How to partner with parents. Picture of hands.

How to Partner With Parents

Partnering is a two-way street. So, I’m in two minds about the title – either “How to partner with parents” or “How to partner with pastors.” Both titles are equally valid concerning the content of this article, and both invite us to consider how pastors (church/congregation) and parents (legal guardians) can cooperate in children’s faith […]

What does the Bible say about family ministry? Picture of multi-generational family.

What Does the Bible Say About Family Ministry?

Family ministry in the Bible. What does the Bible say about family ministry? “Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you” Exodus 20:12. The above verse from the Ten Commandments may be one of the best-known verses concerning families. Yet noticeably, it doesn’t mention the word “family.” […]

Cultivating Family Faith family playing together.

Cultivating Family Faith

Questions without answers. Cultivating family faith … I remember when I heard about the Hemorrhaging Faith report and discovered that only one in three Canadian young adults who attended church weekly as a child still do so today. Half of the young adults who no longer attend church have also stopped identifying themselves with the […]