Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

The Marvelous Mustard Seed (Flyaway) by Amy-Jill Levine and Sandy Eisenberg Sasso includes notes for parents and teachers.  Who Counts?  100 Sheep, 10 Coins, and 2 Sons, their 2017 collaboration, is available in Spanish.  Picture books by Sasso, Barbara Brown Taylor, and Carol Wehrheim are coming soon.

In Grateful (HarperOne), Diana Butler Bass explores the transformative power of giving thanks.  A small group guide and a seven-day guide to the practice of gratitude are available.

Faithful Celebrations:  Autumn (Church), ed. Sharon Ely Pearson, joins the other titles in this series of intergenerational seasonal activities.  Pearson shares wisdom on calling teachers and current curriculum charts for all ages.

Allen Hilton promotes a Christianity that brings people together across difference in A House United:  How the Church Can Save the World (Fortress).  Hear him on The Distillery podcast.  “Defeating divisive culture wars” is also one of the ten challenges reshaping Christianity named in Wesley Granberg-Michaelson’s Future Faith (Fortress).

How can we create a culture of safety for children in church?  Melissa Florer-Bixler responds in Faith & Leadership.

A Sanctified Art offers creative resources with the theme Embodied UnBound for Eastertide and overlooked Faces of Our Faith for summer.

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