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RCL Reflection, Second Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A, January 19, 2020
Why not make 2020 the year for your worshiping community to discover a clear vision for why folks show up and why that matters? Imagine the possibilities. As Paul reminded the followers in Corinth, “God is faithful; by him you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.” (Photo: Steve p2008, Creative Commons)

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Teaching youth about Sabbath

Young people struggle to understand the concept of Sabbath, in part because adults model busyness, says Pastor Nathan Stuckey, author of Wrestling With Rest: Inviting Youth to Discover the Gift of Sabbath. Stucky addresses the importance of modeling and teaching Sabbath to youth. From Faith and Leadership. (Photo: Yasan Hassan, Creative Commons)

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February ‘Toolbox’ looks at cultivating a heart of love

In this month of love, challenge your congregation to follow Jesus’s teaching to love their enemies. Really. This month’s Stewardship Toolbox explores the them with an original newsletter article, weekly RCL-based stewardship snippets and links. Good, free stewardship education materials.  (Photo: Neil T, Creative Commons)

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Companions help steward your ministry vision

Two strategies — seeking solitude with God and companionship in stewarding one’s vision — will help good intentions become realities in the new year, writes a spiritual director. Author and spiritual director Samuel Rahberg  sees companionship–with God and colleagues/friends/mentors–as the way forward. (Photo: Alan Levine, Creative Commons)

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