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July 08, 2022

Mike Tiland: We Belong to the Family.


In this week’s episode of the TeenPact Podcast, NatCon22 speaker Mike Tiland continues his discussion on the theme of We Belong to the Family. He discusses our responsibility to pour into the local church and be poured into, all the while acknowledging the mistakes many churches make along the way. Learn more about this balance […]

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July 02, 2022

Brent Vastbinder: We Belong to the Way.


In this episode, we hear from NatCon22 speaker Brent Vastbinder about his session on our theme of Belonging. Quin and Brent will explore more about how We Belong to the Way and speak more in-depth about some of the topics covered in that talk. Learn more about Brent at his bio.   Did you miss […]

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June 24, 2022

Phylicia Masonheimer: We Belong to God.


In this episode, we hear from NatCon22 speaker Phylicia Masonheimer about her session on our theme of Belonging. Quin and Phylicia will explore more about how We Belong to God and speak more in-depth about some of the topics covered in that talk. Learn more about Phylicia at her bio.   Did you miss National […]

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June 17, 2022

Mike Dsane: We Belong to God.


We sit down to have a conversation with our 2022 National Convention speaker, Mike Dsane, about his session on our theme of Belonging. In this episode, Quin and Mike will explore more about how We Belong to God and speak more in-depth about some of the topics covered in that talk. Learn more about Mike […]

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June 09, 2022

Bailey Sullivan


Pictured Above: Bailey Sullivan celebrates reaching the peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro in February 2022.   TeenPact alumna, Bailey Sullivan, has been described as a high achiever by her family and friends. In March, she shared about her life–working in finance in New York City, the milestone of having Type I Diabetes (T1D) for 20 years, […]

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May 07, 2022

Nalani Roberts


TeenPact. What is it? That’s what I wondered after my mom signed me up to attend TeenPact North Dakota’s State Class. My mom had seen an advertisement for the Four Day State Class on a homeschool Facebook page. All that I knew about TeenPact was that I would be learning about the U.S. government in […]

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May 06, 2022

Submission to Authority


In this episode, Submission to Authority, Quinton Cools sits down with 2022 TeenPact Program Directors, Stephen Deloglos from Virginia and Caleb Sayres from Florida to consider how to wisely discern what biblical submission to governing authority really looks like. Thanks for joining us.   Learn more about TeenPact Leadership Schools at our website.   Have […]

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April 29, 2022

Competent & Good Elected Officials


In this episode, Competent & Good Elected Officials, Quinton Cools sits down with 2022 TeenPact Program Director, Zeke Erickson from Mississippi to consider how to vote for leaders who reflect God’s character and will in their conduct and convictions.    Learn more about TeenPact Leadership Schools at our website.   Have questions about today’s episode? […]

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April 22, 2022

Voting Rights


In this episode, Voting Rights, Quinton Cools sits down with 2022 TeenPact Program Director, Franklin McMahan from North Carolina to explore how voting rights have changed and why protecting voting rights matters.   Learn more about TeenPact Leadership Schools at our website.   Have questions about today’s episode? Email us at [email protected]   Connect with […]

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April 22, 2022

John and Kirsten R. Moore


In 2005, John Moore and Kirstin Roseveare met at TeenPact Colorado. John, from Arkansas, was staffing the Colorado class. Kirstin, a resident of Colorado, was a returning student. When they met at that class, they had no idea that their paths would cross again a few years later.    After serving as Interns with TeenPact […]

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April 15, 2022

Free and Fair Elections


How do free and fair elections protect individual liberty? How should we as believers react to current events? Today on the TeenPact Podcast, Quin sits down with Jake Myers to answer these questions and talk more about the background of voting rights in the United States. Tune into Season Five of the TeenPact Podcast as […]

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April 08, 2022

Split the Room


In this season of the TeenPact Podcast, we’re having a conversation about the 2022 TeenPact Alumni Track. How do we train our returning Alumni students? What topics do we address? What principles do we uncover, and how do we engage our culture from a biblical perspective? In this episode, we give you a behind-the-scenes look […]

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March 08, 2022

Naomi McCaslin


“The best part of TeenPact is that it makes you think,” says Naomi McCaslin, a four-time TeenPact Kentucky Alumna.   Naomi explains why she chose to attend TeenPact Kentucky’s State Class four years in a row. She shares that each class built upon the previous one. Once she applied the leadership skills she learned during […]

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February 07, 2022

Sophia Gebert Thomsen


As the sixth of eight children in a family heavily involved in TeenPact Ohio and multiple Alumni Events, Sophia Gebert Thomsen says, “I’ve been a part of TeenPact most of my life. I really enjoyed attending events, usually with my twin sister, Joy.”   “I’m so grateful for the training I received. My TeenPact experiences […]

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January 11, 2022

A TeenPact Before and After Story


“TeenPact has impacted me by showing me how much as a young person I can influence the world,” TeenPact Alumna Rebecca Humphrey recently shared. “TeenPact provides the opportunity to voice your opinions and to learn to think analytically. In my experience, people tend to take TeenPact Alumni seriously.  Often, people at my job have said, […]

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January 09, 2022

Expectations vs Expectation


TeenPact’s Alumni Events each offer unique growth experiences. They give you opportunities for growth like running for office at National Convention, and powerful, perspective-shifting experiences like worshipping in front of the Lincoln Memorial at Back to DC. One Alumni Event that was especially pivotal in my spiritual journey was Congress 2018 – my first Alumni […]

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