Forward Movement staff encounter a moment of radical kindness in the streets of Austin, Texas during General Convention – from a teenager.
Over a decade ago, while in seminary I began researching children’s spirituality. I read whatever I could and looked at (and tried) lots of things, […]
This summer, for the ninth year in a row, I will take a group of high school students on a mission trip. I know […]
Our house gave us an unexpected gift on the first day we moved in. With our new keys in hand, we entered the backyard to […]
Summer camp was not a norm for me when I was a kid. I was a competitive swimmer, and so my summer consisted of two […]
Do your kids love church camp? What do you do when they don’t? Miriam McKenney shares her experiences with her daughters when some love church camp and some don’t.
Every year, the church-going faithful come into Pentecost with their post-Easter glow and then, well…honestly, everyone seems to disappear. The “summer slump.” as my formation […]
“You know how God appears in lots of different ways? Like God takes on different shapes and forms, but they all add up to mean God. […]
Something I’ve learned over the past decade from serving The Diocese of Virginia as the Director of Shrine Mont Camps is that time feels different […]
Editor’s Note: I attended my diocesan camp as a young child, rediscovered God’s presence in my life at that camp as a nineteen-year-old and first felt […]