Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Learning to Study the Bible (Abingdon) by L. J. Zimmerman is an eight-week study that equips adults to read the Bible.  A leader guide, a participant book, and a version for tweens are available.  The CEB Navigation Bible introduces the Bible to new readers.

With an emphasis on following Jesus and spiritual practices, Affirm (Abingdon) is a six-week discipleship resource that supports teens after confirmation.  A DVD and guides for leaders, students, mentors and parents are included.

Keith Anderson shares resources and ideas in Six Steps to Starting Your Own Theology Pub, posted in Building Faith.

Now That You’re a Youth Leader (Abingdon) by Jeremy Steele offers practical wisdom for the first years of youth ministry.  Steele’s All the Best Questions! (And Some Answers Too) (Beaming) is forthcoming.

In Fat and Faithful:  Learning to Love Our Bodies, Our Neighbors, and Ourselves (Fortress), J. Nicole Morgan shows us how to care for the image of God found in every body, including our own.  She writes that Body Shaming Tears Apart the Body of Christ in The Christian Century.  Amber Slate posts Surviving Resolution Season as a Fat Pastor at Young Clergy Women International.

Offering a new path for the church as it engages with the disabled community, The Julian Way (Cascade) by Justin Hancock is one of the Resources for Christian Communities from the Missional Wisdom Foundation.

Contact us with any resource questions:  Please note our summer hours:  Tuesday noon-4:00 and by appointment.