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Richter, Don; Mission Trips That Matter: Embodied Faith for the Sake of the World; Upper Room Books; Nashville, TN. Check it out by CLICKING HERE.


Faith and Leadership Website resources for money issues. To access, CLICK HERE.

Hicks, Douglas A.; Money Enough: Everyday Practices for Living Faithfully in the Global Economy; check it out by CLICKING HERE.


Saliers, Don and Emily; A Song to Sing, A Life to Live: Reflections on Music as Spiritual Practice; Jossey-Bass; ©2004.

Mystics and Mentors-

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Jonas, Robert A.; Henri Nouwen: Writings Selected; Orbis Books, Maryknoll, N.Y.; ©2001.

Madigan, Shawn, ed.; Mystics, Visionaries & Prophets: a historical anthology of women’s spiritual writings; Fortress Press; Minneapolis, MN; ©1998.

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Nouwen, Henri J.M.; Sabbatical Journey: The Diary of His Final Year; The Crossroad Publishing Co.; New York, N.Y.; ©1998.

O’Donohue, John; Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom; Harper Colliins, New York; ©1997.

Weil, Simone; translated by Eric O. Springsted; Simone Weil: selected writings; Orbis; Maryknoll, N.Y.; ©1998.