Six New Things

Check six new ministry resources in this weekly post.

In Choosing Our Religion: The Spiritual Lives of America’s Nones (Oxford, April), Elizabeth Drescher explores diverse and complex spiritual lives.  See her summary,  “3 things you might not know about Nones.”

This month’s edition of The Interfaith Observer features the work of Vicki Garlock, author of a Bible-based interfaith curriculum for children and a collection of resources on meditation for kids.

With Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverts (Dial), Susan Cain provides a guide for young people age 10 and up–and their parents and teachers.  View Cain’s TED Talk, The Power of Introverts.

Theresa F. Latini, coauthor of Transforming Church Conflict (WJKP, 2013), writes about overcoming racial microagressions in Faith & Leadership.

The e-Formation Conference on ministry in a digital world, June 6-8 at Virginia Theological Seminary, is available by webinar.

Chalice Press is offering several free resources to download:  Family Faith Moments 7-Day Start-Up Plan by Traci Smith; a Progressive Christian Voter’s Guide by Brian McLaren and others; and a PDF copy of Towards the “Other America:” Anti-Racist Resources for White People Taking Action for Black Lives Matter.  Chalice also offers previews of titles by Joerg Rieger, Teresa B. Pasquale, Eric H.F. Law and Leah Gunning Francis.

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