There are steps we can take to help offset a purpose gap rooted in historical and contemporary oppressions, writes the senior director of learning design with the Forum for Theological Exploration.
Christian professionals and families partner to experiment with innovative approaches to youth formation in a socially distant environment.
In Winston-Salem, North Carolina, a church enthrones a young chorister as “bishop” every December in a medieval practice that illustrates the upside-down spirit of Advent.
Creating a safe space for vulnerable members of our congregations doesn’t end with a yearly training. Awareness and vigilance should be an embedded habit, writes a pastor.
Giving kids a place in the front of the sanctuary allows them to worship in a way that comes naturally to them: through play.
A pastor charged with teaching a third-grade VBS class realized she was learning not only from the children but with them, by openheartedly engaging in the activities meant for kids.
Stories and art allow children and adults to engage deeply in the sacred, says a well-known rabbi and author.
The stories of Jesus’ birth deserve more attention than a pageant. Take time with these stories this Christmas and ponder the mystery of our faith.