Books worth reading…

I cherish my personal library and appreciate when the right book gets into my hands at the right time.  Here are a select few that have made a difference my spiritual journey.  These are helpful in my ministry and the books I recommend most to others–about deepening spiritual growth, strengthening our relationships, and leading fulfilling lives.  Check back often as I update my favorites list.

What I am reading now…

Radical Welcome: Embracing God, The Other, and the Spirit of Transformation, by Stephanie Spellers, Church Publishing Inc., 2006.

Lose, Love, Live: The Spiritual Gifts of Loss and Change, by Dan Moseley, Upper Room Books, Nashville, TN, 2010.

The Politics of Jesus: Rediscovering the Revolutionary Nature of Jesus’ Teachings and How they have been Corrupted, by Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., Three Leaves Press, New York, 2006.

A Nun on the Bus: How All of Us Can Create Hope, Change, and Community, by Sister Simone Campbell, Harper One, New York, 2014.

Dare We Speak of Hope? Searching for a Language of Life in Faith and Politics, by Allan Aubrey Boesak, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co,, Grand Rapids, 2014.

Check these out…

Reframing Hope: Vital Ministry in a New Generation.  By Carol Howard Merritt, 2010, The Alban Institute.

Galileo’s Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love.  By Dava Sobel, 2000, Penguin Books.

Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus:  How the Jewishness of Jesus Can Transform Your Faith.  By Ann Spangler and Lois Tverberg, 2009 Zondervan Press.

Living Buddha, Living Christ.  By Tich Nhat Hanh, 10th Anniversary Edition, 2007 The Berkley Publishing Group.

Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Banaras.  By Diana L. Eck, 1993, Beacon Press.

Go Independent--when ever possible, buy your books from a locally owned independent bookstore. Its good for all of us.

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