Books We like

The following recommendations provide a broad sample of books that have been influential in our church. While we don't necessarily agree with every statement of every book, we think it's important to read broadly and reflectively. We hope this list helps give you an insight into the thoughts that have helped form our community.

A Celebration of Discipline (Richard Foster)

An Unhurried Life: Following Jesus’ Rhythms of Work and Rest  (Alan Fadling)

Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals (Shane Claiborne, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, Enuma Okoro)

The Drama of Scripture: Finding Our Place in the Biblical Story (Craig Bartholomew & Michael Goheen)

The Divine Conspiracy: Rediscovering Our Hidden Life in God (Dallas Willard)

Eldership and the Mission of God (J.R. Briggs & Bob Hyatt)

Embrace: God's Radical Shalom for a Divided World (Leroy Barber)

The Good and Beautiful God: Falling in Love with the God Jesus Knows (James Bryan Smith)

Heaven on Earth: Experiencing the Kingdom of God in the Here and Now (Alan Streett)

How God Became King: The Forgotten Story of the Gospels (N.T. Wright)

The Jesus Creed: Loving God, Loving Others (Scot McKnight)

Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name (Sally Lloyd-Jones)

The Myth of a Christian Nation (Greg Boyd)

The Naked Anabaptist: The Bare Essentials of a Radical Faith (Stuart Murray)

The Practice of the Presence of God (Brother Lawrence)

Sacred Rhythms: Arranging Our Lives for Spiritual Transformation (Ruth Haley Barton)

Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God (Brian Zahnd)

Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church (N.T. Wright)

What is the Bible? (Rob Bell)