Helpful books to consider



  • Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God by Francis Chan
  • What's So Amazing About Grace by Phillip Yancey
  • A Grace Disguised: How the Soul Grows through Loss by Jerry Sittser
  • Your God Is Too Small: A Guide for Believers and Skeptics Alike by J.B. Phillips
  • If You Want to Walk on Water, You've Got to Get Out of the Boat by John Ortberg
  • Life of the Beloved: Spiritual Living in a Secular World by Henri Nouwen
  • Dear Church: Letters from a Disillusioned Generation by Sarah Cunningham
  • Facing Giants by Max Lucado
  • Spiritual Disciplines Bible Studies by Jan Johnson
  • Searching for Home Spirituality for Restless Souls by M. Craig Barnes


  • Just A Walk Across the Room by Bill Hybels


  • Everybody's Normal Till You Get to Know Them by John Ortberg


Social Justice

  • Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical by Shane Claiborne
  • The Revolution: A Field Manual for Changing Your World by Jim Wallis, et al. - Relevant Publishing
  • What Every Church Member Should Know about Poverty by Bill Ehlig and Ruby K. Payne
  • 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess by Jen Hatmaker
  • Money, Possessiongs and Eternity by Randy Alcorn



  • Incarnate Leadership: 5 Leadership Lessons from the Life of Jesus by Bill Robinson
  • An Earth-Careful Way of Life: Christian Stewardship and the Environmental Crisis by Lionel Basney
  • Money, Possessions, and Eternity by Randy Alcorn
  • Ordering Your Private World by Gordon MacDonald
  • Becoming a Woman of Influence: Making a Lasting Impact on Others by Carol Kent
  • Disciplines of a Godly Man by R. Kent Hughes
  • Ruby Slippers: How the Soul of a Woman Brings Her Home by Jonalyn Fincher

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