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As the Director of Curriculum Development and Staff Training …

Are You Ready for the New Year?

Written by Patty Baker on Dec 12, 2014

Have you put together your fundraising plan for next year? Are you taking this year’s plan and just giving it a few new themes and running with it? If you raised as much money as you projected, then it may be fine to do the … [ read more ]

Why Did the Ice Bucket Challenge Work?

Written by Patty Baker on Sep 29, 2014

Wouldn’t we all like to find that “magic” funding source that raises 3,500% more than the same time last year? That’s exactly what has been raised with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at the time I’m typing (August 29th). They have now topped the 100 … [ 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 ]

Executive Director Training

Written by Patty Baker on Sep 25, 2014

We recognize that our executive directors need on-going training to excel in leadership at their centers. To achieve this lofty goal, Teen Challenge USA has partnered with Christian Leadership Alliances(CLA) to provide training for up to 50 of our Executive Directors. We have also committed … [ read more ]

Christmas Gift Idea

Written by Guest Author on Sep 24, 2014

Trying to figure out what to send your faithful donors as a gift during the upcoming holidays? Let Pensacola Teen Challenge make it easy for you. You can purchase unique Teen Challenge checkerboards for just $25. This Classic Checkers Board Game from PTC, a Pensacola … [ read more ]

New Fundraising Resource

Written by Patty Baker on Aug 06, 2014

At the Teen Challenge Connect National Conference, Dr. Jerry Nance, president of Global Teen Challenge spoke on the topic “How to Implement a Capacity/Capital Campaign. During his presentation he shared his experiences in Teen Challenge – his passion for evangelism, and needing to learn how to do fundraising. … [ read more ]

Contests, Contests

Written by Patty Baker on Mar 10, 2014

Do you sketch in your notebook during staff meetings when you should be paying attention? Do you have a secret pinterest account none of your friends know about just to pin cool designs that inspire you? Do you find yourself carrying a camera everwhere you … [ read more ]

Dave Batty – Man on a Mission

Written by Allen Turley on Feb 03, 2014

Dave and Patty Batty are transitioning out of their ministry with Global Teen Challenge. They are beginning a new season of ministry, where they will serve as Teen Challenge missionaries, under the covering of Teen Challenge USA. They will be serving TC ministries both in … [ read more ]

The Urgent Need

Written by Jack Smart on Dec 19, 2013

I realize that probably every person associated with Teen Challenge understands that we face an urgent need in our country regarding the impact and influence of drug and alcohol addiction, dependence, and abuse. And of course, that is just the tip of the iceberg in … [ 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 ]