"From heart to lips to ears" — that's how faith
flows, says Dick Hardel. The executive director of the Youth &
Family Institute of Augsburg College, Minneapolis, repeats that phrase
at conferences he leads nationwide and in resources. How natural it
should be for Christians to talk about their experiences of God, but
how hard it is!
That's because, Hardel says, we don't speak the language of faith, at least at home. Many of us simply don't know it. But all can be taught, and that's the mission of this pastor who is a husband, father and grandfather. Check out his suggestions for ways people can learn to tell their faith stories and what congregations can do to help. Then read about three congregations that are implementing these.
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