Books Worth Reading

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This is a list of books that have made me re-think what I believe about God, Jesus, the Spirit and what it really means to live in the world and not be of the systems.

For background please read  “ Following Where Others Have Gone Before”

WHY MEN HATE GOING TO CHURCH – David Morrow

NO MORE CHRISTIAN NICE GUY:  WHEN BEING NICE -INSTEAD OF GOOD-HURTS MEN, WOMEN, AND CHILDREN- Paul Coughlin

UNLEASHING COURAGEOUS FAITH -Paul Coughlin

A RENEGADE’S GUIDE TO GOD – David Foster

THE DIVINE CONSPIRACY  -Dallas Willard

RENOVATION OF THE HEART – Dallas Willard

THE SILENCE OF ADAM- Dr. Larry Crabb

THE WILD MAN’S JOURNEY: REFLECTIONS ON MALE SPIRITUALITY -Richard Rohr & Joseph Martos

6 RULES EVERY MAN MUST BREAK:  CUT THE LEASH, LIBERATE YOUR FAITH – Bill Perkins

REVOLUTION – George Barna

 

UNCHRISTIAN :  WHAT A NEW GENERATION REALLY THINKS ABOUT CHRISTIANITY, AND WHY IT MATTERS  – Groundbreaking  research from the Barna Group – David Kinnaman & Gave Lyons

THE FOLLOWING BOOKS ARE ALL BY FRANK VIOLA

PAGAN CHRISTIANITY

REIMAGINING CHURCH

FROM ETERNITY TO HERE

FINDING ORGANIC CHURCH

REVISE US AGAIN

JESUS MANIFESTO  (With Leonard Sweet)

GOD’S FAVORITE PLACE ON EARTH

JESUS:  A THEOGRAPHY (with Leonard Sweet)

I AM A FOLLOWER – Leonard Sweet

 

The following book are all by Brain McLaren

THE SECRET MESSAGE OF JESUS

A NEW KIND OF CHRISTIAN

THE STORY WE FIND OURSELVES IN

THE LAST WORD AND THE WORD AFTER THAT

EVERYTHING MUST CHANGE

ADVENTURES IN MISSING THE POINT ( with Tony Campolo)

A GENEROUS ORTHODOXY

A NEW KIND OF CHRISTIANITY
Here are some  fiction works that I enjoy:

THE STAND – Stephen King

THE CIRCLE TRILOGY (Black, Red, and White) Ted Dekker

THE SHACK – Wm. Paul Young

IMAGINARY JESUS – Matt Mikalatos

KINGDOM COME- Alex Ross and Mark Waid  (graphic novel)

WATCHMEN- Alan Moore (graphic novel)

Good reading to you.  If you have questions as you read these, I’m here to help, leave comment.

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