Reading List

Reading List

This month and next, many churches will be honoring and welcoming the Scouts in their communities. We asked these former Scouts, "What book is lying on your nightstand?"

Charles Brinkley
First Maryville UMC
Maryville District
Dare to be Uncommon, by Tony Dungy

Kitty Hawk Loewen
Trinity UMC
Knoxville District
A Walk in the Woods, by Bill Bryson

Richard Gibson
Fountain City UMC
Knoxville District
The Lost Symbol, by Dan Brown

Carla Gunderson
Loudon UMC
Maryville District
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

Steve Hodges
First Sneedville UMC
Morristown District
When Helping Hurts: Alleviating Poverty Without Hurting the Poor ... and Ourselves, by Brian Fikkert and Steve Corbett

Rev. Mat Merker
Cleveland District
The Number One Ladies' Detective Agency, by Alexander McCall Smith

Rev. Laura Trent
English-Speaking United Methodist Church
Vienna, Austria
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, by Stieg Larsson

MORE INFO: Find out how the United Methodist Church supports Scouting! (Click on "Scouting Ministry.")