Letter from camp: God’s love as free gift and sacred mission
Letter from camp: God’s love as free gift and sacred mission

When my friend and colleague Kristen Hawley asked if I wanted to preach at morning worship during my visit to Camp EDOW yesterday, I was a little anxious. It’s not that I was intimidated by the

Episcopal Youth Event: Marked for mission, regardless of age
Episcopal Youth Event: Marked for mission, regardless of age

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

Episcopal Youth Event, day 1: Reflections on arrival
Episcopal Youth Event, day 1: Reflections on arrival

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,

Curriculum review: Can I Ask That? A Sticky Faith Curriculum
Curriculum review: Can I Ask That? A Sticky Faith Curriculum

The authors of Can I Ask That? address the questions that adolescents often pose as they explore a deeper faith in God. Fuller Youth Institute, publisher of this curriculum, has been

Easter People #16: Formative camping and formative television
Easter People #16: Formative camping and formative television

This week’s episode stars Randall Curtis, river guide and interplanetary explorer. Also Lisa teaching young people to fish (literally). Join the Easter People as we talk about camping ministry, the

Our Picks: Faith Podcasts
Our Picks: Faith Podcasts

The effort to launch our own faith podcast has pulled our attention somewhat from the wider faith podosphere. But the Key Resources team is working to remedy that shortfall, and

Bible study resources from the Anglican Communion and beyond
Bible study resources from the Anglican Communion and beyond

I recently had the opportunity to hear a presentation at VTS by Stephen Lyon, coordinator of The Bible in the Life of the Church project for the worldwide office of

Miqra: A public reading of scripture
Miqra: A public reading of scripture

It is a standing joke that Episcopalians have no idea what is in the Bible. However, all too often it is not a joke. The Bible is obviously important to

Passing the light: A renewed vision of Christian formation
Passing the light: A renewed vision of Christian formation

The light of Christ must be passed, flame to flame, candle to candle, to new Christians in this twenty-first century if it is to be kept alight. As we teach, we

Curriculum review – The Discovery Series: A Christian Journey
Curriculum review – The Discovery Series: A Christian Journey

While there are numerous video resources available for Christian formation, few are as complete and as adaptable as The Discovery Series from the Episcopal Diocese of Texas. The curriculum itself