Author: Faith+Lead

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Christmas Was Not Always Like This (Part One: The Beginnings of Christmas)

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The story of how Christmas has been celebrated in Christian history contains surprises for most of us. Read the first of our 3-part series on the history of Christmas.
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How to Host an Intergenerational Art Event at Your Church

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This breakthrough practice is for anyone in your neighborhood to come together and share an experience around art.
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Learning to Listen – See Faithful Innovation in Action

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Training from Luther Seminary introduced faithful innovation concepts to two Wisconsin churches. Watch their story and learn more.
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Watch Mary Hess’ Boston College Presentation: “Finding Faith in the Maelstrom – Storytelling as a Source of Hope”

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"We know who we are in relation to God in large measure by the stories we share."
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Breakthrough Practice: Eat With Your Neighbor

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This breakthrough practice helps you deepen friendships with your neighbors by sharing a meal together.
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How to Make Going to a Baseball Game a Meaningful Spiritual Practice

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This breakthrough practice helps you build community, show support for your neighbors, and experience God’s presence in daily life.
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How to Listen to Spiritual Stories from People Outside Your Congregation

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This breakthrough practice helps you deepen relationships with your neighbors by listening to their spiritual stories.
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How to Discern God's Presence from a Lawn Chair

How to Discern God’s Presence from a Lawn Chair

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This breakthrough practice helps you discern where the Holy Spirit is at work in your neighborhood--just by sitting and observing.
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