Sabbatical Reading

Here is a tentative list of the books I plan to read during my time away. As I work through them, I'll try to post a few summary notes and questions in this entry.

Almost Christian; What the Faith of Our Teenagers is Telling the American Church (Kenda Creasy Dean; ©2010 by Oxford University Press)

The Business of the Church: The Uncomfortable Truth that Faithful Ministry Requires Effective Management (John Wimberly; ©2011 by the Alban Institute)

The Continuing Conversion of the Church (Darrell L. Guder; ©2000 by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.)

Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die; Fly-Fishing Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations (Chris Santella; ©2004 by Stewart, Tabori & Chang)

Get Rid of the Performance Review: How Companies Can Stop Intimidating, Start Managing — and Focus on What Really Matters (Samuel Culbert; ©2010 by Business Plus)

Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived (Rob Bell; ©2011 by HarperOne)

The Pastor; A Memoir (Eugene H. Peterson; ©2011 by HarperCollins Publishers)

The Next Christians: The Good News About the End of Christian America (Gabe Lyons; ©2010 by Doubleday Religion)

Resurrecting Excellence; Shaping Faithful Christian Ministry (L. Gregory Jones & Kevin R. Armstrong; ©2006 by William B. Eerdmans)

You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving the Church...and Rethinking Faith (David Kinnaman; ©2011 by Baker Publishing Group)