Expanding faith formation reach with hybrid networks
Expanding faith formation reach with hybrid networks

Responding to a problem I serve as the “front line” in our consultation services here in the Center for the Ministry of Teaching. Every day, I answer emails, phone calls,

Video: Social media for churches (aka #chsocm)
Video: Social media for churches (aka #chsocm)

Last week, I had the opportunity to speak with Peter Turner, Technology and Communications Director for the Episcopal Diocese of Washington. We spoke on a Google+ Hangout about getting churches

Book review: Pilgrimage – The Sacred Art
Book review: Pilgrimage – The Sacred Art

Planning a pilgrimage? Interested in labyrinths?  Looking to build on a previous pilgrimage experience? This new book by Sheryl Kujawa-Holbrook (SkyLight Paths, 2013) is an interesting and readable book, fresh

App review: It’s Advent
App review: It’s Advent

As a Christian, I consider Advent to be an incredible and holy time of anticipating God’s entrance into the world. Unfortunately, my twenty-first-century American response to waiting is generally to make

Book review — Faithful Generations: Effective Ministry Across Generational Lines
Book review — Faithful Generations: Effective Ministry Across Generational Lines

In America today we have five living adult generations. This is a unique circumstance in our history. Thanks to improved public health initiatives and the advances of medical science, adults

App review: Mission St. Clare
App review: Mission St. Clare

Google Play rating: 4.6/5 iTunes rating: 4+/5 My rating: 3/5 Price: Free Mission St. Clare’s Daily Office app is a tool I use constantly. It has a clear function and

Letter from South Africa: Will digital ministry help faith development?
Letter from South Africa: Will digital ministry help faith development?

We seem to be facing many of the same issues in Christian formation in South Africa as in the United States. Students at the College of the Transfiguration tell me

Book review — Messiah: Origin
Book review — Messiah: Origin

Title: Messiah: Origin Author: Mark Arey [adapter], Kai Carpenter [illustrator], Matt Dorff [translator] Year: 2013 We’ve never reviewed a graphic novel on Key Resources, but this new “origin story” volume

TED’s Threads of Faith: An intersection of theology and inspiration
TED’s Threads of Faith: An intersection of theology and inspiration

Looking for a fresh way to have a conversation about where faith and daily living intersect, our congregation turned to TED Talks and ended up with a rich class titled

Presentation: Faith formation practices of the church
Presentation: Faith formation practices of the church

On Saturday, February 23, our Lisa Kimball and Kyle Oliver gave the keynote workshop at the annual convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Easton. Entitled “Hidden Blessings, Visible Blessings: A