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Here are our key documents and a list of books that are important for us.

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Key Documents:

TCC Spiritual Practices Combined Update

TCC Discipleship Model explanation

Books We Recommend:

Apprenticeship: Embracing Life and Practicing Humanity in the Way of Jesus By Terry Kyllo

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Being Human: The Image of the Serving God by Terry Kyllo

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Audio Edition, Amazo, ITunes

Manna and Mercy by Dan Erlander

Baptized  We Live by Dan Erlander

Tales of a Pointless People by Dan Erlander

Sleeping with Bread by Linn, Linn, and Fabricant Linn

The Cross in our Context by Douglas John Hall

Jesus Before Christianity by Albert Nolan

The Church Before Christianity by Wes Howard-Brook

Binding the Strong Man by Ched Meyers

The Last Week by Marcus Borg and J. Dominic Crossan

The Meaning of Jesus: Two Visions by Marcus Borg and N. T. Wright

The Powers that Be by Walter Wink

The Synoptic Gospels: A Social Science Commentary by Bruce Malina and Richard Rohrbaugh

The Courage to Be by Paul Tillich

Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

In the Wake of 9/11 by Pyszczynski, Solomon, and Greenberg

They Loved Their Enemies by Marian Hostetler

Church History in Plain Language – Bruce L. Shelley

The Prophetic Imagination – Walter Brueggemann

God of the Oppressed – James Cone

Life Together – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Missional: Joining God in the Neighborhood – Alan Roxburg

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are – Brene Brown

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents America (The Book) Teacher’s Edition: A Citizen’s Guide to Democracy – Jon Stewart

Carry On, Warrior: The Power of Embracing your Messy, Beautiful Life – Glennon Doyle Melton

Nickel and Dimed – Barbara Ehrenreich

Gilead – Marilynne Robinson

Sexuality and the Sacred: Sources for Theological Reflection – James B. Nelson and Sandra P. Longfellow

The Dance of the Dissident Daughter – Sue Monk Kidd

Thirst – Mary Oliver

Freeing Theology: The Essentials of Theology in Feminist Perspective – Catherine M. LaCugna

The Lutheran Handbook – Kristopher Skrade

Making Room: Recovering Hospitality as Christian Tradition – Christine D. Pohl

The Powers the Be: Theology for a New Millennium – Walter Wink

Holy Things: A Liturgical Theology – Gordon Lathrop

Models of God: Theology for an Ecological, Nuclear Age – Sallie McFague

What’s Faith God to Do With It? Black Bodies/Christian Souls - Kelly Brown Douglas

The Non-Violent Atonement – J. Denny Weaver

Just Moms: Conveying Justice in an Unjust World – Melanie Springer Mock and Rebekah D. Schneiter

Disruptive Christian Ethics: When Racism and Women’s Lives Matter – Traci C. West

Public Church – Cynthia Moe-Lobeda

A New Climate for Theology: God, the World, and Global Warming – Sallie McFague

Dangerous Dozen - Desmond Tutu

Children's Books:

How Does God Make Things Happen? – Lawrence and Karen Kushner

What is God’s Name? – Lawrence and Karen Kushner

What Does God Look Like? – Lawrence and Karen Kushner

A is for Activist – Innosanto Nagara

Whirl Story Bible – Spark House Press

All The World - Liz Garton Scanlon

Welcome Child of God – Anne Ylvisaker and Claudia McGehee

Let Us Pray: A Little Kid’s Guide to the Eucharist – Jennie Turrell

The Gift of Nothing – Patrick McDonnell

God’s Dream – Desmond Tutu

No One But You – Douglas Wood and P.J. Lynch

Big Mama Makes the World – Phyllis Root and Helen Oxenbury

The Life of Christ in Icons – Marina Paliaki

God, Yahweh, Allah: What Kids Want to Know – Katie Mrowiec and Michel Kubler