Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

In How to Be an Antiracist (One World), Ibram X. Kendi guides us to move beyond the “not racist” defense.  Mashable outlines six steps.  Kendi shares media.  See our list of resources on race and privilege.

Bullets into Bells, a poetry collection, and “Guns Don’t Kill People, People Kill People”:  And Other Myths About Guns and Gun Control are free ebooks from Beacon Press.  Shane Claiborne is featured in a free webinar and an On Being episode.  The UMC, UCC, and Presbyterian Peace Fellowship offer gun violence prevention resources.

T.B.D.: Think. Believe. Do./Bible (Sparkhouse), a four-session DVD-based resource for youth in grades 9-11, joins T.B.D. studies on Salvation, Mission, Sin, and Prayer.

30 Ways Churches Can Help Fight Opioid Addiction is a list from the Holston Conference of the UMC.  Building Faith offers harm reduction resources.  Mental Health Ministries shares resources on addiction and suicide.  The Faith & Addiction Conference September 20-22 features Brian McLaren.

The Present Word and Adult Bible Studies, based on the Uniform Series, have both been redesigned.

In Labyrinths as Formation, Grow Christians shares ways to make finger labyrinths with children and youth.  Contact The Ministry Lab to borrow a canvas labyrinth.

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