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November 08, 2017

Share Hope This Christmas Season


Imagine it is Christmas morning and you are gathered in the living room with your family all around. The smell of the homemade breakfast fills the air, the stockings, filled with treats, are hung on the mantle, the Christmas tree is surrounded by presents, and you are all sitting down with your favorite hot drink […]

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July 19, 2017

Introducing the Newest TeenPact State


Two weeks ago we announced the 2018 State Class dates and last week we shared biographies and pictures of the 2018 Program Directors and Interns. Though we are only a little over halfway through 2017, much of the attention in the TeenPact office and around the TeenPact Nation is on the 2018 season.   Over […]

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May 12, 2017

The End of the Season


James 4:6 shares a familiar passage from Proverbs 3 – “God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”    Do you feel that God is teaching you a lesson every time you open your mouth? I have had that feeling often this past week.   As you know, we have just completed a […]

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March 20, 2017

Changing Families to Change the World


Many of you know that being the CEO of TeenPact is my second career and you also know that I spent over 28 years working for group health insurance companies over that time – in Los Angeles, Minneapolis, and Hartford, Connecticut. You may not know that I was a Group Insurance Underwriter, or even know […]

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January 30, 2017

First Day of the Season


Can you believe that the 2017 Season begins today?   At last year’s National Convention we began interviewing hundreds of students who applied to staff our 2017 State Classes. A number of last year’s staffers were accepted to serve as Traveling Interns. Four of last year’s Intern Guys have stepped up to be Program Directors.   Ever since […]

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January 02, 2017

TeenPact in 2017


Greetings from Richmond, Virginia!   One year has just drawn to a close and we are now embarking on the new year, and a new season for TeenPact Leadership Schools.  Every year we spend a lot of time preparing for the upcoming year and transitioning from one year to the next.  Documents need to be […]

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September 01, 2016

Opening Day


Greetings from Richmond,   While growing up in Minnesota a long time ago, one of my favorite days of the year was opening day of baseball. I have always been a fan of the Minnesota Twins, and I remember listening to the 1965 World Series when the Twins lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers in […]

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May 16, 2016

Looking Back on the 2016 Season


Greetings from the TeenPact National Office,   The 2016 State Class season is now behind us and it was an exceptional year with programs in 41 states and students from over 44 states, as several families traveled from distant states to participate in our program. We had 2,760 students attend the Four Day classes and […]

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March 21, 2016

Looking Back…


Greetings from the TeenPact National Office,   Having just completed the first half of our season, we gathered with the 2016 Intern Team in Richmond to debrief with them regarding the 25 state classes that have occurred to date, and to have a time of refreshment as we prepare for the 30 remaining classes.  We […]

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January 04, 2016

Join Us In Prayer


Greetings from Richmond, Virginia!   As the first snow of the season began to fall this morning, our leadership team departed Richmond on a twenty hour road trip to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.   The 2016 year and TeenPact Season is finally upon us. When we arrive tomorrow we will begin a week of training with our 2016 […]

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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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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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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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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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