Faith Forward post-gathering roundup of reflections

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I arrived home today after 9 days away for Faith Forward 2014. I’m leaving this event inspired and enriched by all that happened during this four-day gathering of forward-thinking children’s and youth ministry leaders. And I’m filled with gratitude for all who collaborated together for the journey. Together, we are charting a new way forward in what it means to be disciples with young people.

I’m still processing my time in Nashville, and as the director of the gathering, I have a wide-angle view of what went down–on stage, behind the scenes, in breakout spaces, and during conversations over drinks and deep-fried pickles. But I’m just too exhausted to muster up the energy for a long-ish post right now. Luckily, other collaborators have written some great reflections about the gathering. Here are just a few…

http://essential-spirituality.com/2014/05/20/becoming-conscious/

http://gregklimovitz.blogspot.ca/2014/05/faith-forward-new-kind-of-youth-and.html

http://blogs.augsburgfortress.org/2014/05/21/faith-forward-event-missional-church-meet-serve/

http://www.rockspringucc.org/blog/narrative-and-ritualpassing-on-the-faith

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