Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

In Courageous Faith (Pilgrim), Emily C. Heath discusses how to rise and resist in a time of fear.  A contributor to The Christian Century, Heath is the author of Glorify:  Reclaiming the Heart of Progressive Christianity (Pilgrim, 2016).

Traci Smith interviews Laura Alary about how we present Lent and the events of Holy Week to children.  Alary is the author of Make Room:  A Child’s Guide to Lent and Easter (Paraclete, 2016) and the forthcoming Read, Wonder, Listen, (Wood Lake) a story Bible.

How to Read the Bible with Brian McLaren is a four-part webinar offered by the Center for Progressive Renewal.

The Genesis of Exodus is a 50-minute film exploring the root causes of Central American migration.  Produced by the Presbyterian Church (USA), it is accompanied by a storymap, reflection guide, and resource list.

Kate Bowler, author of Everything Happens for a Reason (and Other Lies I’ve Loved) (Random House), reflects on living with cancer in an interview with Bearings Online.  A study guide for the book is available.  Katherine Willis Pershey provides a review.  Bowler has written Blessed:  A History of the American Prosperity Gospel (Oxford, 2013) and What to Say When You Meet the Angel of Death at a Party.  She hosts a podcast.

MaryAnn McKibben Dana preaches on the Transfiguration at A Sermon for Every Sunday, which provides free sermon videos that can be used for worship, small groups, or personal devotion. She is the author of Sabbath in the Suburbs (Chalice, 2012) and the forthcoming God, Improv, and the Art of Living (Eerdmans, May).

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