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On the Way to BethlehemIn this new picture book, the illustrations depict Mary and Joseph as real people who were living ordinary lives when God called them to be part of ...
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Christian formation is the Spirit's work of forming us into the person of Jesus Christ. As Christ is formed in us we are empowered to live missional lives characterized by "love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control" (Gal 6: 22-23). Christian formation is our destiny as God's image bearers. Our vocation as the people of God is to come to the "unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to maturity, to the measure of the full stature of Christ" (Eph 4:13). Living into the full stature of Christ is a lifelong journey.
The Rev. Canon John W. Newton Canon For Lifelong Christian Formation 713.353.2117
Denise TrevinoMissioner for Intercultural Development
Jamie Martin-CurrieMissioner for Christian Education 713.353.2135 direct
Matt Blank Missioner for Youth and Young Adults 713.353.2138 direct