21st Century Faith Formation Trends by Building Faith Editors
The Rev. Keith Anderson, Associate for Digital Content at Lifelong Learning and Pastor of Upper Dublin Lutheran Church in Ambler, PA, believes the COVID-19 pandemic may have sped up some of the shifts in faith formation. After reviewing the research Keith joins church leaders in re-visioning faith formation in their congregation.
Building Faith's By Miranda Hassett offers wisdom in All Ages Worship: Shifting Language & Why it Matters.
Living Lutheran:“Generations of Faith”
Read how ELCA congregations are using intergenerational ministries to bring people together and connect members of all generations.
from Springtide Research
How to Keep Gen Z in Your Pews by St Olaf College Senior, Holly Beck.
Rev. Dr. Michael Piazza encourages us to reconsider our Sunday school - and adult - approach to reading, understanding, and interpreting the Word of God / the Bible in Liberation Word: Is God Still Speaking?
In RevGalBlogPals, The Pastoral Is Political blog, Rev. Emily Heitzman clarifies the importance of creating Affirming Spaces for LGBTQIA+ Youth.
CONVERGENCE offers numerous leadership and community development webinars on-demand or in a cohort:
|Follow Me: Biblical Practices for Faithful Living|
This thirty-six-unit curriculum is based on practices Jesus did and taught us to do as faithful followers. Written for people of all ages who wish to live out their faith, this new curriculum examines where these practices are found in the Bible and how they have been used in Christian faith then and now.
All Living the Questions curricula are available to stream or download; includes a variety of progressive topics.
The State of Religion & Young People 2020 from Springtide Research Institute: unpacks the complexity of young peoples' religious lives, with special features exploring how they feel about politics, careers, and online gatherings.