Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

The Invisible String Workbook:  Creative Activities to Comfort, Calm, and Connect (Little, Brown) by Patrice Karst and Dana Wyss accompanies Karst’s The Invisible String.  The Invisible Leash helps readers through the loss of a pet.  The Invisible Web is forthcoming.

In The Walk (Abingdon), Adam Hamilton focuses on five essential spiritual practices.  The six-session DVD has a companion Leader Guide, book, Youth Study Book, and Children’s Leader Guide.

Featuring many voices, Adventus is a 30-minute film with a discussion/discernment/practice guide from The Work of the People.

Upcoming events:  Karen P. Oliveto will give the Spring Mahle Lecture in Progressive Christian Thought February 25.  Oliveto is the author of Our Strangely Warmed Hearts (Abindgon, 2018) and Together at the Table (WJKP, 2018).  Forty faith leaders will share practical advice and actionable steps at the Courageous Faith Summit, a virtual gathering March 9-20.  Watch it live free of charge.

An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States (Beacon, 2019) by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and the version for young people are accompanied by a faith-based discussion guide by Gail Forsyth-Vail.

Holy Troublemakers & Unconventional Saints (Watchfire) by Daneen Akers is an illustrated book for children that features people of faith, often written out of religious narratives, who spoke truth to power.  Other titles release today:
Robert H. Albers (ed.), Ministry with Persons with Mental Illness and Their Families, Second Edition (Fortress)
Nancy J. Ramsay (ed.), Military Moral Injury and Spiritual Care (Chalice)
Gail Ramshaw, Word of God, Word of Life:  Understanding the Three-Year Lectionaries (Augsburg Fortress)
Will Willimon’s Lectionary Sermon Resource:  Preaching the Psalms and Year A Part 2 (Abingdon)
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, Revolution of Values (IVP)
April Yamasaki, Christ is For Us:  A Lenten Study (Abingdon)
The Revised New Jerusalem Bible Study Edition (Image)

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