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By Megan Castellan
What makes a good sermon? In Preach!, Megan Castellan explains why sermons need to change with the times to be effective, and emphasizes the importance of inclusive language and shared experiences.
By Isaac Everett
What do millennials need from the church? In Intentional Community, Isaac Everett explores a very real crisis that many young people have been thrust into – the lack of affordable housing, and offers hope and ideas for what the Church can do to create meaningful community for young people.
David Patiño and Atticus Zavaletta share their experiences as young trans people of faith and the gifts of Trans/Queer leadership.
By Cathy Hornberger
This month we offer five resources to help your congregation with communication challenges.
By Jimmy Abbott
See, what all our churches need and what millennials are looking for is simple. It is Jesus.
By Jason Merritt
Reaching millennials, bringing them into church life and retaining them is something many congregations have struggled with. In Engaging Millennials, Jason Merritt shares ideas on how to listen, learn and be present to build trust and have fruitful relationships with this frequently stereotyped group.
By Linda Buskirk
Taylor asserts that encountering others with love and respect is to undertake “the hardest spiritual work in the world… to love the neighbor as the self”
By Lisa G. Fischbeck
Easter is a day of joy and celebration, an Alleluia lived. In the Rev. Lisa Fischbeck’s church, Easter service includes a celebratory, participatory dance, making it known that faith lived in the light of the Resurrection is joyful, and that church can be fun.
By Annette Buchanan
Obviously, whatever we think we cannot live without is where we should spend our time and treasure. Experience shows that problems arise when these areas are not nurtured.
By Alan Bentrup
If you want to get better at something, you practice. That’s true for sports, or musical instruments, or spiritual disciplines.