Block, Peter and John McKnight. The Abundant Community.  

Boyle, Gregory. Tattoos on the Heart.

Fikkert, Brian and Steve Corbett. When Helping Hurts. 

Gornick, Mark. R. To Live in Peace: Biblical Faith and the Changing Inner City.

Heidish, Marcy. Soul and the City: Finding God in the Noise and Frenzy of Life.

Maggay, Melba. Transforming Society.

Perkins, John. With Justice For All.

Sheldrake, Philip. The Spiritual City.


Cadillac Dessert (water and power)

Crash movie (diversity in the city/LA)

G-Dog (gang rehabilitation and kinship)

Lost Angels: Skid Row is My Home  (homelessness)

Short Term 12 (understanding foster care)

TEDx Ernesto Sirolli: Want to Help Someone? Shut Up and Listen! (the value of listening in the city)

TEDCity2.0 Eric Liu: Why Ordinary People Need to Understand Power (understanding power in the city)

TEDGlobal Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The Danger of a Single Story (narratives in the city)

The Stranger (immigration)

Twilight: Los Angeles 1992 (racism and lenses)