Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Recommended Books

Those who know me know I love to read, so I thought I would let you know some of my favorites.  I'll update from time to time.  Some of them I've done reviews for in the past (and perhaps will do more in the future), so I've provided links to those.

General Christian

Crazy Love - Francis Chan
Waking the Dead - John Eldredge
The Barbarian Way - Erwin McManusAbsolute Surrender - Andrew Murray
Why Revival Tarries - Leonard Ravenhill
The Scandal of the Evangelical Conscience - Ronald Sider (Review)
The Hole in Our Gospel - Richard Stearns
The Knowledge of the Holy - A. W. TozerA Plain Account of Christian Perfection - John Wesley


Apologetic

Letters From a Skeptic - Gregory Boyd
What's So Great About Christianity - Dinesh D'Souza (Review)
The Case for Christ - Lee Strobel


Theology

God at War - Gregory Boyd
Created for Community - Stanley Grenz
Arminian Theology - Roger Olson
The Mosaic of Christian Belief - Roger Olson
Outward Sign and Inward Grace - Rob Staples


Pastoral/Leadership

And - Hugh Halter and Matt Smay
On the Verge - Alan Hirsch and Dave Ferguson (Review)
Courageous Leadership - Bill Hybels
They Call Me Pastor - H. B. London and Neil Wiseman
The Present Future - Reggie McNeal (Review)
The Peacemaking Pastor - Alfred Poirer


Church History

Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy - Eric Metaxas (Review)
Christianity's Dangerous Idea - Alister McGrath
The Story of Christian Theology - Roger Olson
Sounds from Heaven - Colin and Mary Peckham

Fiction

Pilgrim's Progress - John Bunyan
Adam - Ted Dekker
The Circle Trilogy - Ted Dekker
Odd Thomas - Dean Koontz
The Chronicles of Narnia - C. S. Lewis
Till We Have Faces - C. S. Lewis
This Present Darkness - Frank Peretti
The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien

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