Six New Things – Week of September 05, 2022

With so much happening at The Ministry Lab and so many great resources just emerging, we can't resist sending out a post this week. Especially as so many resources resonate with our Belonging: Welcome Wellbeing series. We hope you'll join…

Six New Things – Week of August 29, 2022

Five women and a transgender man bring us back to basics - with a twist - including 'revolutionary' approaches to prayer; leadership 101 for navigating tension and intense boundaries; and Biblical insights to turn justice and the church outside…

Six New Things – Week of August 22, 2022

Hope springs eternal! Six amazing resources to re-member hope, inspire perseverance, develop faith, playfully anticipate justice, buoy awareness, and look to the future with joyful expectation. ONE How can saving one tree inspire an entire…

Six New Things – Week of August 15, 2022

Diana Butler Bass's Bad Blood: Christian Theology and Civil War highlights how what we believe and how we live it out is essential for the wellbeing of the world - these days perhaps more than ever before. As some voices call for division,…

SIX NEW THINGS – WEEK OF AUGUST 08, 2022

Stories, art, journaling, and poetry: developing and deepening spiritual practices - for both individuals and the community - helps us develop and deepen our sense of self, and our sense of belonging. ONE Henry loves pink. But others believe…

Six New Things – Week of August 1, 2022

It's August - and we are moving into a new season, in so very many, many ways. As we walk a road out of loss, division, and isolation into opportunity, community, and hope, let's let loving reflection, compassionate truth-telling, and gracious…

SIX NEW THINGS – WEEK OF JULY 25, 2022

Wonder, connection, growth and transformation are beautiful gifts God grants us in the face of stress, loss, anxiety and grief. This week's resources are a variety of guides offering a variety of modes for moving through challenges into the…

SIX NEW THINGS – WEEK OF JULY 18, 2022

Flip time - and a few assumptions - on their heads with this week's line-up of status quo busting, apocalypse-aware, Anthropocene-interrupting resources to read, share, contemplate - and act on! ONE It is time to follow Jesus' lead and flip…

Six New Things – Week of July 11, 2022

Trauma is our current epidemic; our current epidemics seem to be endlessly, repeatedly, and multiply traumatic. Let emerging theologies and practices guide leaders and communities to embrace Black siblings; empower women and girls - from divers…

Six New Things – Week of June 27, 2022

After a week away, it seems like once again the world is in major flux. So much has happened in these past few days! We're highlighting resources to encourage leaders - of all ages - in reimagining the church as a place of radical reconciliation…