Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

These Are Our Bodies (Church Publishing) is a set of resources supporting conversation on faith and sexuality at church and home.  The middle school module is available, and modules for children through adults are forthcoming.  Other titles on faith and sexuality:  Good Christian Sex (HarperOne) by Bromleigh McCleneghan, Talk Sex Today (Woodlake) by Saleema Noon and Meg Hickling, and Liberating Sexuality (Chalice) by Miguel A. De La Torre.

Covenantal Restoration is a 12-session series on faith and race from The Work of the People.  TWOTP offers curriculum, individual films with a huge array of authors and practitioners, and a 30 day trial.

Marcia McFee explores sensory-rich worship design in Think Like a Filmmaker.  Her blog features excerpts from the book, and a video series is forthcoming.  McFee has also developed a worship series to accompany Gifts of the Dark Wood, a book and video series by Eric Elnes and Darkwood Brew.

When Home Won’t Let You Stay, a project by documentary photographer James A. Bowey, presents portraits and stories of refugees in Minnesota.  Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality will host the exhibit this fall.  The Wisdom Ways Fall Program Catalog is available.

In Word by Word:  A Daily Spiritual Practice (Eerdmans), Marilyn McEntyre invites readers to dwell with one word each week.  McEntyre has also written A Long Letting Go, A Faithful Farewell, and What’s in a Phrase? (Eerdmans).  She blogs at Writing Life.

Richard Rohr’s Sojourners essay, How God as Trinity Dissolves Racism, anticipates his forthcoming book, The Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation.  The Work of the People has produced 15 companion films, and a series of 7 video clips is available on YouTube.

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