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More than two dozen Chalice books have study guides either in the book itself or available by download. Your small-group prep work is already done! Check out your favorite books below. 

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  • You are Changing the World: Whether You Like it or Not
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    You are Changing the World: Whether You Like it or Not

    by David LaMotte READ A SAMPLE Download the free You Are Changing the World study guide In You are Changing the World: Whether You Like It or Not, ...

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  • When Kids Ask Hard Questions: Faith-filled Responses for Tough Topics
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    When Kids Ask Hard Questions: Faith-filled Responses for Tough Topics

    edited by Bromleigh McCleneghan and Karen Ware Jackson Foreword by Matthew Paul Turner A “Best Religion & Spirituality Book of the Year ” –Li...

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  • When Kids Ask Hard Questions, Volume 2: More Faith-Filled Responses for Tough Topics
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    When Kids Ask Hard Questions, Volume 2: More Faith-Filled Responses for Tough Topics

    edited by Bromleigh McCleneghan and Karen Ware Jackson LOOK INSIDE Now available! Also ORDER here: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Bookshop.org | Bo...

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  • True Inclusion: Creating Communities of Radical Embrace
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    True Inclusion: Creating Communities of Radical Embrace

    by Brandan Robertson Read a Preview INDIES Book of the Year Award Finalist, Foreword ReviewsWant to be truly inclusive? It's more than flying a ra...

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  • The World Is about to Turn: Mending a Nation’s Broken Faith
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    The World Is about to Turn: Mending a Nation’s Broken Faith

    by Rick Rouse and Paul O. Ingram LOOK INSIDE Bookshop | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Books-A-Million  A top pick for activists, faith leaders, ...

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  • The Lifesaving Church: Faith Communities and Suicide Prevention
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    The Lifesaving Church: Faith Communities and Suicide Prevention

    by Rachael A. Keefe Book Preview "There’s so much silence around suicide in the church that it is quite literally killing us.” —Rachael Keefe Ever...

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  • The ABCs of Diversity: Helping Kids (and Ourselves!) Embrace Our Differences
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    The ABCs of Diversity: Helping Kids (and Ourselves!) Embrace Our Differences

    by Carolyn B. Helsel and Y. Joy Harris-Smith Read a Preview Bookshop | Indiebound | Amazon | Barnes & NobleBooks-A-Million |  Recommended by ...

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  • Sustaining Hope in an Unjust World: How to Keep Going When You Want to Give Up
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    Sustaining Hope in an Unjust World: How to Keep Going When You Want to Give Up

    by Timothy Charles Murphy Bookshop | Indiebound | Amazon | Barnes & NobleBooks-A-Million | Christianbook.com  Book Preview "Gripping stories,...

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  • Staying Awake: The Gospel for Changemakers
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    Staying Awake: The Gospel for Changemakers

    by Tyler Sit READ A PREVIEW Also available at: Bookshop | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Books-A-Million “An eloquent debut...Sit’s work sizzles wi...

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  • Stakes Is High: Race, Faith, and Hope for America
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    Stakes Is High: Race, Faith, and Hope for America

    by Michael W. Waters Bookshop | Indiebound | Amazon | Barnes & NobleBooks-A-Million | Christianbook.com  Book Preview Foreword by Vashti Mur...

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  • Something in the Water: A 21st Century Civil Rights Odyssey
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    Something in the Water: A 21st Century Civil Rights Odyssey

    by Michael W. Waters foreword by Beto O’Rourke LOOK INSIDE Also available at: Bookshop | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Books-A-Million  “A wake...

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  • Searching for the Sacred: Sixty Meditations on Faith, Hope, and Love
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    Searching for the Sacred: Sixty Meditations on Faith, Hope, and Love

    by Cameron Trimble Read a Sample Searching for the Sacred: Sixty Meditations on Faith, Hope, and Love is a book of stories and parables designed t...

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  • Sabbath in the Suburbs: A Family’s Experiment with Holy Time
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    Sabbath in the Suburbs: A Family’s Experiment with Holy Time

    by MaryAnn McKibben Dana Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Cokesbury | Bookshop.org Preview the Book "Remember the Sabbath day and keep it holy." Yeah...

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  • Pre-Post-Racial America: Spiritual Stories from the Front Lines
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    Pre-Post-Racial America: Spiritual Stories from the Front Lines

    by Sandhya Rani Jha BOOK PREVIEW Those people. Their issues. The day’s news and the ways we treat each other, overtly or subliminally, prove we ar...

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  • Piloting Church: Helping Your Congregation Take Flight
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    Piloting Church: Helping Your Congregation Take Flight

    by Cameron Trimble Read a Book Preview "A beautiful combination of good theory and sound advice; of dreaming big and working hard." —John C. Dorha...

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  • Paul the Progressive? : The Compassionate Christian’s Guide to Reclaiming the Apostle as an Ally
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    Paul the Progressive? : The Compassionate Christian’s Guide to Reclaiming the Apostle as an Ally

    by Eric C. Smith Read a Preview Contrary to popular opinion, the apostle Paul is not Progressive Christianity’s Enemy #1.A generation of biblical s...

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  • Outlandish: An Unlikely Messiah, a Messy Ministry, and the Call to Mobilize
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    Outlandish: An Unlikely Messiah, a Messy Ministry, and the Call to Mobilize

    by Derek Penwell Bookshop | Indiebound | Amazon | Barnes & NobleBooks-A-Million | Christianbook.com  Read a Preview Jesus did everything wron...

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  • Organizing Church: Grassroots Practices for Embodying Change in Your Congregation, Your Community, and Our World
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    Organizing Church: Grassroots Practices for Embodying Change in Your Congregation, Your Community, and Our World

    by Tim Conder and Dan Rhodes Book Preview The 21st century is the age of community organizing, from rallies in the streets to online movements for...

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  • In Defense of Kindness: Why It Matters, How It Changes Our Lives, and How It Can Save the World
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    In Defense of Kindness: Why It Matters, How It Changes Our Lives, and How It Can Save the World

    by Bruce Reyes-Chow LOOK INSIDE Also available at: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Bookshop | Books-a-Million | Cokesbury Now Available as an audio...

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  • Holy Chaos: Creating Connections in Divisive Times
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    Holy Chaos: Creating Connections in Divisive Times

    by Amanda Henderson Read a Preview Bookshop | Indiebound | Amazon | Barnes & NobleBooks-A-Million |  Daily living and loving in our fraught a...

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  • Healing Racial Divides: Finding Strength in Our Diversity
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    Healing Racial Divides: Finding Strength in Our Diversity

    by Terrell Carter Book Preview "Carter’s wise work will compel white Christian readers to engage in race relations in a more up-front, graceful, a...

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  • Forward Together: A Moral Message for the Nation
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    Forward Together: A Moral Message for the Nation

    by Rev. Dr. William Barber II and Barbara Zelter Read a Preview "Powerful God-rooted words, yearning for equality and justice for all." –Sojourner...

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  • Fear Not: Living Grace and Truth in a Frightened World
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    Fear Not: Living Grace and Truth in a Frightened World

    By Eric H.F. Law Read a Preview Discover how to break free of fear and live courageously in anxious times. We’re more afraid than ever right now....

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  • Dessert First: Preparing for Death while Savoring Life
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    Dessert First: Preparing for Death while Savoring Life

    by J. Dana Trent Read a Preview Foreword Indies Book of the Year Award, Bronze Winner, Grief/Grieving What if we embraced death as a meaningful de...

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  • Colors of Hope: A Devotional Journal from LGBTQ+ Christians
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    Colors of Hope: A Devotional Journal from LGBTQ+ Christians

    edited by Melissa Guthrie Colors of Hope draws upon the iconic Pride flag and raises a call to embody our beliefs. Using Gilbert Baker’s original ...

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  • Breakthrough: Trusting God for Big Change in Your Church
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    Breakthrough: Trusting God for Big Change in Your Church

    by Dawn Darwin Weaks Read a Sample Small-group study guide included in the book The last 30 years of American church life have played a familiar r...

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  • Blessed Youth: Breaking the Silence about Mental Illness with Children and Teens
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    Blessed Youth: Breaking the Silence about Mental Illness with Children and Teens

    by Sarah Griffith Lund Also available: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Bookshop.org | Books-A-Million Every copy purchased of Blessed Youth will re...

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  • Blessed Are the Crazy: Breaking the Silence about Mental Illness, Family, and Church
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    Blessed Are the Crazy: Breaking the Silence about Mental Illness, Family, and Church

    by Sarah Griffith Lund LOOK INSIDE "A brave and beautiful memoir that will open up conversations about some of the most neglected, shadowy corners...

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  • Anxious to Talk about It: Helping White People Talk Faithfully about Racism, Second Edition
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    Anxious to Talk about It: Helping White People Talk Faithfully about Racism, Second Edition

    by Carolyn B. Helsel LOOK INSIDE Shipping now! Also available at: Bookshop | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Books-A-Million Still anxious to talk ...

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  • Another Way: Living and Leading Change on Purpose
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    Another Way: Living and Leading Change on Purpose

    by Stephen Lewis, Matthew Wesley Williams, and Dori Grinenko Baker  Foreword by Parker J. Palmer Read a Preview Learn to live and lead profound c...

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  • Acting on Faith: Stories of Courage, Activism, and Hope Across Religions
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    Acting on Faith: Stories of Courage, Activism, and Hope Across Religions

    edited by Diane Faires Beadle and Jamie Lynn Haskins Read a Preview Ever wonder what your neighbors of different faiths think -- and do -- in res...

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  • A House Divided: Engaging the Issues through the Politics of Compassion
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    A House Divided: Engaging the Issues through the Politics of Compassion

    by Mark Feldmeir LOOK INSIDE Bookshop | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Books-A-Million  “...a clarion call for critical thinking and critical acti...

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