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Jan. 14, 2014

Lessons in Faith Formation

This post was originally published on 7/12/2012 By Paul Cannon, MDIV CYF graduate of Luther Seminary The LDS (Latter-Day Saints) church is often referred to as the quintessential American religion, and despite misgivings about the faith on the part of many mainline Protestant Christians (MP), the description is apt.  Regardless of how you feel about the beliefs, structure and mission
Aug. 02, 2012

Learning from Children

By Ashlea Denton, MA CYF graduate from Luther Seminary When asked to come up with an example of learning from children, nearly every adult can quickly give a response.  Whether it be from their own child, a distant relation or a chance encounter, adults have been, often unconsciously, learning from children for generations.  Matthew 18:2-5 is often quoted when speaking
Jul. 24, 2012

The Spirit Creator: Sowing Seeds of Hope through Environmentally Focused Children, Youth and Family Ministry

By Keith Long, MDIV CYF graduate of Luther Seminary Something is amiss in how we engage and educate young people in their lives of faith. It is disheartening to witness the disappearance of youth and families from the church. Decreased attendance leads to less risk-taking, which in my opinion, leads to apathy and boredom. As a result, I think we
Jul. 18, 2012

God and … Gaming?!? The World of Today

By Nora Romness, MA CYF graduate of Luther Seminary If I said something was “uber l33t,” would you know what I meant?  What if I said I partied in a pug and we got wiped by the boss because the tank couldn’t hold aggro and the healer oom’ed during the fight?  Chances are that many youth today would read the