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A Holy Hostel

A Holy Hostel

A Holy Hostel: Reflections on Calling at All Saints Anglican Church By: Katya Kozachuk  At the crossroads between Durham and Chapel Hill, North Carolina there is a little Anglican parish called All Saints. All Saints is in a really particular place because it...

A Generational Love

A Generational Love

A Generational Love: A Reflection on Calling at First United Methodist Church, Lakeland, Florida By: Katya Kozachuk Lakeland Florida is home to over a dozen lakes, a few alligators, and the beloved Born & Bread Bakehouse. A typical Saturday morning in Lakeland...

No Ministry Is Too Small

No Ministry Is Too Small

No Ministry Is Too Small: A Reflection on Calling at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church By: Katya Kozachuk   On the tip of Lake Superior in Duluth, Minnesota, there is an Episcopal church that just celebrated its 150th anniversary. Along with battling the cold winters...

Calling from the Center Seat

Calling from the Center Seat

Calling From the Center Seat by Rev. Shonda Nicole Gladden Vibrant Faith C3 Coach I travel a lot; and by a lot, I mean A LOT!    Coaching congregational teams, preaching, teaching, being present to family and friends across the globe, all involve me accumulating more...

What Is The Visual Faith Project?

What Is The Visual Faith Project?

    Simply put, the Visual Faith Project is about harnessing the power of images for spiritual transformation. The project is a method that is useful for all kinds of moments of spiritual transformation, including spiritual discipleship, scriptural...

Intergenerational Faith Formation

Intergenerational Faith Formation

    I never imagined a movie could have a tremendous impact on every generation in my church. That is until we went to see Marvel’s Black Panther together. Perhaps you are not someone who is well versed (or even particularly interested) in the newest Marvel...

Becoming a Vibrant Faith Church

Becoming a Vibrant Faith Church

Our work will be done when EVERY Christian church is a vibrant faith church.  Are you with us? You know, the kind of communities of Jesus-followers where people's very lives and decisions are flowing from their faith in Jesus Christ. And when...

Grieving the loss of church as we knew it

Grieving the loss of church as we knew it

Like you we are stunned at how quickly and profoundly our world has changed, and how many of those changes have upended so much of "what works" for the formation of faith. We too are grieving that the formational systems that churches put in place for the last 100...

The Power of Visual Faith

The Power of Visual Faith

Here's the problem: Our people aren't reading the Bible. Our people are confused by the Bible. It is simply very difficult to live a vibrant faith in Jesus Christ when we can't engage the primary source of the story and ongoing power of our Christian faith. And part...

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