Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Luke A. Powery offers Lenten reflections on the spirituals in Were You There? (WJKP).  Cokesbury’s chart of resources for Lent includes new DVD studies from Amy-Jill Levine and Adam Hamilton.  The Work of the People suggests films for Lent, Holy Week, and Easter.

Featuring Paul Wallace, Stranger Things:  Faith and Science in Dialogue is a free four-session livestreamed course beginning January 9.  First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta offers other Theology Matters courses, First in Focus Bible curriculum, and Sunday School Series.  Ryan P. Bonfiglio proposes Let’s make the church a center of theological education again in Faith & Leadership.

Backs Against the Wall:  The Howard Thurman Story, a film by Martin Doblmeier available on DVD, will air on tpt  February 24.  Educational materials accompany the documentary.

Modern Kinship (WJKP) by David & Constantino Khalaf is a queer guide to Christian marriage.

In Healing Racial Divides (Chalice), pastor and former police officer Terrell Carter shares practical strategies for racial reconciliation for churches and communities.

Earthrise, a 30-minute film available online from the Global Oneness Project and accompanied by a discussion guide, tells the story of the first image of earth captured from space in 1968.  SALT provides a New York Times op-ed and a short animated video.

Contact us with any resource questions:  Through January 14, we are available by email and appointment only.  Regular hours resume January 15:  Tuesday-Friday noon-4:00 and by appointment.