Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Faithful Families author Traci Smith shares practices for children experiencing natural disaster and ways to talk to children about a natural disaster.  She suggests resources in a recorded Facebook live event.   And Hanna Schock of Picture Book Theology recommends Flood (Capstone, 2013) by Alvoro F. Villa.  Download a free discussion guide for this wordless book.

R.J. Palacio, author of Wonder and We’re All Wonders (Knopf), reviews several current and forthcoming picture books that inspire empathy in The New York Times.

In Mindfulness and Christian Spirituality (WJKP), Tim Stead offers practices that help make space for God in everyday life.  Publishers Weekly notes several current titles in How to be Mindful and Christian.

Wilda C. Gafney explores the stories of overlooked and nameless women of the Bible in Womanist Midrash (WJKP).

Bryan Berghoef, author of Pub Theology 101 and Pub Theology (Wipf and Stock, 2012), appears on CPR Live with Jim Keat.

Author Marilyn McEntyre outlines reasons to choose church.

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