We Rise Higher: Poems and Prayers for Graduates supports youth as they celebrate, commemorate, and reflect on graduating high school and moving on to the next phase of life. A perfect gift for congregations to give in recognition of their high school grads!
The Bible is full of monsters: giants, vengeful spirits, and more. If you read closely, you'll see these monsters aren't God's opponents- they are God's entourage. When we examine these strange creatures for what they are, we see how they validate the human experience, living in a world that is unpredictable, unjust, and at times monstrous.
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Families Celebrate Summer is a colorful deck of 56 cards full of faith-based activities, rituals, reflections, and other ideas for families to try at home and on the go. Perfect for families with kids ages 3-12. Cards can be used all summer long.
Psychotherapist Matthias Roberts speaks with empathy and compassion to people who have left their faith community after experiencing trauma, hypocrisy, or resistance to change. Blending personal stories, new interpretations of Christian parables, and research on religious trauma, Roberts guides "holy runaways" toward new and loving spiritual homes.
The Woman They Wanted recounts the remarkable story of Shannon Harris' courtship with Joshua Harris (author of I Kissed Dating Goodbye), her grappling with conservative Christianity's patriarchy and narrow definition of womanhood, and her journey to break free and reclaim a more authentic version of herself.
When Sparrow can't find the words to pray, he discovers new ways to connect with God without words.
From Choctaw elder Steven Charleston comes this new collection of more than two hundred prayerful meditations on the Spirit Wheel, the mystery that dwells behind and within creation. Charleston guides readers through the four hallmarks of Native spirituality - tradition, kinship, vision, and balance - to find the Spirit who loves without exception.
In God's Holy Darkness, Sharei Green and Beckah Selnick deconstruct anti-Blackness in Christian theology by celebrating instances in the story of God's people when darkness, blackness, and night are beautiful, good, and holy. Perfect for reading and anti-racist reflection in worship and as an affirmation and celebration with children.
A beloved story of Jesus welcoming you to his special meal of holy communion. Published in 1999, this classic Erlander book has invited many to join their place at the table. This bilingual edition includes text in both English and Spanish.
Una entrañable historia de Jesús dándole la bienvenida a su cena especial de la Santa Comunión. Publicado por primera vez en 1999, el clásico de Erlander ha invitado a muchos a tomar su lugar a la mesa. Esta edición bilingüe incluye texto en inglés y en español.
We often assume social justice work is raised voices and raised fists. But for those who don't feel comfortable battling in the trenches, Dorcas Cheng-Tozun expands the possibilities of positive social impact, offering sensitive souls ways to meet a hurting world with a quieter, but equally passionate, path to collaborate for social good.
In The Everyday Advocate, Ross Murray encourages Christians to discern their call to advocate for justice and shows them how to respond faithfully by taking practical steps in everyday life. He also shows faith leaders how to help people think through their calling to advocacy and connect with communities that can use their passions and talents.
A compelling collection of almost 200 illustrations representing more than three decades of work. Rich with wit, whimsy, and wisdom.
An illustrated prayer book with prayers for the ordinary and extraordinary moments in a child's life.
To Mend the World: A New Vision for Youth Ministry, based on the premise that the old models of ministry are no longer working, brings together practical theology, Christian ministry, and social entrepreneurship to offer a thoughtful, robust theological perspective and practical insights for youth ministry that will thrive into the future.
Mother God introduces readers to a dozen images of God inspired by feminine descriptions from Scripture.
Prayers don't have to sound holy to be holy! Author Rebecca Ninke teamed up with her ten-year-old daughter for this funny, honest reflection on the importance of prayer in everyday life.
This beautifully illustrated book of prayers and bible readings will help children develop the joy of reading and praying together.
The ordinary moments of life can be sacred, if we simply take a moment to notice. From gifted poet and empathetic pastor Meta Herrick Carlson, Ordinary Blessings is a collection of prayers, poems, and meditations offering a brief respite from the hectic, harried pace of our days. Pause, take a deep breath, and open these pages to find that you've been standing on holy ground all along.
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