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The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical
Shane Claiborne

Zondervan, 2006

Living as an Ordinary Radical Many of us find ourselves caught somewhere between unbelieving activists and inactive believers. We can write a check to feed starving children or hold signs in the streets and feel like we’ve made a difference without ever encountering the faces of the suffering masses. In this book, Shane Claiborne describes an authentic faith rooted in belief, action, and love, inviting us into a movement of the Spirit that ...
  
  











  



  
Jesus for President: Politics for Ordinary Radicals
Shane Claiborne, Chris Haw

Zondervan, 2008

Jesus for President is a radical manifesto to awaken the Christian political imagination, reminding us that our ultimate hope lies not in partisan political options but in Jesus and the incarnation of the peculiar politic of the church as a people “set apart” from this world. In what can be termed lyrical theology, Jesus for President poetically weaves together words and images to sing (rather than dictate) its message. It is a ...
  
  











  



  
Common Prayer Pocket Edition: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals
Shane Claiborne, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

Zondervan, 2012

Common Prayer Pocket Edition helps individuals and today’s diverse church pray together across traditions and denominations. With an ear to the particulars of various liturgical prayer traditions, and using an advisory team of liturgy experts, the authors have created a tapestry of prayer that celebrates the best of each tradition. This convenient and portable book also includes tools for prayer scattered throughout to aid those unfamiliar ...
  
  











  



  
Making Neighborhoods Whole: A Handbook for Christian Community Development
Wayne Gordon, John M. Perkins

IVP Books, 2013

Already with decades of experience speaking prophetically into the charged racial climate of the American south, John Perkins began to see a need for organized thinking and collaborative imagination about how the church engages urban ministry. And so the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) was born, with Wayne Gordon an immediate and enthusiastic participant. Nearly thirty years later CCDA’s eight key components of community ...
  
  











  



  
The Answer to Our Cry: Freedom to Live Fully, Love Boldly, and Fear Nothing
Rick McKinley

Baker Books, 2014

We all long for freedom from anxiety, worry, and fear. We long to be free from sin and free to love others completely as God loves us. And yet we are shackled by insecurity, prone to selfishness, and wary of letting down our guard. That's not the life God designed for his followers. When his enslaved people cry out to him for freedom, he hears--and responds. Now pastor Rick McKinley shows how the true freedom we all long for--the freedom we see ...
  
  











  



  
Red Letter Revolution: What If Jesus Really Meant What He Said?
Shane Claiborne, Tony Campolo

Thomas Nelson, 2012

For all the Christians facing conflict between Jesus’ words and their own lives , for all the non-Christians who feel they rarely see Jesus’ commands reflected in the choices of his followers, Red Letter Revolution is a blueprint for a new kind of Christianity, one consciously centered on the words of Jesus, the Bible’s “red letters.” Framed as a captivating dialogue between Shane Claiborne, a progressive young evangelical, and ...
  
  











  



  
Oriented to Faith: Transforming the Conflict over Gay Relationships
Tim Otto

Cascade Books, 2014

Rather than embracing the conflict around gay relationships as an opportunity for the church to talk honestly about human sexuality, Christians continue to hurt one another with the same tired arguments that divide us along predictable political battle lines. If the world is to "know that we are Christians by our love" the church needs to discover better ways to live out the deep unity we share in Christ as we engage with politics and our world. ...
  
  











  



  
Becoming the Answer to Our Prayers: Prayer for Ordinary Radicals
Shane Claiborne, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

IVP Books, 2008

"Prayer is not so much about convincing God to do what we want God to do as it is about convincing ourselves to do what God wants us to do." —from the Introduction Activists Shane Claiborne and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove show how prayer and action must go together. Their exposition of key Bible passages provides concrete examples of how a life of prayer fuels social engagement and the work of justice. Phrases like "give us this day our daily ...
  
  











  



  
Fight: A Christian Case for Non-Violence
Preston Sprinkle

David C. Cook, 2013

Fight explores violence in the Bible and challenges us to live out Jesus’ call to non-violence. With prophetic relevance, New York Times bestselling author Preston Sprinkle tackles the controversy surrounding violence and grapples with surprising conclusions. Anyone who has struggled with the morality of violence will appreciate this convincing biblical guide.
  
  











  



  
Make Poverty Personal: Taking the Poor as Seriously as the Bible Does (emersion: Emergent Village resources ...
Ash Barker

Baker Books, 2009

Poverty is one of the great challenges of the 21st century. But poverty is not new. And neither is God's deep concern for the poorit is a theme deeply woven throughout the Bible. Yet sadly, churches and individual Christians have too often been blind to this emphasis, or they have been paralyzed into inaction by feelings of helplessness.In this urgent, provocative book, Ash Barker offers both challenge and hope. Pulling out and reflecting on ...
  
  











  



  
A Faith Not Worth Fighting For: Addressing Commonly Asked Questions about Christian Nonviolence (Peaceable ...
Multiple Contributors

Wipf & Stock Pub, 2012

In A Faith Not Worth Fighting For, editors Justin Bronson Barringer and Tripp York have assembled a number of essays by pastors, activists, and scholars in order to address the common questions and objections leveled against the Christian practice of nonviolence. Assuming that the command to love one's enemies is at the heart of the Gospel, these writers carefully, faithfully-and no doubt provocatively-attempt to explain why the nonviolent path ...
  
  











  



  
Divine Rebels: American Christian Activists for Social Justice
Deena Guzder

Chicago Review Press, 2011

Divine Rebels chronicles the extraordinary efforts of American Christian activists who agitate for a world free of racism, patriarchy, bigotry, retribution, ecocide, torture, poverty, and militarism.  While pundits speak of the “Religious Right,” this is the underreported story of American Christians who are progressive because they are religious. They don’t see themselves simply performing good work, but Godly work. They believe in ...
  
  











  



  
Enough: Contentment in an Age of Excess
Will Samson

David C. Cook, 2009

In an age of conspicuous consumption, where children worry more about their clothes than their grades, the world is being drained of its natural resources, and every universal temptation is dangled in front of us, is it possible to be content? In Enough, Will and Lisa Samson address the idea of finding contentment in this age of excess. With a casual, accessible writing style, the Samsons discuss consumerism, contentment as a Christian ...
  
  











  



  
Follow Me to Freedom: Leading and Following As an Ordinary Radical
John M. Perkins, Shane Claiborne

Regal, 2009

Re-imagine Leading and Following in a World Longing for True Justice, Compassion and Freedom Followers of Christ yearn to see the world changed in compassionate, positive, effective ways. As prophetic voices, Shane Claiborne and John Perkins lead the way in this move to be the hands, feet and heart of Jesus. One is young, a self proclaimed reformed redneck who grew up in the hills of Tennessee and now lives in inner city Philadelphia and the ...
  
  











  



  
The New Conspirators: Creating the Future One Mustard Seed at a Time
Tom Sine

IVP Books, 2008

"If you have faith as small as a mustard seed," Jesus says in the Gospel of Matthew, "nothing will be impossible for you." That sounds good, but does it work in a world where seeds are genetically altered by an impatient few and hard to come by for countless others? In a world where the gulf between the very rich and the profoundly poor is constantly growing, can a mustard-seed faith make any difference? And can such a little bit of faith be ...
  
  











  



  
Let Justice Roll Down
John M. Perkins

Baker Books, 2012

His brother died in his arms, shot by a deputy marshall. He was beaten and tortured by the sheriff and state police. But through it all he returned good for evil, love for hate, progress for prejudice, and brought hope to black and white alike. The story of John Perkins is no ordinary story. Rather, it is a gripping portrayal of what happens when faith thrusts a person into the midst of a struggle against racism, oppression, and injustice. It is ...
  
  











  



  
Economy of Love: Creating a Community of Enough
Relational Tithe, Shane Claiborne, ...

The House Studio, 2010

America thrives on a simple message-that what we currently have is not enough. Not big enough, not nice enough, not fast or hip enough.The American dream is based on wanting more. But does God’s dream for the world look like the American Dream?In this five-week study, unpack what the patterns of God’s kingdom look like compared to the patterns of our world. What is the value of enough, and how do we become more like the God who is close to ...
  
  











  



  
The Intentional Christian Community Handbook: For Idealists, Hypocrites, and Wannabe Disciples of Jesus
David Janzen

Paraclete Press, 2012
  
  











  



  
From Willow Creek to Sacred Heart: Rekindling My Love for Catholicism
Chris Haw

Ave Maria Press, 2012

The bestselling coauthor of Jesus for President chronicles his spiritual journey through evangelical Christianity and his return to Catholicism. A respectful and engaging look at the megachurch movement and a heartfelt expression of love for the Catholic Church's liturgy and its commitment to the poor. In the spirit of Merton's Seven Storey Mountain and Dorothy Day's The Long Loneliness , Chris Haw's From Willow Creek to Sacred Heart ...
  
  











  



  
The Awakening of Hope: Why We Practice a Common Faith
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

Zondervan, 2012

According to Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, faithful action is always inspired and sustained by common convictions—the basic truths that have sustained God’s people throughout every generation. The Awakening of Hope re-presents Christian faith by beginning with stories of faithful witness and asking, Why? Why do Christians eat together? Why do we fast? Why would we rather die than kill? These are the questions that help us see why creation ...
  
  











  








   



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