Development through the life-span

This helpful chart outlines some general characteristics of development – faith, physical, brain, mental & intellectual and interpersonal/relational – in age groups from 0-3 to 85+. A useful tool for engaging with when thinking about multi-age ministry.

A Story for Us and the Story of Us
Originally presented at a Conference in 2012, this paper by Beth Barnett is an encouragement to allow ourselves to be “…shaped by the stories of the Bible – all of them, on every page – the micro stories and the nano stories – as well as the big epic story…