Oral History as a Congregational Practice

By Nicholas Tangen January 25, 2022

Oral history is the practice of recording and transcribing stories told by the people who have..

Children's Ministry as an Entry Point into Church Volunteering

By Ruth Sall January 20, 2022

I knew when I first started my job in children’s ministry that it would be filled with rewarding..

Why Free Play in Early Childhood Classrooms?

By Amber Lappin January 18, 2022

Making every moment count is a great value when it comes to children’s ministry. It’s true that..

Honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King's Legacy

By Rev. Carla Wilson January 13, 2022

As the holiday commemorating the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. approaches, many congregations and..

Paying Attention to What Gets Our Attention

By Cathy Skogen-Soldner January 11, 2022

We pay attention when someone enters the room with balloons and the candles are lit on a birthday..

Remember to Celebrate Epiphany

By Jessica Davis January 6, 2022

“The magic of the street is the mingling of the errand and the epiphany.”

― Rebecca Solnit, ..

The Power of Words

By Rebecca Ninke January 4, 2022

If you and I were sitting down for a cup of coffee and I asked you to tell me the worst thing..

New Year's Resolutions for Youth Ministers

By Rev. Carla Wilson December 28, 2021

One of my favorite holiday traditions is the making of New Year’s resolutions. After the last two..

Celebrating Epiphany with Star Crafts and Stargazing

By Ruth Sall December 23, 2021

Recently there was an amazing lunar eclipse that captured the imagination of my eleven-year-old...

How to Approach the Light and Dark Imagery of Epiphany

By Jessica Davis December 21, 2021

After all the hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving, Advent, and Christmas, it can be easy to overlook..

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