Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Healing Justice, a documentary from World Trust, opens conversation on the racism embedded in our system of justice and highlights healing practices.  See our post, Resources on Race and Privilege, for A Trip to the Grocery Store and more video from World Trust.

Mary Oliver and the Poetry of Lent is a devotional from The SALT Project.  See all SALT’s printable seasonal resources and lectionary commentary.

Reimagining Young Adult Ministry (12 Stone) by Scott Pontier and Mark DeVries is accompanied by a study guide and other free downloads.  Author of Sustainable Youth Ministry (IVP, 2008), DeVries and Annette Safstrom will introduce Sustainable Children’s Ministry:  From Last-Minute Scrambling to Long-Term Solutions (IVP) in January.  Yale YMI offers videos with DeVries.

The Work of the People offers Advent films from James Alison, Kelly Brown Douglas, Stanley Hauerwas, Becca Stevens, and Emilie Townes.  Facing Christmas, an Advent series created by Hannah Adair Bonner and students, is available in English and Spanish.

In October, Curious Church, the 50th anniversary CEF (Christians Engaged in Faith Formation) national conference, will feature Brian McLaren, John Roberto, Carrie Newcomer, and many others.

The Promise of Disability, a Princeton IYM Blog Series, features Amplifying Our Witness (Eerdmans, 2012) author Ben Connor and others.  The IYM Blog offers a summary of their February conference.

Contact us with any resource questions:  Please note that we will be open by appointment only from December 19-29, reopening January 2.