Mark has written five books on practical spirituality that seek to apply spiritual wisdom to everyday life: FREE, Practicing The Way of Jesus, Soul Graffiti, Belonging and Becoming (Co-authored with Lisa Scandrette) and The Ninefold Path Notebook (with Danielle Welch). He regularly teaches and offers workshops and training events based on themes from these books. Before each book is published he usually spends several years piloting the concepts and processes explored with groups in multiple contexts.  He is currently working on a 6th book on self-awareness, personality and transformation.

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THE NINEFOLD PATH NOTEBOOK (with Danielle Welch).  What if the Beatitudes contain the keys to our liberation? This small book of invitations into the beatitudes includes suggested experiments and practices and space for journaling. LIFEWORDS, London 2017


BELONGING & BECOMING: Creating A Thriving Family Culture. This book presents a soulful, creative and intentional approach to family life that includes reflection questions and practical exercises for parents and families. IVP 2016

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FREE: Spending Your Time and Money on What Matters Most.  This practical book on simplicity invites readers to embrace soul practices like gratitude, trust, contentment and generosity and develop practical skills with time, purpose, finances and possessions for greater meaning and global sustainability.  IVP 2013 

Practicing The Way of Jesus: Life Together in the Kingdom of Love.  So many of us want to live in the way of Jesus-- pursuing a life that is deeply soulful, connected to our real needs and good news to our world. Yet too often our methods for growth are individualistic, information driven or disconnected from the details of every day life. How can we close the gap between how we want to live and how we actually live? This book explores how to rediscover a sense of immediacy and action in our spiritual lives.  IVP 2011


Soul Graffiti: Making A Life in the Way of Jesus. Phyllis Tickle said, this book is not so much a book as it is an encounter with a Christianity that is urban, American, un-institutional and now. Jossey-Bass 2007


Animate Faith, An imaginative exploration of Christianity's big questions. Sparkhouse/Augsburg Fortress brought together seven leading Christian voices to create an accessible, captivating exploration of big questions of the Christian faith, including Mark Scandrette, Brian McLaren and Nadia Bolz-Weber.