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Tuesday, July 19, 2005

City Reaching Bibliography

City Reaching Resources
Recommended by Eric Swanson

Understanding City-Reaching

City Reaching: On the Road to Community Transformation
Author: Jack Dennison, Publisher: William Carey Library, 1999
City of God, City of Satan
Author: Robert Linthicum, Publisher: Zondervan, 1991
City Impact
Author: Daniel Bernard, Publisher: Chosen Books, 2004
City-wide Prayer Movements
Author: Tom White, Publisher: Vine Books, 2001
Better Together : Restoring the American Community
Author: Robert D. Putnam, Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 2003
Loving Your City Into the Kingdom: City Reaching Strategies for a 21st Century Revival
Author: Ted Haggard and Jack Hayford, Publisher: Regal, 1997
Restoring At-Risk Communities: Doing it Together and Doing it Right
Author: John M. Perkins, Publisher: Baker, 1995, 2000
Signs of Hope in the City
Authors: Carle and Decaro Jr., Publisher: Judson Press, 1999
Somebody Cares
Author: Doug Stringer, Publisher: Regal, 2001
Taking Our Cities For God: How to Break Spiritual Strongholds
Author: John Dawson, Forward by: Jack Hayford, Publisher: Creation House, 1989
The Triumphs of Joseph: How Today’s Community Healers Are Reviving Our Streets and Neighborhoods
Author: Robert L. Woodson, Publisher: Free Press, 1998
The Revolution of Compassion
Authors: Dave Donaldson and Stanley Carlson-Thies, Publisher: Baker Books, 2003

Churches Engaged in Community

The Externally Focused Church
Authors: Rick Rusaw and Eric Swanson, Publisher: Group, 2004
The Church of Irresistible Influence
Author: Robert Lewis, Publisher: Zondervan, 2001
Conspiracy of Kindness
Author: Steve Sjogren, Publisher: Servant Publications, 1993
101 Ways to Reach Your Community
Author: Steve Sjogren, Publisher: Nav Press, 2001
Churches That Make a Difference
Author: Sider, Olson, Unruh, Publisher: Baker Books, 2002
Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire
Author: Jim Cymbala, Publisher: Zondervan, 1997
Meeting Needs, Sharing Christ
Author: Charles Roesel, Publisher: Lifeway, 1995
Restorers of Hope
Author: Amy Sherman, Publisher: Crossway Books, 1997
Street Saints
Author: Barbara J. Elliott, Publisher: Templeton Foundation Press, 2004
The Church That Never Sleeps
Author: Matthew Barnett, Publisher: Nelson, 2000
The Way of the Bootstrapper: Nine Action Steps for Achieving your Dreams
Author: Floyd Flake, Publisher: Harper Press, 1999
Turn Your Church Inside Out, Author: Walt Kallestad, Publisher: Augsburg
Fortress Publishers, 2001
Urban Churches: Vital Signs; Beyond Charity Toward Justice
Author: Nile Harper, Publisher: Eerdmans, 1999
Transforming Power
Author: Robert Linthecum, Publisher: Intervarsity Press, 2003

Theology of City-Reaching / Community Engagement

A Biblical Word for an Urban World
Author: Raymond Bakke, Publisher: Board of International Ministries, 2000
A Theology As Big As the City
Author: Ray Bakke, Publisher: Intervarsity Press, 1997
Building Communities from the Inside Out: A Path Toward Finding and Mobilizing a Community's Assets
Authors: John P. Kretzmann, John L. McKnight, Publisher: ACTA Publications, 1997
Ministries of Mercy : The Call of the Jericho Road
Author: Timothy J. Keller, Publisher: Zondervan, 1998
Revolution and Renewal
Author: Tony Campolo, Publisher: John Knox Press, 2000
The Unshakable Kingdom and the Unchanging Person
E. Stanley Jones, Publisher: McNett Press, 1972
A Clarified Vision for Urban Mission
Author: Harvie M. Conn, Publisher: Zondervan, 1987
The Rise of Christianity: How the Obscure, Marginal, Jesus Movement Became the Dominant Religious Force in the Western World in a Few Centuries
Author: Rodney Stark, Publisher: Harper, 1997
The Gospel in a Pluralistic Society
Author: Lesslie Newbigin, Publisher: Eerdmans, 1989
An Unstoppable Force
Author: Erwin Raphael McManus, Publisher: Group, 2001
Beyond Charity
Author: John Perkins, Publisher: Baker Books, 1993
Divided by Faith—Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America
Authors: Michael O. Emerson and Christian Smith, Publisher: Oxford University Press, 2000
The Black Church in the African American Experience
Authors: C. Eric Lincoln and Lawrence H. Mamiya, Publisher: Duke University Press, 1996
The Tipping Point—How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
Author: Malcolm Gladwell, Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, 2000

Church Planting (“Movements Everywhere”)

The Shaping of Things to Come--Frost and Hirsch
Houses that Change the World--Wolfgang Simson
Liquid Church--Pete Ward
The House in the Church...a Return to Simple Church--Bob Fitts
Cultivating a Life for God-- Neil ColeThe Global House Church Movement--Rad Zdero
The Celtic Way of Evangelism—George Hunter
House Church Networks--Larry Kreider
Planting New Churches--Ed Stetzer
John Wesley's Class Meetings--D. Michael Henderson
Community of Kindness—Steve Sjogren


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