Training & Development
Some years ago I served on a regional credentialing board of my denomination. Our primary task was interviewing candidates for ordained ministry, and I actually had the audacity…
The junior high Sunday school teacher was going to be away, so the youth director asked John if he would fill in the next Sunday. "Sure, no problem," John replied. "I'll be glad…
Video Live on Common Ground
Live on Common Ground from Common English Bible on Vimeo.
Articles Learning to Tell Bible Stories
A Self-Directed Workshop 1. Read the story aloud at least twice. You may choose to read the translation included here or the one you are accustomed to reading. I recommend that…
Articles Will Our Children Have Faith?
Originally written in 1976, revised in 2000 and translated in six languages, this classic critique of Christian education has been newly revised and expanded and includes…
Articles We Are Our Stories
Several months ago, I wrote a re-cap of some of my learnings from John’s Westerhoff’s keynote, “Changing Times, Changing Responses,” from Children, Youth…