Easter People, Episode 4: Christmas Wars draft dodgers and other pacificists
Easter People, Episode 4: Christmas Wars draft dodgers and other pacificists

Happy Advent, Easter People people! We hope you had a great Thanksgiving and are getting into the spirit of the season in whatever silly or serious ways speak to you.

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

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

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

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

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

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

A few quick thoughts on ‘Echo the Story’
A few quick thoughts on ‘Echo the Story’

A couple of weeks ago, our colleague Randall Curtis posted a review of the youth curriculum “Echo the Story” to a Facebook group of Episcopal faith formation practitioners. The review was written by an intern