acting on God’s promises together

share, listen and learn as we explore these titles
Zoom links posted the week of event

scroll down to watch videos of book club events

READ ON Bookstore carries all the titles (prices below)


How To Be An Antiracist

author: Ibram X. Kendi

Transformative in its approach to the topic of racism. With grace, Kendi gently moves you to consider all forms of racism clearly, including your own, and invites you to do justly moving forward.

Wed Jun 23 @ 7 p.m. | co-presented with CBOQ’s Intercultural Awareness Working Group

$17 (regular paper)
$23 (drawing/thick paper)

Devotions For The Artist at Heart

author: Rev. Tina Rae

With care, the author shares candid stories of how God calls, shapes and loves her….and you. You’ll be equally drawn in by her equally considered invitations to draw, colour, paint and experiment with mixed media.

Renee James chats with Tina about her art, writing devos and more.


Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High

author: Patterson, Grenny, McMillan and Switzler

Now, more than ever, we need to know how to make it safe to talk about almost anything; transform anger and hurt feelings into powerful dialogue and listen well – to others and to ourselves. A book club you’ll want to invite family, friends and colleagues to.

Wed Oct 27 @ 7 p.m.


Mountain Rain | A Biography of James O. Fraser – pioneer missionary to China

author: Eileen Fraser Crossman

How Fraser lived – his disciplined orientation to prayer; spending time apart with God; listening to God’s voice; his sheer obedience – bore everlasting fruit. You’ll finish this book encouraged to search out God’s promises for yourself.

Wed Dec 15 @ 7 p.m.

watch, listen and share with friends
look for links to past book club events below


Why Would Anyone Go To Church?

author: Kevin Makins

With equal doses humour and humility, the founding pastor of Eucharist Church in downtown Hamilton opens your eyes to the assumptions you make about how God works, and why church really does matter.

This was a meet-the-author-chat hosted by executive director Diane McBeth.
recorded May 6


I’m Still Here | Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness

author: Austin Channing Brown

How does skin colour impact ministry? This is a rich and candid exploration of race in the context of church and non-profit ministry. A compelling read that may take your breath away.

prompts to guide you as you read
questions we’ll discuss at the book club event
now what? some prompts for action
find a recording of this event in our Facebook group | co-presented with CBOQ’s Intercultural Awareness Group