Wild Goose Festival 2015 – Read Along at Home!

July 9, 2015 — Leave a comment

 

Wish you could be at the Wild Goose Festival?

(Or, just returned home and want to dive into a speaker’s work?)

Here are twelve essential recent / forthcoming books by authors speaking at Wild Goose:

(We hope these books stir conversations in the communities where you live!)

 

Lessons in Belonging from a Church-Going Commitment Phobe

 
 

Erin Lane
(IVP Books)

 
 
 
 
 
 

Forward Together: A Moral Message for the Nation

 
 

Rev. William Barber
(Chalice Press)

 
 
 
 
 
 

Thomas Merton Peacemaker

 
 

John Dear
(Orbis Books)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ferguson and Faith: Sparking Leadership and Awakening Community

 
 

Leah Gunning Francis
(Chalice Press)

 
 
 
 
 

Redeeming Sex: Naked Conversations About Sexuality and Spirituality

 
 

Deb Hirsch
(IVP Books)

 
 
 
 
 

Too Heavy a Yoke: Black Women and the Burden of Strength

 
 

Chanequa Walker-Banes
(Cascade Books)

 
 
 
 
 
 

The New Parish: How Neighborhood Churches Are Transforming Mission, Discipleship and Community

 

Tim Soerens (Also Dwight Friesen and Paul Sparks)
( IVP Books)

ALSO, look for my book Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus as I will be speaking with Tim and our books go very well together!
 
 
 
 

Post-Traumatic Church Syndrome: A Memoir of Humor and Healing

 
 

Reba Riley
(Howard Books)

 
 
 
 
 
 

When Saint Francis Saved the Church: How a Converted Medieval Troubadour Created a Spiritual Vision for the Ages

 
 

Jon Sweeney
(Ave Maria Books)

 
 
 
 

Where the Cross Meets the Street: What Happens to the Neighborhood When God Is at the Center

 
 

Noel Castellanos
( IVP Books)

 
 
 
 
 
 

Blessed Are the Crazy: Breaking the Silence about Mental Illness, Family and Church

 
 

Sarah Griffith Lund
(Chalice Press)

 
 
 
 
 

Gifts of the Dark Wood: Seven Blessings for Soulful Skeptics (and Other Wanderers)

 
 

 Eric Elnes
(Abingdon Press)

 
 
 
 
 
 
If you are at Wild Goose, do drop by one of my (ERB Editor Chris Smith) two talks on Slow Church (Friday 3PM, Saturday 11AM)…

Regardless here’s to meaningful reading and conversation!