Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

In Rising Strong as a Spiritual Practice (CD/audio download, Sounds True), Rising Strong author Brene Brown explores spirituality as a critical component of resilience.  Brown’s Braving the Wilderness:  The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone (Random House) is coming in September.

ChurchNext is offering faith communities a free one-month Congregational Membership:  email  See their post, 3 Ways to Use ChurchNext During the Summer.

This week, Yale Youth Ministry Institute presents lectures by Dori Baker, Kate Ott, Chap Clark, and others on violence, sex ed in church, depression and suicide, fear, and family instability.  Livestream or check the YMI YouTube.

Today, eFormtion is hosting a free online conference on digital media for ministry featuring Keith Anderson.    Resources from previous conferences are available.

Christena Cleveland, Broderick Greer, and others write about “connecting grand religious ideas and messy human realities” for On Being’s Public Theology Reimagined project.  On Being also provides resources for creating new spaces for listening, conversation, and engagement.

Continuing its series on resources developed by Christian educators, the Advocate spotlights home practices, online toolkits, peace puzzles, and more.

Contact us with any resource questions:  Please note our summer hours:  Tuesday noon-4:00 and by appointment.