book reflections

Best of ’15

15 books:

  1. Scary Close: Dropping the Act and IMG_1700Finding True Intimacy by Donald Miller (February 2015)
  2. Wearing God: Clothing, Laughter, Fire, and Other Overlooked Ways of Finding God by Lauren Winner (February 2015)
  3. Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church by Rachel Held Evans (April 2015)
  4. If You Feel Too Much: Thoughts on Things Found and Lost and Hoped For by Jamie Tworkowski (May 2015)
  5. Can’t Not Do: The Compelling Social Drive That Changes Our World by Paul Shoemaker (August 2015)
  6. Accidental Saints: Finding God In All the Wrong People by Nadia Bolz-Weber (September 2015)
  7. Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert (September 2015)
  8. Girl Meets Change: Truths to Carry You Through Life’s Transitions by Kristen Strong (September 2015)
  9. Coming Clean: A Story of Faith by Seth Haines (October 2015)
  10. Felicity: Poems by Mary Oliver (October 2015)
  11. Grounded: Finding God in the World – A Spiritual Revolution by Diana Butler Bass (October 2015)
  12. The Story of Joy: From the Bible to Late Romanticism by Adam Potkay — one of my undergrad English professors! (October 2015)
  13. Your Vocational Credo: Practical Steps to Discover Your Unique Purpose by Deborah Koehn Loyd (October 2015)
  14. Out of Sorts: Making Peace With an Evolving Faith by Sarah Bessey (November 2015)
  15. The Listening Life: Embracing Attentiveness in a World of Distraction by Adam McHugh (December 2015)

10 blogs I enjoyed reading:

  1. Post-Evangelicals and Why We Can’t Just Get Over It by Rachel Held Evans (January 2015)
  2. Easter Vocation: I Have Seen the Lord by L. Gregory Jones (April 2015)
  3. The Moral Bucket List by David Brooks (April 2015)
  4. How to Find Your Place in the World After Graduation by Pamela Druckerman (May 2015)
  5. Is Anyone Listening? by Matt Boulter (July 2015)
  6. All Our Crooked, Half-Healed Places by Addie Zierman (August 2015)
  7. Promise Me Tomorrow by Fortesa Latifi (September 2015)
  8. When the Stories Stop by Anna Tesh (October 2015)
  9. Begin Again: On Getting Unstuck by Parker J. Palmer (December 2015)
  10. Precious Things Come From Staying by Alissa Wilkinson (December 2015)

5 blogs I enjoyed writing:

  1. I Am Understood: The Spirituality of Reading (January 2015)
  2. The necessity of Sadness: A Reflection on Disney-Pixar’s Inside Out (July 2015)
  3. The Divinity in the Details: What I’ve Learned From Working at a Church (July 2015)
  4. You (Almost) Lost Me: Why This Young Christian Is Somehow Not Leaving Church…and Rethinking Faith (September 2015)
  5. On Grandmas and Hospitals and the Ministry of Presence (December 2015)


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