Research into resources.

Research into resources.

Helping the church become the best place for young people to grow.

8 conversations to have with your new middle school student

8 conversations to have with your new middle school student

The transition from elementary to middle school was tough for me to wrap my mind—and heart—around. And I don’t think I’m alone in that experience.

8 questions to ask your high school senior this fall

8 questions to ask your high school senior this fall

I’ve learned how important it is to have this “DTR” (or “Define the Relationship”) talk with your own child before your family moves to a next stage.

Discipleship

The future of discipleship

The future of discipleship

Looking back, I recognize that I may have been harder on myself than I needed to be. I was learning to preach, teach, provide care, serve, and lead for the first time. 

4 steps to evaluate or create inclusive curriculum

4 steps to evaluate or create inclusive curriculum

I often wondered, if we as Christians believe that all are made in the image of God, then shouldn’t all of our experiences be represented when considering theology? Wouldn’t this help us gain a fuller and richer notion of who God is? If the body of Christ is made up of persons from every nation, tribe and tongue, then our learning about God—particularly in the textbooks from which we read and teach—should reflect this reality.

4 steps to evaluate or create inclusive curriculum

4 steps to evaluate or create inclusive curriculum

I often wondered, if we as Christians believe that all are made in the image of God, then shouldn’t all of our experiences be represented when considering theology? Wouldn’t this help us gain a fuller and richer notion of who God is? If the body of Christ is made up of persons from every nation, tribe and tongue, then our learning about God—particularly in the textbooks from which we read and teach—should reflect this reality.