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Here Comes Generation Z

Recently in talking to a group of teens  from a local Christian High School I asked, “Name a peer for me in school whose relationship with Jesus inspires you to want to grow your own relationship with Christ?” They stared at me. Then finally 10...

Meet Generation Z

“I just don’t get these Millennials!” came the exclamation from a youth worker after having a run in of some kind with a 15 year old. My eyebrows rose as the youth worker was a twenty three year old, a Millennial in fact, who was exasperated....

From The Mountaintop

When those two disciples were on the road to Emmaus, (Luke 24) they too had just "gotten through" Easter. Like you, they were out of breath.  Your "out of breath" may have been caused by the hectic busyness of leading a community of faith at Easter, but maybe there's...

Holy Week Prayers For You

You are in our prayers.  Every week, but especially this week. The Vibrant Faith Team is praying: That you might wonder what God is working in and through you and the events of this week. That the fear and abandonment of Friday might be especially real for you so that...

Stories of Visual Faith

Did you ever go through a time of great change at your church, and no matter how much you talked or wrote about the change and why it needed to happen, you still couldn't figure out how you were going to REALLY get people on board? Here's a great story from Heidi...

Visual Luke In Their Hand

Tonight, there's a Momma in her kitchen, frantically trying to pull food together for her family before they head off to soccer practice, and her little girl comes in asking her one of those great kid questions about Jesus and why she (the Momma) believes in him. This...

The Art of Digitally-Engaged Ministry

Do you remember junior high art classes? They usually wanted everyone to get at least a base of knowledge and skill when it came to creative arts. While it wasn't all that long ago that I was there, things have changed already, of course, and class options like...

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