Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

The Common English Bible Lectio Divina Prayer Bible (Abingdon) provides recommended passages, reflection questions, prayers and suggestions for action.  Christine Valters Paintner offers a reproducible handout on How to Practice Lectio Divina.

Illustrated Children’s Ministry posts on discovering the power of the arts with teens:  photography, poetry, painting, sculpture, and art journals.  Illustrated Children’s Ministry Advent resources launch today.

In White Kids:  Growing Up with Privilege in a Racially Divided America (NYU), Margaret A. Hagerman explores the ways white children learn about race.  MPR posts Kerri Miller’s interview with Hagerman.

Via On Being:  The Chaplaincy Innovation Lab at Brandeis University shares multimedia resources for spiritual care.

Religious Institute shares Auburn Seminary’s short video guide to ways faith leaders can engage in midterm elections and recorded webinars on preaching, faith and reproductive justice, and more.

Anne Lamott’s notes on hope, Almost Everything (Riverhead) joins her short book on the three essential prayers, Help, Thanks, Wow (Riverhead, 2012).  Brain Pickings offers a review.

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