I will be teaching a module on Education, Discipleship and Spiritual Formation. This is my recommended reading list.
Howard, Evan B. 2018. A Guide to Christian Spiritual Formation: How Scripture, Spirit, Community, and Mission Shapes Our Souls. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academics.
Tang, Alex. 2014. Till We Are Fully Formed: Christian Spiritual Formation Paradigms in the English-Speaking Presbyterian Churches in Malaysia. Kuang: Malaysia Bible Seminary
Wilhoit, James C. 2008. Spiritual formation as if the church mattered: Growing in Christ through community. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic.
Andrews, Alan, ed. 2010. The kingdom life: A practical theology of discipleship and spiritual formation. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress.
Anderson, Keith R., and Randy D. Reese. 1999. Spiritual mentoring: A guide for seeking and giving direction. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press.
Astley, J., and L. Francis, eds. 1992. Christian perspectives on faith development. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans.
Bass, Diana Butler. 2002. Strength for the journey: A pilgrimage of faith in community. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
———. 2004. The practicing congregation: Imagining a new old church. Herndon, VA: Alban Institute.
———. 2006. Christianity for the rest of us: How the neighborhood church is transforming the faith. New York: Harper One.
Bass, Dorothy C., ed. 1997. Practicing our faith: A way of life for a searching people. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
———. 2000. Receiving the day: Christian practices for opening the gift of time. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Carlson, Kent, and Mike Lueken. 2011. Renovation of the church: What happens when a seeker church discovers spiritual formation. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press.
Chan, Edmund. 2014. Radical Discipleship: Five defining questions. Singapore: Covenant Evangelical Free Church
Crisp, Tomas M., Porter, Steven L., and Ten Elshof, Gregg A. eds. 2019. Psychology and Spiritual Formation in Dialogue: Moral and Spiritual Change in Christian Perspective. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press.
Everist, Norma C. 2002. The Church as learning community: A comprehensive guide to Christian education. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press.
Foster, C. R. 1994. Educating congregations: The future of Christian education. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press.
Foster, Richard J. 1989. Celebration of discipline: The path to spiritual growth. London: Hodder & Stoughton.
———. 1998. Streams of living water: Celebrating the great traditions of Christian faith. New York: HarperCollins.
Fowler, James. 1995. Stages of faith: The psychology of human development and the quest for meaning. New York: HarperCollins.
Frost, Michael, and Alan Hirsch. 2003. The shaping of things to come: Innovation and mission for the 21st-century church. Erina, New South Wales: Strand.
Guder, Darrell L., ed. 1998. Missional church: A vision for the sending of the church in North America. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans.
Hawkins, G. L., and C. Parkinson. 2007. Reveal: Where are you? The answer will transform your church. Barrington, IL: Willow Creek Resources.
———. 2008. Follow me: What’s next for you? Barrington, IL: Willow Creek Resources.
———. 2011. Move: What 1,000 churches reveal about spiritual growth. Barrington, IL: Willow Creek Association.
Herrington, J., M. Bonem, and J. H. Furr. 2000. Leading congregational change: A practical guide for the transformational journey. New York: Jossey‑Bass.
Johnson, Suzanne. 1989. Christian spiritual formation in the church and classroom. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press.
Kline, Peter, and Bernard Saunders. 1993. Ten steps to a learning organization. 2nd ed. Salt Lake City, UT: Great River Books.
Kouzes, James M., and Barry Z. Posner, eds. 2004. Christian reflections on the leadership challenge. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Loder, James E. 1989. The transforming moment. 2nd ed. Colorado Springs, CO: Helmers and Howard.
———. 1998. The logic of the spirit: Human development in theological perspective. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Osmer, Richard Robert. 2005. The teaching ministry of congregations. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press.
Peterson, Eugene H. 1996. Take and read: Spiritual reading, an annotated list. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans.
———. 1997. Subversive spirituality. Grand Rapids, MI.: William B. Eerdmans.
———. 2010. Practice resurrection: A conversation on growing up in Christ. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans.
Petit, Paul, ed. 2008. Foundations of spiritual formation: A community approach to becoming like Christ. P. Petit. Grand Rapids, MI: Kruger.
Reed, Angela H. 2011. Quest for spiritual community: Reclaiming spiritual guidance for contemporary congregations. New York: T&T Clark International.
Schwarz, Christian A. 2000. Natural church development: A guide to eight essential qualities of healthy churches. 4th ed. Emmelsbüll, Germany: ChurchSmart Resources.
Tacey, David. 2020. The Postsecular Sacred: Jung, soul, and meaning in an age of change. New York: Routledge
Volf, Miroslav. 1998. After our likeness: The Church as the image of the Trinity. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans.
Willard, Dallas. 1988. The spirit of the disciplines: Understanding how God changes lives. New York: HarperCollins.
———. 1998. The divine conspiracy: Rediscovering our hidden life in God. New York: HarperCollins.
Willard, Dallas and Black, Gary. 2014. The divine conspiracy continued: Fulfilling God’s kingdom on earth. New York: HarperCollins.