Month: August 2011

Busting the Myth: Parents Don’t Matter

This blog series will explore the truth about widely held myths about youth and young adults and their religious practices based on the findings from the National Study of Youth and Religion as presented in Souls in Transition: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of...

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Opening to Possibilities

In a yoga class recently, my teacher invited us to “open to the possibilities.” I always get a little nervous when I get an invitation like this. It often means that you are going to be pushed way beyond your comfort zone. Being physically uncomfortable usually...

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Boundaries Expand Ministry

For people who have taken my workshops, you know that I often use the text from Mark 10 where Jesus welcomes and blesses the little children. Frequently, people will notice that the text says that, “People were bringing little children to him [Jesus] in order that he...

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