young chickens in sunflowers

The Lessons of Chicken TV – by Rev. Nani Arning

About a month ago, we got three chickens. This is after I said we would probably never have chickens. My son repurposed a piece of furniture into the coop, built a run, and away we went! It’s amazing how peaceful and calming those chicken sounds are.  Not really knowing anything about raising chickens, I’ve learned … Continue reading The Lessons of Chicken TV – by Rev. Nani Arning

Engaging Youth in the Ministries and Mission of the Church, by Rev. Debra Juarez

Whether your church is small, medium or large, integrating youth into the overall life of your church grows them into connection and membership in your church and teaches lifelong practices of participation and discipleship. Youth bring the same variety of Spirit-given gifts as all Christians. Inviting youth to share those gifts adds to the vitality … Continue reading Engaging Youth in the Ministries and Mission of the Church, by Rev. Debra Juarez

two girls show the "perfect man" they have built from recycled objects

Building the Perfect Man, by Rev. Denise Bender

Rev. Denise Bender It’s a quiet Sunday afternoon, like many I experience. The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and the family dog lies at my feet under my desk... pretty typical. I reflect on what makes Sunday afternoons so quiet for me – and for many who experience the customary Sunday morning flurry … Continue reading Building the Perfect Man, by Rev. Denise Bender