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Reading List

Biography – Hebrews 11

– Amazing Grace in the life of William Wilberforce, John Piper

– God’s Passion for His Glory (Jonathan Edwards), John Piper

– George Whitfield, John Pollack

– China’s Christian Millions, Tony Lambert

– Jack (CS Lewis), George Sayer

– Through Gates of Splendor (Jim Elliot), Elizabeth Elliot… this is an incredible book.

– Diary of David Brainerd, David Brainerd edited by Jonathan Edwards


When I Don’t Desire God, John Piper

Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire, Jim Cymbala

Divine Conspiracy, Dallas Willard

The Holiness of God, RC Sproul

Knowledge of the Holy, AW Tozer

Systematic Theology, Wayne Grudem  (This sounds intimidating, but it’s not!  A great book to have around when you have a question about God and The Bible)

Studies in the Sermon on the Mount, Martin Lloyd-Jones

Crazy Love, Francis Chan


He is There and He is not Silent, Francis Schaeffer

Mere Christianity, CS Lewis

The Reason for God, Tim Keller

Escape from Reason, Francis Schaeffer

Case for Christ, Lee Strobel

Case for a Creator, Lee Strobel

I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist, Norman Geisler

Things I’ve read in 2008

Organic Church, Neil Cole

Good to Great, Jim Collins,

Failing Forward, John Maxwell

A God Entranced Vision of All Things, John Piper and Justin Taylor

Total Truth, Nancy Pearcy

The Walk, Michael Card

The Forgotten Ways, Alan Hirsch

4 Comments leave one →
  1. Nathan Wandell permalink
    July 21, 2008 8:13 pm

    Great reading list! Are you currently reading “The Divine Conspiracy?” If so, would love to hear your thoughts on it.

  2. howertonjosh permalink
    July 21, 2008 9:35 pm

    I read it a couple of years ago and loved it. No book has helped me understand the phrase “The Kingdom of God” more than it did. I’d love to hear yours sometime too.

  3. Susan Howerton permalink
    July 22, 2008 11:39 am

    Josh – I have Case for Christ and Case for Creator with our books at the Missions Table on Sundays if anyone wants to borrow.

  4. Susan Howerton permalink
    July 22, 2008 11:42 am

    Check our to see how The Bridge is involved with Voice of the Martyrs (on your pages visited list). We are building an orphanage/clinic/school/church in Sudan for women and children escaping the war!!

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