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From the Blog
Do you have any friends or family like this? They believe in God and Jesus. They talk about faith and prayer, but just aren't going to church any more. They used to go, but they just don't now, and they aren't sending their children to church programming either. They...read more
In recent weeks I have shared some BIG ideas that all of us — students & instructors alike — are learning through Vibrant Faith University. These ideas center around: moving from education to formation to transformation integration of head, heart, and hands moving...read more
If you are content with, or haven’t noticed, the dwindling numbers of (and amount of time) people are spending on the church campus for worship and faith formation, then the church hall remains your ‘go to’ location for activity. But if this trend troubles you, even a...read more
If you are content with your published curriculum of learning — for children, youth, or adults — then the traditional linear model of delivery remains your choice. But if you are beginning to recognize how the learner of the 21st century — children, youth, and adults...read more
If you picture all adults in your congregation as well, just adults, then the traditional one-size-fits-all approach to adult programming will be as good as any. But if you recognize that the journey of adulthood covers at least sixty years and no less than four...read more
How do we create an authentic culture of faith formation? If you want to focus strictly on Christian education, then the traditional gathered program approach is as good as any. But if you want to move beyond education to formation that leads to transformation then...read more