Review: Strength for the Journey
Review: Strength for the Journey

I didn’t know how to classify this review, because the savvy folks at CREDO have released Renée Miller’s Strength for the Journey: A Guide to Spiritual Practice in multiple formats. But whether you buy

Book Review: You Lost Me
Book Review: You Lost Me

Title: You Lost Me: Why Young Christians are Leaving Church and Rethinking Faith Author: David Kinnaman (from the Barna Group) Year: 2011 Thesis: The church emphasizes creating a large number of

‘Show me’ state of mind
‘Show me’ state of mind

What is Vacation Bible School (VBS)? Fewer and fewer people have any idea. That’s partly because fewer churches are offering VBS. And it’s partly because fewer people are attending church or,

Podcast review: God Complex Radio
Podcast review: God Complex Radio

Title: God Complex Radio Tagline: “If you’ve got a God complex, you’d better get over it.” Creators: Carol Howard Merritt, Derrick Weston, and Rob Dyer Genre: Interview Frequency: Every 1–2 weeks Availability: iTunes, RSS, Streaming Study Guides: Yes

Book Review: Souls in Transition
Book Review: Souls in Transition

Title:  Souls in Transition: The Religious & Spiritual Lives of Emerging Adults Author: Christian Smith with Patricia Snell Year: 2009 Thesis: The main determining factor of how religiously-inclined a young adult is/will be

Podcast review: Pray-as-you-go
Podcast review: Pray-as-you-go

Title: Pray-as-you-go Tagline: ”Daily prayer for your MP3 player” Creators: Jesuit Media Initiatives Genre: Prayer, Bible Study Frequency: Daily Availability: iTunes, RSS, direct download Study guides: None (no need) ** What are they up to? Prayer, without ceasing.

Book review: The Millennials
Book review: The Millennials

Title: The Millennials: Connecting to America’s Largest Generation Author: Thom S. Rainer & Jess W. Rainer Year: 2011 *** Thesis: This generation is highly relational, and wants to make a difference in the

(Re)constructing curriculum
(Re)constructing curriculum

I recently tagged along on a phone conversation between a seminary instructor and spiritual director and the publisher she had worked with to produce some curriculum for young adults. Over

Episcopal Children’s Curriculum art
Episcopal Children’s Curriculum art

Ruth and Naomi (available here) I regularly get calls and emails from faith formation folks looking for Church-related image libraries. Sometimes they want to supplement worship bulletins or slides; other