Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Storypath reviews Grit and Grace:  Heroic Women of the Bible (Sparkhouse Family) by Caryn Rivadeneira.  Other new Sparkhouse Family titles include Frolic Preschool Bible, Good Night:  A Toddler’s Bedtime Prayer, and You Are With Me:  Prayers for Every Part of the Day.

Illustrated Children’s Ministry introduces tags for Blessing of the Backpacks.  On the blog, 10 Ways to Pray with Kids includes a free printable bookmark with directions for the 5-finger prayer, and Engaging and Welcoming Children in Worship is a free download.

Fuller Dialogues: on Young People and the Church features author Kenda Creasy Dean and others.  Dean is the project director and senior strategist for The Zoe Project, a Lilly Endowment initiative building relationships between young adults and Christian congregations.

Is the Protestant Reformation Over? is the theme of the current issue of Circuit Rider.  Contributors include Elaine A. Heath, Roger E. Olson, and Cynthia L. Rigby.  Carol Wehrheim highlights Reformation study resources for all ages in the Advocate.  Contemporary Perspectives on Luther is a free event August 18-19 at Luther Seminary.

Engage from The Institute for Youth Ministry at Princeton Theological Seminary provides resources for conversation on Sexual Misconduct in Youth Ministry and other contemporary issues.

The Fall Program Catalog from Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality features the theme of Courage.

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