Counting bricks, budgets and bodies is a good thing. Listening carefully to what the church’s children say about what we’re doing is too.
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Taking her son with special needs to Sunday services taught Heather Moffitt how to be broken in church.
If your church cares about its youth growing up in the faith, it'll hire full-time youth ministers.
Budding scientist Jasón Martin-Showes, 7, peers into a microscope during science night at Winton Montessori Elementary School in Cincinnati. The annual event is organized with support from Parents for Public Schools of Greater Cincinnati, one of many nonprofits that Strive is bringing together in collaborative partnerships to improve education in the region. Photo courtesy of Parents for Public Schools of Greater Cincinnati
In Cincinnati, Strive is a new kind of ‘catalytic’ nonprofit, bringing others together to ensure academic success for children.
Maybe. But the default ought to be to have all God’s people in worship.
Every church wants to be filled with young families and children. There is no shortcut to that goal. "Traditioned innovation," and beautiful art, are more pain-staking, but ultimately more beautiful, ways to approach it.