Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Coming in July from Living the Questions, Violence Divine:  Overcoming the Bible’s Betrayal of Its Non-Violent God is an eight-session DVD study based on John Dominic Crossan’s How to Read the Bible and Still Be a Christian (HarperOne, 2015).

This month, NEXT Church, a network of Presbyterian leaders, is hosting a blog series on experiencing God through our bodies.  In May, the blog focused on intergenerational ministry.

New Bibles for young children include the Deep Blue Bible Storybook (Abingdon) for ages 3-6 and the Frolic First Bible from Sparkhouse for ages 0-3.

Adam Copeland of Luther Seminary offers guidance on crowdfunding for congregations.

In Executing Grace (HarperOne), Shane Claiborne explores the death penalty and shares resources.  Questioning Capital Punishment is a DVD study featuring Helen Prejean.

Kimberly Bracken Long looks at what makes a marriage liturgy faithful, inclusive, and sensitive to pastoral concerns in From This Day Forward:  Rethinking the Christian Wedding (WJKP).

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