Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

The Peace First Curriculum helps students acquire peacemaking skills:  communication, conflict resolution, cooperation, empathy, and civic engagement.  Search activities and games by type, skill, grade and theme.

Last week, Lake Harriet UMC hosted a free screening of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s voting rights documentary, Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot, followed by a panel discussion and voter registration drive.  The film and companion resources are free for educators and civic organizations.

Monica A. Coleman reflects on depression and faith in Bipolar Faith (Fortress) and Not Alone (Inner Prizes).  Faith & Leadership interviews Coleman.

Karl Vaters encourages and equips small church leaders at New Small Church.

Chapters of Rule #2:  Don’t Be an Asshat:  An Official Handbook for Raising Parents and Children (Bacosa Books) by Robin Pugh and Bruce Reyes-Chow are available online.  Reyes-Chow is author of But I Don’t See You as Asian: Curating Conversations about Race (BRC Publications).  He is featured in a God Complex Radio interview.

Free Spirit Publishing of Minneapolis offers free activities, reproducible forms, and leader guides for select titles on service learning, bullying prevention, and more.

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