How to host a campus outreach

Ideas for framing each of your chapter's events around appealing to and serving people at one of the five thresholds: trusting a Christian, becoming curious, opening to change, seeking after God, and entering the Kingdom.
"Small group" shouldn't mean "small impact." God has placed your Bible study in a particular place, and you have the opportunity to work together to reach the people around you. One fun way is by planning a small-group outreach event where you can invite friends to hear the gospel while having a good time.
Text a Toastie is an outreach activity where students text in their questions about God/Jesus/Christianity, and the chapter members deliver a delicious treat to them and answer their questions. It is easy, fun, and highly effective for having spiritual conversations on campus.
Text A Toastie Evangelism Outreach
Looking for a simple outreach event idea? Have your chapter host a movie night that intentionally springboards into spiritual conversations. Fourteen InterVarsity staff share their recommendations for starting discussions about a film's themes and characters, and how to ask questions that bring the conversation around to Jesus.
We don’t give someone half of a dollar bill, or help them half way across the street – it doesn’t make sense. The same goes for sharing your faith – you can’t do evangelism without including both justice and proclamation; one without the other is only half the gospel. The full gospel includes living faithfully in order to tell about Jesus through our words and our actions.
A successful harvest event requires detailed planning, good execution, and a thorough follow-up strategy. Keep reading for how to plan the various stages of a harvest event on your campus.