I usually enjoy an opportunity to be with the kids but on this day I was near the end of my rope and they were too. Though I wish they'd been easier on me, I'm grateful for the reminder that these kids have complex lives, too.
I've spent plenty of time with other ministry leaders bemoaning the impact of the "fear of missing out" (FOMO). I'm done bemoaning this reality and instead want to ask: How can we find freedom from this idol?
Here are seven ideas of activities with the potential to form faith that you can do with your kids for little or no dough.
If you are looking for a new church, don’t make up your mind before you even begin. Be open to being surprised about where God will use you — even if the building or worship style looks way different than you imagined.
My parents always saw my sister and I as integral parts of their ministry, knowing that we had valuable contributions to make. And yet they did not force us to get involved; they extended an invitation.
These ten tips from Faith Formation Ministries will help your congregation create welcoming profession of faith practices and traditions for children, teens, and adults in your church.
It takes a lot of courage to become an ordinary Christian in a culture that celebrates the extraordinary. But as Horton argues in his book Ordinary, God most often works through ordinary things to change us.