I have created, written or contributed to the following resources offer a vision for faith formation and multi-generational ministry. Practical tools are provided for use by both households and congregations.


Strengthening Families to Share Faith: Five “elders” share their passion and life’s commitment to faith formation in this 75 minute video. It was a privilege to present along side friends and colleagues.

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Chapter 18, Walking Beside Each Other by Linda Staats 2018


Let’s KILL SUNDAY SCHOOL and Birth Cross+Gen Ministries


Case Study 11: Circle of Blessing by Linda Staats 2017

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The Generosity Project

A Generational Approach to Stewardship with a Household Focus
Lifelong Faith Journal, Spring 2013
Innovations in Faith Formation
Volume 7.1, pp 7-12

Glocal_sidebar_workshopsCross-Generational Engagement Workshop

Applying the Practice of Accompaniment to Generational Ministry
Learn more about ELCA Glocal Gatherings
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2820372Passing on Faith- Milestone to Milestone

A Comprehensive Look at Milestones
Lifelong Faith Journal, Spring 2008
Volume 2.1, pp 16-28
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How Congregations Can Model Mealtime as Faith Building Time
Lutheran Partners Magazine
July/August 2009. Volume 25, Number 4.
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Equipping Households of Faith

Four Session Video Resource by Select Learning. Session 4 offers insights into sharing God ‘s story with children and the use of Storybook Bibles with all ages.

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Service & Learning

Six Session Video Resource by Select Learning. Session 3 demonstrates the Cross+Generational Engagement workshop in action.

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home_grown_faith_logo_notextTop Ten HomeGrown Faith Practices

A Resource that has appeared in numerous publications.
A foundation for consultations and workshops in your congregation.
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Book of Faith: For All Generations

A 7-minute video about a congregation who wove the “Jesus Storybook Bible”into all aspects of its ministry.  View YouTube Video