Reading List for Free-range Followers of Jesus

Here is a list of books and links that may be helpful for those on the journey toward simple, Jesus centered and relational church life. Feel free to comment on books and links you’ve found helpful. I’ll try to update this as time allows.

Church Without Walls by Jim Petersen

So You Don’t Want to Go to Church Any More by “Jake Colsen”

Western Theology by Wes Seeliger (out of print)

Fearless Faith by Jon Fischer

The Outward Bound by Vernard Eller

Paul’s Idea of Community by Robert Banks

The Problem of Wineskins by Howard Snyder

Call to Commitment by Elizabeth O’Connor

The Starfish Manifesto by Wolf Simson

UnChristian by Kinnamon and Lyons (Barna Group)

Being Church by John Alexander (Cascade Books) 

Jesus: A Theography by Leonard Sweet & Frank Viola

Authentic Relationships by Wayne Jacobsen

Houses That Change the World by Wolfgang Simson

The Shaping of Things to Come by Frost & Hirsch

Joy Unspeakable by Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Community and Growth by Jean Vanier

In the Company of the Committed by Elton Trueblood

Finding Common Ground by Tim Downs

Questioning Evangelism by Randy Newman

The Reformers and Their Stepchildren by Leonard Verduin

The Community of the Spirit by C. Norman Kraus

And many, many more…

(Also, watch for comments by various ‘tween2worlds readers)

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