spiritual formation reading list

Barnabas Seminar

Along the Emmaus Road: mentoring for spiritual formation

Pastor Doug Johns – Brockville, Ontario, Canada
Cathy McMulkin – Barrie, Ontario, Canada

October 01, 2011
Trinity Church, Bacau, Romania

from Doug’s library

Engelmann, Kim, Soul shaping Small Groups: A Refreshing Approach for Exasperated Leaders, Inter Varsity Press 2010

Huggett, Joyce, Open to God: Deepening Your Devotional Life, Inter Varsity Press 1989

Johnson, Jan, Spiritual Disciplines Companion: Bible Studies and Practices to Transform Your Soul, Inter Varsity Press 2009

Macchia, Stephen A., Becoming a Healthy Church, & Becoming a Healthy Disciple plus related resources, www.LeadershipTransformations.org

MacDonald, G. Jeffrey, Thieves in the Temple: The Christian Church and the Selling of the American Soul, Basic Books, 2010

Miller, Tara, Peppers, Jenn, Finding the Flow: A Guide for Leading Small Groups and Gatherings, Inter Varsity Press 2007

Ogden, Greg, Discipleship Essentials: A Guide to Building Your Life in Christ – expanded edition, Inter Varsity Press 1998

Parrett, Gary A., S., Kang, Steve, Teaching the Faith, Forming the Faithful: A Biblical Vision for Education in the Church, Inter Varsity Press Academic 2009

Sittser, Gerald L., Water from a Deep Well: Christian Spirituality from Early Martyrs to Modern Missionaries, Inter Varsity Press 2007

Smith, James Bryan, The Kingdom and the Cross, Inter Varsity Press 2010

from Cathy’s library

Foster, Richard. Prayer: Finding the Heart’s True Home. New York: Harper Collins Publishers. 1992.


Blackaby, Henry & Claude King. Experiencing God. Tennessee: Broadman & Holman Publishers. 1998.


Guenther, Margaret. Holy Listening: the Art of spiritual direction. Maryland: Rowman & Littlefied Publishers, Inc. 1992.


Henricks, Howard. Living By The Book: The Art and Science of Reading the Bible. Chicago: Moody Publishers. 2007.


Kelly, Rhonda Harrington. Divine Discipline: How to Develop and Maintain Self-control. Louisiana: Pelican Publishing Company, Inc. 1992.


Moore, Beth. To Live is Christ: Embracing the Passion of Paul. Tennessee: Broadman & Holman Publishers. 2001.


Nelson, Peter. Spiritual Formation. Colorado: Biblica Publishing. 2010.

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About dougjohns

Doug Johns retired from ministry in Canada to devote more time to international work. Right now he pastors part time at the International Baptist Church in Bielefeld, Germany. He is a graduate of York Univ. (B.A.) and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (M.Div.). Doug is married to Yvonne and they have four grown children plus three grandchildren. Doug has had significant experience as a Presbyterian Minister in Ontario, Saskatchewan, British Columbia and New Brunswick. He has served as Associate Pastor at West Congregational in Haverhill, Massachusetts; Doug is committed to international ministry in Romania; and he has taken leadership in Christian Camping as Executive Director of Camp Fireside, NH; Glen Mhor Presbyterian Camp, Ontario; Timberline Ranch, BC. .... avid baseball fan of the Toronto Blue Jays ... Managed American Legion Baseball Team out of Creston BC in North Idaho League. Doug is a serious runner with many international half-marathons completed over the last 6 years.
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