Book review – Yearning: Authentic Transformation, Young Adults, and the Church
Book review – Yearning: Authentic Transformation, Young Adults, and the Church

In Yearning, his book on young adults in the church, Robert Hendrickson does not give a list of strategies churches should employ or assets they should acquire to draw in

Resources for creative practice as spiritual formation
Resources for creative practice as spiritual formation

I’m currently part-way through Brian Jay Jones’s biography of puppeteer and entertainment visionary Jim Henson. As a lifelong Muppet fan, I’ve really enjoyed filling in the bits of Kermit, Big

Book review— Generation Ex-Christian: Why Young Adults and Leaving the Faith…and How to  Bring Them Back
Book review— Generation Ex-Christian: Why Young Adults and Leaving the Faith…and How to Bring Them Back

Title: Generation Ex-Christian: Why Young Adults and Leaving the Faith…and How to Bring Them Back Author: Drew Dyck Year: 2010 Summary There are six types of people who leave the

Book review: After the Baby Boomers: How Twenty- and Thirty-Somethings Are Shaping the Future of American Religion
Book review: After the Baby Boomers: How Twenty- and Thirty-Somethings Are Shaping the Future of American Religion

Title: After the Baby Boomers: How Twenty- and Thirty-Somethings Are Shaping the Future of American Religion Author: Robert Wuthnow Year: 2007 Summary Young Adults find their spiritual influences in numerous

Curriculum review: The Story
Curriculum review: The Story

Choosing a curriculum for your congregation is a tricky business; there are a lot of questions to ask and answer before you dive in and begin planning. There are the

Book review: Pilgrimage – The Sacred Art
Book review: Pilgrimage – The Sacred Art

Planning a pilgrimage? Interested in labyrinths?  Looking to build on a previous pilgrimage experience? This new book by Sheryl Kujawa-Holbrook (SkyLight Paths, 2013) is an interesting and readable book, fresh

Book review — Faithful Generations: Effective Ministry Across Generational Lines
Book review — Faithful Generations: Effective Ministry Across Generational Lines

In America today we have five living adult generations. This is a unique circumstance in our history. Thanks to improved public health initiatives and the advances of medical science, adults

Book review: Five-Minute Bible Devotions for Children
Book review: Five-Minute Bible Devotions for Children

These spiral-bound, beautifully illustrated books of devotional stories for children written by Pamela Kennedy and Anne Kennedy Brady and illustrated by Amy Wummer (from Ideals Children’s Books, 2012) are perfect for a

Book review — Messiah: Origin
Book review — Messiah: Origin

Title: Messiah: Origin Author: Mark Arey [adapter], Kai Carpenter [illustrator], Matt Dorff [translator] Year: 2013 We’ve never reviewed a graphic novel on Key Resources, but this new “origin story” volume

Book review: The Spy on Noah’s Ark
Book review: The Spy on Noah’s Ark

The Spy on Noah’s Ark and Other Bible Stories from the Inside Out (Forward Movement, 2013) is a charming book of children’s Bible stories by Episcopal priest Lindsay Hardin Freeman.