Why Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Mark Vance is the Lead Pastor at Cornerstone Church in Ames, Iowa. Previous to this he served as the Director of The Salt Company, the collegiate ministry of Cornerstone Church. Mark's church is the birth place of the The Salt Network, which is a network of churches that are planting collegiate churches across the Midwest. In this video I talk with Mark about culture and how leaders can create it as well has where strategy plays a role in the process.


Missional Metric

In Spring of 2017 SBTC Collegiate held Texas Roundup, which is an event that champions and equips collegiate multipliers. We had Keith Wieser out who is the lead pastor of Resonate Church. They are planting 21 churches on or near collegiate campuses by 2021. Pretty incredible. In this interview I asked him how they measure … Continue reading Missional Metric

We Must Go To Them

There is not a one-size-fits-all approach to reaching a campus. We must contextualize, but I do believe there are some evergreen principles out there. One of the these principles I’ve seen in churches with significant spiritual impact on campus is that they don’t wait for college students to come to them; the church or ministry goes to them.