Pastor's Reading List

Reading List

Pastor’s Reading List


The following resources have been written by friends of The Loft and those who have influenced our community, and it could be considered a progressive Christian reading list.


The Loft is an innovative gathering with spiritual conversation, creativity, coffee, and music for those willing to re-think church. Each Sunday at 10am, we gather for about 90 minutes in an intimate, relaxed environment upstairs at Westwood Church located at 10497 Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles, California. There’s plenty of free parking, and you can follow the signs to The Loft when you arrive. More info: www.The

Bitten by a Camel
Kent Dobson

The Insistence of God
Jack Caputo

The Scapegoat
Rene Girard

When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi

She Who Is
Elizabeth Johnson

Dear White Christians
Jennifer Harvey

The Powers That Be
Walter Wink