Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Michel Le Gribble-Dates offers lessons telling children Old Testament and Gospel stories with yoga in two Story & Stretch guides.  Sitting Still Like a Frog Activity Book (Bala Kids) by Eline Snel includes 75 mindfulness games for ages 4-8.  Free Spirit Publishing posts resources on Mindful Movement with Children.

Trauma and Youth and Trauma-Informed Tools for Youth Camping Ministry are Building Faith posts by Lee Yates.  Yates shares Trauma Informed Faith Communities by Inge Detweiler.  He offers VBS and Bible study curriculum for youth.

In Courageous and Just, a video series with discussion questions from Trinity Institute, Kelly Brown Douglas interviews Austen Channing Brown, Broderick Greer, Mihee Kim-Kort, and Jeremy Cruz.  Douglas is author of The Black Christ (Orbis), now in an anniversary edition.

Melissa Florer-Bixler finds God in the pages of the Old Testament in Fire by Night (Herald).  Here’s an excerpt.  MaryAnn McKibben Dana offers a review.

Resources on worship and faith formation through the life cycle, worship in times of crisis and trauma, appropriate responses to racially-fueled events, and more are shared by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship.  CICW provides seasonal resource guides.

Becoming Wise is a growing series of short-form audio musings with guests from On Being with Krista Tippett.

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