Clearing House and Resource Center - Miscellaneous
The MultiCultural Programs Department Clearing House and Resource Center features a collection of theological books, sermons, speeches, workshop presentations, youth and adult sexuality curriculums. The Clearing House and Resource Center serves as a resource to clergy, seminarians, health and human service educators, parents and youth. Resources are available for loan. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-628-7700.
7 Days in the Fire, Helen D. Noel
This book captures the very handprint of God through family members, events, and even setbacks. Some events are painful, some will bring joy, but none-the-less, they are vital pieces of her story.You will recall people who sheltered you through words of wisdom, correction, and encouragement in the midst of your storm.
Swapping Housewives: Rachel & Jacob & Leah, Vashti Murphy McKenzie
Millions of couples are navigating their relationships from the shark infested waters of marital bliss to clam waters and balmy temperatures. They have survived the rough seas of trials and temptations and have emerged stronger. And yes, there are those who crash and burn after take off.
Before We Say I DO: 7 steps to a healthy marriage, Marvin A. McMickle foreword by Calvin O Butts III
Getting married is one of the easiest things in the world to do. It requires only a license, a ring and two witnesses. But staying married for a lifetime is one of the greatest challenges couples face. More than ever, people need all the advice, support, and wisdom they can get before they say I do. Marvin A. McMickle builds his perspectives around seven concepts faith, friendship, frankness, forgiveness, fidelity, finance, and family Questions at the end of each chapter will enable couples to reflect seriously on the challenges they face and on how to address them.
Just Don’t Marry One: Interracial Dating, Marriage, and Parenting,
Edited by George A. Yancey & Sherelyn Whittum Yancey
Just Don’t Marry One is a long overdue discussion of interracial issues aimed at the Christian community. Its strength lies in the range of contributors and their deep connections to the subject matter. This lively and engaging book should be required reading for any Christian involved in an interracial relationship, their families, and those that minister to them.
Not On Our Watch: The Mission to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond,
Cheadle & Prendergast
If you care about issues of genocide and other mass atrocities, but you just don’t know what to do and you truly want to make a difference, this book was written for you. You’ve heard the bad news of and devastation caused by genocide but the good news is that these horrors can be stopped. It is in our hands: citizen action in the United States and around the world can make a huge difference to the protection and survival of entire communities and people. This book gives insight on how our voices and action taken against these crimes can make a difference.
The Intimate Connection: Male Sexuality, Masculine Spirituality, James B. Nelson
In recent years men have begun to question seriously their traditionally held roles and values. The women’s movement, popular books, and male images on television and in films have all contributed to men’s uncertainty about themselves. Now there is a major shift taking place in the perception of sexuality. James Nelson asserts that men and women seek something the sexual revolution did not provide; and understanding of the true meaning of love. This, he claims, is the unfinished business of that revolution.
The Black Women's Guide to Black Men's Health, Collier and Edwards
Black women have always been the backbone of their families and communities. Now studies are showing what we have already known – that our love, support, and guidance help to improve the health of our black men. Whether we’re helping them follow a healthy diet and get more exercise, encouraging the use of proper medication, or lifting the taboos surrounding health concerns such as depression, we can make a major difference in the lives of the men we love. In this guide, you’ll learn how to help the man you love find the right doctor and health insurance, talk openly about his health, and use his family history as a tool to help prevent illness. Including strategies for building health partnerships in your family and community, and heartfelt stories from women and men on the powerful impact these partnerships can have, this book is full of practical tips and sound advice. Because you are his best ally in staying healthy and strong.
Bad Boys of the New Testament: Exploring Men of Questionable Virtue, Barbara J. Essex
Bad Boys of the New Testament, a seven-week small group study session, is part of Essex’s popular series of Bible studies that includes Bad Boys of the New Testament: Exploring Men of Questionable Virtue and Bad Girls of the Bible: Exploring Women of Questionable Virtue. A short commentary follows each scripture review and provides back-ground information to help make the story accessible and understandable to modern readers. Reflection questions conclude each unit, offering participants the opportunity to start a discussion about what can be learned from these characters and their stories.
Bad Girls of the Bible: Exploring Women of Questionable Virtue, Barbara J. Essex
Barbara Essex brings to life the Bible’s “Bad Girls” – Notorious women we love to hate. Exploring lives filled with betrayal, deception, rejection, jealousy, and exploitation, essex looks beyond the notoriety to show us women of exceptional boldness, courage, determination, and independence. These stories tell us about women we know – women not that different from ourselves. This twelve-week study is designed for men and women, laity and clergy, who seek fresh ways to preach and teach the stories of biblical women.
Christian Educators’ Guide to Evaluating and Developing Curriculum,
Christian education is identified as a top priority for most churches. Unfortunately, however, there is often a high level of frustration among those responsible for their church’s educational ministry. A major challenge is identifying curriculum materials that are consistent with the congregation’s understanding of what it means to be a Christian and how Christian faith is formed. Reproducible worksheets throughout this book, plus a list of resource providers, make this a highly practical resource for Christian education committees and teacher training workshops.
New Interpreters Bible Commentary (Index and Volumes 1-11)
They Like to Never Quit Praising God: The Role of Celebration in Preaching, Dr. Frank Thomas
Draw the Line, Respect the
Line Youth Sex Ed Curriculum, Grades 6-8, University of California, San Francisco Center for AIDS Prevention and ETR Associates