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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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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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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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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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