Ecumenical Blogs

Practicing Families is an on-line ministry that seeks to support families in their efforts to follow the way of Jesus.

From the faith formation curators in the Center for the Ministry of Teaching. A service of Virginia Theological Seminary.

The Faith Formation Learning Exchange is a free service of Vibrant Faith Ministries. The Learning Exchange is a forum where Vibrant Faith Ministries can bring the best thinking and practices in lifelong faith formation to you as a leader in faith formation.

SALT’s semi-regular (but almost always interesting!) blog focuses on our recent creative endeavors; thoughts about life, church, spirituality; a poem or two; and how we keep finding beautyand grace in the most unexpected places.

Sharon Ely Pearson is a lifelong Espicoplian whose recent roles have included Christian Formation Specialist for Church Publishing Incorporated.

This is a website full of stories, photo essays, opinion columns, and more written and produced by people of all different shapes, sizes, races, political affiliations, theological leanings and locations around the world.

The question is, when our children are asking us for things more complicated than bread - like spiritual guidance - how do we meet that need in the most nourishing way? How do we give bread and not stones?

This blog is dedicated to the ministry of forming children, youth, and adults as disciples of Jesus Christ. Every day, thousands of churches and faith communities around the world are engaged in this mission, and we are blessed to help support and inspire them.

Q believes that exposure to old and new ideas is the best way to stimulate imagination for ways the Gospel can be expressed within our cultural context.

She serves as a local Espicopal Parish as  their Minister to Children, Youth, and Families. Her first book, A Homemade Year, the Blessings of  Cooking, Crafting and Coming Together

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Patheos is a place where conversations for all different faiths take place. Its search engine will allow you to find all sorts of blogs relating to topics of Children and Families in church.

[D]mergent was formed out of our experience with the emerging tribes of Generation X & the Millennial Generation.  As we sought to minister in this emerging context we became aware of the need to move beyond traditional models and witness the Spirit moving in nontraditional spaces.

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Center for Theology & Ministry

The Centre for Theology & Ministry is a vibrant hub of educational advancement, initiated by the Uniting Church of Synod of Victoria and Tasmania to inspire learning, provide resources, and facilitate for all who seek discipleship,  leadership opportunities and ministry- lay and ordained - within the church and beyond.

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Disciples Justice for Children

Rev. Kate Epperly blogs as Coordinator of Justice and Advocacy for Family and Children's Ministries, Disciples Home Missions.


Join me in exploring stories, experiences, tips, tools, and resources that can help parents and families of all ages and stages become intentional about faith @ home.


Listening to the child with respect and humility was the foundation of educator Maria Montessori’s work. We invite you to read through these posts from our collection of art, theological comments and prayers of children, and share your own reflections. Considering these responses together may help us deepen our understanding of the mysteries of the child and God.

We don’t tell churches what they want to build. We start by listening and then show them a blueprint of exactly how they can move from where they are to where they want to be.

Seeks to rethink the most basic assumptions of youth ministry from a mainline/progressive perspective by offering both theory and practical ideas.

We are fostering a conversation about how to follow Christ in our particular day and age. We are a movement seeking to change the culture of connection in the PC(USA) so that we continue to share faithfully the good news of the gospel in ways that bear fruit in a fractured world.

Jim’s mission is to bring out the best in other people, starting with his wife, his two boys, the staff at Vibrant Faith Ministries, and leaders of the congregations he coaches.

These posts include liturgical resources, webinars, and updated thoughts on changing events from the United Methodists. These are put together by Melanie Gordon.

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I am a devoted husband, committed father, learner, teacher, writer, storyteller, lover of people, connoisseur of creativity, purveyor of sustainability and believer in possibilities.

Equipping United Methodists engaged in intergenerational ministry with children by Tanya Eustace.

Andrew Root (Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary) is the Olson Baalson associate professor of youth and family ministry at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Mark Yaconelli is a writer, speaker, retreat leader, spiritual director, community activist, youth worker, storyteller, disco dancer, husband, and father.

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