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Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out:
( Sara Miles, Dorothy Day, JRR Tolkien, MORE )

Each week, we carefully curate a handful of books for church leaders that orient us toward the health and the flourishing of our congregations.

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#1:
Take This Bread: A Radical Conversion

Sara Miles

*** $1.99 ***

One of the most important conversion memoirs of our day. 
 
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Are you going to the Wild Goose Festival this weekend?

I am, for the first time and will be doing a session on Slow Church.

There are so many wonderful authors and activists and musicians who will be presenting that it will be hard to decide who to check out.

Since our focus is on books, here are seven authors of new-ish books that you won’t want to miss!

Enjoy these short videos and book excerpts as an introduction to these authors:

Sara Miles  |  Fred Bahnson  |  Tim Soerens  | Joerg Rieger
Alexia Salvatierra  | Jon Sweeney  |  Kelly Bean

Sara Miles, Author of

City of God: Faith in the Streets
(Jericho Books, 2014)

 




 

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

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City of God: Faith in the Streets

By Sara Miles

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“Doing Jesus”

A Review of
Jesus Freak:
Feeding – Healing – Raising the Dead

Sara Miles

Reviewed by Margaret D. McGee.
[ InTheCourtyard.com ]

Jesus Freak:
Feeding – Healing – Raising the Dead
Sara Miles.
Hardcover: Jossey-Bass, 2010.
Buy now: [ Amazon ]

Jesus Freak - Sara Miles This book is a blast – a blast of gospel strong enough to whirl its readers around and send them striding off in a new direction. In Jesus Freak, Sara Miles strips the good news of Jesus down to its essence and shares it in story after story. She tells of ordinary people doing extraordinary things when the walls between “us” (responsible folk trying to save the world) and “them” (recipients of our good deeds) come tumbling down. In the kingdom of God where Miles works and prays, anybody can get saved, because the Savior lives in everybody.

“Well, of course,” I hear my friends at church say. “Jesus taught that the good we do for others in the world is really done for Him. As Christians, we are supposed to treat everyone we meet as we would treat Christ. What’s new about that?”

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