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For those interested in deeper study this Advent, the Spiritual Growth Committee recommends the following resources for the season. These books can be found online.


Group Study Recommendations: 

  • All the Good: A Wesleyan Way of Christmas by Laceye Warner, Amy Valdez Barker, Jung Choi & Sangwoo Kim (book and companion devotion book)

  • Almost Christmas: A Wesleyan Advent Experience by Magrey R. Devega, Ingrid McIntyre, April Casperson & Matt Rawle (book and companion devotion book) 

  • Simply Wait: Cultivating Stillness in the Season of Advent by Pamela C. Hawkins (4 weeks of readings)


Individual Study Recommendations:

  • The Greatest Gift by Ann Voskamp (Old Testament stories tracing the family tree of Christ)

  • Jesus Calling: The Story of Christmas by Sarah Young (50 daily devotions)

  • Jingle and Joy: Praying Beneath the Tree by Jodie Barrett (25 day Advent prayer journal)

  • Pursuing Christ: Prayers for Christmastime by Jennifer Kennedy Dean (morning and evening readings for December)

  • The Uncluttered Heart by Beth A. Richardson (daily devotions)


Children and Family Study Recommendations:

  • Come Let us Adore Him by Paul David Tripp (includes tips for parents to help the family focus on Jesus)

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