Landscape of Adult Faith Formation
Landscape of Adult Faith Formation

Recently I met with the rector of a large congregation to talk about adult faith formation. Every church is unique and has complex issues that both support and get in

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

Rotation Sunday School in Action: A Conversation with Mandy Hodges
Rotation Sunday School in Action: A Conversation with Mandy Hodges

We recently ran an article in which two CMT authors outlined the benefits and downsides of the Rotation Sunday school model. See Point/Counterpoint: Rotation-Model Sunday School. This week we sat down

Point/Counterpoint: Rotation-Model Sunday School
Point/Counterpoint: Rotation-Model Sunday School

Three children participating in a rotation-model activity.   Two of the CMT’s best curriculum reviewers weigh in on the rotation-model for Sunday school, offering point and counter-point. Point: Rotations encourage

Kadosh: Adult faith formation for today’s village
Kadosh: Adult faith formation for today’s village

Ritual is formative. Technology is a partner. Accessibility is a must. Formation is collaborative. After spending nearly a decade leading Sunday school in parishes and teaching religion classes in day

Discovery to recovery: Godly Play for Alzheimer’s patients (continued)
Discovery to recovery: Godly Play for Alzheimer’s patients (continued)

Editor’s Note: Today we continue to look at a very special Godly Play ministry in the Diocese of Lexington. The Rev. Lois Howard discusses the challenges of Godly Play ministry with Alzheimer’s

Discovery to recovery: Godly Play for Alzheimer’s patients
Discovery to recovery: Godly Play for Alzheimer’s patients

Editor’s Note: Over the next two days we will explore an important ministry taking place within the Diocese of Lexington. As most of our readers know, Godly Play has traditionally been

Curriculum review — Spark: Activate Faith (rotation model)
Curriculum review — Spark: Activate Faith (rotation model)

I had the fortunate and rare experience of coming to work in a church with a thriving Sunday school program. My job was to maintain it, and since I had

The evolution of the Sunday school superintendent
The evolution of the Sunday school superintendent

Let’s face it—in the 1950s, the religious education of children was easier. It’s not that the children were any different than today, but their environment certainly was. There are different

A celebration of new leadership
A celebration of new leadership

A frequent question among faith formation colleagues from liturgical traditions goes something like this: Does anyone have a liturgy for _____? Often, the occasion is a transition in leadership of