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Media Track at Regionals

Written by Lynette Scherber on Jul 02, 2015

Teen Challenge USA Media has been offering a day-and-a-half onsite visit to local centers who wish to launch a media campaign. Now, this same training will be available during the 2015 regional conferences! Since these media sessions run concurrently with the other sessions of the … [ read more ]

Ways to Share Stories

Written by Lynette Scherber on Mar 16, 2015

HURRY! The door will soon be closing on this opportunity… Matthew West is actively writing his next album and is inviting Teen Challenge students and alumni to submit their stories as inspiration for his song writing. If you haven’t yet made this opportunity available to … [ read more ]

Matthew West Offers All Teen Challenge Centers A Great Opportunity!

Written by Lynette Scherber on Dec 17, 2014

Many of you already know that Matthew West often takes inspiration for his songs from true stories that people send him, and on his most recent album, one song, ‘Hello, My Name Is’, sprang up from a seed planted by the testimony of a Teen … [ read more ]

Matthew West at National Conference

Written by Lynette Scherber on Sep 29, 2014

It’s easy to say that Matthew West is a household name among Teen Challenge circles! Not only has he spent the last several years offering free tickets to nearby Teen Challenge centers along his concert routes and given them special attention by extending backstage passes, … [ read more ]

Connecting to: Sound Ideas

Written by Lynette Scherber on Jun 27, 2014

Welcome to this Summer Edition of Sound Ideas! With summer comes new growth, and we have a new and exciting resource for you. Kenetic Typography As the realm of social media grows, the opportunity to reach your audience through this medium grows with it. We … [ read more ]

Connecting to: Sound Ideas

Written by Lynette Scherber on Mar 12, 2014

Teen Challenge was highlighted at National Religious Broadcaster’s International Christian Media Convention In late February, the NRB held their annual conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Among the highlights of the closing banquet was an awards dinner, where Teen Challenge received a ‘Fifty Years of Ministry’ Award, … [ read more ]

Connecting to: Sound Ideas

Written by Lynette Scherber on Dec 20, 2013

Recent news: Matthew West – “Hello, My Name Is” is the longest running hit single in the Christian record industry! It remained #1 on the billboard for 17 weeks straight, breaking all previous records. This song was inspired by the testimony of Jordan Jeffers, a … [ read more ]

Connecting to: Sound Ideas

Written by Lynette Scherber on Sep 17, 2013

Matthew West’s newest single release raises awareness of Teen Challenge nationwide… Grammy and Dove Award nominated, and 2013 ASCAP Singer-Songwriter of the year, Matthew West, has written his newest single release inspired by the testimony of Jordan Jeffers, a Teen Challenge graduate. “Hello, My Name … [ read more ]

Local Center Media Spotlight: Teen Challenge of the Midlands

Written by Lynette Scherber on Apr 04, 2013

“It didn’t cost me a nickel…” -Warren Hunsberger, Regional Director Marketing dollars are scarce. But customizing radio PSAs is free, and most radio stations offer PSA airtime at no charge. So, what did Warren Hunsberger and his team do? They took the plunge. They decided … [ read more ]

Grammy-Nominated Artist Matthew West Shares Life-Changing Story Behind New Single “Hello My Name Is”Inspired by Story of Teen Challenge Graduate

Written by Lynette Scherber on Mar 08, 2013

Nashville, TN (March 4, 2013) – GRAMMY® Nominated singer songwriter Matthew West appeared at the NRB Convention on Monday to share the story behind his current single “Hello My Name Is” from his current album Into the Light. West’s song was inspired by the real-life … [ read more ]