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

  • Becoming Dallas Willard by Gary Moon
    • The life journey of Dallas Willard, hugely impactful and inspiring
  • Prayer by Richard Foster
    • The most influential book, outside of the Bible, I have ever read on prayer
  • Evil and the Justice of God by NT Wright
    • Dive deeper into this often-misunderstood topic with a premier NT scholar
  • The Gift of Being Yourself by David Benner
    • An important book to better understand who you are and who you are in Christ
  • Disruptive Witness by Alan Noble
    • Challenging look at what it means to be the community of faith in the world that “is”
  • A Long Obedience in the Same Direction by Eugene Peterson
    • Deeply convicting and challenging in our hyper paced and external oriented world
  • The Connecting Church by Randy Frazee
    • Shines a bright light on the importance of being connected to authentic community
  • Jesus through Middle Eastern Eyes by Kenneth Bailey
    • One of the most important books to understand the culture of Jesus’ day
  • The Holy Wild by Mark Buchanan
    • A readable and challenging look at the attributes of God
  • The Hole in our Gospel by Richard Stearns
    • A moving and convincing work to increase our global engagement