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April 2017

April 24, 2017

Currently Reading

  • Selected by Renovare editors Richard Foster, Dallas Willard, Phyllis Tickle and Richard Rohr: 25 Books Every Christian Should Read
  • Karl Barth: A Unique Time of God (Sermons during WW1)
  • Walter Brueggemann: A Way other than Our Own: Devotions for Lent
  • Diarmaid MacCulloch: All Things Made New: The Reformation and Its Legacy
  • Pope Emeritus Benedict: Benedict XVI Last Testament (memoir)
  • Kevin Vanhoozer: Biblical Authority after Babel: Retrieving the Solas in the Spirit of Mere Protestant Christianity
  • Bruce Springsteen: Born to Run (memoir)
  • Erin Straza: Comfort Detox: Finding Freedom from Habits that Bond You
  • Keith Clements: Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Ecumenical Quest
  • Mark Roberts: Ephesians (The Story of God Bible Commentary Series)
  • David Fitch: Faithful Presence: 7 Disciplines that Shape The Church for Mission
  • edited by Richard Burnett with a contribution from myself and many others of greater reputation and import: Introducing The Westminster Handbook to Karl Barth (newly published by WJKP)
  • Stephen Backhouse: Kierkegaard: A Single Life
  • Martin Marty: October 31, 1517: Martin Luther and the Day that Changed the World
  • Jamie George: Poets and Saints: Eternal Insight. Extravagant Love. Ordinary People.
  • The Irish Jesuits: Sacred Space
  • Mako Fujimura: Silence and Beauty
  • Thomas Friedman: Thank you for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations
  • Leonard Sweet: The Bad Habits of Jesus
  • Rod Dreher: The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation and How Dante Can Save Your Life and
  • Fleming Rutledge: The Crucifixion:Understanding the Death of Jesus
  • NT Wright: The Day the Revolution Began
  • Peter Leithart: The End of Protestantism
  • Mark Yaconelli: The Gift of Hard Things
  • Rowan Williams: The Sign and The Sacrifice
  • Tim Keller: The Songs of Jesus (The Psalms)
  • Luci Shaw: Thumbprint in the Clay: Divine Marks of Beauty, Order and Grace
  • Christopher Wright: To the Cross & Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit
  • Ivan Spencer: Tweetable Nietzsche
  • William Willimon: Who Lynched Willie Earle? (Preaching on Racisim)

Currently Listening

  • Sting: 57th & 9th
  • Train: A Girl, A Bottle, A Boat
  • Blind Pilot: And Then Like Lions
  • Bruce Springsteen: Chapter & Verse (companion cd to Springsteen's Memoir BORN TO RUN)
  • Don Henley (The Eagles): Cass County
  • Ed Sheeran: Divide (deluxe editions essential!)
  • Rhiannon Giddens: Freedom Highway
  • Sandra McCracken: God's Highway and The Psalms
  • The Strumbellas: Hope
  • Van Morrison: Keep Me Singing
  • Timothy B Schmit (member of The Eagles): Leap of Faith
  • All Sons and Daughters: Poets & Saints and Live from Nashville
  • Brian Moss: Prayerbook #1 and #2 New Songs Inspired by The Psalms 1-30 (I cannot recommend these more highly!!!)
  • Bear's Den: Red Earth & Burning Rain
  • The Head and The Heart: Signs of Light
  • Michael Franti & Spearhead: SoulRocker
  • Gerry Rafferty (a Scottish treasure): The Best of Gerry Rafferty
  • Colbie Caillat: The Malibu Sessions
  • Bon Jovi: This House is not For Sale
  • The Fray: Through the Years
  • Kings of Leon: Walls
  • The Corrs: White Light
  • Alison Krauss: Windy City [Deluxe Edition]
  • Leonard Cohen: You Want it Darker/Live from Dublin/From the Road
  • Passenger: Young as the Morning Old as the Sea