By: Scott Northway, V.P. of Programs How would you answer questions like, “So, what are you doing this summer? Better yet, how are you getting ready for what’s after high school? How do you know that you’ll be ready? How will you pay for college?” These direct questions can be answered with enthusiasm, uncertainty, or an eye-roll. Students, we get it—with rising costs of tuition at +275% since 1985, increasing college debt with an average… Read More →How Summit Impacts Your Future
As Christ’s followers, we stand on a rock. The world has told me the rock we stand on is not a strong rock. Many people told me I did not have an answer to their questions because I was brainwashed. Through Summit, I have learned that the Christian worldview offers consistent answers that apply to the most difficult environments and offers practical ways to pursue answers to the hardest questions. Though God hasn’t given us… Read More →Calvin’s Graduation Speech (Session 1)
Is your faith fearless and confident? Summit Ministries prepares students to face ideas that they will encounter in the classroom and the residence hall. The Spanish Flu killed 50 million people. It targeted the strong, not the weak. People whose bodies were strong but whose immune systems were unprepared for an attack. That’s what is happening to Christian young adults. They need to be inoculated to false worldviews so they can stand for the truth. Two… Read More →Spiritual Strength Can Be Deadly…
Please watch this urgent video message from our President, Dr. Jeff Myers, about this incredible controversy. At Summit, we believe that strong Christian leaders must always stand up for truth, and at times difficult decisions must be made to preserve what is right. This injustice is yet another lie from culture. Read full press release People have asked about the financial impact of leaving California. It’s not cheap. Many California families are financially-strapped and I’ve committed… Read More →Dr. Jeff Myers: A Message About California Student Conference
“At Summit, we have two types of students–students who have unanswered questions…and students who have unquestioned answers.” –Dr. Jeff Myers, Summit President “If we just think we have it all together because we’ve been in church and Sunday School all of their lives, we are actually in greater danger” –Dr. Jeff Myers, Summit President You may have a lot of questions, and we desire to help you answer those. But at Summit, we also challenge students… Read More →Two Types of Students – Which are You?
Two-thirds of Christian young adults are actually new agers. Half are postmodern–they don’t believe truth actually exists. Nearly half think people should be forced to embrace the faith. We need students to have an intelligent, compassionate, confident faith. Join us at Summit this summer. YOU can depend on Summit to find answers to your questions and more. “Summit is where young adults, headed to college come for two weeks to get their worldview straightened out” –Dr. Jeff Myers, Summit President… Read More →Christians need to get their worldview straightened out
Jeremy Uecker, a sociologist at Baylor, found that students who don’t go to college are even more likely than college-goers to drop out of their faith. Why? Because they don’t realize that they’re still on a battlefield for their hearts and minds. Hard conversations are inevitable. How will your student prepare for their spiritual battle? Send your students to Summit, where world-class speakers like Sean McDowell, J. Warner Wallace, and Christopher Yuan will… Read More →What’s worse than going to college?
“I support work. I had a summer job. But is that couple of hundred dollars worth missing an experience that can transform your life?” –Dr. Jeff Myers, President, Summit Ministries Summit students are… 9 times more likely to understand and defend a Biblical worldview 3 times more likely to share their faith 2 times more likely to be prepared for their higher education experience It’s time to prepare! Come to Summit and learn how to defend… Read More →Two Weeks That Are Worth the Time
False ideas will collide with your student’s faith. How will your student respond to these challenging questions? These hard conversations are inevitable… Graduation is an exciting time for parents and students! Prepare your students for college by sending them to stand for truth! Summit’s two-week conferences can transform their entire college experience. “For the cost of textbooks for one year of college, your son or daughter can have an experience that will change their biblical worldview… Read More →A Message for Parents of High School Graduates
This stunning testimony came last week from a dad named Greg, whose son is like Daniel in the Old Testament, boldly taking Christ into places where most fear to go. It all started with two weeks at Summit Conference: Dear Jeff, Here’s a Summit story that I think will bless you. Growing up as a pastor’s kid, my son John “prayed the prayer” and got baptized when he was very young. But I recently asked… Read More →“This was new life!: A parent’s testimony
Christian Calling and Law Enforcement “Those two weeks (at Summit) back in the summer of 1994 changed the course of my life . . . I was a bit of a rabble-rouser back in the day. Aside from the Lord’s grace and mercy, Summit was the single most reason that I survived college, held on to my faith, and started my professional life with a solid grounding in a biblical worldview.” — Brian Skaret, graduate… Read More →Murderous Drug Enforcer vs. Summit Grad
Dr. Jeff Myers talks with Word of Life, Multiply podcast host Brian Baker about the keeping young adults engaged in the church. Young adults tend to stay involved in church if the church is giving them a Christian worldview that makes sense of current and future challenges Young adults tend to stay involved in church if they have mentors who show that it is possible to live out a worldview Young adults tend to stay involved in church if they… Read More →What influences students—the world or the Bible?