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Taking Stock in the Wilderness

With the  sun raging high in the sky, I begin making a mental list of the resources on hand, an instinct gained leading youth mission trips.  I am on a two week vacation with my family – the luxury of time together meant to make up a little bit for the countless family moments I missed … Continue reading

Children's Sermons / Faith Formation (formerly Sunday School) / Lent / Taking the Lessons Home

Valentine’s & Ash Wednesday – A New Coloring Page

The NEW 2018 Ash Wednesday Coloring Page is Available for Purchase on Etsy for  just $2 There just aren’t a lot of options for Ash Wednesday coloring pages. Last year I made one with palm branches and ashes that was very popular. This year, with the added challenge of Ash Wednesday on Valentine’s day, I … Continue reading

Faith Formation (formerly Sunday School) / Taking the Lessons Home

Online Faith Formation: Getting Started

Social media, websites and the internet are not new. And yet, churches are still challenged to provide meaningful ways to help people grow in faith online. Us, too.  The question is, how do we get started with a limited budget? First Steps: I recommend taking a look at John Roberto’s work. He has applied Networked, … Continue reading