Tag Archive: spirituality

Talk to Kids About God

Got kids in your life — your own kids, grandkids, kids of friends, or kids at church?  Kids learn faith and spirituality from the adults around them.  But sometimes we’re just not sure how to help.  Read Donna Schaper’s article: Talking to Kids About God.

Prayer: Obstacles & Images

Are you happy with whatever place and practice prayer has in your life?  What keeps you from praying?  How do the images of God that you learned (both consciously and unconsciously) impact your prayer?  Roberta Bondi reflects in an interview entitled “Learning to Pray” on obstacles to prayer, images of God, and what fourth century…

Practicing Resurrection

Christians just celebrated Easter, remembering Jesus’ resurrection from the dead.  For most Christians this resurrection is the center of their faith.  But what if resurrection is not just an event, but a verb?  What would it look like for us to “practice resurrection” in our daily lives?  Read an article with more than 35 examples…

Spirituality of Work

Sometimes Christians have tried to compartmentalize faith into something that only happens at church or on Sunday.  A more healthy spirituality sees our faith as a part of our whole lives.  That includes our jobs.  Our work can be more than just earning a living when we understand it to be a part of God’s…

Mid-Life Spirituality

We sometimes hear about people having a “mid-life crisis”.   How we look at life, and most especially look at our own lives, changes over our lifetimes.  So it’s no wonder that our spiritual life and practice changes too.  Read here as Lynn M. Baab describes how three common mid-life experiences have significant implications for the…

Spiritual “Types”

We all recognize that there are different personality types: introverted and extroverted, thinkers and feelers, planners and the spontaneous.  Those personality factors come together to influence how we experience and understand our relationships with God and with those around us.  What nurtures discipleship and the soul may vary from person to person.  For a fun…

Elements of Discipleship

What needs to be part of the life of a person in order to grow as a disciple? There are probably as many ways to answer this question as there are disciples, for we are all unique persons who relate and learn and minister in unique ways. Recognizing that uniqueness, we can still provide a…