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 Joining the Story, a Bible study for grades 6-12.

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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