Food is the gateway into a different culture. It gives us a glimpse into who people are. As we travel around the globe using our taste buds, we plan to learn about each country and to pray for each one.
ReFrame offers a broad array of media experiences with the goal that you see what God is doing in your life and around the world. We invite you to share these radio episodes and blog posts.
Groundwork is a radio and podcast program using dialog and conversation to dig into tough issues from the Bible. Hosts Dave Bast and Scott Hoezee guide listeners in thoughtful, yet casual conversations.
Here's a great, thought provoking activity for your youth group, small group, family devotions, or even for yourself.
Shepherds and sheep. Leaders and followers. The Good Shepherd himself spent time being both. Do we teach our leaders how to be good followers? What about our congregations?
Perhaps being a Church where this generation finds the belonging, understanding, equipping, and hope that we long for means that the Church needs to discover new ways to convey the power of the gospel message.
Are you looking for something to help you teach kids biblical literacy and faith formation, and at the same time to be very entertaining? Here's a weekly, 25-minute audio program for kids aged 6 to 12.
Groundwork is a 25-minute radio and podcast program using dialogue and conversation to dig into tough issues from the Bible. In this set, we hear about the challenges facing those sharing the Gospel in Africa and in America
A new pool shows "evangelicals" in American actually hold views of God that are not in line with historical orthodox thinking.
Children might not choose the right path unless they are guided. We give leadership, guidance, and help define for children what it means to be a man, a woman and a Christian.
Children can learn a lot from doing service projects. Service learning creates learning opportunities outside the classroom whether the activities are in the school building or out in the community.
Inclusion is the idea that all people, of all abilities are to be active integrated members of their community. How do you teach your children to be inclusive?
Groundwork, a brand new radio program, uses dialogue and conversation to turn the soil of Scripture. Hosts Dave Bast and Scott Hoezee guide listeners, leading them to practical applications of God’s Word.
I want to introduce a resource that I hope will be helpful in describing a gospel-centered understanding of sex and intimacy.
Halloween’s not my favorite holiday. But instead of shunning it, I choose to engage it.
Wise friends are God's gift for a healthy life and a healthy ministry. When you lose a wise friend, like King Uzziah did, you just might go crazy.
The matchbox car, placed in the church mailbox belonging to Kyle’s family, contained the following note: “Kyle, praying for you. Pastor John.”
A podcast on the power of ritual in shaping faith and giving structure and meaning to life.
The most basic foundation for building a relationship with teens and young adults is your love for each one as a special child of God.
Each week coaches from the Next Steps Faith Formation Initiative will be collecting some of the more interesting and thought-provoking blog posts, online articles, book reviews and other resources from around the internet during the past week and sharing them here on the Network.
The story of a car salesman and his new found love, Jesus Christ, and the call to make disciples. How are you doing in the field where God has placed you to disciple others?
I don’t want to pressure him, yet at the same time I want to guide him and lead him in his faith formation. I want to help him learn to be a disciple of Jesus. It’s a fine balance for sure. I’m doing my best to walk the balance, not pushing too hard...
Can music become an idol?
Becoming a proactive community that prevents abuse is part of being disciples of Christ!
The answer seems obvious: to teach the Bible story or lesson we've been assigned. But I wonder if it's more nuanced than that.