Summer Reading List

Don’t waste your summer!  Read a book and change your life!  Below are 10 books on a wide variety of topics (indicated in the parentheses).  A star (*) indicates that while I have not read every book below, people I trust have recommended that book.

  1. Don’t Waste Your Life by John Piper (Life)
  2. When Sinners Say “I Do”: Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage* by Dave Harvey (Marriage)
  3. Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life by Donald Whitney (Spirituality) [note: I really appreciate Dr. Whitney’s practical yet deep writings on spirituality.  Check them all out!]
  4. Questioning Evangelism* by Randy Newman (Evangelism)
  5. Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions* by Gregory Koukl (Apologetics)
  6. Building a Healthy Multi-ethnic Church: Mandate, Commitments and Practices of a Diverse Congregation by Mark DeYmaz (Church; Race; Leadership)
  7. A Simple Way to Pray by Martin Luther (Spirituality; Old Book)
  8. Humility: True Greatness by C. J. Mahaney (Life)
  9. Stop Dating the Church by Joshua Harris (Church)
  10. For the Love of God by D. A. Carson (Devotional) [update: PDFs of both volumes available for free here and here]

Want more?  See this overwhelming list of lists that I’ve collected over the years.

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