Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

My Testament (Abingdon) by Mark Burrows is a Bible study series for grades 3-5 in two volumes, each with a Leader Guide and Student Journal.  Each of 52 sessions weaves an Old Testament story and a New Testament story around a common theme, inviting students to respond through creative journaling and holy conversation.

Faithful Families author Traci Smith recommends four apps for parents to use as spiritual practices.  See her Facebook for short videos on traditions, rituals, practices, and more.

Anne E. Streaty Wimberly and Sarah Frances Farmer, authors of Raising Hope:  Four Paths to Courageous Living for Black Youth (UMC General Board of Higher Education and Ministry), discuss the book in three videos from Yale Youth Ministry Institute.

Sold Out:  Affordable Housing at Risk is a 56-minute documentary from tpt/Minnesota Housing Partnership.  MNPost has more.

In July, NextChurch hosted a blog series on A New Perspective on Stewardship as spiritual practice, with posts from Adam Copeland, Ann Michel, Clayton Smith, Chick Lane and Grace Duddy Pomroy, and others.

United Methodists Embrace TED Talks in small group and other settings to spark conversation.  From Hope4CE, TED Talks serve as curriculum for a church’s parenting class.

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