Tag: youth ministry

Parenting Concern #2: We Pursue Talent Development Over Faith Development

As parents we naturally want the best for our children. When we find something they enjoy or discover a measure of talent we want to invest. I think that’s kind of normal. When it comes to prioritizing time and money we generally pursue talent development over faith development and this could come with real consequence. According to a 2017 article…

SHIFT FAQ: SHIFT in Smaller Churches?

“I am in the process of transitioning from a medium size church to a smaller church.  On a good day there are 20 children from birth through high school.  How do we go about beginning something as dynamic and powerful as SHIFT but reasonable for the small church to manage?” -A Motivated Children’s Pastor Let me be the first to…