It All Started Because Students Cared
Collision started in 2008 when a group of students from Lincoln High School saw the brokenness of others around them (self-harm, violence, self-esteem, etc.) They asked John Glasser, Collision Executive Director, to help them start a movement inside their school where they could make a positive impact by caring and sharing Jesus with peers. Today, this student-led movement has multiplied into thousands of positive connections inside and outside school walls. Countless relationships continue to be formed leading to positive life-changing moments.
Food is the universal language. Gathering around food can be a great place to spark a friendship. Each month, the Collision team provides the resources for students to connect in a variety of positive ways, many times around food, including
-Collision Cafes and Connection Lunches
-Student mentoring and leadership training
-Special events and conferences
-Student Discipleship Making Movement – hundreds of weekly small
To glorify God by uniting and mobilizing the local church, to fulfill the great commission, so that every student has the opportunity to respond to the gospel of Jesus Christ.
The Collision team is a melting pot of Christ-following individuals that are excited about the potential that exists in every middle and high school student. Each one of them
“Before Collision I struggled with depression and suicide, but because God used Collision in my life, I found purpose through Jesus Christ.” -Roosevelt High School Student