Lifelong Faith: Formation for All Ages and Generations

by John Roberto. Church Publishing Incorporated, 2022.


This practical guide invigorates discipleship by helping faith leaders develop goals, identify pathways to personalized faith formation, and encourage intergenerational learning.


guidance from a faith formation expert; faith formation strategies and practices; ideas for hybrid learning; checklist for leadership system; leadership competencies; gifts inventory

Recommended Audience

Christian congregations looking for multigenerational faith formation ideas


Purchase as a book or e-book

Practical Applications

  • Improve your faith formation pathways by discussing this book with your education team.
  • Recruit new volunteers by sharing the gifts inventory and a structured education model.

About the Contributor

Tim Shapiro

Tim Shapiro is the Indianapolis Center’s president. He began serving the Center in 2003 after 18 years in pastoral ministry. For 14 years, Tim served Westminster Presbyterian Church in Xenia, Ohio. Prior to his pastorate at Westminster, he was pastor of Bethlehem Presbyterian Church in Logansport, Indiana. He holds degrees from Purdue University and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Tim’s interest in how congregations learn to do new things is represented in his book How Your Congregation LearnsAfter his extensive work on the Center’s Sacred Space initiative, Tim co-authored the book Holy Places: Matching Sacred Space with Mission and MessageHe has also authored several articles, including Applying Positive Deviance and The Congregation of Theological Coherence.

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