The 2010 Reading List (so far)

Chris —  December 17, 2009

Thanks to all of you who have made suggestions for my 2010 reading list.  So far, I’ve come up with the first 25 out the 40 books I intend to read next year.  If you’d like to help me out by donating a copy of any of these books, you’ll get a special shout out on the blog, and my eternal gratitude.  I’ll be posting summaries and reviews here and on Amazon.

1984 by George Orwell

Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

What Is the What by Dave Eggers

The Year of Living like Jesus: My Journey of Discovering What Jesus Would Really Do by Edward G. Dobson, Ed Dobson

The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible by A. J. Jacobs

Confessions of St. Augustine, The: Modern English Version by St Augustine

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni

The Life of St. Francis of Assisi [from the Legenda Sancti Francisci ] by St. Bonaventure

John Wesley: A Theological Journey by Kenneth J. Collins

Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire

Guerrilla Lovers: Changing the World with Revolutionary Compassion by Vince Antonucci

How The Mighty Fall: And Why Some Companies Never Give In by Jim Collins

Lost and Found: The Younger Unchurched and the Churches that Reach Them by Ed Stetzer

The Forgotten Ways: Reactivating the Missional Church by Alan Hirsch

Launch: Starting a New Church from Scratch by Nelson Searcy, Kerrick Thomas

The Barnabas Factors: Eight Essential Practices of Church Planting Team Members by J.D. Payne

Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace . . . One School at a Time by David Oliver Relin, Greg Mortenson

Real Hope in Chicago by Wayne Gordon

Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada’s Quest to Change Harlem and America by Paul Tough

The Search for God and Guinness: A Biography of the Beer that Changed the World by Stephen Mansfield

Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold by C. S. Lewis

Church Unique: How Missional Leaders Cast Vision, Capture Culture, and Create Movement by Will Mancini

The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations by Ori Brafman, Rod A. Beckstrom

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