Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

Reimagining the Spirit:  A Conversation with Grace Ji-Sun Kim at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities October 15 is free and open to the public.  Her Reimagining Spirit:  Wind, Breath, and Vibration (Cascade) is forthcoming.  Kim will be the keynote presenter at The ConNext Summit October 13-15.

With diverse contributors, Keep Watch with Me:  An Advent Reader for Peacemakers (Abingdon) by Claire Brown and Michael T. McRay offers stories, reflections, prayers, and spiritual practices to sustain and challenge the faith of those who work for justice and peace.  Contact us for more Advent resources.

Resources for Lent are appearing.  We are Beloved:  A Lenten Journey with Protestant Prayer Beads (Upper Room) by Kristen E. Vincent includes a leader guide for small groups.  Rob Fuquay introduces a DVD study, The Passion Play:  Living the Story of Christ’s Last Days (Abingdon).

A Map into the World (Carolrhoda, ages 5-9) by Kao Kalia Yang and The World of the Old Testament (Beaming, ages 9-13) by Marc Olson release today.

Walter Brueggemann shares reflections on preaching in a free ebook from Working Preacher.  He introduces From Judgment to Hope and The On-Going Conversation (WJKP) this month.

In Love and Quasars (Fortress), astrophysicist Paul Wallace reconciles faith and science.  Author of Stars Beneath Us:  Finding God in the Evolving Cosmos (Fortress), Wallace is featured in the free video curriculum from Science for Youth Ministry.  Down the Wormhole is a podcast exploring science and faith.

See the Six New Things archive.  It’s searchable.  Contact us with any resource questions: ministrylab@unitedseminary.edu.