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.
There are people in your church who are just waiting for someone to ask them to share their years of accumulated wisdom. How might you make space for that amazing gift?
Use this pep rally idea and commissioning litany to send your Sunday School kids into a new year of learning about God with excitement and encouragement.
One of the most challenging aspects of ministry programming can be to deviate from strategies and program elements that already seem to be successful. Why fix what isn't broken?
Even in our most desperate recruiting moments, we don't just want any warm body to lead Dwell. We want the right people to step into the role. Here's a quick script you could use for a church announcement as you look for quality Dwell leaders.
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.
Last August, Faith Formation Ministries began providing weekly family faith formation tips. This year an entirely new set of tips is available! Find them below.
When it comes to faith formation, today's families need more than another thing to do or to attend. They need help breathing.
Looking for ways that your church can support family faith formation as the new school year begins? Read this.
If you're looking for ways to encourage a middle schooler as a spiritual mentor and friend, check out this article.
Summer might be whizzing by, but with these five tips for recruiting Sunday school teachers, you’ll have your volunteers in place in no time!
To what extent do we look to God for guidance in the decisions we are making? To what extent do we simply rely on our own knowledge and understanding?
Have any church bodies used a spiritual disciplines/practices theme or course for their weekly adult education?
Sometimes discipleship feels like an ideal, rather than a tangible part of everyday life. These five actions will help change that as you spell out, then live out, what it means to be a disciple in your personal life, church, and community.