Forming Faith Blog

Jesus, Gillette, and Priorities (January 27, 2019)

Bible Readings: Matthew 5:1-20 Free Resource: The Great Reversal (Youth) Unit Theme (January 27 – February 10): Learning to Follow Repentance: Changing Priorities Jesus’ first proclamation in both the Gospels of Matthew and Mark is about the kingdom of heaven … Continue reading

Genealogies & Magi (12/30/2018 & 1/6/2019)

Bible Readings: Matthew 1:1-17; Matthew 2:1-23 Free Resource: Extra, Extra, Read All About It! (Cross+Gen Education) Unit Theme (December 25 – January 20): God’s Promise of Jesus With Christmas and winter break almost (already) here, I’m covering two Sundays in … Continue reading

Surprise! (December 23 & 25, 2018)

Bible Readings: Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 2:1-20 Free Resource: Thanksgiving for Baptism & Christmas Litany (Cross+Gen Worship) Advent Theme (December 2 – December 23): Faith in God’s Promises We have been waiting a lot throughout Advent, for justice, for deliverance, and … Continue reading

What Are You Waiting For? (December 2, 2018)

Bible Readings: Habakkuk 1:1-7; 2:1-4, 3:[3b-6], 17-19 Free Resource: Waiting Is Hard (Cross+Gen Education) Advent Theme (December 2 – December 23): Faith in God’s Promises This week marks the beginning of Advent, a season of waiting. So, it makes sense … Continue reading