Six New Things – Week of January 30, 2023

As we move from the month named after the two-faced god Janus into Februa's month of purification, we explore flip-sides of the same coin: love and grief; cleansing conversion that comes from stillness; and wiping away destructive systems created…

Six New Things – Week of January 23, 2023

Be inspired by bold girls, strong and compassionate women, and apocalyptic dragons - all possibilities for a great Lenten journey. ONE What does it mean to be made in the image of God? God Is Just Like Me (Beaming) gives us a fresh take as…

Six New Things – Week of January 16, 2023

We're drawing lines from personal transformation to neighborhood renewal, congregational awareness to social engagement, and from particular change-makers to systemic justice work. It's a week of individual inspiration leading to faith-based…

Six New Things – Week of January 09, 2023

As promised, this is a Lent-full post - loaded with devotions and study guides - supported by deeper dives into trauma-informed preaching, Jesus-infused justice, racism-undoing guides, LGBTQ2S+-embracing welcome, and life-enriching reads. ONE Let's…

SIX NEW THINGS – WEEK OF JANUARY 04, 2023

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Let's embrace this season of endings and beginnings by setting an intention to end the unhealthy, oppressive cultural norms of supremacy and consumerism by beginning new patterns and systems that are life-giving and affirming…

Six New Things – Week of December 19, 2022

It's Six New Things light this week, in recognition of the busy season and full lives of all of you, dear colleagues. We've got some creative gift suggestions, self-care ideas, and a free sermon that we hope provides you with a day off sometime…

Six New Things – Week of December 12, 2022

Healthy boundaries, personal awareness, self-care - all of these are essential to helping others. And we all need a little help, now as always, and perhaps more so. This Advent and Christmas, let yourself find the care you need so you can offer…

Six New Things – Week of December 05, 2022

This can be a challenging time of year. Even when resisted, connection is key - through it, amazing things happen: social transformation, creation's renewal, individual well-being, and collective joy. We look at connectivity and mental health…

Six New Things – Week of November 28, 2022

Many people argue that food and/or climate change bridge all other areas of justice. I argue that theology is our most essential starting point. If we lean into the discomfort of imaging God in new and more nuanced ways, how might that change…

Six New Things – Week of November 21, 2022

With gratitude for the diversity that shows up in our celebrations in all sorts of beautiful ways, these resources invite us into those difficult table discussions we all should be having, but avoid. Racism and multiculturalism, special needs…