The EDGE 2017 Line Up

One of the pillars of The EDGE is our dedication to finding high-quality speakers, musicians, and artists who love connecting personally to your students off-stage as well as on-stage. This year, we are excited to continue that tradition with a stellar ministry team (plus some yet-to-be-named surprises). Let me give you a quick introduction… Ben Glenn Ben Glenn (a.k.a. “The … Read More

Announcing the 2015 Conference Line Up

We at Inlightened Ministries are excited to announce this winter’s all-star line-up for The EDGE Conference in Gatlinburg, TN. First up, Zane Black will use his “surfer-cool” style, attitude and a heart for Jesus to relate to your students about the struggles they’re going through and show them the freedom they can have in Christ. Cody Dunbar will use his God-given gift … Read More

Thank You EDGE 2014!

On behalf of The EDGE Staff and each of our presenters, we would like to extend a huge “Thank You!” to everyone who joined us at The EDGE 2014. We loved our weekend in the mountains with you.  Master Illusionist Harris III dazzled us with his title-worthy skills, Dana Jorgensen stirred our hearts to worship, and our speakers Annie Downs, … Read More

Creativity in Worship – Part II

In my first post on creativity in worship, I basically said that creativity in worship doesn’t really matter. That’s only partially true. It’s like how all squares are rectangles, but not all rectangles are squares. Without the content of the gospel—the truth of God’s redemptive plan for us of sending his Son to die on a cross and rise again … Read More

Softer Pillows

I have learned many things over the last several years. To collectively list them or write them all down is a task I won’t even attempt. A few of those things have shown up on a recurring basis, settling into a deep place in my soul. I don’t know why. Maybe they were catchy lessons. Maybe I never really learned … Read More

Prayer Station Experience: The Lord’s Prayer

I am constantly looking for different ways to engage my students in prayer and worship. Here is a unique prayer station experience focused on the Lord’s Prayer that was developed to put our own student ministry spin on our lead pastor’s six-week series on the Lord’s Prayer. With our middle school students, we had small groups go around to each … Read More