Well, it’s been some time since I’ve posted a reflection, sermon, review, or commentary here. Let’s just say I’ve been working on many projects, enjoying life, and piling up a stack of books and slips of paper with notes on which I wish to write about.
So here’s the latest, of which I promise more details in the weeks to come – hopefully on a more regular basis:
Working with some great authors on upcoming books to come out from Church Publishing, including these that have already been published. My “Spring 2017” list is very eclectic: formation, liturgy, social justice. Many are perfect for formation settings (individually for your own enrichment, or for discussion in small groups): Continue reading Missing, But Still in Action
Better late than never! I’ve finally updated my curriculum charts of resources that are available to use with youth (13-18) and adults (post-high school), with some assistance from Jose Reyes, a seminarian at Virginia Theological Seminary and summer intern at the Center for the Ministry of Teaching. He did much of the grunt work to check out websites and costs, the two areas that change the most from year to year with curricular products. And his work spurred my work to update the annual (Spring – ha!) charts that I compile. Thank you, Jose!
It’s a much tougher task to find materials that are theologically appropriate, timely, and flexible than it is for children’s resources. These charts reflect most (but not all) material that is available from mainstream publishers across the denominational / non-denominational level. The charts are not my endorsements of any resource in particular, and for those who have been to my curriculum workshops, you know my bias and whence it comes.
Continue reading New! Curriculum Charts for Youth and Adults