Slip n Slide Kickball – kiddie pools, plastic sheeting, and water – is a refreshing way to finish up your summer or kick off a new season of youth group!
Christian education benchmarks provide consistent reference points against which formation activities can be measured, encouraging teaching and learning in the congregation.
Whether you need school supplies for Sunday school, youth ministry, school, or home, this guide will help you save money, and get the best items.
High school students help plan and lead a bi-weekly curriculum rooted in the covenants of the Bible that stretches into their personal and communal lives.
Little ideas can strengthen faith. Use dry erase markers to write Bible verses, faith messages, or pictures. Works for church, or on the mirror at home!
Teens make valuable contributions as VBS volunteers. But they need clear and direct training. Here’s what to tell them to keep everyone safe and having fun.
For Christians, the question shouldn’t be, “Whose side are you on?” but rather “How do we live into God’s call for us?” This post uses popular culture, the film Captain America: Civil War, to discover scripture and scripture to enlighten popular culture.
Teenagers volunteering for VBS is a win-win: you get enthusiastic helpers and a chance to offer them age-specific formation
Freshly updated for 2016, these charts provide information on content, websites, cost, and more – for each curriculum listed.
A church develops a new model for middle schoolers and high schoolers. Film School uses movies and the Bible to engage and teach.
For those discerning God’s will for their lives and those guide and mentor them, Building Faith’s Discernment Toolbox is a mix of activities, reading lists and tools.
“Gracious God, Bless the visitors that come to find our cache. We pray that all who find it know your presence in our church, our community and our world.” What is Geocaching? Geocaching is an outdoor game where players hunt for containers of all sizes using clues and coordinates found online. […]
A youth events invites participants to experience hunger by fasting in a 30 hour famine. One church is on its 17th year of this powerful event.
Lenten group activities are intergenerational, flexible, and interactive. The Prayer Loom and the Prayer Net are two of our most popular experiential prayer activities.
Youth mission trips offer opportunities to serve others and transform participants. A new book offers advice for creating and planning such trips.
Separate from the main church website, these churches made unique websites to focus on Christian formation and give tools for faith at home.
Five ways your family can use your nativity creche to incorporate a deeper understanding of the Christmas season.
A Christmas tree blessing for your family to use as you decorate.