Goodbye Generation – David Sawler

This is going to have to be one of the last books I read on “dropoutism” in the north American church today. By now I’ve read 4 or 5, though it feels like more than that. I chose to read this one because it’s a Canadian perspective on the...

Kingdom Come – Allen Wakabayashi

This was actually my second time through this book. I read it once in Briercrest days for a class called something like Evangelism and Discipleship or Missional Evangelism or something like that. While I remember thinking fondly of the book a few years ago when I read...

Essential Church – Thom & Sam Rainer

This is the third or fourth book I’ve read in recent months about the current ‘dropout issues’ the church in North America is facing. Thom Rainer wrote “Simple Church” which was read widely in ministry circles over the past few years...

They Like Jesus But Not The Church – Dan Kimball

Dan Kimball is one of many who have written recently about this kind of thing. He’s one of the guys who writes mostly clearly (and arguably sensibly) about the “emerging church” and what the whole movement is all about. In fact, I read his book The...

The End of Religion – Bruxy Cavey

This was number one on my ever growing reading list after it had sat on my shelf for way too long and come with high recommendations from a number of people. Bruxy writes like he preaches – informally and from the heart. (for those who don’t know, Bruxy is...