Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.
Matthew Croasmun’s Let Me Ask You a Question: Conversations with Jesus (Upper Room), a six-week study, invites us to answer questions Jesus asks in Scripture. With Miroslav Volf, Crosamun is author of the forthcoming For the Life of the World: Theology That Makes a Difference (Baker).
Road to Racial Justice is a free downloadable “board” game and curriculum for teens and adults that supports cross-cultural understanding and compassionate action.
Wendy Mogel’s Voice Lessons for Parents (Scribner) is a guide to talking with young people. Like Mogel’s The Blessing of a B Minus and The Blessing of a Skinned Knee, the book has a parenting group guide.
The current issue of Teaching Tolerance includes resources for trauma-sensitive response to the opioid crisis, videos for countering online hate speech and other digital literacy topics, a report on the Crisis Text Line, and an interview with young gun violence activists. Teaching Tolerance recommends A Conversation on Race: A Series of Short films about Identity in America from The New York Times.
In Life Happens, a post from Bearings, Lawrence Richardson outlines five ways to cultivate a spirit of resilience. A guide for reflection is available. I Know What Heaven Looks Like (CreateSpace) is Richardson’s coming of age story. He writes at The Salt Collective.
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