For this month’s longer Christmas edition, we chat with Ed Drew from Faith in Kids. Among other topics, we explore parenting as an adventure of faith, the challenges to passing on faith in today’s society, and the importance of saying sorry to our children. We also discuss the work of Faith in Kids and share some ideas and resources for Advent and Christmas.
In this month’s interview, we chat with James Cary, comedy writer, podcaster, and author (Including The Gospel According to a Sitcom Writer). We chat with James about his reasons for home schooling, the role of education in forming faith, and helping children to see the world through a Christian perspective. Visit James’ website to find out more about his work.
In this month’s interview, we chat with Victoria Beech from GodVenture. We explore rituals and rhythms within the home as well as the role of creativity and the importance of adapting to different seasons of a family’s life. We also explore the practice of Christian Shabbat and its impact on Victoria’s family and faith. For more about Victoria and GodVenture, visit https://godventure.co.uk
Sarah Holmes lectures in Early Childhood Studies at Liverpool Hope University and runs the website www.nuturingyoungfaith.org. In today’s podcast, we talk with Sarah about her recent research report on the changing nature of children and family ministry. Exploring the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, we discuss issues of intergenerational church, connecting with families, and how churches can best empower parents in helping their children grow in faith.
In this month’s interview, we speak with Erica Payne, a trainer with Innovisata, a charity that grows leaders in hard to reach places. We explore youth ministry in disadvantaged areas, the role of raising up leaders, and how churches can cross boundaries in ministry and mission. We also explore what all this might mean for families.
Rachael Newham is the founder of mental health charity ThinkTwice and author of Learning to Breathe (SPCK, 2018). In today’s conversation, we explore issues of mental health, the emotional life of teenagers, the importance of the body, and how parents and churches can better support those affected by mental health issues.
In today’s episode, we interview Tina English, Director of Embracing Age, a faith-inspired charity dedicated to improving the lives of older people. We explore with Tina the importance of valuing older people within the church and society, helping different generations relate to one another, and how Christian families and churches can better support older people. For Embracing Age, visit www.embracingage.org.uk. For Care Home Friends, visit www.carehomefriends.org.uk