We have read many books over the years to expand our knowledge about servant leadership, community building, trauma informed care, and mindset change. Below are just some of the resources that we have studied together as a staff and share with our network of partners.
The Servant as Leader, by Robert K. Greenleaf. The Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership 1991, 2008.
Life of the Beloved: Spiritual Living in a Secular World, by Henri J.M. Nouwen. The Crossroad Publishing Company, 1992.
The Abundant Community: Awakening the Power of Families and Neighborhoods, by John McKnight and Peter Block. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2010.
Called to Community: The Life Jesus Wants for His People, edited by Charles E. Moore. Plough Publishing House, 2016.
Reading for the Common Good: How Books Help Our Churches and Neighborhoods Flourish. By C. Christopher Smith. InterVarsity Press, 2016.
Return to Justice: Six Movements That Reignited Our Contemporary Evangelical Conscience. By Soong-Chan Rah and Gary Vanderpol. Brazos Press, 2016.
Who Do We Choose to Be: Facing Reality, Claiming Leadership, Restoring Sanity, by Margaret J. Wheatley. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2017.
Walk Out Walk On: A Learning Journey into Communities Daring to Live the Future, by Margaret J. Wheatley and Deborah Frieze, Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2011.
Childhood Disrupted: How Your Biography Becomes Your Biology and How You Can Heal, by Donna Jackson Nakazawa. Atria Books, 2016.
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma, by Bessel Van Der Kolkm MD. Viking, 2014.
Mindset Change for Community Transformation, by Bishop Titus Masika. Sahel Publishing Association, 2016.
The Call to Community: Fruits of Servant Leadership Magazine
In 2017 we released our first publication! It features stories from our founding PAC members and offers an inspiring look into how these communities have grown and flourished.
Click the link below for a pdf version, or contact us for more information on how to obtain a copy.