Fall Reading Recommendations

If you're like us, you're on the hunt for a good read, something encouraging and inspiring. These are some favorites from our Pastors and Staff, we hope you read and enjoy!

Hinds Feet On High Places by Hannah Hurnard: a powerful story in the form of a poetic allegory about embracing trials leads you into deeper intimacy with Jesus and transforms you into His likeness.

Translating God by Shawn Bolz: this book will open your eyes to how much God loves people and how he invites us into revealing His heart to the world around us in a powerful yet simple way.

Secrets of the Secret Place by Bob Sorge: this book will fuel your passion and give you fresh inspiration for spending time with God.

Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Christian Community by Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Bonhoeffer describes his fellowship in an underground seminary during the Nazi years in Germany, sharing practicals on what it means to live as Christians in Community.

Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown: the incredible story of a crew team from the University of Washington and their pursuit of an Olympic gold medal in the 1936 Olympics. The book shows the power of "team" through trusting others.

Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly: a look into the historical and cultural context of the life of Jesus, giving insight into cultural aspects that we often overlook when reading the Gospels.

The Artisan Soul by Erwin McManus: McManus approaches this book with the idea that each of us is an artist and our souls only come alive when we begin to create the way that God has intended.

Appointments with Heaven by Dr. Reggie Anderson.: A physician's story of his life with Jesus and his work with patients passing from death in this world to the next. 

The Cross and the Switchblade by David Wilkerson: a powerful story of a country bumpkin pastor who moved his family into the inner city of New York to reach street kids.

Safely Home by Randy Alcorn: an inspiring and beautiful novel about the friendship that forms between a Chinese missionary and a businessman.

Envy by Bob Sorge: a convicting read that brings light to a struggle that is often overlooked.

Bonhoeffer by Eric Metaxes: the Journey and story of a pastor, prophet and martyr. His story of coming against the Hitler Regime and standing firm in Truth. 

 

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