Five Favourite Classic Educational Ministry Books

Five Favourite Classic Educational Ministry Books

Members of the Advocate Ministry Team continue our summer series sharing our five favorite ministry-related items in each article. These articles are meant to be interactive. Each time we post an article with our favorites, we invite you to add your own favorites in...
Simple Things: Young People Being Kind

Simple Things: Young People Being Kind

In the summer of 2019, two young sisters set out to spread kindness around their small county in Kentucky. They created “Be Kind” yard signs and sold them to local neighbors and merchants who proudly display them in their front yards and businesses. Money raised by...

Simple Things: A New Arena for Simpler Sundays

It’s Sunday morning and the youth Sunday school teachers are MIA. It’s Sunday morning and the children’s Sunday school teachers are accounted for, but no young people are to be found. It’s Sunday morning and traditional Sunday school has become a thing of the past. If...
Simple Things

Simple Things

In this Eastertide, and in the waning days of the school year (for many), we invite our readers to step back and allow yourselves to embrace simple things. Like you, many of us have pushed HARD over these past few years, trying to support and nurture faith, pivoting...
Filling Our Kindness-Buckets with Children’s Literature

Filling Our Kindness-Buckets with Children’s Literature

“These days, it seems more important than ever for books to show young people how to act with thoughtfulness, civility, and kindness.”  ―The New York Times Book Review These past two years have been difficult for many reasons. Our news has been filled with stories of...
In Defense of Kindness: An Interview with Bruce Reyes-Chow

In Defense of Kindness: An Interview with Bruce Reyes-Chow

Amidst struggles and challenges, on-going illness and exhaustion, uncertainties and longings for normalcy, the Advocate turns an eye toward kindness and neighborliness as acts of justice and change. Inspired by the marking of Mr. Rogers Day on March 20, we explore...