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Faith Formation: Exploring God

Resources including: Children & Family Curricula & Storytime; Confirmation/Affirmation of Baptism; Denominational Resources; Tween & Teen Mental and Spiritual Health; Sexuality & Identity; and Online/At-Home Tech

Children's Books

cover.gif     God's Coming to Visit!     God's Holy Darkness     A beautifully illustrated Bible for 4-8,encouraging children to wonder about our great God.     Maybe God Is Like That Too     Mother God     Picturing God     What Is God Like? by Rachel Held Evans and Matthew Paul Turner     Wonder Awaits!     

This family discussion guide accompanies Picturing God.

Tweens & Teens Books

9781640654822: Bad Things, Good People, and God: A Guide for Teens     Let There Be Light by Liana Finck

Adult Books

All the Ways Our Dead Still Speak: A Funeral Director on Life, Death, and the Hereafter          I Am Diosa     Let the Light In     Let There Be Light by Liana Finck     Red Lip Theology by Candice Marie Benbow     Scapegoats: The Gospel through the Eyes of Victims     Signposts of the Spiritual Journey by John Siddique     Upside-Down Apocalypse

Blogs, Podcasts, & Articles

 Rev. Dr. Michael Piazza reflects on Our Non-Binary God.

A painting of God as a Black woman in a cosmic setting by Annelie Solis

God in Feminine Form

By Daneen Akers of Watchfire Media

Heresy is Good

The “Heresy Is Good” podcast is about fighting back against the right-wing evangelicals’ disinformation and distortion of the gospel, their hypocrisy, and their willful ignorance of Christian history.

Daily Meditations has numerous takes:

Why follow Jesus if you don’t believe all of scripture?

by Rev. Dr. Robin Meyers

AND

God Is No Longer a Working Number: Rethinking Christianity for the Twenty-first Century

by Martin Thielen

Both include helpful insights when walking youth through faith and the Bible.

Related Studies

All the Best Questions!: And Some Answers, Too

Children - In Our Library

Tweens & Teens - In Our Library

All the Best Questions!: And Some Answers, Too     9780829816167: Doing Girlfriend Theology: God-Talk with Young Women     The Homebrewed Christianity Guide to God: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know about the Almighty     The Homebrewed Christianity Guide to the Holy Spirit: Hand-Raisers, Han, and the Holy Ghost     The Homebrewed Christianity Guide to Jesus: Lord, Liar, Lunatic . . . Or Awesome?     Man's Search for Meaning: Young Adult Edition

Adults - In Our Library

African American Theology     Before the Amen | Creative Resources for Worship (Tirabassi & Tirabassi)               Gifts in Open Hands | More Worship Resources for the Global Community (Tirabassi & Eddy)          In God's Presence: Theological Reflections on Prayer     Making Paper Cranes: Toward an Asian American Feminist Theology     Intersectional Theology: An Introductory Guide          On the Mystery: Discerning Divinity in Process     Praising God     A Prayer Book for the 21st Century  -     By: John McQuiston II     Re-Membering and Re-Imagining     Worship in the Spirit of Jesus