Reading Links

We are always revising our reading list, always looking at new works out there. Below are some of the books that have been particularly influential in our thinking, categorized as best we know how. This is subject to change, so check back often.

Belong
The Story We Find Ourselves In (Maclaren)
Mere Christianity (C.S. Lewis)
Ragamuffin Gospel (Manning)
Searching For God Knows What (Miller)
Blue Like Jazz (Miller)

Believe
Messy Spirituality (Yaconelli)
Case For Faith (Strobel)
Case For Christ (Strobel)
The Jesus I Never Knew (Yancey)
A New Kind Of Christian (Maclaren)
What’s So Amazing About Grace (Yancey)

Become
12 Steps For The Recovering Pharisee (Fisher)
Putting Amazing Back Into Grace (Horton)
Keep In Step With The Spirit (Packer)
Kingdom/Grace/Judgment (Capon)
The Emotionally Healthy Church (Scazzero)
A Larger Christian Life (Simpson)
How People Grow (Cloud/Townsend)
Extreme Righteousness (Hovestol)
How To Read The Bible For All Its Worth (Fee/Stuart)
Shame And Grace (Smedes)
This Present Future (McNeal)

Marriage & Family
Boundaries For Marriage (Cloud/Townsend)
The Art Of Forgiving (Smedes)
Training Hearts Teaching Minds (Meade)
The Marriage Book (Nicky & Sila Lee)

C&MA Denominational Perspective
All For Jesus (Niklaus/Sawin/Stoesz)
The Fourfold Gospel (Simpson)
The Knowledge of the Holy (Tozer)
Wholly Sanctified (Simpson)

Fiction
The Great Divorce (C.S. Lewis)
The Screwtape Letters (C.S. Lewis)
The Chronicles of Narnia (C.S. Lewis)
The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy (Tolkien)