Southeast Salt Breakout Tracks
At SALT 2018 you will have option of six breakout tracks to choose from, all of which will be made up of four sessions of varying topics. These sessions will be composed of dynamic, engaging teaching by pastors and campus missionaries from across the Southeast. The breakouts are created to offer tools for YOU to reach your university and world, with practical steps to take in the coming semesters to make an impact on campus.
These classes will enrich your lives, and though you can only choose one track every session will be recorded for future listening!
Breakout 1: LEAD your campus
How do we lead like Jesus? Leadership is not only knowing the way but also being
willing and able to bring others along with us. First, though, we must learn key
spiritual truths in order to be successful. Learn some of the most crucial aspects of
leading as a student in your campus ministry.
> Track 1 Resisting Tribalism: Learning how to reach outside of your inner circle in order to
engage other social groups with faith, hope, and love.
> Track 2 Leading Minorities In Your Campus Ministry: Catching the vision of reaching the
underserved on your campus by engaging minority students and empowering them
to lead, listening to their felt needs, and evaluating your effectiveness in this area.
> Track 3 What Collegiate Leaders Need Most: Creating an environment in your fellowship
that attracts strong leaders by offering what these emerging world changer want
> Track 4 Jim Halpert Or Michael Scott? (“Day to Day” or “Big Picture”?): Answering the
tension of vision casting for the big picture and reacting to the everyday needs of students
Breakout 2: MULTIPLY your campus
How do we make disciples like Jesus? The point of the Great Commission is to make
disciples. The way we do that is to become a disciple ourselves, then we multiply
ourselves through the discipleship of those around us. Here in this track, you can
learn strong principles of real disciple-making.
> Session 1 Disciples Making Disciples: Learning what discipleship is and how to develop the
skill of making disciples yourself
> Session 2 Multiplying Through Healthy Relationships: Healthy people create healthy
disciples. Healthy leaders lead healthy groups. Learn how to be healthy and have
> Session 3 Launching Missional Communities: Being missional requires you to
anthropologically understand your mission field. Learn how to discern needs of your
campus and how to launch faith groups that live life together while filling the felt
needs you discover.
> Session 4 Apologetics: Learn how to study, defend, and present the arch narrative of the
scriptures in a post-christian environment.
Breakout 3: REACH your campus
How do we reach out to those around us like Jesus? On our ever-changing university
campuses there are always distractions and challenges that we all face. This track is
designed to help you better reach your classmates by learning new, more creative
strategies while intensifying your passion for missions.
> Session 1 Essential Moves To Make In The First 6 Weeks: What are absolute "must" that each
student should do in order to reach new students during fall kickoff.
> Session 2 The Life Span Of A Healthy Small Group: Learn what it means to be a healthy
group, when and how to reproduce a new group from your healthy group, and how
to keep the mission in front at all times.
> Session 3 English As Missions (Reaching International Students): Learn how to use the
english language as a tool to reach international students in hopes that healthy
relationships form and trust is earned.
> Session 4 Engaging The Micro-Cultures On Campus: Do you know what "micro-cultures" exist
on your campus? Learn how to identify and engage these niche cultures so that "all
can hear" about the good news of the cross
Breakout 4: DEVELOP your campus
How do we develop ourselves like Jesus? Maintaining a focus on our daily and
seasonal Christian journey is key to everything else we do as Christians. Once we
have the routine down and are tuned into His voice, He will hear Him speak to us
about Himself and our role in the future of His Kingdom.
> Session 1 Personal Devotional Life: No Christ-following student, leader, or staff can be
effective and sustained without walking in intimacy and relationship with God. Learn
about the importance of a personal devotional life and tips for making it a part of
your daily routine.
> Session 2 Know Your Season: Learn how different seasons of life impact us and our faith, and
how to recognize that God is faithful and constant through all of them, even when it
feels different to us.
> Operating Within Your Gift Set and Personality: The Bible teaches that just like
every part of the human body has a different function, every member of the body of
Christ has unique gifts and a unique role. Come get some hints on what your specific
gifts might be and how you can capitalize on them for the good of your own faith and
the community as a whole.
> Diversifying Your Circle: Have you ever noticed that many of the people you
choose to surround yourself are a lot like you? This session will explore the
importance of diversifying the types of people you spend time with for the sake of
expanding the Gospel and building healthy Christian communities.
Breakout 5: MOBILIZE your campus
How can Chi Alpha mobilize those in our campus ministry the way Jesus would
want? By equipping students to have everything they need to succeed in the calling
God has spoken. Allow seasoned Chi Alpha leaders to speak into you and your
future in this track.
> Session 1 MA/CMIT: Giving a year on campus is one of the most fulfilling, challenging, and
formative ways you could invest your time after graduation. Very few experiences will
prepare you for the future, both in ministry and the marketplace, like a Chi Alpha
internship or staff position. Come learn about how to get started applying and
preparing for your year on campus!
> Session 2 Turning Selfish Students Into Selfless Missionaries: Learn about the battle we all
fight against the flesh, and how to combat our selfish desires and turn towards
selflessness and sacrifice for the sake of reaching the lost on our campus and beyond.
> Session 3 When Parents Don’t Support Their Kids Calling: Maybe you or someone your know
feels called into ministry, but the parents are fervently opposed to that idea. Come
learn some Godly principles for honoring your parents while navigating your calling
for God's glory.
> Session 4 Dealing With Debt: Student loans and other debt can be a crippling source and
anxiety. Learn about managing that debt both financially and with a healthy faith
Breakout 6: ENGAGE your campus
How do we engage our campus like Jesus? Jesus said to go out into the least
thought of places and be the love of Christ that people need to see and need to
experience by engaging with these groups as Jesus would.
> Session 1 Serving Your Campus (Serving the Faculty, Admins, Athletes, Greek Life, etc):
Serving on campus has proven to be an effective way to open doors into countless
areas of campus that are otherwise hard to reach. Learn about different ways to serve
your campus and how to utilize service to reach your friends and classmates with the
> Session 2 Engaging LGBTQ: Learn about how to engage LGBTQ on students with the Gospel
through love and friendship, and how to navigate discussions regarding this issue
with Biblical and Christ-focuses principles
> Session 3 Diversity and Racial Reconciliation: As our country engages in a constant and
vehement debate about race relations, this session will present our responsibility and
role as Christians to seek reconciliation and encourage diversity in our communities.
> Session 4 The Church, Politics, And Your Campus: Politics is one of the most avoided
conversation topics in the Christian and church world. Learn how to interact with
political issues and discussions and how to maintain a focus on the Gospel through all