Sophomore year in high school became a pivotal time in my spiritual development.
Learning from the Courage and Witness of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
What does it means to be a follower of Jesus when authoritarian leaders co-opt the gospel of peace for their own agenda of war and oppression?
The Confession of St. Peter: Who is Jesus to you?
I wonder: Who is Jesus to you?
The Armor of Light
I typically welcome the shorter days that accompany the season of Advent. Less daylight should theoretically translate to fewer distractions and more snuggling on the couch, under fleece blankets with warm cups in hand.
Youth Ministry 2021: The Comeback
What’s your new year looking like? For one church, it’s a return to the physical building. Here’s how youth minister Miriam McKenney created a plan for maximum safety and fun in a big pop-up tent.
What John the Baptist and Fran McKendree Taught Me
Say yes like John. Show up like Fran. Be brave. Be bold. Be loved.
Including Children and Youth in AdventWord
So often children and young people are perceived as only receivers of Christian Formation. In reality they have so much to offer us.
Zoom Games for Everyone
As the COVID19 pandemic continues to keep extended families, youth groups, and church friends physically separate, here are some games to enjoy via video conference (Zoom, FaceTime, Google Hangout).
Blessing the Light: A Youth Activity For Candlemas
Candlemas is the celebration and blessing of candles associated with the Feast of the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple. The Feast of the Presentation marks the moment Mary and Joseph brought Jesus to the temple as an offering to God, their first born son.
Where We Stand: Standing Rock Now
Last month I interviewed Water Protector Sierra Asamoa-Tutu and Episcopal priest John Floberg, both of whom served at Standing Rock. In their own words, here’s what they shared about where things stand with Standing Rock.