Notes from the Field: What are you reading?

We put up some butcher paper and markers at the recent Clergy Conference, and asked these questions… here are the responses and deacons and priests from across ECMN gave us!

What resources do you recommend?

What are you reading?

  • Dire Predictions: Understanding Climate Change by Michael E. Mann and Lee Kump
  • 51% Christian by Mark Stenberg
  • A Calendar of Love by George Mackay Brown
  • Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life by Karen Armstrongarmstrong
  • Divergent by Veronica Roth
  • God is Red: A Native View of Religion by Vine Deloria, Jr.
  • All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  • Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church by Rachel Held Evans
  • America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America by Jim Wallis
  • Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church by N.T. Wrightwallis
  • Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
  • Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman
  • The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
  • Simply Jesus by N. T. Wright
  • Purgatory Ridge by William Kent Krueger
  • Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie
  • People of the Way by Dwight Zscheile
  • The Senator Next Door: A Memoir from the Heartland by Amy Klobucharthurman
  • The Grammar of God: A Journey in the Words and Worlds of the Bible by Aviya Kushner
  • The Spiritual Child: The New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving by Lisa Miller
  • The Underground Church by Robin Meyers
  • Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
  • The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk, MD
  • Crazy Christians: A Call to Follow Jesus by Michael Curry
  • The Naked Now by Richard Rohrkolk
  • The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene
  • Anything by author Brené Brown
  • The Name of God is Mercy by Pope Francis
  • The Awakened Heart: Opening Yourself to the Love You Need by Gerald May
  • The Pilgrimage of Gerald May
  • Love 2.0: How our Supreme Emotion Affects Everything We Feel, Think, Do and Become by Barbara Fredrickson
  • Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking with Stakes are High by Patterson, Grenny  et al crucial
  • Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change by Patterson, Grenny
  • Loving Kindness: the Revolutionary Art of Happiness by Sharon Salzberg
  • In God’s Presence: Theological Reflections on Prayer by Dr. Marjorie Suchocki
  • The Road to Character by David Brooks