PROGRAMS

We designed our programs with this question in mind: What do fatherless young people need? GRIP’s programs are a strategic means to creating opportunities for teens and adults to connect and develop Life-on-Life relationships.

PROGRAMS & INITIATIVES

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SLAM

SLAM is a high-energy sports and team-building outreach program that runs every Monday night. Throughout the year, hundreds of youth come to SLAM engaging in fun games, team sports, Bible teaching, small group discussions, and lots of hugs!

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GRIP THE SCHOOL

GRIP The School (GTS) is an initiative dedicated to assisting Chicago’s under-resourced and often underachieving public schools–cultivating adult/youth Life-on-Life relationships to create a safer and more effective learning environment for our teens.

TOOLS & RESOURCES

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STREETLIGHTS

A staggering 50 million Americans, many of whom are teens and young adults cannot read past a fourth-grade level. As a result, Streetlights was created as the world’s first urban multimedia Bible–containing integrated audio, video and curriculum.

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LEGACY CONFERENCE

Attracting nearly 1,900 attendees from urban centers across the nation, the Legacy Conference is a resource for equipping urban leaders to grow in the making of disciples within their local churches and communities.