Who is Martin Luther and why is he so important to Lutherans? God’s great gift is his Word. Throughout its history the Christian church has had to struggle to proclaim and teach the truth of God’s Word. Toward the end of the Middle Ages (in the 15th and 16th centuries), serious false teachings and abuses… Read more
One generation commends your works to another; they tell of your mighty acts. Psalm 145: 4 Wagga Wagga congregation is involved in a two-year coaching journey with Grow Ministries. Recently, after learning about Intergenerational Faith Formation, their Grow Coaching team decided to put together a worship event based around the idea of intentionally bringing together and… Read more
As people of faith, we want to encourage the members of our church family to continually grow in their faith. Our primary goal as followers of Christ is that all should know who their heavenly Father is and that He wishes to have an intimate and purpose-filled relationship with each and every one of His precious children. The Four keys of Caring… Read more
Biblical literacy is a rising issue in both Australia and the western world. It would seem that parents are not reading the Bible with their children, and in turn, children do not know how to read the Bible and understand it, or use it as a vehicle for hearing God speak to them in their everyday life.
Passing on the Christian faith involves a partnership of generations, individuals and families. GIFT is the acronym for Generations in Faith Together. GIFT events provide an opportunity for people of all ages to explore God’s love for them by sharing the gift of each other and the gift of faith. In my role with Grow Ministries,… Read more
Ministry across the generations St James Lutheran Church in Moorabbin, a south-eastern suburb of Melbourne, is engaged with Grow Ministries in a pilot program within a cluster including two other congregations from the Melbourne area. The three congregations work together to see what they can do better to reach out with the gospel of Christ… Read more
Generations in faith together Intergenerational ministry takes place when people from at least two generations intentionally gather for the same activity in the name of Christ, interacting with one another in ways which reflect mutual respect and appreciation. Every church can be intentionally intergenerational in its ministry and faith formation experiences. In the book Generations Together,… Read more