‘Third Third of Life’ ministry
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‘Third Third of Life’ ministry

In response to the declining attendance of young people, many congregations are doing the important and necessary work of reaching out to Millennials and Gen Zs. But there are three trends accompanying the outward migration of younger generations that ministry leaders should also pay attention to:  Some of the parents of our emerging adults are…

A New Posture for Parenting

A New Posture for Parenting

The van Milligens are a doorknife family. I can feel the collective woosh of stirred air as eyebrows all over Canada are being raised. What is a doorknife? It is what we named the butter knife we used to open the door to between our kitchen and garage when the doorknob mechanism stopped working. My husband discovered that we could run a butterknife down the side of the door to release the latch in order to go to the garage. We used this system for three or more years.