Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

From a diverse group of faith leaders, Faith in Action:  A Handbook for Activists, Advocates, and Allies (Fortress) offers four-page primers on 31 essential justice topics, including a “What You Can Do” section for each.

Jan Richardson shares reflections from A Decade at The Advent Door.  Richardson is the author of Night Visions:  Searching the Shadows of Advent and Christmas (Wanton Gospeller, 2010).

Was Mary a virgin?  Why does it matter?  Kyle Roberts investigates in A Complicated Pregnancy (Fortress).  A study guide is available.  Roberts shares Eight Things We Gain When We Lose the Virgin Birth.

In The Jesse Tree (CreateSpace) by Matt Timms, illustrations by Sam Gutierrez invite us to explore the stories of God as an Advent devotional practice.

Paul, Man on a Mission (Lion Hudson) by Bob Hartman and Conrad Gempf is a telling of the Apostle’s adventures for upper elementary children.  Hartman is coauthor of The Lion Storyteller Bible and The Lion Storyteller Christmas Book.

Kaitlin B. Curtice, author of Glory Happening:  Finding the Divine in Everyday Places (Paraclete), is sharing a reflection every day of Native American Heritage Month.

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