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January 14, 2018

Apart from Christ, We are Nothing


Suitcases in hand, dog-eared staff manuals stuffed into bags, and hearts full, staffers headed home today with the theme of Staff Training 2018 fresh in their minds –– apart from Christ, we are nothing.     As the week opened, Serena Walker and Johnny Leifheit, Directors of Staff Development, inviting staff to “ask questions, think […]

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January 12, 2018

Staff Training Begins


  Staff Training 2018 has begun! Staff arrived from all across the country, and TeenPact buzzwords were falling like the East Texas rainstorm that hung over the camp in Tyler, Texas today.   Staff Training has become a cornerstone event for TeenPact since its inception seven years ago, and on Wednesday, over 170 staff members came together […]

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July 12, 2017

Meet Your 2018 Intern Team!


It has been said that “all heroes are shadows of Christ.” Every year, hundreds of such shadows of Christ come through this ministry. Through hours of volunteer work by individuals all over the nation, many lives are served every year. One such group of servants is our traveling intern team. This is a group of […]

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January 26, 2017

Staff Training Recap


The first TeenPact class in 1994 had eighteen students in total. This past week at our annual TeenPact Staff Training event, we welcomed more than 200 participants, over 170 of which were State Class staffers. Over a six day period, they diligently prepared to serve 2800+ students at more than 50 State Classes this year. […]

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July 20, 2016

Meet Your 2017 Intern Team!


TeenPact was founded with a mission to train youth to understand the political process, value their liberty, defend the Christian faith, and engage the culture at a time in their lives when, typically, they do not care about such things. This remains our mission today.   From the first State Class in Georgia in 1994 to the […]

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January 25, 2016

Staff Training Recap – 2016


It is hard to believe that we have come here, to the start of our 2016 season! With the Delaware class kicking it all off this week, we hope you share our excitement for the months ahead as students in 41 states head to their State Capitols. We intend to train students to understand state government, […]

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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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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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