Social Justice

One Blood- Parting Words to the Church on Race and Love

By John M. Perkins

One Blood is the final challenge from a man with over six decades of ministry calling the Church to biblical reconciliation, but not “racial reconciliation”.  He challenges churches to consider intentionally moving towards a multi-ethnic body that truly gives glory to God.

An Evening to Listen and Learn with T.L. and Perrin Rogers

Asian American pastors listen to and learn from two African American pastors.

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Grace, Justice, & Mercy-An Evening with Bryan Stevenson & Rev. Tim Keller

In an age of mass incarceration and growing racial tension, how can a church committed to the flourishing of a whole city engage as ambassadors of reconciliation and restoration? 

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Outreach and Missions

Cross-Cultural Servanthood – Duane Elmer

By Duane Elmer

Written primarily for cross-cultural missionaries, this book provides extremely useful guidance to building relational abilities needed for all outreach and ministry.

The Insider- Bringing the Kingdom of God Into Your Everyday World – Jim Petersen & Mike Shamy

By Jim Petersen & Mike Shamy

Easy to read and encouraging book on how to live as an “Insider” for the Kingdom where God has you right now.  Also, a challenge to church leadership to re-think our priorities for our people.

The 9 Arts of Spiritual Conversations- Walking alongside people who believe differently – Mary Schaller & John Crilly

By Mary Schaller & John Crilly

Excellent and practical book on facilitating spiritual conversations in a very authentic way that’s not awkward.

God Space- Where Spiritual Conversations Happen Naturally – Doug Pollock

By Doug Pollock

Another outstanding book with a similar philosophy as the Schller and Crilly book.  Only 127 pages.

The Mission of God- Unlocking the Bible’s Grand Narrative – Christopher J. H. Wright

By Christopher J. H. Wright

An extremely comprehensive, academic, but readable book where Wright argues for a missional hermeneutical reading of the Bible.  Sizeable work that is not for the faint of heart!

Saturate – Jeff Vanderstelt

By Jeff Vanderstelt

This book argues for, and tells stories of people living for Jesus in “the everyday stuff of life”.  After reading, you’ll probably have a fresh vision of what your Gospel Community could be!

Social Justice

Gospel Fluency – Jeff Vanderstelt

By Jeff Vanderstelt