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Is it pretty?

The challenge is ours to make sure that what is demonstrated is both attractive and authentic. Let’s be intentional about how we are church: how we treat one another, how we welcome the stranger, how we deal with conflict, how we discuss budgets. Whatever we do, we are called to do it in love, in faith, in hope. Continue reading

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We have an opportunity to reach a new generation – will we take it?

There’s a new generation of parents coming to a church near you. Born between 1980 and 2000 Millennials are now coming into their own. Like every generation they tend to have a group persona, with definite characteristics. What has this got to do with Christian Education? Simply put, these are the people who will be coming to our youth and young adult groups; they are also becoming parents. If we are to welcome them into our congregations we need to understand what they are looking for and what is important to them. Continue reading

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