Recommended Reading


General
Creative Christian Media (Phil Cooke)
Culture Making (Andy Crouch). Here is a fascinating discussion about "Culture Making." It started as a review and went beyond that. Andy jumped in repeatedly. http://blog.beliefnet.com/jesuscreed/2009/01/andy-crouchs-favorite-letter_comments.html
Innovation in Mission Reapsome (Hirst)
Made to Stick (Chip and Dan Heath)
Media Effects Research: A Basic Overview (Glen Sparks)
Media in the Church and Mission (Viggo Sogaard)
The Last TV Evangelist (Phil Cooke)
Understanding Evangelical Media (Schultze, Woods)
Well Connected: Releasing Power, Restoring Hope, Through Kingdom Partnerships (Butler)

Growth of a Movement
Movements That Changed the World (Addison)
Tribes (Seth Godin)

Missions and Media
The Lausanne Global Conversation on Media and Gospel

Film
Behind the Screen (Lewerenz, Nicolosi)
Catching Light: Looking for God in the Movies (Anker)
Commando Tactics for Digital Filmmakers (Craig Forrest)
Crafting Short Screenplays That Connect (Johnson)
Film with Wisdom and Discernment (Godawa)
Into the Dark: Seeing the Sacred in the Top Films of the 21st Century (Detweiler)
Reel Spirituality (Robert Johnston)
Reframing Theology and Film: New Focus for an Emerging Discipline (Johnston)
Story (McKee)
Transforming Culture: A Model for Faith and Film in Hollywood (Gunn-Danforth)

Mobile
Where Are You Africa? Church and Society in the Mobile Phone Age (Castor Goliama)