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Favorite Books by Pastors

"Making Sense of God" by Tim Keller (intermediate)
"Just Do Something (...Finding God's Will)" by Kevin DeYoung
"Basic Christianity" by John Stott (basic)
"God's Big Picture (Tracing the Storyline of the Bible)" by Vaughn Roberts (basic)
"The Reason for God" by Tim Keller (basic/intermed.)
"Peace with God" by Billy Graham (basic)
"Born Again" by Charles Colson [autobiography] (basic)
"Christian Beliefs" by Wayne Grudem (basic)
"Concise Theology" by J.I. Packer (intermediate)
"The Christian Life" by Sinclair Ferguson (basic)
"The Discipline of Grace" by Jerry Bridges (basic/intermed.)
"How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth" by Gordon Fee and Douglas Stuart (intermediate)
"Knowing God" by J.I. Packer (intermediate)
"Worship by the Book" D.A. Carson, editor (intermediate)

Here’s my top 10!

Don’t Waste Your Life by John Piper
Knowing God by J.I. Packer
The Holiness of God by R.C. Sproul
The Prodigal God by Tim Keller
Desiring God by John Piper
Luther on the Christian Life by Carl Trueman
Why We Love the Church by Kevin DeYoung and Ted Kluck
Nine Marks of a Healthy Church by Mark Dever
Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
The Master Plan of Evangelism by Robert Coleman

Most impactful on my life

Non-biographical –
Bridges, Jerry      PURSUIT OF HOLINESS
Stott, John          EVANGELICAL TRUTH
Stott, John          THROUGH THE BIBLE, THROUGH THE YEAR
Packer, J.I.          KNOWING GOD
Patterson, Ben   DEEPENING YOUR CONVERSATION WITH GOD

Biography –
Elliot, Betty         SHADOW OF THE ALMIGHTY
Skinner, Betty     DAWS- The life Story of Dawson Trotman
Wiersbe, W.        WALKING WITH THE GIANTS
Wiersbe, W.        LISTENING TO THE GIANTS
Morgan, Jill         A MAN OF THE WORD- life of G. C. Morgan
Steer, Roger       BASIC CHRISTIAN- life of John Stott

Worship Matters by Bob Kauflin
Mere Christianity by CS. Lewis
Case for Christ by Lee Strobel
Evidence That Demands A Verdict by Josh McDowell
Worship – A Way of Life by Patrick Kavanaugh

Trusting God by Jerry Bridges
Walking with God through Pain and Suffering by Tim Keller
The Meaning of Marriage by Tim Keller
Prayer by Tim Keller
Teaching Psalms Vol 1: From Text to Message by Christopher Ash
Answering God: The Psalms as Tools for Prayer by Eugene Peterson
Union with Christ: Reframing Theology and Ministry for the Church by J. Todd Billings
Love and Respect by Emerson Eggerichs
Early Readers Bible by V. Gilbert Beers
Emerge by Don Perini
Love That Will Not Let Me Go: Facing Death with Courageous Confidence in God edited by Nancy Guthrie
Basic Principles of Biblical Counseling by Larry Crabb
Effective Biblical Counseling: A Model for Helping Caring Christians Become Capable Counselors by Larry Crabb
Shepherding a Child’s Heart by Tedd Tripp
A Hunger for God by John Piper
Total Truth by Nancy Pearcy
Out of a Far Country by Christopher Yuan & Angela Yuan
What is a Healthy Church by Mark Dever
Autopsy of a Deceased Church by Thom Rainer
I Am A Church Member by Thom Rainer
Simple Church by Thom Rainer & Eric Geiger
The Holy Bible by The Holy Spirit