Books

Books I’m currently reading

  1. The Locust Effect – Gary Haugen (Kindle on my phone)
  2. The Next Story – Tim Challies (audio book)
  3. Confessing the Faith – Chad Van Dixhoorn
  4. Emotionally Healthy Spirituality – Peter Scazzero
  5. This is London – Ben Judah
  6. Befriend – Scott Sauls

Books I’ve finished reading in 2017

  1. The Parish Handbook – Bob Mayo (The A-Z of parish life from my friend)
  2. Simplicity in Preaching – J.C. Ryle (More of a booklet than book but loads of golden nuggets here!)
  3. Letters to a Young Calvinist – James K.A. Smith (I’m going to be giving this one to a few young friends)
  4. The Acts of the Risen Lord Jesus – Alan J. Thompson (Biblical-theological look at Acts)
  5.  Seeking refuge: On the Shores of the Global Refugee Crisis – Stephan Bauman (How does the church respond to the current crisis?)
  6. Rudolf Bultmann ~ Ian Henderson (Brief book on the German theologian’s life & thought)
  7. Survive or Thrive: 6 Relationships Every Pastor Needs – Jimmy Dodd (It’s time for pastors to open up their lives)
  8. Church in Hard Places – Mez McConnell & Mike McKinley (How the local church brings life to the poor and needy)
  9. Prisoners of Geography – Tim Marshall (A fascinating look at how the physical features of a country impacts politics)
  10. The World on Our Doorstep – Dewi Hughes (UK evangelicals and other faiths)
  11.  Half of a Yellow Sun – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Novel set in the Nigerian civil war of the late 60’s)
  12. But Beautiful – Geoff Dyer  (Quirky look at the lives of jazz masters)
  13. Redemption Accomplished and Applied – John Murray (After 25 years, time to read again & still a classic reformed understanding of salvation)
  14. Like Father, Like Son – Pete Alwinson (How knowing God as father changes men)
  15. Quench Your Own Thirst – Jim Koch (Founder of Samuel Adams brewery shares a few business lessons)
  16. The Forgotten Spurgeon – Ian Murray  (A look at 3 great controversies during Spurgeon’s life)
  17. Leading Cross-Culturally – Sherwood G. Lingenfelter (Unique and not-so-unique issues facing multi-ethnic leaders)
  18. Leading with a Limp – Dan Allender (Best book on leadership I’ve ever read)
  19. Union with Christ – Rankin Wilbourne (Uncovering a key forgotten doctrine)
  20. Silence – Shusaku Endo (Japanese historical fiction set in the 1600’s)
  21. Praying with Paul – D. A. Carson (A Call to Spiritual Reformation)
  22. One to One Bible Reading – David Helm (Little book encouraging…)
  23. Getting Things Done (2nd Edition) – David Allen (the art of stress-free productivity)
  24. Institutes of the Christian Religion, Vol. 1 – John Calvin (Vitally important historic theology)
  25.  Destiny – David Gibson (Great book on Ecclesiastes by friend & fellow IPC pastor)
  26. Dispatches From Syria – Janine Di Giovanni (First hand account of the war in Syria)
  27. Luther and the 9.5 Theses – Kenneth Brownell (Short book on Luther and the need for reformation today)
  28. The Meaning of Marriage – Tim & Kathy Keller (Great to read again for New City’s marriage class)
  29. Scary Close – Don Miller (Personal insights into revealing yourself & finding intimacy)
  30. Brothers, We are Not Professionals – John Piper (Personal cry for pastors to live radical lives)
  31. Preparation for Ministry – Allan Harman (Short book for those thinking about becoming pastors)

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