College – The Most Strategic Ministry?

Adam BurtAll Enews, Next-Gen

Do you remember your college years? Do you wish there was more gospel presence or less during that time? For many young adults, college is the first time out of their parent’s home; quite far from that home in some cases.  During college, many will meet lifelong friends, future spouses, cement their priorities/world view and make Ramen Noodles one of … Read More

Drips (not tips) to Fruitful Student Ministry

Adam BurtAll Enews, Next-Gen

The beauty of technology these days is that we have access to more information and people than ever before in history.  As a result, there is no shortage of lists, tips and lists of tips on how to do something like, “10 tips to keep you sane when life gets crazy” or “3 tips to cook a great steak.”  Eating … Read More

Summer is Here! Now What?

Adam BurtAll Enews, Next-Gen

If your childhood was anything like mine, summer meant being told to “go play outside” a lot.  And that’s good advice since Montana summers are short and winters can be brutal. But what do we do with our student ministry over the summer?  Cancel it all together?  Cut back some?  The same thing we do during the school year?  Or … Read More

Over 50 Respond at Get Real East AGAIN!

Adam BurtAll Enews, Next-Gen

God is doing something amazing in the lives of students across Montana! For the second year in a row over 50 students responded to the invitation.  And baptisms are already happening as a result of those salvations. In addition to the amazing spiritual response Get Real East was live streamed on Facebook for the first time with an incredible impact … Read More

Where’s the Truth?

Adam BurtAll Enews, Next-Gen

When mentoring students (as parents or youth workers), there is a never-ending stream of lies, deceptions, and half-truths we’re forced to counter.  And we should expose those as they arise, but Jesus didn’t say, “Expose the lies, and you’ll be free.”  He said that if we follow Him, “…you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”  … Read More

“Fearless” @ Get Real East 2019

Adam BurtAll Enews, Next-Gen

Lots of students (and adults) are wondering, “Can I really trust God?” Get Real East (GRE) will answer that question and more April 12-13 in Billings, MT. Are your students going? This year Wade Morris returns to deliver God’s Word to students in a way they can understand and apply to their lives while inspiring them to share the great … Read More

Show Me the Money

Adam BurtAll Enews, Next-Gen

It’s true what they say, “The best things in life are free.” Salvation in Jesus Christ is freely given by grace through faith.  (Eph. 2:8-9) But (you knew that was coming), some of the best opportunities to share the gospel with students aren’t free (retreats, camps, mission trips and lock-ins). And when the budget falls short it’s time for a … Read More

Get Real West 2018

Adam BurtAll Enews, Next-Gen

Get Real West 2018 was incredible! Just take a look at what God did… 40 Students responded to the salvation invitation Over 30 leaders got valuable training on discipleship Nearly double the number of churches and students attended compared to 2017 All of this happened in just a short Friday night and Saturday morning. Our speaker, Wade Morris, encouraged both … Read More

Who Asked You?

Adam BurtAll Enews, Next-Gen

I’ll never forget who asked me. My friend Kim asked me while we were driving to youth group, “Are you ever going to get saved?” I didn’t that night. But later that year, I did. My Pastor asked me one Sunday morning, “Will you teach the jr. high boy’s Sunday school class?” I was terrified, but I said yes. My … Read More

Get Real West 2018

Adam BurtAll Enews, Next-Gen

Get Real West

Young people are making a difference in our culture…some for good, some not. That’s why I hope you’ll invest in the youth in your church and community by bringing them to Get Real West, November 9-10 at Crosspoint Community Church in Missoula. Our youth are under assault from the forces of darkness at a younger age than ever before. They’re … Read More