Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Jan Richardson’s online Illuminated Advent Retreat for individuals and groups will intertwine writing, art, music, and community.  Richardson offers Night Visions, an Advent devotional; Through the Advent Door, an ebook; and The Advent Door:  Entering a Contemplative Christmas, a blog.

Native America, a four-part PBS series beginning tonight, explores the world created by America’s First Peoples.  Companion resources include extended interviews and animated cultural stories.

Christmas pageant scripts and ideas from Katherine Willis Pershey, Ellen Green, Adam Thomas, Flame: Creative Children’s Ministry, and Building Faith join many other resources:  contact us to share wisdom and consult.

In Who is Giving?, a post from Luther Seminary’s Center for Stewardship Leaders, Erin Weber-Johnson suggests seven questions that help develop strategies for specific contexts.

Carol P. Christ and Judith Plaskow will present the Mahle Lecture Series November 1-3 to mark the 25th anniversary of the Re-imagining Conference.

Eugene Peterson and Bono talk about The Psalms in a short film from Fuller Studio.  Peterson:  In Between the Man and The Message is a short video from NavPress.  Jana Riess shares Seven Thoughts on Christian Living from Eugene Peterson.

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