Recommended Books

Here are books I’m reading now, books I recommend, and what I use for Bible reading. Hope it’s helpful!

Bible Reading
ESV Study Bible (Hardcover) :: stays in my office
ESV Personal-sized Reference Bible (TruTone-Chestnut) :: goes with me
Moleskine journal :: always

Recommended Reading:

Autobiographies & Biographies

Bonhoeffer :: Eric Metaxas

Decision Points :: George W. Bush

Pour Your Heart Into It :: Howard Schultz

Spurgeon :: Arnold Dallimore

Christian Living & Growth

The Cost of Discipleship :: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Counterfeit Gods :: Tim Keller

Crazy Love :: Francis Chan

Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire :: Jim Cymbala

The Principle of the Path :: Andy Stanley

Rescuing Ambition :: Dave Harvey

Sun Stand Still :: Steven Furtick

What is a Healthy Church Member :: Thabiti Anyabwile

Christian Theology

Bible Doctrine :: Wayne Grudem

The Cross of Christ :: John Stott

Doctrine :: Mark Driscoll

Dug Down Deep :: Joshua Harris

Erasing Hell :: Francis Chan

Vintage Jesus :: Mark Driscoll

Church Philosophy

The Externally Focused Church :: Rick Rusaw & Eric Swanson

Total Church :: Tim Chester & Steve Timmis

The Trellis & The Vine :: Colin Marshall & Tony Payne

Vintage Church :: Mark Driscoll

Why We Love the Church :: Kevin DeYoung and Ted Kluck

Church Planting

Church Planter :: Darrin Patrick

Confessions of  Reformissionary Rev :: Mark Driscoll

Planting Missional Churches :: Ed Stetzer

The Tangible Kingdom :: Hugh Halter & Matt Smay

Generosity & Personal Finances

Fields of Gold :: Andy Stanley

Money: God or Gift? :: Jamie Munson

The Total Money Makeover :: Dave Ramsey

The Treasure Principle :: Randy Alcorn

God & the Gospel

Desiring God :: John Piper

God is the Gospel :: John Piper

Knowing God :: J.I. Packer

Knowledge of the Holy :: A.W. Tozer

Surprised by Grace :: Tullian Tchividjian

The Prodigal God :: Tim Keller

The Reason for God :: Tim Keller

What is the Gospel :: Greg Gilbert


Courageous Leadership :: Bill Hybels

Good to Great :: Jim Collins

It :: Craig Groeschel

Leaders Who Last :: Dave Kraft

Leadership Gold :: John Maxwell

Making Ideas Happen :: Scott Belsky

The Next Generation Leader :: Andy Stanley

Spiritual Leadership :: Oswald Sanders

Sticky Teams :: Larry Osborne

Visioneering :: Andy Stanley

Marriage & Family

Bringing Up Boys :: James Dobson

Bringing Up Girls :: James Dobson

Choosing to Cheat :: Andy Stanley

Family Driven Faith :: Voddie Baucham

Gospel-Powered Parenting :: William Farley

Jesus Storybook Bible :: Sally Lloyd-Jones

Love & Respect :: Emerson Eggerichs

What Did You Expect? :: Paul Tripp

When Sinners Say I Do :: Dave Harvey

Missional Living/Missions

Generous Justice :: Tim Keller

Let the Nations Be Glad :: John Piper

Missional Renaissance :: Reggie McNeal

The Next Christians :: Gabe Lyons

Radical :: David Platt

Unfashionable :: Tullian Tchividjian


Between Two Worlds :: John Stott

Christ-Centered Preaching :: Bryan Chapell

Communicating for a Change :: Andy Stanley

He is Not Silent :: R. Albert Mohler

Why Johnny Can’t Preach :: T. David Gordon

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