Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post. Equipping faith leaders to walk with children, youth, adults and families living with depression, suicidality and other mental health challenges, Come to the Well: Drink and Be Known is a February 26 ConNext Community Event with Rachael Keefe and Hans Peterson.  All are welcome.  Keefe is author […]

Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post. Dialogues On:  Sexuality (Sparkhouse), an eight-part small group series on sexuality and the church, includes a DVD, facilitator guide, and learner book.  Ending the Silence:  Confronting Sexual Shame in the Church is a related documentary with discussion guide. Martha Postlethwaite’s Addiction and Recovery:  A Spiritual Pilgrimage (Fortress) […]

Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post. Amy-Jill Levine and Sandy Eisenberg Sasso introduce Who Is My Neighbor? (Flyaway) for ages 3-7.  A note for parents and educators is included. See Lenten resources from Illustrated Children’s Ministry, A Sanctified Art, and SALT. All are welcome to attend a VBS Showcase with Jan Russell, Cokesbury […]

Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post. Norman Wirzba discusses the theology and politics of eating in Learning to Say Grace, an essay from ABC Religion & Ethics (via Faith and Leadership), and a podcast from Duke.  Wirzba has revised his Food and Faith (Cambridge).  He will present at Luther Seminary’s Mid-Winter Convocation. Emily […]

Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post. Luke A. Powery offers Lenten reflections on the spirituals in Were You There? (WJKP).  Cokesbury’s chart of resources for Lent includes new DVD studies from Amy-Jill Levine and Adam Hamilton.  The Work of the People suggests films for Lent, Holy Week, and Easter. Featuring Paul Wallace, Stranger Things:  […]

Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post. Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore’s Let the Children Come (Fortress) explores the question, What does faithful parenting look like today?  In the Midst of Chaos (Fortress) views caring for children as spiritual practice. Building Faith Brick by Brick II:  An Imaginative Way to Explore the Parables (Church) by Emily […]

Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post. Amy-Jill Levine’s Entering the Passion of Jesus:  A Beginner’s Guide to Holy Week (Abingdon) is a six-session DVD study accompanied by a leader guide.  The Christian Century posts a review and an interview.  Levine also offers Short Stories by Jesus, a DVD study on the parables. T.B.D.: […]

Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post. Gareth Higgins and Brian McLaren’s Cory & the Seventh Story (Porch), a fable about “us” and “them” for children, and The Seventh Story, a companion e-book for adults, are available for pre-order and delivery in December.  The authors offer a Storytelling Webinar hosted by Homebrewed Christianity.  Parenting […]

Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post. Connecting Faith and Justice–Lectionary Year C is a free curriculum for junior high students from the General Board of Church and Society of The United Methodist Church. Via APCE:  Decolonizing Thanksgiving from Books for Littles features kids books on gratitude and generosity.  Picture Book Theology lists favorite […]

Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post. Advent Conspiracy (Zondervan) by Rick McKinley, Chris Seay, and Greg Holder has been revised and updated.  Companion resources include a four-part video series, weekly devotional, activities for children, and more. Illustrated Children’s Ministry offers “I Will Give Thanks” Coloring Pages for kids and adults.  Traci Smith presents […]