Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Holy Spokes (Eerdmans) by Laura Everett explores an intentionally urban spirituality.  Everett’s current Faith & Leadership post is My feminist strategy for dealing with criticism as a Christian leader.

Find Earth Day resources from Creation Justice Ministries and Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light.

Recent posts from Building Faith discuss ways to invite Easter visitors back, an event on digital ministry with webinar access, home visits for new parents, and Easter ideas like a sunrise breakfast at home.  Building Faith is a website from the Center for the Ministry of Teaching at Virginia Theological Seminary featuring downloadable home practices, curriculum charts, and more.

Englewood Review of Books reviews Sacred Habits:  The Rise of the Creative Clergy (Davies Group, ed. Chad R. Abbott), essays from a diverse group of leaders focusing on an emerging church that embraces creativity and experimentation.  Contributor Rachel G. Hackenberg comments on the conversation.

Unfundamentalist Parenting interviews Meredith Gould about her revised Deliberate Acts of Kindness:  A Field Guide to Service as a Spiritual Practice (Clear Faith).  Gould is the author of the forthcoming Transcending Generations:  A Field Guide to Collaboration in Church.

The New York Times is starting a Podcast Club.  Your church can too.  Contact the RCC for ideas–or, with any resource questions.  Happy Easter!