Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Days of Awe and Wonder: How to Be a Christian in the 21st Century (HarperOne) is a collection of key writings, interviews and previously unpublished works from Marcus J. Borg, with an afterword by Barbara Brown Taylor.  See the link for a reading guide.

Illustrated Children’s Ministry is producing a no-prep 12-week curriculum, An Illustrated Compassion:  Learning to Love Like God, available in May.  It joins An Illustrated Earth:  Celebrating God’s Creation.

Leanne Hadley, author of Blessed to Be a Blessing: Sacred Circle Time for Young Children (Upper Room), will speak on children and trauma at Splash 2017, a children’s ministry conference at Messiah UMC in Plymouth May 5-6.

In Organizing Church:  Grassroots Practices for Embodying Change in Your Congregation, Your Community, and Our World (Chalice), Tim Conder and Dan Rhodes offer a field guide for churches as change agents.

Dear White Christians (Eerdmans) author Jennifer Harvey asks Are We Raising Racists? in The Opinion Pages of The New York Times.  Harvey leads Reparation and Racial Justice, an online class from ChurchNext.

Convergence Music Project founders Bryan Sirchio and Richard Bruxvoort Colligan share resources in Forming Faith: Music Matters, a videochat from UCC Faith Formation.  The recording will be available in the Faith Formation Forum archive.

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