Friday, August 1, 2008

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

The Godbearing Life

The Godbearing Life: The Art of Soul Tending for Youth Ministry by Kenda Creasy Dean and Ron Foster - recommended by Craig Nissen at family camp

Blessed are the Uncool

Blessed Are the Uncool: Living Authentically in a World of Show by Paul Grant - recommended by Craig Nissen at family camp

Reclaiming the L Word

Reclaiming the L Word: Renewing the Church from Its Lutheran Core (New Book) by Kelly A. Fryer - recommended by Craig Nissen at family camp

Passing on the Faith

Passing on the Faith: A Radical New Model for Youth and Family Ministry by Merton P. Strommen and Dick Hardel - recommended by Craig Nissen at family camp

The Essence of the Church

Essence of the Church, The: A Community Created by the Spirit by Craig Van Gelder - recommended by Craig Nissen at family camp

For Self-Examination

For Self-Examination by Soren Kirkegaard recommended by Craig Nissen at family camp

Set Apart

Set Apart: Calling a Worldly Church to a Godly Life by R. Kent Hughes - recommended by Craig Nissen at family camp

The Present Future

The Present Future: Six Tough Questions for the Church by Reggie McNeal- recommended by Craig Nissen at family camp

Dissident Discipleship

Dissident Discipleship: A Spirituality of Self-Surrender, Love of God, and Love of Neighbor by David Augsburger - recommended by Craig Nissen at family camp

The Jesus of Suburbia

The Jesus of Suburbia: Have We Tamed the Son of God to Fit Our Lifestyle? by Mike Erre - recommended by Craig Nissen at family camp

The Continuing Conversion of the Church

The Continuing Conversion of the Church (The Gospel & Our Culture Series) by Darrell L. Guder - recommended by Craig Nissen at family camp

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Monday, July 28, 2008

Messy Spirituality

Messy Spirituality by Mike Yaconelli - contrasted with Francis Ridley Havegal's approach at family camp by Craig Nissen

Kept for the Master's Use

Kept for the Master's Use or Royal Grace and Loyal Gifts by Frances Ridley Havergal - contrasted with _Messy Spirituality_ at family camp by Craig Nissen

Making Judgments Without Being Judgmental

Making Judgments Without Being Judgmental: Nurturing a Clear Mind and a Generous Heart by Terry D. Cooper recommended by Craig Nissen at family camp

Evangelism for Normal People

Evangelism for Normal People: Good News for those Looking for a New Approach by John P. Bowen - recommended by Craig Nissen at family camp

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Healing the Scars of Emotional Abuse

Healing the Scars of Emotional Abuse by Dr. Gregory L. Jantz and Ann McMurray - recommended by a Christian Counselor - I have looked at this book and found it very helpful.

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Why Do I Feel This Way?

Why Do I Feel This Way: What Every Woman Needs To Know About Depression by Brenda Poinsett recommended by a Christian counselor (ask me for name)

The Freedom from Depression Workbook

The Freedom from Depression Workbook (Minirth Meier New Life Clinic Series) by Les Carter and Frank Minirth recommended by a Christian counselor (ask me for name)

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls recommended by a Christian counselor - I have read this book. An amazing story about how children survive a dysfunctional family and grow up to be successful adults.

In the Shadow of God's Wings

In the Shadow of God's Wings: Grace in the Midst of Depression by Susan Gregg-Schroeder, recommended at Caring for the Mind in Health Ministry, St. Cloud event

Emotional Blackmail

Emotional Blackmail: When the People in Your Life Use Fear, Obligation, and Guilt to Manipulate You by Susan Forward and Donna Frazier - recommended at "Caring for the Mind in Health Ministry," St. Cloud