Reading List


Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

Unfinished Tales of Numenor and Middle-earth by J. R. R. Tolkien



Facing Leviathan: Leadership, Influence, and Creating in a Cultural Storm by Mark Sayers

Creative Ministry by Henri Nouwen

The Courage to Teach by Parker Palmer

What the Best College Teachers Do by Ken Bain

Truth in Comedy: The Manual for Improvisation by Charna Halpern and Del Close

Daring Greatly by Brene Brown

Leadership by Harvard Business Review


Playing God: Redeeming the Gift of Power by Andy Crouch

In the Name of Jesus by Henri Nouwen (again)

Notes From The Tilt-A-Whirl by N. D. Wilson

United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity by Trillia J. Newbell

Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton

Spiritual Formation in Emerging Adulthood: A Practical Theology for College and Young Adult Ministry by David P. Setran & Chris A. Kiesling

The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien


Rhythms of Grace by Mike Cosper

John Calvin: A Heart for Devotion, Doctrine, and Doxology edited by Burk Parsons

Clear Winter Nights by Trevin Wax – My Review

Who Do You Think You Are? by Mark Driscoll – My Review

The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien

Echoes of Eden by Jerram Barrs

Letters and Life by Bret Lott

Every Good Endeavor by Timothy Keller, with Katherine Leary Alsdorf

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King by J. R. R. Tolkien

Humble Orthodoxy by Joshua Harris w/ Eric Stanford – My Review

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers by J. R. R. Tolkien

Gods at War by Kyle Idleman – My review on The Gospel Coalition

Greater by Steven Furtick – My Review

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien

Crazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book about a (Really) Big Problem by Kevin DeYoung

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

SCRIPTURE: 2 Peter, 1–3 John, Micah, Job, John, Matthew, Mark, Luke, Ephesians


Father Hunger by Douglas Wilson – My Review

Studies in the Sermon on the Mount by Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Fellowship with God by Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Platform by Michael Hyatt

Poke the Box by Seth Godin

This Momentary Marriage by John Piper

The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction by Alan Jacobs – My Review

Altared by Claire and Eli – My Review on The Gospel Coalition

The Hole in Our Holiness by Kevin DeYoung

Screwtape Letters by CS Lewis (Finally finishing what I started years ago)

Date Your Wife by Justin Buzzard – My Review

Till We Have Faces by CS Lewis

The Joy of Calvinism by Greg Forster

Family Vocation by Gene Veith and Mary Moerbe

Wordsmithy by Doug Wilson

The Hunger Games Trilogy (yes I’m admitting it)


Lit! by Tony Reinke


Made to Stick  by Chip and Dan Heath

Jesus + Nothing = Everything by Tullian Tchividjian


Reading a book worth sharing? I’d love to get your suggestions in the comments!