Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Gareth Higgins and Brian McLaren’s Cory & the Seventh Story (Porch), a fable about “us” and “them” for children, and The Seventh Story, a companion e-book for adults, are available for pre-order and delivery in December.  The authors offer a Storytelling Webinar hosted by Homebrewed Christianity.  Parenting & Storytelling for the Common Good is a webinar with McLaren and friends.

Preaching About Racism (Chalice) by Carolyn B. Helsel provides strategies for faith leaders.  Helsel is the author of Anxious to Talk About It:  Helping White Christians Talk Faithfully About Racism (Chalice, 2018).  She posts Preaching about racism in Lent and Ten myths white people believe about racism.

Carolyn Winfrey Gillette offers Advent and Christmas hymn texts set to familiar tunes.

Tyler D. Mayfield’s A Guide to Bible Basics (WJKP) is accessible and concise.

Sunday’s Coming Premium is a paid-subscription lectionary resource featuring highlights from The Christian Century‘s collection of commentaries, essays and feature articles related to the week’s texts and themes.  Sunday’s Coming, a basic resource, continues to be available.

Reviews of Advent resources include David Bannon’s Wounded in Spirit (Paraclete),  Justin Coleman’s Home for Christmas (Abingdon), and Advent (Eerdmans) by Fleming Rutledge.

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