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Currently Reading

  • Walter Brueggemann: A Gospel of Hope
  • Michael Mears Bruner: A Subversive Gospel: Flannery O'Connor and The Reimagining of Beauty, Goodness and Truth
  • Julie Canlis: A Theology of the Ordinary
  • Grant Wacker: America's Pastor: Billy Graham and The Shaping of a Nation
  • Daniel Taylor (friend and former professor from Bethel University): Do We Not Bleed?
  • Wesley Granberg-Michaelson: Future Faith: Ten Challenges Reshaping Christianity in the 21st Century (Word & World)
  • Diana Butler Bass: Grateful: The Transformative Power of Giving Thanks
  • Lee Barrett (ed): Kierkegaard as Theologian
  • Dallas Willard (edited by my good friend Larry Burtoft): Life Without Lack: Living in the Fullness of Psalm 23
  • Scot McKnight: Open to the Spirit: God in us, with us and transforming us
  • Pope Francis: Our Father: Reflections on The Lord's Prayer
  • NT Wright: Paul: A Biography
  • Richard Rohr (ed by Joelle Chase and Judy Traeger): RIchard Rohr: Essential Teachings (Orbis' Modern Spiritual Masters Series)
  • Ruth Haley Barton: Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership: Seeking God in the Crucible of Ministry (revised edition)
  • Stanley Hauerwas: The Character of Virtue
  • Alan Jacobs: The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction and How to Think: A Guide in an Age at Odds
  • Frederick Buechner: The Remarkable Ordinary: Essays on How to Stop, Look and Listen to Life
  • Benjamin Corey: Unafraid: Moving Beyond Fear Based Faith
  • Marilynne Robinson: What are We Doing Here? (various essays)
  • John Stackhouse: Why You're Here: Ethics for the Real World

Currently Listening

  • Peter Bradley Adams: A Face Like Mine
  • Various including Garth Brooks, Joe Walsh, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Michael MacDonald, Zac Brown, Jimmy Buffett, Train: A Tribute to Dan Fogelberg
  • The Blind Boys of Alabama: Almost Home
  • Kasey Chambers: Campfire
  • Robert Plant: Carry Fire
  • Owl City: Cinematic
  • Anderson East: Encore
  • Chris Cornell, Ruston Kelly & Kacey Musgraves, Rosanne Cash, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Brad Paisley, Kris Kristofferson & Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Elvis Costello, and more.: Johnny Cash: Forever Words (Poems written by Johnny Cash and performed by various artists)
  • Vance Joy: Nation of Two
  • Ben Howard: NoonDay Dream
  • Neil Finn (new member of Fleetwood Mac former member of Crowded House): Out of Silence
  • Chris Rea (one of the greatest from Europe no one knows in the USA): Road Songs for Lovers
  • Van Morrison: Roll with the Punches
  • Josh Ritter: Sermon on the Rocks
  • Sandra McCracken: Steadfast Live
  • Tom Chaplin (former lead singer of Keane): The Wave
  • Bob Dylan: Trouble No More (The Bootleg Series vol 13 1979-1981) The "Christian Years"
  • Snow Patrol: Wildness