Books to add to your reading list

Do you love sitting down with a good book? Then check out our list of favorites! We desire to help you grow in your relationship with Christ, so we only recommend books that point to the gospel and to our Savior. Now grab a cup of coffee or tea, and get ready to pour over words of wisdom and encouragement. We guarantee you won’t be able to put these down once you open their covers!

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The Best Yes: Making Wise Decisions in the Midst of Endless Demands
By Lysa TerKeurst

In The Best Yes, let Lysa TerKeurst help you discern the option that shapes all your other choices. Having trouble deciding which situations deserve a “yay” and which a “nay?” Are you living with the stress of an overwhelmed schedule and aching with the sadness of an underwhelmed soul? Offering Scripture-laced insights on effective decision-making, she encourages you to be honest, imaginative, focused, trusting, and humble as you discover the role God most wants you to play.

 

Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God, Revised and Expanded
By Francis Chan with Danae Yankoski

Do contemporary believers live the radically committed life Jesus calls his followers to live? In this revised and updated edition of his best-selling wake-up call, Chan challenges church members to take responsibility for their apathy, engage in honest self-examination, and totally surrender to God’s purpose. Includes a new preface by Chan and a new chapter in which he shares about the last five years since Crazy Love‘s first release.

 

Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World
By Bob Goff

In Love Does, Bob Goff shares remarkable stories from his life and shows how living and loving to the fullest is the best way to make Jesus known in this world.

Remember the joy and excitement as a kid of being invited to a big party? You felt valued, included, wanted and ready to have a good time. Goff believes that every day of life can be lived with the same childlike enthusiasm and sense of humor. Whether you’ve travelled to meet dozens of world leaders with your kids, and started a school in Uganda like Goff, or are simply seeking a new perspective on the Christian life, you’ll learn that love is a verb, not just a feeling.

 

The Sacred Search: What If It’s Not About Who You Marry, but Why?
By Gary Thomas

From the award-winning author of Sacred Marriage comes a fresh look at dating—and how to make a covenant relationship spectacular before it starts! Encouraging singles to abandon the idea of a “soul mate” and trade it for the notion of a “sole mate”—a partnership dedicated to Christ—Thomas contends that a good marriage is something you make.

 

Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption
By Katie Davis with Beth Clark

What would cause an eighteen-year-old high school homecoming queen and senior class president to drop everything and move to Uganda to live with some of the poorest people in the world? Only love, and a desire to follow Jesus wherever He leads, could make a young woman choose this path. And Katie Davis did just that, forgoing a college education, disappointing her parents and boyfriend, to teach and care for children half a world away.

In Kisses from Katie, Katie Davis shares her journey of radical love that lead her from a short-term missions trip in 2006, to adopting 13 Ugandan girls and starting a ministry that feeds and teaches hundreds of children every day. It hasn’t always been an easy choice for Katie, but the joy of serving the people of Uganda brings a deeper sense of fulfillment. Her remarkable story will inspire you to believe that every life is precious and you can make a difference wherever you are.

 

My Utmost For His Highest – Classic Edition
By Oswald Chambers

My Utmost for His Highest has been a proven, best-selling devotional for many years. Over the past century, Oswald Chambers’s writings have inspired countless people to drink deeply from the biblical truths that he so passionately championed. His words are simultaneously penetrating and invigorating, and they trigger something in your soul leaving you forever changed. The biblical thoughts and themes that Chambers delivers in this classic-language edition will resonate with you as you seek to grow your faith.

 

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