He is risen! He is risen indeed! Alleluia!
Instead of death, LIFE!
Instead of the end, THE BEGINNING!
New at the Resource Center:
"Fierce: Women of the Bible and Their Stories of Violence, Mercy, Bravery, Wisdom, Sex, and Salvation," by Alice Connor.
Women in the Bible aren't shy or retiring; they're fierce and funny and demanding and relevant to 21st-century people. Click here for more information, including a downloadable free reading guide, and a short video trailer. This is a great book for your book study group!
"Pray, Praise, and Give Thanks: A Collection of Litanies, Laments and Thanksgivings at Font and Table," by Gail Ramshaw.
collection of prayers for use in worship, by scholar and writer Gail Ramshaw, this
collection includes three litanies, a template for constructing prayers of intercession prayers of lament for evils that afflict us and our world, prayers to be offered at baptisms and baptismal remembrances, and eucharistic prayers. Pastors, worship planners and scholars will all find this volume invaluable. Includes CD-ROM.
"Doing Justice: Congregations and Community Organizing," 2nd Edition, by Dennis A. Jacobsen.
Doing Justice introduces people of faith to congregation-based community organizing rooted in the day-to-day struggles and hopes of urban ministry. Drawing from the author's decades of experience in community organizing ministry and skillfully illustrated with examples, Dennis, A. Jacobsen weaves theological and biblical warrants for community organizing into concrete strategies for achieving justice in the public arena and discusses fundamental organizing principles like power, self-interest, and agitation. This second, updated edition includes a new preface and forewords, new sidebars by Grant Stevensen that draw the reader into conversation, an expanded list for further reading, and updated contact information on organizing networks and relevant websites.