Reading List:
As a resource we have provided a list of recommended readings, podcasts, websites and blogs to listen too that have been helpful to some of us, and hope will be to you as well.

Recommended Readings By Author

Gabriel Gordon

Recommended Books:

  1. The Bible Tells Me So: Why Defending Scripture Has Made Us Unable to Read It: By Peter Enns
  2. The Sin of Certainty: Why God desires Our Trust More Than Our “Correct” Beliefs: By Peter Enns
  3. The Evolution of Adam: What the Bible Does and Doesn’t Say about Human Origins: By Peter Enns
  4. The Five Views of Inerrancy: By Contributors, Peter Enns, Albert Molher, Kevin Vanhoozer, John R Frank, and Michael Bird
  5. The Bible and The Believer: How to Read the Bible Critically & Religiously: By Marc Zvi Brettler, Peter Enns, & Daniel J. Harrington
  6. Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders To Better Understand the Bible: By E. Randolph Richards And Brandon J. O’Brien
  7. Cross-Cultural Connections: By Duane Elmer
  8. The Forgotten Ways: Alan Hirsch
  9. Apostolic Church Planting: Birthing New Churches From New Believers: By J.D. Payne
  10. Primal Fire: By Neil Cole
  11. Organic Church: By Neil Cole
  12. Organic Leadership: By Neil Cole
  13. The Ongoing Role of Apostles in Missions: By Don Dent (As far as I know this book is currently out of print, if you want to get ahold of it contact me)
  14. The Sacred Romance: By Brent Curtis & John Eldredge
  15. Mere Christianity: By C.S. Lewis
  16. Genesis one: By John Walton
  17. Welcoming The Stranger: By Matthew Soerens & Jenny Hwang
  18. Learning from the Stranger: By David I. Smith
  19. The Christian Theology Reader: Edited by Alister E. McGrath
  20. Generous Justice: By Timothy Keller
  21. The Reason for God: By Timothy Keller
  22. Christian Theology: By Michael Erickson
  23. Justification: By N.T. Wright
  24. Scripture and The Authority of God: By N.T. Wright
  25. After You Believe: By N.T. Wright
  26. Surprised By Scripture: N.T. Wright
  27. Works of Love: Soren Kierkegaard
  28. Fundamental Principles of The Metaphysics of Morals: By Immanuel Kant
  29. The Great spiritual Migration: By Brian D. Mclaren
  30. The History of The Church: By Eusebius
  31. Captive to The Word of God:By Miroslav Volf
  32. God In Search of Man: By Abraham Joshua Heschel
  33. For Calvinism: By Michael Horton
  34. Against Calvinism: By Roger Olson
  35. The Spontaneous Expansion of the Church: By Roland Allen
  36. The Cross & the Prodigal:By Kenneth E. Bailey
  37. Jesus through Middle Eastern Eyes: By Kenneth E. Bailey
  38. The Empathic Civilization: By Jeremy Rifkin
  39. The Practice of the Presence of God: By Brother Lawrence
  40. What would you Do?: By Howard Yoder
  41. Faith for All Seasons: By Ted D. Dorman
  42. The Story Of Christianity vol 1: By Justo L. Gonzalez
  43. The Story Of Christianity vol 2: By Justo L. Gonzalez
  44. The Early History of God: By Mark Smith
  45. A People’s History of Christianity: By Diana Butler Bass
  46. The Un-Controlling Love of God: By Thomas Jay Oord
  47. The Nature of Love: By Thomas Jay Oord
  48. Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God: By Brian Zahnd

Brady Cox

Recommended Books:

  1. The Gift of Being Yourself by David G. Benner
  2. Awe: Why it Matters for Everything We Say, Think, and Do By Paul David Tripp
  3. New Morning Mercies by Paul David Tripp
  4. Master Plan of Evangelism by Robert Coleman

Christopher Thrutchley

Recommended Readings:

  1. Council of Trent on justification (https://history.hanover.edu/texts/trent/ct06.html)
  2. Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith (Fr Robert Barron)
  3. The Christian Revolution and Its Fashionable Enemies (David Bentley Hart)
  4. Thine own of Thine own: The Orthodox Understanding of the Eucharistic Sacrifice (David Bentley Hart)
  5. Fides et Ratio (Pope Saint John Paul II)
  6. Rerum Novarum (Pope Leo XIII)

Recommended videos:
1. Why be Catholic and not just Christian? (https://youtu.be/jJCbCs-y1_k)
2. Why Remain Catholic : Ep 2 Jean-Luc Marion (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TshRxSKsGvE)
3. Papal Authority and the Early Church – Fr. Ray Ryland (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmEAuLNoP-Q)

General:

Podcasts:

  1. The De-Constructionist Podcast
  2. Reconstruct- The Collective Exploration Of Our Faith
  3. The Bible For Normal People
  4. Theology Nerd Podcast
  5. The Liturgists Podcast
  6. The One You Feed
  7. Homebrewed Christianity Podcast
  8. The BadChristian Podcast
  9. RedLetterChristian

Recommended Websites:

  1. thetorah.com
  2. peteenns.com
  3. theologycurator.com
  4. redletterchristianity.com
  5. dlbroom.wixsite.com/minorityuplift
  6. https://babylonbee.com/
  7. First Things (https://www.firstthings.com/)
  8. Word on Fire (https://www.wordonfire.org/)
  9. Lizzie’s Answers (http://lizziesanswers.com/)
  10. Edward Feser (http://edwardfeser.blogspot.com/)
  11. Catechism of the Catholic Church (http://www.vatican.va/archive/ENG0015/_INDEX.HTM)
  12. The Council of Trent (https://history.hanover.edu/texts/trent.html)
    • The Council of Trent was the Catholic Church’s official response to the Protestant Reformers

Blogs:

  1. peteenns.com/blog/
  2. http://www.centerforbaptistrenewal.com/

Joanne Guarnieri Hagemeyer:

For the heart
  1. Anything by Brene Brown
  2. The Soul of Shame (Curt Thompson)
  3. The Wounded Heart (Dan Allender)
Intimacy with God
  1. Ten Prayers God Always Says Yes To (Anthony DeStefano)
  2. Practicing the Presence of God (Brother Andrew)
  3. The Cloud of Unknowing (Anonymous)
  4. The Knowledge of the Holy (AW Tozer)
  5. Anything by Hildegard of Bingen
For the mind
  1. Love Your God With All Your Mind (JP Moreland)
  2. A History of Defending the Truth (Alister McGrath)
  3. Total Truth (Nancy Pearcey)
If you like science
  1. The Language of God (Francis Collins)
  2. Reasons to Believe (website of Hugh Ross)
If you’re into alternatives to traditional church
  1. Reimagining Church (Frank Viola)
  2. Pagan Christianity (George Barna and Frank Viola)
  3. The Rabbit and the Elephant (Tony and Felicity Dale)
  4. ReJesus (Michael Frost and Alan Hirsch)
Women and the Church
  1. Beyond Sex Roles (Gilbert Bilezikian)
  2. Good News for Women (Rebecca Merrill Groothuis)
  3. I Suffer Not a Woman (Richard and Catherine Clark Kroeger)
  4. Discovering Biblical Equality (Ronald W Pierce, editor)
If you’re dealing with spiritual darkness
  1. The Bondage Breaker and Victory Over the Darkness (Neil Anderson)
  2. People of the Lie (Scott Peck)
  3. 12 Steps for the Recovering Pharisee (John Fischer)

If you like devotionals, but are getting tired of same old-same old

The Book of Mysteries (Jonathan Cahn)

Stories that changed me
  1. The Heavenly Man (Christian Brother Yun)
  2. Killing Christians (Tom Doyle)
  3. Created for Commitment (A Wetherell Johnson)
  4. Pretty much every Francine Rivers book
  5. Christ in the Passover (Ceil and Moishe Rosen)
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