An Emerging Model for Connecting with 21st Century Families

In this article, Jim Merhaut describes a way to envision faith formation connecting with the lives of families in new ways.

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Jim Merhaut

Jim is the founder and director of Coaching to Connect, which provides life coaching, leadership coaching, married and engaged-couple coaching and ministry consulting. From 2011-2013, he was a Coordinator of Lifelong Faith Formation at the Center for Ministry Development. Prior to that he was the President/CEO of Villa Maria Education & Spirituality Center in Villa Maria, Pennsylvania. Jim holds an M.S. in Religious Education from Duquesne University. Jim is a published author, including the award-winning Your Catholic Family: Simple Ways to Share the Faith at Home. He and his wife, Debbie, make their home in Canfield, Ohio.