• Reading List – 2021 – 3rd Quarter

    My reading list for the 3rd Quarter is actually a repeat of Q2. I did read some in the 2nd Quarter, but the work on my current class prevented me from reading as much as I had planned. This course ends in late August and then I will have “upgraded” my doctorate, and should have more time. Therefore, I am going to finish the Q2 books I have not yet read, and will add more in Q4. Here is the list for the third quarter in alphabetical order by author’s last name. From Social Media to Social Ministry – Nona Jones The Post-Quarantine Church – Thom Rainer A Many Colored…

  • Reading List – 2021 – 1st Quarter

    My reading list for the first quarter looks a little different this month because of a different need for reading and review. I am in the midst of developing two different courses for classes I will be teaching this spring, and I will be devoting much of my reading time to reading a few new books and reviewing others to prepare the various elements of each course. I do plan to listen to books as I drive to/from campus and am including those books below. I plan to return to a more normal list in the 2nd Quarter and then resume my regular reading schedule (aligned with each of the…

  • REPOST – The Year = xxx9

    This is the last repost for 2020. The post, from September 2019, is by far the most read post of 2020. Three times as many people read this post as the second highest post. New posts will return on January 8th, with my book summaries (12/31) and new reading list (1/1) posted on their usual schedules. Thank you for taking the time to read this blog. If you find it helpful, I encourage you to share this site with others. Each of these repostings are in their original, unedited form. — During the past two weeks, this blog has shared a couple of announcements related to a new podcast (Christian…