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From the Blog
Every fall, I attend the Change or Die conference in Wisconsin that’s sponsored by the Siebert Foundation. The setting provides ideas for learning to lead in a world that most pastors and church leaders weren’t prepared for. It serves as a...read more
Dear Vibrant Faith Friends, Vibrant Faith has always followed the Spirit into change--changes in God's world, changes in Christ's Church. At the same time, we are grateful that we are engaged with the same priorities that have always been in...read more
This is the third in a series about ministry with Generation Z. You can read part one here and part two here. I put the stack of over 300 pictures on the table and addressed the group of teens at church. “Come choose a picture that represents...read more
Recently in talking to a group of teens from a local Christian High School I asked, “Name a peer for me in school whose relationship with Jesus inspires you to want to grow your own relationship with Christ?” They stared at me. Then finally 10...read more
“I just don’t get these Millennials!” came the exclamation from a youth worker after having a run in of some kind with a 15 year old. My eyebrows rose as the youth worker was a twenty three year old, a Millennial in fact, who was exasperated....read more
When was the last vacation you skipped? Ministry leaders are pros at the "stay-cation," the "on-a-work-trip-and-add-a-stop-at-hotel-pool-cation," and especially the "on-vacation-except-really-still-on-call-cation." Lately, when I've taken even a day or two of vacation...read more