Bishop’s Day of Formation Resources

Jenifer Gamber Jenifer Gamber, this year’s guest speaker, is the author of three books on Christian formation Learn more about Gamber and her books on her Amazon.com author page. It Begins with Listening Working with Youth and Young Adults Patricia Matthews and the Abide young adult group, Christ Church, Little Rock What Is ‘Abide’? by Elizabeth Henry My generation has … Read More

Why Are Churches Losing Their Youth?

There is an old joke about a parish church that had a bat problem. The parishioners, not knowing what to do, called the bishop to fix it. The bishop went to investigate, and within an hour the bats were gone. The parishioners asked him how he had gotten the bats to leave the church. The bishop said, “I confirmed them.” This joke cloaks … Read More