One can almost breath in the excitement and expectation of new prospects, new resolutions, new hopes, new opportunities, new possibilities. May I offer this one practical suggestion?
I remember many years ago leaders in church saying that if anyone was discouraged or depressed, they must not be a true believer in God. How wrong and presumptuous to think that the difficulties of life can’t and won’t weary anyone, including a hearty saint!
We at Faith Formation Ministries are grateful that Charlottetown invited us to walk with them for this “Faith Formation Intensive Weekend.” Might your congregation benefit from something similar? Let us know.
Have you ever ended a family Christmas celebration and realized you’d skipped telling the story you’d gathered to celebrate? Start a new tradition this year by using one of these meaningful and fun intergenerational storytelling ideas.
Come and See. . .Our World Belongs to God is a discipleship manual that has taken the Contemporary Testimony Our World Belongs to God and divided the 58 paragraphs into 25 chapters.
You're invited to download (for FREE!) the Advent section of the popular intergenerational prayer book Teach Us to Pray.
Busy. Overwhelmed. Chaotic. These are the words I hear when I ask people to describe today’s families. Because of shifts in our society, the church must also shift our thinking. Faith Formation wants to help!
Imagine what might happen if you gave people the actual tools they could use to celebrate advent.
Reflecting on the nature and impact of ideologies at work in our society by drawing on Johannes Verkuyl and his book, The Message of Liberation in Our Age.
The prompts in this daily calendar provide an easy way to practice gratitude while nurturing faith.
The no-nonsense approach of the 21-day challenge got my attention, and for the first time in a decade, I committed to memorizing Scripture. Here are some things I learned.
Is your church working on developing a comprehensive faith formation plan for children and youth? We'd love to hear from you!