Practical idea: Download and read this important article with volunteers and staff and ask the simple question: What can we do to ensure that our children are growing in Christ-likeness?
Thomas A. Tarrants III, Director of Ministry at the C.S. Lewis Institute, cautions, “There is a crisis of discipleship in the American church today. Reams of research confirm the simple observation that in many ways the lives of most professing Christians are not much different from their non-believing neighbors. Like ancient Israel and the church in some periods of history, we have adopted the beliefs, values, and behaviors of the surrounding culture to an alarming degree. Although there are exceptions among individuals and congregations, they only serve to confirm the reality. Read the rest of this entry »No Comments »