Why bringing in young families is not a magic bullet for your congregation
General CBF / Pastoral Care

Why bringing in young families is not a magic bullet for your congregation

By Laura Stephens-Reed I have heard it many times in congregations experiencing stagnation or decline: If we could just bring in more young families… This is an understandable thought. For churches with nurseries that once burst at the seams or with memories of youth choirs that went on tour in the summers, bringing in more … Continue reading

CBF Podcast: Harry Cunnane and Congresswoman Madeline Dean, A Family’s Battle with Addiction and for Recovery
Podcast

CBF Podcast: Harry Cunnane and Congresswoman Madeline Dean, A Family’s Battle with Addiction and for Recovery

By Andy Hale Everything froze at that moment. The air stood still. Every one of my senses was locked into the moment as I looked into my newborn daughter’s eyes for the first time. When you have the humble privilege of becoming a parent, everything changes when you see them for the first time. You … Continue reading