Books I Recommend

College Ministry/Millennials

College Ministry from Scratch by Chuck Bomar
College Ministry in a Post-Christian Culture by Stephen Lutz
Generation Ex-Christian by Drew Dyck
Generation iY by Tim Elmore
Generational IQ by Hadyn Shaw
King of the Campus by Stephen Lutz
Lost and Found by Ed Stetzer
Next Christians by Gabe Lyons
Sermons ReImagined by Rick Chromey
Slow Fade by Reggie Joiner, Chuck Bomar, and Abbie Smith
Spiritual Formation in Emerging Adulthood by David Setran
Sticking Points by Haydn Shaw
They Like Jesus But Not the Church by Dan Kimball
UnChristian by David Kinnamen
You Lost Me by David Kinnamen


Choosing to Cheat by Andy Stanley
Grace Based Parenting by Tim Kimmel
Play the Man by Mark Batterson
Raising a Modern Day Knight by Robert Lewis
Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas


Being Leaders by Aubrey Malphurs
Courageous Leadership by Bill Hybels
Dynamics of Church Leadership by Aubrey Malphurs
Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni
H3 Leadership by Brad Lomenick
Leadership Axioms by Bill Hybels
Leading on Empty by Wayne Cordiero
Next Generation Leader by Andy Stanley
Overcoming the Dark Side of Leadership by Gary McIntosh
Quitter by Jon Acuff
Start by Jon Acuff

Ministry/Church Growth

Biblical Eldership by Alexander Strauch
Building a Discipling Culture by Mike Breen
Church is a Team Sport by Jim Putnam
Church Unique by Will Mancini
Dangerous Calling by Paul David Tripp
Fusion by Nelson Searcey
Letting the Text Win by J.K. Jones and Mark Scott
Life on Mission by Tim Harlow
Move by Greg Hawkins
Real Worship by Warren Wiersbe
Saturate by Jeff Vaderstelt
Simple Church by Thom Rainer
Sticky Church by Larry Osborne
Sticky Teams by Larry Osborne
Taking Your Church to the Next Level by Gary McIntosh
Threshold by Paul Covert
Viral by Leonard Sweet
Visioneering by Andy Stanley
When God Builds a Church by Bob Russell
Worshipping Artist by Rory Noland

Spiritual Growth

Change Your Heart Change Your Life by Gary Smalley
Circle Maker by Mark Batterson
Cost of Discipleship by Deitrich Bonhoeffer
Crash the Chatterbox by Steven Furtick
Crazy Love by Francis Chan
Divine Conspiracy by Dallas Willard
Divine Mentor by Wayne Cordiero
Everyman’s Battle by Stephen Arturburn
Forgotten God by Francis Chan
Grand Weaver by Ravi Zacharias
Hole in Our Holiness by Kevin DeYoung
Holy Discontent by Bill Hybels
I Am Not but I Know I Am by Louie Giglio
If You Want to Walk on Water You’ve Got To Get Out of the Boat by John Ortberg
In a Pit With a Lion on a Snowy Day by Mark Batterson
Just Do Something by Kevin DeYoung
Life You’ve Always Wanted by John Ortberg
Power of a Whisper by Bill Hybels
Prayer by Philip Yancey
Pursuit of Holiness by Jerry Bridges
Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning
Reaching for the Invisible God by Philip Yancey
Recapture the Wonder by Ravi Zacharias
Respectable Sins by Jerry Bridges
Rest of God by Mark Buchanan
Seizing Your Divine Moment by Erwin McManus
Seven by Jen Hatmaker
Signature of Jesus by Brennan Manning
Sifted by Wayne Cordiero
Soul Keeping by John Ortberg
Soul Work by Randy Harris
Too Busy Not To Pray by Bill Hybels
Way of the Worshiper by Buddy Owens
What’s So Amazing About Grace by Philip Yancey
Wide Awake by Erwin McManus
Your God Is Too Safe by Mark Buchanan


Cross of Christ by John Stott
Dragons, John, and Every Grain of Sand by Shane J. Wood
Heaven by Randy Alcorn
I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist by Norman L. Geisler and Frank Turek
Jesus Among Other Gods by Ravi Zacharias
Jesus I Never Knew by Philip Yancey
Kingdom Conspiracy by Scot McKnight
King Jesus Gospel by Scot McKnight
Kings Cross by Tim Keller