Brazell Foundation, presented the Third Annual Jimmy Brazell Impact Scholarship Third Place Award to TeenPact student Karl Welch from Louisiana.   Read his award-winning essay below, written in response to the topic question, “How have you impacted the world or your community through servant-minded, Christ-like love?”     Mark […]

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