Get Kids Out of Church

We spend lots of time trying to get children in to church to develop their faith.  But there’s an even better venue outdoors for that. Spending time outside in unstructured play is critical to children’s growth and development.  Including their faith development. ...

Green is the New Red

‘Tis the season of red:  red hearts, red candy, red cards, red bows, red boxes of chocolates…all for Valentine’s Day.  I love red as much as the next person, but when it comes to how followers of Jesus show love, I believe green is the new red. In...

The Earth is My Parish

John Wesley famously said, “The world is my parish.” I believe this generation of Christians is called to claim the whole Creation as ours. Even as people are suffering from hunger, thirst, the effects of war, unemployment, and a dizzying array of natural...