We are developing case studies from our study of congregations doing intergenerational ministry and faith formation. They case studies are online and can also be downloaded as PDF files. Click on the title below to go to the case study.
What is family? Why is it important? What influences and concerns does it face? What role does the church play? The first webinar in this series examining aspects of life and faith that impact family life is taking place on December 4. Each webinar runs for 60 minutes from 7.30pm (GMT+1)and can be accessed from any computer.The webinars are free (donations w
Episode 5 of Friends and Heroes includes the wonderful story of the Nativity from the Gospel of Luke - it reminds us that Jesus was born for all men - rich and poor alike. This exclusive card shows Alan Batson's amazing characters as Mary and Joseph approach Bethlehem. Features text from the New Living Translation: "And because Joseph was a descend
A successful Christian school has been warned it is to be downgraded by inspectors and could even face closure after failing to invite a leader from another religion, such as an imam, to lead assemblies, it is claimed.
Anglican priests should no longer be bound by the centuries-old principle of confidentiality in confessions when they are told of sexual crimes committed against children, the Church of England’s No. 2 official said.
I recommend that you follow the 10 to 2 rule, (that’s 10 minutes of teaching with a 2 minute interval of interaction like a Q&A or an activity) and a pack of attention getters. In my eighteen years of experience, these ideas have never let me down.
Trying to build a bigger Sunday school work won't revive dying congregations, according to Scripture Union's director of ministry development. Alan Charter Alan Charter said churches should concentrate on developing whole-church discipleship which includes children in the life of a congregation rather than separating them out.
Principles For Living And Passing On Faith (from Vibrant Faith Ministries) 1. Faith is formed by the power of the Holy Spirit through personal, trusted relationships – often in our own homes. 2. The church is a living partnership between the ministry of the congregation and ministry of the home. 3. Where Christ is present in faith, the home is church too. 4.