I’ve worked in churches my entire adult life. But I wasn’t raised in the church, and neither was my husband. We do the best we can, but for a long time I felt like we were missing something. What changed that feeling? Stumbling on mom blogs about celebrating the liturgical year at home and shared stories about faith […]
Once upon a time I was an unchurched kid. I went to church a total of one time between birth and the age of 18. Once. In eighteen years. Even so, I thought I knew the message of the Christian faith. Because a few Christians had taken it upon themselves to tell me what they […]
A lot has been happening in my life and ministry – so much, it needs a series. Here’s part one! Including a video about youth ministry integrating creation care and discipleship, right on our church property.
What happens when a priest decides to “Dream big!” and plant winter wheat with his Sunday school?
The renewal of the Church and of Creation will require people who know in their bones that the path to life leads through sacrifice and death.
Updates on the Christian food movement guide, a great new book for Christian educators, a couple guest appearances, my blog email list, and the Episcopal Church’s General Convention.
This is decidedly NOT a craft blog. But sometimes church leaders want to make gifts for volunteers in ministry. And Advent tends to be the time when we want to make them.
Spending a million dollars for renewal in the Episcopal Church is a drop in the bucket of the current budget, but leveraging the internet enables it to make a pretty big splash.
A week of links on the intersection of faith, farm and food continues with a list of denominationally-sponsored and seminary-sponsored initiatives, as well as a list of church curricula.
The sustainability of the organized, visible church and of the planet are usually discussed in two separate conversations. But God is Creator of all, and the health of church and planet are linked.