Do You Have Faith Formation Book or Devotional Suggestions?


Our church has a Spiritual Formation committee that oversees youth programs, adult small groups, fellowship events, and much more.  As a committee, we are looking for a book or devotional to read together and help center our focus on our purpose: Faith Formation of our church community.  I have come across several books that sound interesting, but I would love to hear your suggestions. Have you read a supportive book or devotional on Faith Formation?

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My go-to suggestion would be Shaped by God, edited by Bob Keeley ( It's an excellent resource with chapters on all sorts of topics by different authors. 

I ran into George Brown (G.W. and Eddie Haworth Professor Emeritus of Christian Education at Western Theological Seminary) a few weeks ago and he recommended these two newer titles on faith formation:

Families and Faith: How Religion is Passed Down Across Generations by Vern Bengtson

Faith Forward by Melvin Bray

Let us know what you decide on, we'd love to hear your thoughts!