It's important to stock every Dwell space with the right supplies. Here are five things I reached for the most in leading Dwell.
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Images are the simplest and most effective way to make sure that information is stored as a long-term memory. Here are five ways to display the Dwell story symbols that will help you tell God's story in a way kids will remember.
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.
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.
If you're looking for ways to encourage a middle schooler as a spiritual mentor and friend, check out this article.
Baptism provides God’s big family with a beautiful opportunity to say, “Welcome to the family!” to the one being baptized. Use these easily adaptable ideas to help your church do that with arms open wide.
Have you ever ended a family Christmas celebration and realized you’d skipped telling the story you’d gathered to celebrate? Start a new tradition this year by using one of these meaningful and fun intergenerational storytelling ideas.
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.
In the midst of trauma and grief, how do we point children to the comfort of God’s love and care for them?
Spiritual growth can’t be programmed, but great resources are important. As someone who is part of an intergenerational small group, I wanted to share some of my favorite resources!
The Building Blocks project, based on work done by Bob and Laura Keeley, is one of the recent and exciting initiatives being promoted by Faith Formation Ministries in the CRC.
My experience in the past 30 years with youth-curriculum has been extremely disappointing. Many materials do not engage the students. But, good news, the “So What” Bible Study is different.