Tag Archives: Younger Generation

The variety of missions opportunities has exploded. Some are nearby, others on the other side of the globe. Some last one day, others a lifetime. Some are appropriate for kids, others for youth, young adults, families, or seniors. But how are we getting people out of their seat and into the action? Is your church building multiple on …

Posted September 10th, 2013, 9:33 pm By Ellen Livingood
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Barry Cooper in a Christianity Today article entitled “Imprisoned By Choices” says, “The living God…did not create us to keep our options open…. There comes a point when not to choose becomes idolatry.” Not all short-term thinking today deserves such a harsh judgment. We must remember that for the entire existence of younger generations, staying current in technology has demanded …

Posted April 26th, 2013, 12:18 pm By Ellen Livingood
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Have you read the March and April ’13 issues of Catalyst’s Postings? They help churches develop a strategy and find some great resources to effectively disciple children cross-culturally. Discipleship is a hot topic for church leaders today. But little in that discussion addresses the discipling of children and youth–those between the ages of 4 and 14. We refer to this age bracket as the 4/14 window. I am startled to realize that …

Posted April 8th, 2013, 9:55 pm By Ellen Livingood
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by Ellen Livingood. Whether a church missions leader or an agency staff person working with churches, we are all being catapulted into a new year with incredible opportunities and many unknowns. Paul says, “Run in such a way as to get the prize…. I do not run like a man running aimlessly” (1 Cor. 9:24, 26). What are …

Posted December 20th, 2012, 10:38 pm By Ellen Livingood
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