Looking for some good quarantine reading material?
We’ve got your back. The CLS team has compiled a list of some new reading suggestions and some old favorites to help encourage and, we hope, challenge you in these trying times.
We will continue to update this list. In the meantime, we hope you enjoy these offerings and we look forward to gathering together with you again soon.
- Brent Amato, A Lawyer's Exit Strategy
- Tim Klenk, A Curve Ball Or A Perfect Pitch?
- Jim Richardson, Life After Law: Serving The Poor In Retirement Through Christian Legal Aid
- Mike Schutt, A Reading Assignment
Reading Recommendations from the CLS Team
The executive director and directors of CLS’ ministries offer their own personal reading suggestions.
From David Nammo (Executive Director):
- Tish Harrison Warren, Liturgy of the Ordinary (Book)
- William Bennett, Tried by Fire (Book)
- Herb Titus, Jesus Christ: The Role Model for the Christian Lawyer featured in The Christian Lawyer (Spring 2018)
From Mike Schutt (Director, Law Student Ministries):
- Craig Stern, God’s Caeser: A Biblical Understanding of the Limits of Civil Government
- Mike Schutt, No Country For Old Men? featured in The Christian Lawyer (Fall 2017)
From Kim Colby (Director, Center for Law and Religious Freedom):
- CLS' Religious Freedom Toolkit
- Equipped to Defend Religious Freedom: A Guide for Defending Religious Freedom in America
From Ken Liu (Director, Christian Legal Aid):
- Tim Keller, Generous Justice (Book)
- Just Mercy (Movie), based on book by Bryan Stevenson
- Justice for All? Issue of The Christian Lawyer (Fall 2019)
- Access to Justice Issue of the Journal of Christian Legal Thought (Winter 2017)
From Courtney Herron (Director, Development and Communications):
- David Platt, Radical: Taking Back Your Faith From The American Dream (Book)
- Jill Foley Turner, National Christian Foundation, God's Word for Such A Time As This: Who Is My Neighbor?
Cross and Gavel Podcast
Mike pulled out some of his favorite – and most watched – podcasts just for this occasion. Click here to watch them now.
Our Favorite CLS National Conference Speakers
We’ve posted videos of our favorite CLS National Conference speakers from recent years. If you’d like to check this out, click here.
Need a Speaker?
If you are looking for a speaker who can participate in meetings via Zoom during this challenging time, click here to learn more about CLS' special quarantine Speakers' Bureau.