Community CRC in Kitchener has developed a 5-week intergenerational curriculum that studies the history and decisions of the Synod of Dort. We humbly offer this study for churches to try.
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!
No matter when you begin your ministry season, it is always most excellent to use a few tried and true methods to help your church start off on the start note. What have you found vital to kicking off your season, whether in September or October?
Looking for a conference to encourage and equip congregational leaders who are engaged in faith formation ministry? Check this out.
What is your focus when you prepare and preach your sermon?
When the youth pastor at Gateway CRC in Abbotsford left after 15 years of service, the congregation wasn’t sure what the best succession plan was. They invited Ron deVries, Faith Formation Ministries’ youth ministry catalyzer, to lead a discernment session for the congregation.
If you’re engaged in ministry with children, here are five great ways to start the coming year off well.
Friendship Ministries provides Bible study curriculum that can help your church minister with adults who have intellectual disability.
Want to help families in your congregation grow in faith? Watch for these weekly tips in your inbox!
To Plant a Walnut Tree by Trevor Waldock, as the subtitle states, is a conversation about “how to create a fruitful legacy by using your experience.” Waldock engages with people in all walks of life who are concerned about how they are living life and wondering if all their busyness and activity really makes a difference.