Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Engage! Tools for Ministry in the Community (Fortress) by Dana Horrell is a practical guide to help congregations reach out to their local communities.  Horrell directs Faithful Citizen, offering videos, blog posts, and a small group study.

Doing Good Together offers children’s curricula on empathy and compassion, kindness, and hunger; family volunteer opportunities and group service projects; tools for teaching advocacy;  resources; printables; and more.

Bible Story Basics is a comprehensive three-year curriculum for ages 3-12 from United Methodist Publishing House.

Emmy Kegler, editor of Queer Grace, wrestles with the church and the Bible in One Coin Found (Fortress).  Here’s an excerpt.

Words that Heal:  Preaching Hope to Wounded Souls (Abingdon) by Joni S. Sancken is part of The Artistry of Preaching series.  The Festival of Homiletics is May 13-17.

In This Life That Is Ours (Upper Room), Lauren Burdette explores motherhood as a spiritual practice.  Burdette hosts the Life as a Spiritual Practice podcast.

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