Potent, poetic, prophetic and helpful

Looking for some summer reading? Check out these books and podcasts, for your living, and if you preach or lead, for your reflection there too. Thanks to the Revs. Lisa Wiens Hiensohn, LeeAnne Watkins, Susan Moss, and Anna Ostenso Moore for some of these tips.interrupting

Interrupting Silence: God’s Command to Speak Out, A Bible Study for Adults by Walter Brueggeman

Experiences of God by Jürgen Moltmann

Backstory Preaching by Lisa Cressman (and, check out the School for Formation’s courses with Lisa — introductory Homiletics and the Preaching Lab course for those with experience)

 Jerusalem, Jerusalem: How an Ancient City Ignited Our Modern World by James Carroll

Christ Actually, The Son of God for the Secular Age by James Carroll


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