Studies like Renegotiating Faith encourage congregations and mentors to be more intentional about connecting students to new networks at a time when they’re open to those connection points. Here are five ideas to consider.
As part of a covenant promise-keeping body of believers, how can a student’s church family help support their launch? Let's look at a CRC church in Barrie, Ontario, for some good ideas.
We are living in a cultural season in which a kind of “stand alone authenticity” is celebrated and encouraged everywhere. It’s a false idol that needs to be discerned, named and rejected.
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.
We're bombarded with ads that tell us we'll be happier with a drink in our hands, a diamond on her finger, an in-home theatre, and better-smelling armpits. I'm not immune to it — I still fight the temptation to compare myself to others. But, here's what I try to remember.
This webinar was recorded on: Thu, 05/30/2013 This webinar introduces some of the sobering statistics about youth staying, leaving and returning to church in Canada.
Many churches are now dealing with the reality of losing the Millennial Generation for good. If that seems unacceptable to you and your church, then there may be some options to help your church become more relevant to this tough-to-define audience. But be warned, this webinar is not for the faint of heart.