In late July, I stood up in front of a packed house at the Rethinking Confirmation conference and made some bold claims. When we, church leaders, believe confirmation really matters
The sayings of the wise are like goads, and like nails firmly fixed are the collected sayings that are given by one shepherd. Of anything beyond these, my child, beware.
Editor’s note: Our Lisa Kimball and Kate Siberine are participating in a five-denomination study of confirmation practices funded by the Lilly Endowment and based at Princeton Seminary. This post originally appeared on
Students in my courses are familiar with one of my core convictions: “age is a social construction.” There is no universal experience of being 5, 15, or 50. While genetics shape
Attending the Episcopal Youth Event (EYE) is a privilege that approximately 1,200 young people and supporting adults experience once every three years. Each diocese in the Episcopal Church—from Taiwan, Hawaii,
For more than two decades, educators have embraced the important concept of “lifelong learning,” recognizing that learning is not confined to childhood or the classroom but takes place throughout life,
I have long admired the nature photography of Minnesotan Jim Brandenburg. In an extraordinary book call Chased by the Light, Brandenburg shares a deeply personal project. He set out to capture