Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Faith & Leadership gathers resources for Christian leaders responding to gun violence. Bullets into Bells (Beacon) brings together the voices of poets and the citizens most impacted.  Faith vs. Fear is a Bible study from the UCC.

In The Prayer Wheel (Convergent), Patton Dodd, Jana Riess, and David Biema describe a recently rediscovered medieval prayer tool that provides fresh inspiration and daily prayers for contemporary Christians.  Riess discusses the practice on Darkwood Brew’s Converging Paths podcast.

Learning to Study the Bible (Abingdon) by L.J. Zimmerman takes tweens through eight weeks of Bible discovery with a Leader Guide, Student Journal, and PDF Class Pack.

Joint Religious Legislative Coalition posts its 2018 Legislative Agenda and advocacy resources.  The Day on the Hill is March 13.

Joan E. Taylor explores the question What Did Jesus Wear? in The Conversation.  Taylor is the author of What Did Jesus Look Like? (Bloomsbury).

Sparkhouse hosted MNUMC CEF last week, announcing resources available in May:  Frolic Preschool for ages 3-5; one room options for Spark and Whirl; and T.B.D., a conversation-based resource for youth ministry.  Digital resources for Holy Week are available now.  Sparkhouse Family, now Beaming Books, offers free weekly Lenten devotions and more.

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