Thursday, July 21, 2011

SASHET engages young people

The value is that church would be a "fellowship of the heart".

One practice that helps us live out that value is "checking in" using SASHET.  (SASHET is an acronym for six basic emotions:  Sad - Angry - Scared - Happy - Excited - Tender)

Clearly, SASHET is not just for adults. In fact, children seem instinctively
to want to talk about what is going on in their heart. And, they want to
know what is going on in our heart. SASHET allows young people to feel part of our house church gatherings. And, it deepens conversations around the family dinner table.

Here's what 14 year old Nathan had to say on the subject...

This is from Ken, in California...

“Hey John,
I just wanted to tell you that my five year old reminds us to do SASHET
around the breakfast table every morning. It has been good for us as a

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