Suggested Reading

The New Parish: How Neighborhood Churches Are Transforming Mission, Discipleship and Community
Making Room for Life: Trading Chaotic Lifestyles for Connected Relationships
Life of the Beloved: Spiritual Living in a Secular World
A Long Obedience in the Same Direction: Discipleship in an Instant Society
The Great Omission: Reclaiming Jesus's Essential Teachings on Discipleship
Community And Growth
Beyond Charity: The Call to Christian Community Development
The Ragamuffin Gospel: Good News for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up, and Burnt Out
Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth
Building a Discipling Culture, 2nd Edition
The Shaping of Things to Come: Innovation and Mission for the 21st Century Church
Sidewalks in the Kingdom: New Urbanism and the Christian Faith
The Abundant Community: Awakening the Power of Families and Neighborhoods
Making Neighborhoods Whole: A Handbook for Christian Community Development
The Gospel in a Pluralist Society
Life Together in Christ: Experiencing Transformation in Community
Small Is Big, Slow Is Fast: Living and Leading Your Family and Community on God's Mission
No Home Like Place: A Christian Theology of Place
The Wisdom of Stability: Rooting Faith in a Mobile Culture
Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus

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