We are about half way through 2014 and it is time to give you my top 5 list reading list. At the end of the year, I will be sure to post the top ten list. You can click each title to find the where to buy it.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year award
Louie just passed this week. Amazing man, Amazing Story!!!!!
This book explores two main topics.
- Scripture: God’s voice speaks into real life to reveal the gaze and intentions of the Christ who pursues us. How do we embrace, probe, and unravel Scripture?
- Understanding people amid their real life struggles: How do we embrace, probe, and unravel the problems of daily life?
We learn how to see many of life’s struggles through the lens of Scripture, including
- Love languages
- Biological Psychiatry
by Matthew Perman and Forward by John Piper
Do Work That Matters Productivity isn't just about getting more things done. It's about getting the right things done---the things that count, make a difference, and move the world forward.
Click Here for a recent post on the book. Book Notes coming soon.
by Chip Ingram
A parent's greatest desire is to raise a child who can face anything with wisdom and confidence. But in a world of over-extended schedules, amoral messages, and incessant peer-pressure, how can you raise a confident child that follows God's will, not the world's? Practical tips for modeling right living, building strong bonds, and disciplining effectively will help parents bringing up Christ-centered kids who feel secure and significant no matter what comes their way.
by Anonymous (no seriously, the author purposely did not write their name)
As pride creeps in, we are tempted to want more: more recognition, more admiration, more influence, more, more, more. Few have ever given thought to wanting less. That’s why we need Embracing Obscurity. When we stop imitating the world and instead choose to embrace obscurity, real life -- chock full of significance, purpose, and renewed passion -- begins.
We have started reading to the kids at night while they are tucked away in their beds. Yeah, it is that awesome!
Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe
Chronicles of Narnia: The Magician's Nephew
Still to read this Summer:
1. A Praying Life (Re-Read)
by Paul E. Miller
by Bob and Judy Hughes
by J. P. Moreland
by Bobby Bowden
by Andrew Murray