Helping Young Mothers

One of the most common things I hear from survey respondents is “where are the young families? children? next generation?” Many times the answer is “they’re struggling to figure out where they fit in the parish in the midst of everything else.” What if every parish did one new thing to help young families this year? What difference could we all make in the Church? … More Helping Young Mothers

A Focus on Middle School

When you hear “deep theological discussions” most people don’t immediate think “Middle School Youth Ministry.” But today I want to make you a little more curious about middle school students, the faith, and where the church can go this spring. Let’s choose one thing we can do to actively engage our middle school students in the faith … read more about why that’s important in today’s post! … More A Focus on Middle School

Relevant or Authentic

The number one concern people share on surveys regarding the “future of the Church” is how we will attract youth, young families, and young adults. They are missing from the pews … so what’s the first step in getting the back? Well, a hint: it’s not as complicated as you think; although it won’t be easy. … More Relevant or Authentic