Oct 19, 2020

Recommended Reading

"When you find a few moments to read, it’s at the expense of something else you could be doing.  So we have thoughtfully collected an all-star array of reading choices to make strategic deposits in your knowledge bank."

Asking Questions

Great Questions by Story Corps

How to Make Better Business Decisions: 50 Great Questions for Critical Thinking by Conor Neill

365 Thought Provoking Questions to Ask Yourself by Mark Chernoff

Asking Great Questions to Gain Insight and Wisdom by Jeremy Chandler

Positive Questions Create Positive Results by Bill Durkin

27 Questions to Ask Instead of “What Do You Do?” by Courtney Seiter

Ten of Bobb Biehl's All-Time Favorite Questions by Bobb Biehl


Coach Wooden’s Pyramid of Success by John Wooden and Jay Carty

Spiritual Life

Giants Will Fall by Dutch Sheets

The Way Back by Dutch Sheets

The Bondage Breaker by Neil Anderson

The Edge of Adventure by Keith Miller and Bruce Larson

Lifestyle Evangelism by Joseph C. Aldrich

Lord, I Want to Know You by Kay Arthur

Precept Upon Precept by Kay Arthur

Released from Bondage by Neil Anderson

Tender Warrior by Stu Weber

When God Doesn't Make Sense by Dr. James C. Dobson

Where is God When it Hurts? by Philip Yancey

Character Counts—Who’s Counting Yours? by Rod Handley

Renovation of the Heart: Putting on the Character of Christ by Dallas Willard

Jesus In Me: Experiencing the Holy Sprit as a Constant Companion by Ruth Graham Lotz

The Oracle: The Jubilean Mysteries Unveiled by Jonathan Cahn

Pilgrimage:  My Journey to a Deeper Faith in the Land Where Jesus Walked by Lynn Austin

Everybody Always:  Becoming Love in a World Full of Setbacks and Difficult People by Bob Goff

Warrior: Understanding the Furious Love of the God who Fights for You by Ed Rush

The 21 Day Miracle:  How to Change Anything in 3 Short Week by Ed Rush

Whisper: How to Hear the Voice of God by Mark Batterson

My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers

Oswald Chambers: Abandoned to God: The Life Story of the Author of My Utmost for His Highest by David McCasland

The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence

Calm My Anxious Heart by Linda Dillow

Restoring Your Spiritual Passion by Gordon McDonald

Heart Seeks to Heart by Frances Nouwen

The Jesus I Never Knew by Philip Yancey

What's So Amazing About Grace by Philip Yancy

Lifetime Guarantee by Bill Gillham

What God Wishes Every Christian Knew About Christianity by Bill Gillham

Qualities of a Spiritual Warrior by Graham Cooke (book 1 of "The Way of the Warrior" series)

The Way of the Warrior (book & CD series) by Graham Cooke

The Language of Promise by Graham Cooke

The Nature of Freedom by Graham Cooke

Radical Perceptions: Brilliant Thoughts for an Amazing Life by Graham Cooke

Towards a Powerful Inner Life (or any of the many books) by Graham Cooke

Necessary Endings: The Employees, Businesses & Relationships That All of Us Have to Give Up in Order to Move Forward by Henry Cloud

Secrets of the Vine by David Wilkerson

Grace Walk by Steve McVey

Total Forgiveness by R.T. Kendall

Waking the Dead by John Eldredge

The Way of the Wild Heart by John Eldredge

Walking with God by John Eldredge

Beautiful Outlaw: Experiencing The Playful, Disruptive, Extravagant Personality of Jesus by John Eldredge

The Grace Walk Experience by Steve McVey

The Man God Uses by Henry Blackaby

So Long, Insecurity: You've Been a Bad Friend to Us by Beth Moore

Believing God by Beth Moore

Looking Up When Life is Looking Down by Beth Moore

To Live Is Christ by Beth Moore

Breaking Free: Making Liberty in Christ A Reality In Life by Beth Moore

Rees Howells Intercessor: The Story of a Life Lived for God by Norman Grubb

Andrew Murray on Prayer by Andrew Murray

A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World by Paul Miller

Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream by David Platt

The Heavenly Man: The Remarkable True Story of Chinese Christian Brother Yun by Brother Yun and Paul Hattaway

The Harbinger by Jonathan Cahn

Grace and Truth Paradox by Randy Alcorn

Treasure Principle by Randy Alcorn

C.T. Studd: Cricketeer and Pioneer by Norman P. Grubb

John Newton: From Disgrace to Amazing Grace by Jonathan Aitken

God's Smuggler by Brother Andrew

Born Again by Chuck Colson

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

My Weakness for His Strength by Michael Wells

When The Game Is Over, It All Goes Back In The Box by John Ortberg

Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

Relationships, Family, Parenting

The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name by Sally Lloyd-Jones

Making Love Last Forever by Gary Smalley

For Better or Best by Gary Smalley

Two Sides of Love by Gary Smalley and John Trent

The Blessing by John Trent and Gary Smalley

Love Languages by Gary Chapman

Incompatibility: Grounds For a Great Marriage by Chuck and Barb Snyder

MEN: Some Assembly Required by Chuck Snyder

The Way To a Woman's Heart by Chuck Snyder

The Birth Order Book by Dr. Kevin Leman

Help! I'm a Parent by Bruce Narramore

Helping the Struggling Adolescent by Dr. Les Parrott III

The Hidden Value of a Man by Gary Smalley and John Trent, Ph.D.

Make Anger Your Ally by Neil Warren, Ph.D.

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus by John Gray, Ph.D.

Parenting Isn't For Cowards by Dr. James C. Dobson

Say It With Love by Howard G. Hendricks and Ted Miller

Sex According to God: How to Walk with Purity in a World of Temptation by Kay Arthur

Love and Respect by Emerson Eggerichs

The Love List by Les Parrott

Relationships: How to Make Bad Relationships Better and Good Relationships Great by Les Parrott and Leslie Parrott

Boundaries Face to Face: How to Have That Difficult Conversation You've Been Avoiding by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

Core Communications: Skills and Processes by Sherod & Phyllis Miller

Straight Talk: A New Way to Get Closer to Others by Saying What You Really Mean by Sherod Miller, Daniel Wackman & Elam Nunnally

What Teenagers Wish Their Parents Knew About Kids by Fritz Ridenour

The Manual to Manhood: How to Cook the Perfect Steak, Change a Tire, Impress a Girl & 97 Other Skills You Need to Survive by Jonathan Catherman

The Manual to Middle School: The "Do This, Not That" Survival Guide for Guys by Jonathan Catherman

The Girl's Guide to Conquering Life: How to Ace an Interview, Change a Tire, Talk to a Guy, and 97 Other Skills You Need to Thrive by Erica Catherman & Jonathan Catherman

The Girl's Guide to Conquering Middle School: "Do This, Not That" Advice Every Girl Needs by Erica Catherman & Jonathan Catherman


WHISPER:  Now to Hear the Voice of God by Mark Batterson

Rees Howells Intercessor: The Story of a Life Lived For God by Norman Grubb

Walking With God by John Eldredge

The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence

The Law of Faith by Norman Grubb

Andrew Murray on Prayer by Andrew Murray

Touching the Invisible: Living by Unseen Realities by Norman Grubb

The Hope of Prayer: Things Can be Different (8 disc set in 2006) by John Eldredge

Personal Issues

The 21 Day Miracle: How To Change Anything in 3 Short Weeks by Ed Rush

Take the Shot: Top Gun Strategies for Accelerating Profit, Productivity, and Peace of Mind by Ed Rush

Warrior: Understanding the Furious Love of the God Who Fights for You by Ed Rush

Disappointment with God by Philip Yancey

Healing Life's Hidden Addictions by Dr. Archibald Hart

Improving Your Serve by Chuck Swindoll

Managing Your Time by Ted W. Engstrom and R. Alec MacKenzie

Men in Mid-Life Crisis by Jim Conway

Powerful Personalities by Tim Kimmel

The On-Purpose Person:  Making Your Life Make Sense by Kevin W. McCarthy

Boundaries by Henry Cloud & John Townsend

Be There by John Trent

Man in the Mirror by Patrick Morley

Healing Life's Hurts by Edward Smith

Can You Hear Me Now? by Dallas Demmitt, PhD

Live, Learn, Lead to Make a Difference by Don Soderquist

Mentoring Leaders by Carson Pue

Making Peace with Change: Navigating Life's Messy Transitions with Honesty and Grace by Gina Brenna Butz


Biblical Portrait of Womanhood by Nancy Leigh DeMoss

Brokenness: The Heart God Revives by Nancy Leigh DeMoss

Boundaries in Marriage by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

Covenant Marriage by Gary Chapman

Fierce Women: The Power of a Soft Warrior by Kimberly Wagner

Healing the Hurt in Your Marriage by Dr. Gary and Barbara Rosberg

His Needs, Her Needs by Willard F. Harley

How to Act Right When Your Spouse Acts Wrong by Leslie Vernick

How We Love: Discover Your Love Style, Enhance Your Marriage by Milan & Kay Yerkovich

Intimate Issues by Linda Dillow and Lorraine Pintus

Joni and Ken: An Untold Love Story by Ken Tada and Joni Eareckson Tada

Love and Respect by Dr. Emerson and Sarah Eggerichs

You and Me Forever: Marriage in Light of Eternity by Francis and Lisa Chan

Celebration of Marriage by H. Norman Wright, Ph.D.

Love Must Be Tough by Dr. James C. Dobson

The Marriage Builder by Lawrence J. Crabb, Jr.

Men And Marriage by George Gilder

Seasons of a Marriage by H. Norman Wright, Ph.D.

Married Without Masks by Nancy Groom

Men and Sex by Clifford L. Penner and Joyce J. Penner

Praying God’s Will for My Husband by Lee Roberts

Praying God’s Word by Beth Moore

Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas

Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts by Les Parrott

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John M. Gottman and Nan Silver

The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman

The 5 Love Needs of Men & Women by Dr. Gary and Barbara Rosberg

The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy and Kathy Keller

The Power of a Praying Wife by Stormie Omartian

The Total Woman by Marabel Morgan

Daily Walk Bible (New Living Translation) by Walk Thru the Bible Ministries

The One Year Study Bible NLT by Tyndale


GPS For Leaders Of Excellence by Brig. Gen. Dick Abel, USAF Retired

Jesus Christ and the World

Miraculous Movements: How Hundreds of Thousands of Muslims Are Falling in Love with Jesus by Jerry Trousdale

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Tough Questions, Direct Answers (Skeptic's Guide) by Dale Hanson Bourke

When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty without Hurting the Poor...and Yourself by Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert

The World is Not Ours to Save: Finding the Freedom to Do Good by Tyler Wigg-Stevenson

Western Christians in Global Mission: What's the Role of the North American Church? by Paul Borthwick

The Hole in our Gospel: What Does God Expect of Us? The Answer That Changed My Life and Might Just Change the World by Richard Stearns

The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity (Future of Christianity Trilogy) by Phillip Jenkins


The Word on Finances by Larry Burkett

Your Finances in Changing Times by Larry Burkett

Surviving Financial Meltdown by Ron Blue & Jeremy L. White

Bible Study

The Rest of the Gospel by Dan Stone & Greg Smith

100 BIBLE VERSES THAT MADE AMERICA:  Defining Moments That Shaped Our Enduring Foundation of Faith by Robert Morgan

Love Walked Among Us by Paul Miller

The Book of Mysteries by Jonathan Cahn

The Book of Romans by Gib Martin & Larry Richards

Experiencing God by Henry Blackaby

Daniel: Lives of Integrity Words of Prophecy by Beth Moore

A Heart Like His: Intimate Reflections on the Life of David by Beth Moore

Jesus, the One and Only by Beth Moore

Beloved Disciple: The Life and Ministry of John by Beth Moore

Bible Questions

339 Questions Jesus Asked by Bob Tiede

THIS DANGEROUS BOOK:  How the Bible has shaped our world and why it still matters today by Steve and Jackie Green

When Godly People Do Ungodly Things: Arming Yourself in the Age of Seduction by Beth Moore

The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel

The Case for Faith by Lee Strobel

Evidence for God by William A. Dembski & Michael R. Licona

The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism by Timothy Keller

Hard Sayings of the Bible by Walter Kaiser

Heaven by Randy Alcorn

Letters from a Skeptic: A Son Wrestles with his Father's Questions about Christianity by Gregory A. Boyd

The Shack by William P. Young

Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

Bible Predictions

The Now Prophecies by Bill Salus

The Late, Great Planet Earth by Hal Lindsey

Epicenter: Why Current Rumblings in the Middle East Will Change Your Future by Joel C. Rosenberg

The Book of Mysteries by Jonathan Cahn

The Paradigm: The Ancient Blueprint That Holds The Mystery Of Our Times by Jonathan Cahn