Lenten Resources Available at Diocese

01.19.16 | by Deacon Pam Dunbar

    Ash Wednesday is just around the corner on February 10. You may already have your parish Lenten programs or studies all lined up, but, if not, consider some of the options available through our diocesan Resource Center. We have DVD series, and other resources, for you to consider for now or later:

    1. Fearless: Imagine your life without fear, by Max Lucado
    2. Resurrection Life: Making All Things New, by Charlie Holt (7 sessions)
    3. Catching Fire, Becoming Flame: A Guide for Spiritual Transformation, by Albert Haas, OFM (6 sessions)
    4. Evil, by N. T. Wright (companion to his book Evil and the Justice of God)
    5. The Four Acts of Prayer, by Walter Wangerin
    6. Revelation and the End Times, by Ben Witherington (5 sessions)
    7. Surprised by Hope, by N. T. Wright (6 sessions)
    8. Modern Parables: Living in the Kingdom of God (6parts)
    9. Parables ReMix: 18 short films based on the Parables of Jesus
    10. Partnering with the King: Being Jesus Disciples, by John Hiigel (6 sessions)
    11. Unusual Names, from the Unusual Gospel, Unusual People series, by Adam Thomas (4 sessions)
    12. The Jesus Creed: Seven Lessons on loving God and Loving Others, by Scot McKnight

     There are also many good resources available from publishers such as:

    1. Church Publishing – http://www.churchpublishing.org
    2. Cokesbury – http://www.cokesbury.com
    3. Augsburg – http://www.augsburgfortress.com
    4. Paraclete – paracletepress.com

     And, seasonal resources, especially for families:

    1. SSJE sight - org/holyweektraditions
    2. Creative Communication - https://www.creativecommunications.com/Products/CategoryCenter/CPFS4/lent_childrens_titles.aspx
    3. Candle Press - http://www.candlepress.com/
    4. What’s in the Bible – http://whatsinthebible.com/how-to-talk-to-kids-about-lent/


    Contact Deacon Pam Dunbar, or 214-826-8310, to reserve materials for check out or to arrange for an order to be made for something not in our collection yet.