Books # 11-20 of my Top 100 (in no particular order)

Some Books that have shaped how I understand Christ, Christianity, The Church, Studying the Bible and Culture

 

  • Life Without Lack by Dallas Willard
    • A powerful and encouraging journey through Psalm 23
  • What’s So Amazing about Grace by Philip Yancey
    • Absolutely changed my perspective on Grace many years ago
  • The Rule of Benedict by St Benedict
    • Ancient wisdom for modern community
  • Letters from a Skeptic by Greg Boyd
    • Very readable dialogical apologetic
  • Jesus through Middle Eastern Eyes by Kenneth Bailey
    • Foundational book to understand the Jewishness of Jesus
  • Your God is Too Safe by Mark Buchanan
    • One of my favorite modern books and authors.
  • The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence
    • Short but a classic as we understand the ever-present nature of Christ in our life.
  • Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    • A core book to understand community and relationships
  • Just As I Am by Billy Graham
    • An inspiring journey, unpacking the life of one of the great evangelists.
  • God Behaving Badly by David T. Lamb
    • A creative and insightful take on some of the more difficult OT stories.