As people of faith, we want to encourage the members of our church family to continually grow in their faith. Our primary goal as followers of Christ is that all should know who their heavenly Father is and that He wishes to have an intimate and purpose-filled relationship with each and every one of His precious children. Research shows that if the Four Keys of faith formation are practiced in the home, there is a greater probability that, when children leave the home for college or work, they will take with them a mature, or maturing, faith in Jesus Christ that will abide with them throughout their lives.
The Four Keys are not usually tasks or events to “add on” to the many tasks and events of daily life. Families are probably doing the Four Keys in some form, but not “naming” them as faith practices, or are not acknowledging Christ as the center of the conversations, rituals, devotions and service that we do every day. Invite Christ into the domestic church – your home.
Here are some ideas for using The Four Keys of Faith Formation: