Churches That Play Together Stay Together

In its new Households of Faith report, Barna researchers claim that one of the many reasons “vibrant households” stand out from others is because they engage in “meaningful, fun. Quality time with both housemates and extended household members.” That includes playing games together (32%), sharing meals (63% eat breakfast as a family and 75% eat dinner

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Letters from a Pastor’s Daughter

Dear pastors, elders, deacons, and ushers, Secretaries and choir directors, Awana leaders and Sunday School teachers, Sinners becoming saints gathered under the banner of Christendom; I am the girl sitting in the front pew, wearing thick leotards, a red corduroy skirt her Mum sewed, and a mushroom cut, and I’m staring out the stained glass

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