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Holy Sexuality Resources

A list of helpful resources as follow up to our Sexuality, Gender and the Church conference.

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Helping Others Heal From Trauma

Late last month, Transform Minnesota partnered with American Bible Society to host the Trauma Healing Equipping Sessions as an opportunity to build a more trauma-informed church in the Twin Cities.

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What Does the Gospel Say About Race and Racism?

Transform Minnesota continues their partnership with OneRace as this week, the second class in a series of five, Reconciliation 201, is coming to a close!

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Exciting News for New Life Family Services

Transform Minnesota is proud to highlight an exciting update with our affiliate ministry, New Life Family Services as they are building a new center in the South Minneapolis, Phillips neighborhood!

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Helping the Church Become a Resource

Heather Drew, MA, LPC recently wrote an article for Trauma in America, on the value of the Church being a resource for those who are suffering with trauma.

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Trauma Healing Convening Sessions

On September 15 & 16, Transform Minnesota partnered with American Bible Society to host two Trauma Healing Convening Sessions to introduce the Trauma Healing Initiative to the Twin Cities.

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Part 2: Letter to the Church from a LGBTQ Christian

In this second letter in the series, a LGBTQ Christian shares his personal experience with the Church.

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Skepticism and Racial Justice: Dr. Ed Uszynski and Nina Barnes

In July we had the honor of hearing from Dr. Ed Uszynski and Nina Barnes as we unraveled more conversation surrounding racial justice.

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Letter to the Church from a LGBTQ Christian

A LGBTQ Christian shares their personal story of being an active part of the Church.

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Why We Believe in the Roles of Church & Scripture in Trauma Healing

American Bible Society desires to look at how hardships and traumatic experiences affect relationships with God, self and others, as well as how the Bible offers hope.

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The Church and a Native Perspective in Minneapolis

Transform Minnesota desires to listen and lean into the experiences of our Native American brothers and sisters and interviewed Pastor TJ Valtierra to learn more about his ministry.

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Announcing New Partnership with American Bible Society

Transform Minnesota is honored to partner with The American Bible Society to bring Bible based trauma healing to the Twin Cities.

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Transform Minnesota on Celebrating Juneteenth

As we continue to be committed to racial justice, we acknowledge that part of pursuing reconciliation is knowing and understanding our complicated history in the United States.

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Lament for Justice

Pastor Matthew R. St. John, Senior Pastor at New Hope Church, shares his prayer of lament that he shared at a live prayer event after the Derek Chauvin verdict.

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Transform Minnesota's Statement on the Derek Chauvin Verdict

It is critical for the Church to remain committed to the transformational work of seeking peace and pursuing biblical justice in our communities. 

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Open Letter to the Church: Gen Z Student

In conjunction with our Gen Z + The Church webinar series, Transform Minnesota is featuring Gen Z voices in open letters to the Church.

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Open Letter to the Church: Gen Z Pastoral Studies Student

In conjunction with our Gen Z + The Church webinar series, Transform Minnesota is featuring Gen Z voices in open letters to the Church.

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Open Letter to the Church: Gen Z Biblical Theology Student

In conjunction with our Gen Z + The Church webinar series, Transform Minnesota is featuring Gen Z voices in open letters to the Church.

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Real Justice, True Peace

The upcoming trial for Derek Chauvin requires the Church to be united together in word and deed, prior to, during, and after the trial. Transform Minnesota has partnered with a leadership group of Black and white pastors. Together, we are asking believers across the state to join us in intentional prayer and unity, regardless of the trial’s outcome.

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Gen Z and the Church

Savannah Kimberlin, Director of Published Research at Barna Group, hosted an interactive webinar for a group of Minnesota pastors and ministry leaders. Savannah shared from Barna Group’s 2017 and 2021 data, and together we learned about the complexities and opportunities in discipling Gen Z.

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