Discovering Our Spirituality through Memory Boxes
Discovering Our Spirituality through Memory Boxes

I often allude to memory boxes when talking or thinking about spirituality and aging. They were prominent in my presentation at the Abundant Living Conference at Camp Allen in the

Faith Formation Themes for Mature Adults
Faith Formation Themes for Mature Adults

This is the second of four posts about ministry for mature adults inspired by the Seasons of Adult Faith Formation book, symposium, and special issue of Lifelong Faith Journal. Gary

Worship as formation
Worship as formation

Lately I’ve been suggesting that churches consider using worship as the center of formation for young people. My thinking grew out of a conversation with a former rector, now retired

Pilgrimage as an expression of the Christian life
Pilgrimage as an expression of the Christian life

As a young 30-year old clergyperson, I received a wonderful and perhaps rather rare calling—to go on pilgrimage. It was to be an around-the-world pilgrimage, visiting ecumenical Christian communities, parishes and

The body and faith: An interview with author Ragan Sutterfield
The body and faith: An interview with author Ragan Sutterfield

Key Resources’ Chris Hamby recently interviewed Ragan Sutterfiled, VTS middler and author of This is My Body: From Obesity to Ironman, My Journey into the True Meaning of Flesh, Spirit, and Deeper Faith. 

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

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

Poise of the Soul: A Yoga Worship Service
Poise of the Soul: A Yoga Worship Service

This past year, St. Alban’s Parish in Washington, DC, conducted a bold experiment in liturgy. Associate rector Jim Quigley and I, with the support of parishioner Sally Craig, piloted a yoga worship

The Reflective Practitioner: The significance of order
The Reflective Practitioner: The significance of order

#171784422 / gettyimages.com Growing up in the Presbyterian Church in Canada, I learned that worship—and just about every other aspect of religious life—was realized through the words of the Apostle

Young adult mission journal 2: What are you willing to give up?
Young adult mission journal 2: What are you willing to give up?

#86198816 / gettyimages.com See Young adult mission journal 1 for Justin’s previous reflection.  Perhaps the most well-known emerging-style Episcopal community in the United States is Thad’s in Santa Monica, CA. Known for

Lenten blogging kept YASC volunteers connected
Lenten blogging kept YASC volunteers connected

First, let us say that anyone can start a blog. It can function as a way to connect with others, share ideas, or be a creative outlet. All you need