Reading and reflection are elements of the life on the road of discipleship.
Reading and reflection are elements of the life on the road of discipleship.

Participants will be encouraged to purchase, read and utilize a variety of books to guide their exploration and experience. The facilitators recommend (and ERDS provides) the following books to support the Learning Components of Emmaus Road Discipleship School: prayer, worship, Scripture, testimony, service, Holy Spirit, and spiritual formation.

Books – Seeker Year

  • Prayer – Nouwen, Henri J. M.; The Way of the Heart; Ballantine Books, New York; 2003.
  • Scripture – Mulholland, M. Robert; Shaped by the Word: The Power of Scripture in Spiritual Formation, Revised Edition; Upper Room Books, Nashville; 2000.
  • Worship – Young, Sarah; Jesus Calling; Thomas Nelson, Nashville; 2013.
  • Testimony – Eldredge, John; Walking with God; Thomas Nelson, Nashville; 2008.
  • Service – Miles, Sarah; Take This Bread: A Radical Conversion; Ballantine Books, New York; 2007.
  • Holy Spirit – Levison, Jack; Fresh Air: The Holy Spirit for an Inspired Life; Paraclete Press, Brewster, Massachusetts; 2012.
  • Spiritual Formation – Foster, Richard J.; Celebration of Discipline; Harper & Row Publishers, San Francisco; 1988.

Books – Pilgrim Year

  • Prayer – Timms, David; Living the Lord’s Prayer; Bethany House Publishers, Minneapolis; 2008.
  • Scripture – Tasto, Maria; The Transforming Power of Lectio Devina: How to Pray with Scripture; Twenty-Third Publications, New London, Connecticut; 2013.
  • Worship – Young, Sarah; Jesus Lives; Thomas Nelson, Nashville; 2009.
  • Testimony – Bell, Rob; What We Talk About When We Talk About God; HarperOne, New York; 2013.
  • Service – Lupton, Robert D.; Toxic Charity:How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help; HarperOne, New York; 2011.
  • Holy Spirit – Cornwall, Robert D.; Unfettered Spirit: Spiritual Gifts for the New Great Awakening; Energion Publications, Gonzalez, Florida; 2013.
  • Spiritual Formation – Rohr, Richard; Breathing Under Water: Spirituality and the Twelve Steps; Franciscan Media, Cincinnati; 2011.

Books – Disciple Year

  • Prayer – Brazzeal, David; Pray Like a Gourmet; Paraclete Press, Brewster, MA; 2015.
  • Scripture – Foster, Richard; Life with God; Harper Collins Publishers, New York; 2008.
  • Worship – Peers, E. Allison (translated and edited); Autobiography of St. Teresa of Avila; Dover Publications, Inc., Mineola, NY; 2010.
  • Testimony – Norris, Kathleen; Amazing Grace; Riverhead Books, NY; 1998.
  • Service – Cho, Eugene; Overrated; David C. Cook, Colorado Springs, CO; 2014.
  • Holy Spirit – Levison, Jack; 40 Days with the Holy Spirit; Paraclete Press, Brewster, MA; 2015.
  • Spiritual Formation – Howell, James; Servants, Misfits, and Martyrs; Upper Room Books, Nashville; 1999.

… making disciples the Jesus way