Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Real Good Church (Pilgrim) author Molly Phinney Baskette shares a practice for summer church renewal that builds relationships, empathy and energy.  In Standing Naked Before God (Pilgrim), Baskette provides a template for telling our stories in church.

Blogging at Bread not Stones, Rebecca Kirkpatrick suggests ways to use her book, 100 Things Every Child Should Know before Confirmation (WJKP), and provides a post on each section.  See her popular posts, including Ten Things I Want to Tell Parents.

In The Sacred Foodways of Film (Pickwick), Antonio D. Sison considers the portrayal of food and faith in eleven recent films.

The Center for Youth Ministry Training excerpts Andrew Zirschky’s Beyond the Screen:  Youth Ministry for the Connected But Alone Generation (Abingdon).  This fall, Zirschky will introduce Teaching Outside the Box:  Five Approaches to Opening the Bible with Youth (Abingdon).

Diana Butler Bass presents an extensive collection of study resources for her most recent book, Grounded: Finding God in the World-A Spiritual Revolution (HarperOne).  She recommends books by John Phillip Newell and Earth Gospel by Sam Hamilton-Poore as “earthy” resources for prayer.

Building Faith lists 9 Ways for Churches to Stay Connected with Parishioners Over the Summer.

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