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...

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...

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...

To Pray is to Change

“To pray is to change. . . . If we are unwilling to change, we will abandon prayer as a noticable characteristic of our lives.” – Richard Foster I just finished reading the chapter in Celbration of Discipline on prayer, and this quote at the...