Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post. Healing Justice, a documentary from World Trust, opens conversation on the racism embedded in our system of justice and highlights healing practices.  See our post, Resources on Race and Privilege, for A Trip to the Grocery Store and more video from World Trust. Mary Oliver and the […]

Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post. In Read, Wonder, Listen (Wood Lake), Laura Alary tells biblical stories for ages 7-10, informed by historical research, contemporary concerns about language, and a compassionate and inclusive theology.  Alary is the author of Look! and Make Room (Paraclete), seasonal guides for children. Amy Butler outlines What churches […]

Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post. From a diverse group of faith leaders, Faith in Action:  A Handbook for Activists, Advocates, and Allies (Fortress) offers four-page primers on 31 essential justice topics, including a “What You Can Do” section for each. Jan Richardson shares reflections from A Decade at The Advent Door.  Richardson […]

Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post. In Crafting Gratitude (Viva), Maggie Oman Shannon presents forty projects to make thanksgiving a spiritual practice in daily life.  Shannon is the author of Crafting Calm:  Projects and Practices for Creativity and Contemplation (Viva, 2013). Brian D. McLaren’s Seeking Aliveness:  Daily Reflections on a New Way to […]

Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post. A revised edition of The Mystic Way of Evangelism:  A Contemplative Vision for Christian Outreach (Baker) by Elaine A. Heath includes a study guide.  Heath is the co-founder of the Missional Wisdom Foundation, which offers a free Advent Incarnate Journey course with four liturgies for all ages. […]

Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post. Christian Piatt’s Surviving the Bible:  A Devotional for the Church Year 2018 (Fortress) includes suggestions for art/music/video that relate to each week’s lectionary texts.  Piatt will discuss Justice, Renewal, & The Theology of Prince with Pamela Ayo Yetunde at Surly Brewing Company November 11. In Transforming Communities […]

Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post. Where Are You Hiding, God? by Elisabeth Zartl joins Who Counts? by Amy-Jill Levine and Sandy Eisenberg Sasso and No One Else like You by Siska Goeminne in WJKP’s growing line of children’s books. Building Faith outlines a process for Meditating on the Psalms with Children. Offering […]

Six New Things for Advent

Check these new resources for Advent and Christmas. Look!  A Child’s Guide to Advent & Christmas (Paraclete) by Laura Alary presents Advent as a time of paying attention to the ways God comes to us.  With a discussion and activity guide, Anne E. Neuberger’s That Baby in the Manger (Paraclete) opens conversation with children about […]

Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post. A new edition of Walter Brueggemann’s Sabbath as Resistance (WJKP) includes a study guide.  In For Sabbath’s Sake (Upper Room), J. Dana Trent suggests ways to observe and overcome barriers to keeping Sabbath. The Examen, a twelve-minute film from The Work of the People, guides individuals and […]

Six New Things from The ConNext Summit

Check six resources from The ConNext Summit 2017. Original Blessing:  Putting Sin in its Rightful Place (Fortress/Theology for the People) by speaker Danielle Shroyer set the theme.  A study guide supports conversations in community. Vicki Garlock introduced her Bible-based interfaith curriculum for preschool through grade 8:  learn more at Faith Seeker Kids. Advent Journey Coloring […]