Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

In When Kids Ask Hard Questions (Chalice), ed. Bromleigh McCleneghan and Karen Ware Jackson, a diverse group of young parents, pastors, and experts address bodies, gender, race, bullying, suicide, mental illness, death, divorce, money, generosity, technology, faith, and more.  Jackson shares ideas for creative intergenerational worship and interactive preaching.

Drawing God (Paraclete) by Karen Kiefer is accompanied by an idea kit for World Drawing God Day, November 7.

The Yale Bible Study is a free video-based series with study guides and discussion questions.

Joyce Mercer tells How to Trace the River of Your Life in a short video and guide from On Being.  See our post for more ways to share faith stories.

Implicit Bias:  What We Don’t Think We Think, a free online on-demand course that includes content for preachers from the General Commission on Religion & Race of the UMC, is also available through the Center for Progressive Renewal.  The Christian Century discusses implicit bias.

In Trauma-Informed Congregations and Worship and Faith-Based Healing from Trauma, Calvin Institute of Christian Worship shares resources.

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