Listed below is my planned reading list for 2012. This list does not include books that I will be reading for classes, for sermon preparation, or writing projects/book reviews. Those books marked with an "*" are related to my doctoral work. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions about what I am reading or have an opinion about these or other books that you would like to share with me.
Buttrick, David, Homiletic: Moves and Structures
Fant, Clyde B., Preaching for Today
Habermas, Ronald T., Introduction to Christian Education and Formation
*Hillman, George M., Jr., Ministry Greenhouse: Cultivating Environments for Practical Learning
Jeary, Tony, Purpose-Filled Presentations: How Any Christian Can Communicate More Effectively to Anybody, Anytime, Anywhere
Killinger, John, Fundamentals of Preaching
*Long, Thomas G., and Leonora Tubbs Tisdale, ed., Teaching Preaching as a Christian Practice: A New Approach to Homiletical Pedagogy
Lowry, Eugene L., How to Preach a Parable: Designs for Narrative Sermons
*Marzano, Robert J., and John S. Kendell, ed., Designing and Assessing Educational Objectives: Applying the New Taxonomy
*Marzano, Robert J., and John S. Kendell, ed., The New Taxonomy of Educational Objectives, 2nd ed.
McLuhan, Marshall, The Gutenberg Galaxy
*Merriam, Sharan B., Case Study Research in Education: A Qualitative Approach
Miller, Calvin, Preaching: The Art of Narrative Exposition
*Myers, William R., Research in Ministry: A Primer for the Doctor of Ministry Program, 3rd ed.
*O’Brien, Judith Grunert, Barbara J. Millis, and Margaret W. Cohen, The Course Syllabus: A Learning-Centered Approach, 2nd ed.
*Palmer, Parker J., The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher’s Life
*Palmer, Parker J., To Know as We are Known: A Spirituality of Education
Peck, M. Scott, The Different Drum: Community Making and Peace
Ritschl, Dietrich, A Theology of Proclamation
Sisk, Ronald D., The Competent Pastor: Skills and Self-Knowledge for Serving Well
Tisdale, Leonora Tubbs, Preaching as Local Theology and Folk Art
Volf, Miroslav, Exclusion and Embrace: A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness, and Reconciliation
Wilson, Paul Scott, The Practice of Preaching, rev. ed.
*Wolterstorff, Nicholas, Educating for Shalom: Essays on Christian Higher Education