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By Chantal McKinney
As Church, what opportunities can we find in this pandemic? In What Could Being Church Look Like, Post Covid-19, Chantal McKinney tells us that this is the exact time to lean into the very shift our churches are experiencing and to become more intentional about shining a light outside our church buildings. This article is available in English and Spanish.
By Chantal McKinney
Empezamos nuestra comunidad de fe afuera, generando relaciones con gente en sus porches, en los jardines enfrente de sus casas y en sus barrios y tiendas.
By Francisco Garcia
In The Art of Organizing, Francisco Garcia explains the importance of community organizing in the Jesus Movement, some roadblocks we may encounter along the way, and what we can do to begin organizing a movement that reaches beyond the confines of our institutional structures.
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.
By Nelson Serrano
Soy un joven-adulto colombiano de 31 años y diácono en transición, llamado a vivir y servir en la diversidad.
By Nicole Foster, Colin Chapman, Hershey Mallette Stephens
Why is it important to place millennials in positions of leadership and decision-making in our church? In Millennials in Leadership, Nicole Foster, Colin Chapman and Hershey Mallette Stephens share the challenges of their generation and why we need more voices like theirs to strengthen and invigorate our church and future.
Are you thinking about ways to practice intergenerational discipleship in your community? In 7 Steps Toward Intergenerational Discipleship, Eduardo Solomón Rivera lists the ways all members of a parish can worship, learn and grow together, drawing on his personal experience to share the benefits of this model for community discipleship.
Cuando alguien en la iglesia habla de “formación”, muchos piensan en el salón de clase tradicional de la escuela dominical: las glorias de los brillantitos y el pegamento que tanto gustan a los niños pequeños y las bolsitas llenas de sorpresas del primer domingo en la Cuaresma.
By Melissa Rau
Parents who want their children to have an active life of faith must start thinking about their child’s discipleship journey early. In Beginning Before Baptism, Melissa Rau explains how new parents and churches can partner to create rites of passage and traditions for children in different stages of life to strengthen their faith development.
By Lisa Kimball
What does the experience of being baptized in the world look like for you? In Walking Wet, Lisa Kimball explains what baptism means in her everyday life and invites us to be disciples who are perpetually ‘wet’ in the waters of baptism.