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Must-Have Books for Your Children’s Ministry Library

Nothing reaches kids like a well-told story with eyeball-grabbing art. If it’s time for a refresh of your personal or church library, check out these beautiful faith-forming books.

Faith NurtureSunday School
Resource
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Faith Formation Resources at Your Fingertips

Ministry leaders spend hours planning and searching for creative ideas and resources. If you're one of those leaders, Faith Formation Ministries is here to help! 

Faith Nurture
Blog
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Making Profession of Faith a Day to Remember

Churches are doing many creative things to make a person’s profession of faith a day to remember. Faith Formation Ministries has gathered dozens of those ideas in the Professing Our Faith online toolkit.

Faith Nurture
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Souvenirs of Faith

We associate souvenirs with traveling, but we also keep them to remind us of faith milestones. A family baptism gown, a signed Bible—these things help us remember moments that shape our identity as people of God.

Faith Nurture
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Listening Like Jesus

Faith Formation Ministries has been working with churches to help strengthen faith storytelling practices. Our Faith Storytelling Toolkit lists dozens of practical ideas for shaping and sharing our faith stories.

Faith Nurture
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25 Faith Formation Benchmarks

Faith formation is an elusive term. How do we know if faith is being formed in children, teens, and adults, and does faith look the same for everyone?

Faith NurtureMinistry Coordination
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4 New Ways to Profess Our Faith

If it’s time for some new profession of faith practices in your congregation, here are four ideas to consider. 

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Website
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Tools for Encouraging Profession of Faith

The Professing Our Faith toolkit offers practical, creative resources for encouraging a culture of commitment in your church, preparing people to profess their faith, planning a welcoming council conversation and more. 

Faith NurtureWorship
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No Such Thing as a Boring Faith Story

We’ve all heard someone say, “My faith story is boring. I grew up in a Christian family. I went to Christian schools...And that’s about all there is to tell.” Well, let’s get one thing straight right now: There is no such thing as a “boring” faith story.

Faith Nurture
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Being Real: The Power of Faith Stories

I can remember even now the sense of awe and gratefulness I would feel as I, a child, watched from a dark corner while the adults in my life made themselves vulnerable before God and each other.

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Guide or Toolkit
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Faith Storytelling Toolkit

The toolkit is divided into sections on becoming a storytelling church, shaping our stories, and sharing our stories in many different facets of your church’s ministry.

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Profession of Faith: Reimagining the Council Interview

For most people the idea of being interviewed by the church council is somewhere on the spectrum between anxiety-producing and utterly terrifying. Here are a few ways to make the interview a more joyful, life-giving process. 

Faith NurtureYoung Adults
Curriculum
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Sharing God’s Big Story with Kids

There are many ways to talk with kids about faith. One unique resource is God’s Big Story Cards—a boxed set of cards that encourage families to wonder, pray, praise, share, and respond to God’s Word. 

Children & WorshipSunday School
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Honoring Our Elders’ Faith Stories

This story-sharing opportunity is guaranteed to be a memorable, meaningful experience, both for the elders whose stories need to be heard and the youth who hear them.

Faith NurtureIntergenerational MinistryYouth Ministry
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Three-Sentence Faith Stories

If someone asked you to share your testimony in a worship service, what would you say? The average CRC member might react like this...

Faith Nurture
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How Do You Tell Faith Stories In Your Church?

Telling faith stories is a powerful way to share what God is doing in our community, our churches, and our homes. Has your church developed any unique storytelling traditions or practices that other churches could adapt? 

Faith NurtureIntergenerational Ministry
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