Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Dialogues On:  Sexuality (Sparkhouse), an eight-part small group series on sexuality and the church, includes a DVD, facilitator guide, and learner book.  Ending the Silence:  Confronting Sexual Shame in the Church is a related documentary with discussion guide.

Martha Postlethwaite’s Addiction and Recovery:  A Spiritual Pilgrimage (Fortress) joins other titles in the Living with Hope series:  When Trauma Wounds:  Pathways to Healing and Hope by Karen A. McClintock,  Carrying Them with Us:  Living Through Pregnancy or Infant Loss by David M. Engelstad and Catherine A Malotky, and A Grief Received:  What to Do When Loss Leaves You Empty-Handed by JL Gerhardt.

Made to Move:  Knowing and Loving God Through Our Bodies (Upper Room) by Wendy LeBolt is a six-week study with a leader’s guide for individuals and intergenerational groups.

Picture Book Theology suggests ways to use picture books to explore loss with adult small groups.

Faithful Families author Traci Smith recommends the free printable empathy game from Big Life Journal, Mindfulness Cards (Chronicle), Headspace, and Meditation Studio.

Nadia Bolz-Weber calls for a sexual reformation in Shameless (Convergent).  NPR posts an interview.

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