I want to be enough of a roadblock to convince them to think a little more deeply.
This is the struggle of our time: disconnecting our children from devices and connecting them with the embrace of a loving, Christian community.
Teens played cards with retirees. Families sat together. Singles were welcomed to the table and made comfortable.
When Jesus enters the world of knights and gnomes, something magical happens.
In the next few posts, I’ll help you use your family time, or after school time, or weekend time to train 21st century heroes.
Epiphany offers us a chance to remember that Jesus was a king, but not the king people thought he would be. He was a baby, a child of God, and his life promised that we, too, would all be children of God. The prophets foretold him, God revealed him, the Three Kings honored him, and we adore him.
A few weeks ago, my youth group joined Southern Ohio’s Diocesan Big Read, where we all read Exodus in community. What would my youth group think of my plan to have Bible study each week? Would extra snacks help? Here’s what happened.
The youth at the Episcopal Youth Event picked up one book more than any other from the Forward Movement table.
I’m an Episcopal Youth Event parent. It matters that I stop, hear my daughter’s story – and listen for what God has done in it.