Our children have been receiving the Eucharist since Baptism—and yet they still need instruction in what that means.
When modern people think about prayer, often we wonder “does prayer work?” But that question rests on false assumptions. Real prayer works – on us.
I believe in a world that is wider and deeper and bolder than the facts that I can quantify about my existence.
We don’t have to make the Gospel exciting. It already is.
Responding to kids’ faith questions when they come – including in the car on the way to ballet – helps them understand that faith matters every day of the week.
I have my own criteria for selecting a seat in church. But giving my children the freedom to pick where they want to sit has helped me see my limitations.
My dad didn’t just explain football to me—he and mom explained what was going on in church too: what we were doing and why it was important. Now I do the same.
At the end of the day, respect is not just a social virtue — it’s a theological virtue too. Sharing worship with my kids is one more opportunity to practice.
In our baptismal vows, we promise to share the Good News with others; as parents, our primary mission field is our own kids. How do we raise kids who love and worship God?
As a child, I was somewhat confused about death. I blame Star Wars.