Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Speaking Our Faith (Church) by Kit Carlson helps us find words for our experiences of God.  A Leader Guide offers five session plans for small groups.  Carlson leads a parallel ChurchNext class for groups.

Drawing on Holy Currencies (Chalice) by Eric H.F. Law and Dave Law is a workbook with 52 weeks of creative activities to empower stewardship of gifts.  Eric Law is the author of Holy Currencies and Holy Currency Exchange.

Notable picture books for ministry include The Rabbit Listened (Dial) by Cori Doerrfield, Be Kind (Macmillan) by Pat Zietlow Miller, When God Made Light (WaterBrook) by Matthew Paul Turner, and What Do You Do With a Chance? (Compendium) by Kobi Yamada.

Reconstructing the Gospel:  Finding Freedom from Slaveholder Religion (IVP) by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove is accompanied by a foreword by William J. Barber II and a study guide.  Faith & Leadership posts an interview with Wilson-Hartgrove.

In Small Church Essentials (Moody), Karl Vaters equips innovative church leaders.  Vaters blogs at New Small Church.

Missional Renaissance (Jossey-Bass) author Reggie McNeal’s Kingdom Collaborators (IVP) presents eight practices for churches working together with business and social sector leaders.

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