Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Growing in God’s Love (WJKP), a story Bible for ages 4-8 edited by Elizabeth Caldwell and Carol Wehrheim, features 150 stories on 13 themes, diverse artwork, and reflection questions.  Caldwell offers advice on Bibles for children in I Wonder:  Engaging a Child’s Curiosity about the Bible (Abingdon, 2016).

A VBS Showcase at Centennial UMC in Roseville 10-noon on Thursday January 11 will be led by Cokesbury Community Resource Consultant Jan Russell.  All are welcome.

Traci Smith provides a four-week study guide to Faithful Families (Chalice).  Smith has launched Treasure Box Tuesday, a weekly email with her resource recommendations.  She lifts up a short video, How to Make a $1500 Sandwich in Only Six Months.

Heidi Haverkamp writes Lenten reflections on Holy Solitude (WJKP).

Dungeons & Dragons helps students engage the gospel story and practice responses to real problems within a game, writes Roger Speer in a series of Grow Christians posts:  Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4.  Religion News Service covers Minecraft.

Sarah Flannery shares 6 Secrets of Preteen Ministry (Abingdon).

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