Reading Deuteronomy: An interview with Stephen Cook
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Reading Deuteronomy: An interview with Stephen Cook

Key Resources‘s Kyle Oliver recently interviewed Stephen Cook, VTS professor of Old Testament and author of Reading Deuteronomy. Kyle Oliver: What have you learned about teaching the Bible in parishes? Stephen Cook: Let me say that I’ve been honored and delighted to be regularly invited to teach and preach in churches, doing adult forums, Lenten series, and … Continue reading »

Easter People #33: Winter survival guide
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Easter People #33: Winter survival guide

http://media.blubrry.com/easterppl/p/keyhallonline.org/podcasts/episode33.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download In episode 33, the Easter People (minus Jason) ride out the winter together, with a discussion of board games and other tips for staying warm, fighting cabin fever, and winning at pajamas. Games we discussed: Settlers of Catan Sushi Go! Diplomacy Apples to Apples Cards Against Humanity … Continue reading »

Interviews with intergenerational faith formation leaders available
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Interviews with intergenerational faith formation leaders available

Back in October, our Matthew Kozlowski represented the CMT at LifelongFaith Associates’s symposium on intergenerational faith formation. One of the goals of the conference was to capture as much wisdom as possible from the leaders at the event, which led to the creation of the Intergenerational Faith Formation website. You know we’re big fans of audio here in … Continue reading »

Easter People #32: Quick Forma reflections and junk TV
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Easter People #32: Quick Forma reflections and junk TV

http://media.blubrry.com/easterppl/p/keyhallonline.org/podcasts/episode32.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download It’s not Lent yet, but we have a confession to make: We planned to record a live episode of Easter People at the 2015 Forma Conference and, well, we forgot. It was a busy couple of days, as you’ll hear. Our parting gift for you is our … Continue reading »

The most remarkable thing Brené Brown said at Forma 2015
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The most remarkable thing Brené Brown said at Forma 2015

If you’re a regular reader of this blog and didn’t hear a ton last week about Forma 2015, the annual conference of the Episcopal Church’s grassroots organization of faith formation ministers, then I can only assume we travel in very different online circles. It is quite the coincidence (a happy one, to be sure) that those circles intersect … Continue reading »

9 memorable sights and sounds from Forma 2015 (so far)
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9 memorable sights and sounds from Forma 2015 (so far)

I knew everything was bigger in Texas, and I knew not to mess with it. But I didn’t know that 36 hours here for the Forma 2015 pre-conference (with Episcopal Camps and Conference Centers) and opening evening could be packed with quite so many notable experiences. In no particular order, here are some of the sights … Continue reading »

Easter People #31: Let’s talk sports (really)
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Easter People #31: Let’s talk sports (really)

http://media.blubrry.com/easterppl/p/keyhallonline.org/podcasts/episode31.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download In honor, we guess, of Superbowl XLIX, the Easter People talk sports: the joy of victory, the agony of defeat, and everything in between. Thanks so much to Karen Schlabach, Sean Maloney, Dan Stroud, Lindy Bunch, and Ginny Wilder for sharing their best and worst sports memories! If you … Continue reading »

Show, don’t tell: A new video introducing the CMT
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Show, don’t tell: A new video introducing the CMT

We try to keep the shameless self-promotion to reasonable levels here on Key Resources, but today we have a post about our center that we hope will be particularly useful both for us and for you. “The Center for the Ministry of Teaching” is a long and somewhat cryptic name for a group of faith formation coaches … Continue reading »

Easter People #30: Learning the art of sabbath
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Easter People #30: Learning the art of sabbath

http://media.blubrry.com/easterppl/p/keyhallonline.org/podcasts/episode30.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download In episode 30, the Easter People welcome Lisa back from sabbatical and use the occasion as an opportunity to discuss sabbath. Then we play a game about religious tourism and end by sharing our Green Shoots. Also, we have two exciting announcements: We are announcing the Via … Continue reading »

Easter People #29: Podcast conversation and Christmas season traditions
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Easter People #29: Podcast conversation and Christmas season traditions

http://media.blubrry.com/easterppl/p/keyhallonline.org/podcasts/episode29.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Merry Christmas from the Easter People! Join us this week to talk about podcasts and the traditions that help us keep the Christmas season going for all twelve days. And welcome back to Melanie Mullen (@MissionRVA), subbing once again for Lisa. Episodes of Strangers we listened to together: … Continue reading »

Easter People #28: Evangelism – Reaching out, reaching in
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Easter People #28: Evangelism – Reaching out, reaching in

http://media.blubrry.com/easterppl/p/keyhallonline.org/podcasts/episode28.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download This week the Easter People welcome Melanie Mullen, the downtown missioner at St. Paul’s in Richmond, for a conversation about evangelism. We also touch on the intersection of evangelism and mission with justice and advocacy, including our growing national conversations about race. Then we play a game about digital … Continue reading »

Tech Report: Collecting information with Google Forms
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Tech Report: Collecting information with Google Forms

We get a lot of questions about creating online forms. There are lots of inexpensive and powerful tools to consider, including Wufoo, Formstack, SignUpGenius, and SurveyMonkey. But if you’re looking for the easiest, quickest tool, you should definitely consider Google Forms, which you access through the free Google Drive suite of web-based office tools. Today’s … Continue reading »