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Article September 26, 2017

Is the Informal Drowning out the Formal Curriculum?

"The church teaches in everything that it does" was a frequently quoted phrase by one of my professors of Christian education. I was reminded  […]

Article September 14, 2017

Understanding the Bible: Unpacking the Doctrine of Scripture

Many people have little understanding of their own doctrine of Scripture, and much of it may have been taught and learned unconsciously or unintentionally.  […]

Book Review August 8, 2017

Book Review: Julie Gorman’s “Community that is Christian”

At some point, you’ve probably been in a small group that seemed as lively as a koi pond on a hot day.  […]

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Scott interviews Rev. Talbot Davis, pastor at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Abingdon Press author.…


Episode 41: Small Groups with Older Adults

Scott welcomes Rev. Doc Hall, Director of Older Adult Spiritual Formation Programs for the Upper Room, to discuss unique dynamics…


Clear and Decisive?

During the Old Testament prophets, many Israelites also desired to hear a ‘clear and decisive word.’ In their case it…

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