Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Coloring Women of the Bible (Chalice) by Natalie Turri and Christopher D. Rodkey is accompanied by a free Dreaming in Color Reflection Guide & Curriculum with complete plans for small group study, women’s retreats, casual coloring parties, and coloring as a spiritual practice.  Rodkey and Turri also offer seasonal coloring books for adults.

Paul Writes (a Letter) (Eerdmans) by Chris Raschka distills Pauline themes into approachable language for ages 6 and up.  Picture Book Theology features other titles by Raschka.

In The Soul’s Slow Ripening (Ave Maria), Christine Valters Paintner explores twelve Celtic practices.  A companion podcast is available.  She offers books and other resources at Abbey of the Arts.

With Richard Rohr, Resurrection Now:  Delighting in Our Salvation is a six-session video curriculum with a companion discussion/practice guide from The Work of the People and the Center for Action and Contemplation.

A Guide to Ministry Self-Care (Rowman & Littlefield) by Richard P. Olson and others recommends practical strategies.  Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell and Jason Byasse summarize their Faithful and Fractured:  Responding to the Clergy Health Crisis (Baker Academic) in Faith & Leadership.  April Yamasaki explores the spiritual dimensions of self-care in Four Gifts (Herald).

Inclusive Songs for Resistance & Social Action (Eakin) by Jann Aldredge-Clanton and Larry E. Schultz includes all new songs, most set to familiar tunes.

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