Wonder is not only something that happens to us from time to time; it’s also an important spiritual discipline, a habit or a “muscle” we can develop.
Resource Coordinator, Faith Formation Ministries
Bring Bible stories to life by inviting kids to use their five senses—at home, at church, or anywhere.
How can we encourage each other to focus on what we hope for, and the One in whom our hope is rooted, rather than what we’re hoping against in these strange and uncertain times?
If family worship at home seems weird, here are some things you can do before, during, and after to help people feel more at ease.
Graduating from college or seminary? Looking for a church or nonprofit job? Here are seven easy things you can do to give your application materials the best chance of nabbing you an interview.
Intergenerational small groups are rare. But the benefits for adults, kids, and teens are incalculable. Here's one group's story.
Celebrate the coming of Christ with this easy, colorful Advent craft for families or children’s ministry groups.
The number of people who find themselves in the “third third of life” (age 55 and up) is increasing—dramatically. Is your church ready for the challenges and opportunities of this new reality?
Parenting is hard, especially the first time around. Support young families in your church by sharing these twelve resources for faithful parenting.
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?
P.S. I just found a sticker version of Q&A 1 that would be a fun add to your basket!posted on: Faith Forming Easter Basket Ideas for Teens?
In addition to chocolate (obviously!), you could add a prayer journal, a fun pen, and a bookmark with an encouraging verse on it. I also love this graphic treatment of Heidelberg...posted on: Faith Forming Easter Basket Ideas for Teens?
Kathy, if leaving home is an option, she might really enjoy being part of a Friendship group if there is one near you. Here's the form to fill out to see if there's a local group: https://...
Hi Kathy! One option to check out would be the Together curriculum from Friendship Ministries. It's designed for people with varying levels of cognitive challenges, and is totally online. I'm not...
Thanks, Larry! Yes, sabbath can be a struggle, even though it's a great gift! It's our hope that the Faith Practices Project resources will be helpful as people enter into an exploration of how...
Hi Kelli! The picture book God's Very Good Idea from the fabulous Tales the Tell the Truth series is perfect for framing diversity as part of God's plan from the very beginning. I can't say enough...
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Hahaha...hardly a star! I wrote EFF as part of my work for Faith Formation Ministries, and I'm so glad folks are finding it helpful! Thanks for your kind words.
This is wonderful, Melissa! I have chills! I'll bet your kids will always remember doing this.
A few days ago the sky was filled with the biggest, brightest rainbow I'd ever seen, and it reminded me of God's love and care for us even as we go through these harrowing times.posted on: God's Mercies in a Pandemic