Summer Reading List

May 29, 2024

As the sun starts to shine brighter and the days get longer, there’s no better time to immerse yourself in a good book. Whether you’re lounging by the pool, relaxing at the beach, or enjoying a quiet afternoon in-doors, a summer reading list can provide the perfect escape. With a variety of themes to choose from, Rebuilt Parish has captivating books for you to add to your list this summer, so here they are!

Rebuilt: The Story of a Catholic Parish

Rebuilt: The Story of a Catholic Parish is a transformative narrative that talks about the process of revitalizing a struggling church community. This book details the journey of rejuvenating the parish, which has experienced dwindling attendance and engagement. Through innovative approaches, Nativity underwent a remarkable transformation, experiencing growth in both membership and enthusiasm. Rebuilt offers insights and practical strategies for churches seeking to revitalize their congregations and re-engage with today’s society while staying true to their faith traditions. With its blend of real-life anecdotes, practical advice, humor and spiritual insights, “Rebuilt” serves as an inspiring guide for church leaders and members alike, showing how a commitment to innovation, authenticity, and outreach can breathe new life into a faith community. 

Tools for Rebuilding

Tools for Rebuilding serves as a resource for church leaders embarking on the journey of parish revitalization. This book is filled with practical insights and actionable strategies that are formed for growth. From fostering a culture of hospitality to implementing effective communication channels and utilizing technology for outreach, “Tools for Rebuilding” covers a wide range of topics essential for navigating the challenges of ministry. Whether facing declining attendance, dwindling resources, or a disconnect with contemporary culture, “Tools for Rebuilding” equips churches with the tools they need to thrive, grow, and fulfill their mission in today’s world.

Rebuilding Your Message

Rebuilding Your Message offers practical advice for aiming to enhance communication strategies. Drawing from personal experiences, this book provides great insights for crafting messages that resonate with the congregation. From refining sermon delivery to leveraging multimedia platforms, this book equips leaders with the tools they need to effectively share the timeless truth of faith in today’s world. Through real-world examples and practical exercises, “Rebuilding Your Message” will empower anybody to strengthen their connection with parishioners and foster deeper engagement with the community. 


Churchmoney is a concise yet comprehensive guide for church leaders navigating financial challenges and opportunities. From budgeting and stewardship campaigns to fundraising and donor relations, “Churchmoney” provides strategies to ensure financial health and sustainability. Through their real-life examples and practical tips, this book empowers church leaders to make informed decisions, cultivate generosity, and steward resources wisely for the benefit of their congregation and community. Whether facing budget constraints or seeking to maximize financial resources, “Churchmoney” equips church leaders with the tools they need to navigate the complexities of financial management with confidence and integrity. 

Seriously God?

Seriously God is a thought-provoking exploration of faith and doubt in the modern world. Through personal experiences, biblical insights, and theological reflections, this books dives into the complex questions and challenges that believers encounter on their spiritual journey. From wrestling with doubt and navigating suffering to seeking meaning and finding hope, “Seriously God?” offers a heartfelt and honest exploration of the human experience in their relationship with God. With wisdom and compassion, this book encourages readers to engage authentically with their faith, embrace uncertainty, and deepen their faith journey.

Rebuilt Faith

Rebuilt Faith serves as a guiding light for those seeking to rekindle their spiritual life and strengthen their connection with God. Through biblical insights, actionable steps, and daily devotionals, “Rebuilt Faith” inspires readers to rediscover the richness of their beliefs, reignite their passion of worship, and cultivate a vibrant spiritual life. Whether facing doubts, seeking renewal, or yearning for deeper spiritual fulfillment, this book provides a roadmap for embracing faith as a transformative journey – one that leads to greater joy, purpose, and intimacy with God. With its compassionate tone and empowering message, “Rebuilt Faith” offers hope and guidance to all who seek to revitalize their faith and live authentically in the light of God’s love. 

Happy summer and happy reading!

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