Rest

Resources

Keeping Sabbath - Donna Schaper 
We live in a time famine, a 24/7 culture where the line between work and personal is blurred and shrinking. This pamphlet explores the importance of Sabbath and offers concrete, practical ways to build rest and renewal into our lives. 
Age: Young Adult / Adult

Pathways of Faith Coloring Book - Roger Speer
Relax and restore as you spend time coloring these original illustrations that capture the amazing stories of the Bible and God's love for us.
Age: Children / Youth / Adult

Sabbath as Part of a Rule of Life - Charles LaFond
Charles LaFond offers a way to practice Sabbath as well as follow a Rule of Life amidst the busy-ness of our lives. 
Age: All

Reclaiming the Sabbath - Jane Carol Redmont 
God rests on the seventh day. If we decide to embody this as church, what will the shape of our time look like? How will we operate differently from the culture around us? 
Age: All

Working on Not Working on the Sabbath - Miriam McKenney
Miriam McKenney reflects on what Sabbath means to her and her family in today's world of always being busy with things to "do." 
Age: Families

Sabbath - Oliver Sacks 
As he approached death, neurologist and author Oliver Sacks contemplated his life with and without the Sabbath.
Age: All

Sabbath as Resistance: Saying No to the Culture of Now - Walter Bruggemann
Guides readers to discover the truth: that sabbath is not about keeping rules but rather about becoming a whole person and restoring a whole society. Study guide included.
Age: All

Simpler Living, Compassionate Life - Michael Schut, editor
Schut gathers a rare collection of voices to call Christians to simpler lives that are gentle to the earth. 
Age: Young Adult / Adult

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