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June 29, 2015

What Does It Mean?


TeenPact offers Alumni Events throughout the summer and fall. Some teach leadership through the lens of government, other events use survival skills, and still others take an entirely different approach.   We have an event for guys only called TeenPact Venture.   But it’s not about man-grunts and bacon. That’s not what it means to be […]

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June 15, 2015

TeenPact Promotional Videos are Here!


This past April, we gave you an inside look at communications within TeenPact–the workings, heart, and vision behind it all. Then, last month, we gave you a behind-the-scenes look at one of the exciting projects, the creation of TeenPact promotional videos. Today, the waiting is over! It is time to officially release the video (which premiered on May 21st at National […]

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June 15, 2015

TeenPact Endeavor


  This one is for the ladies.   Being a women in today’s society is hard. Pressure to be a certain way exists on every side.   Be more assertive, be less aggressive. Embrace femininity, but don’t be too girly. Look like this, talk like that. Attract him. Make friends with her. Conform. Stand out. […]

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June 11, 2015

I Changed One Moment & In The End, That’s All That Matters


TeenPact Leadership Schools, in conjunction with the Jimmy Brazell Foundation, presented the Fourth Annual Jimmy Brazell Impact Scholarship Second Place Award to TeenPact student Katie Eaton from North Carolina.   Read her 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?”   […]

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June 10, 2015

Broken Lives Made Whole


TeenPact Leadership Schools, in conjunction with the Jimmy Brazell Foundation, presented the Fourth Annual Jimmy Brazell Impact Scholarship First Place Award to TeenPact student Liza Baber from Texas.   Read her 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?”     Bradasia […]

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May 21, 2015

National Convention – Sports Recap


National Convention is off to a great start. In fact, we are already half-way through this incredible week of growth.   Each afternoon we have enjoyed afternoon free time, which includes two full sports tournaments. We have our second annual Volleyball tournament and our much anticipated 20-team Ultimate tournament. Today the playoffs begin. 8 teams […]

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May 20, 2015

National Convention – Coffeehouse Recap


National Convention is beautiful. We wish you were here to join us.   Each afternoon and evening we enjoy a time of fellowship under the trees at Lee University. We call this time Coffeehouse. It’s a unique opportunity to build friendships with other students over a game of corn hole, cup of coffee, or other organized […]

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May 19, 2015

National Convention – Registration Recap


Greetings from Lee University in Cleveland, TN!   We are joined by 500 students, 60 parents, and more than 50 volunteer staff! We enjoyed some of God’s rain during the registration hours yesterday, but smiles prevailed with the anticipation of the first evening session, which was live-streamed starting at 7pm.   Please join us live online, […]

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May 15, 2015

Season Update


Greetings from Richmond, Virginia!   I am sure that you all will agree with me that this 2015 TeenPact Season has flown by quickly! Four months ago Aaron Watson, Serena Walker, and I were gathered with the Program Directors and Interns in Oklahoma for a week of training, followed by a week of staff training. […]

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May 08, 2015

Looking Ahead


This message marks our 26th post on the blog! It is difficult to believe how quickly this season has flown by. We have used this platform to share testimonies, look ahead to summer events, and delve deeper into the heart of why we do what we do.   Thank you for following us! Over the next two […]

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May 01, 2015

Capturing Our Vision


The vision of TeenPact is one worth sharing. We are seeking new ways to express the heart of this ministry and promote the work that we do. (To read about some of our other communications work, check out this post by Quinton Cools from a few weeks back.) One of the most exciting projects that we have been […]

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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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