Pastor John’s Favorite Books

Pastor John’s Favorite Books

Christian Growth and Reflection

Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality by Donald Miller
Velvet Elvis: Repainting the Christian Faith by Rob Bell
The Shack
by William P. Young
Holy Discontent: Fueling the Fire That Ignites Personal Vision by Bill Hybels
Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential by Joel Ostee

Christian Question and Answer

Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis
unChristian: What a New Generation Really Thinks about Christianity… and Why It Matters by David Kinnaman and Gabe Lyons
Jesus Among Other Gods: The Absolute Claims of the Christian Message by Ravi Zacharias
The Case for Faith: A Journalist Investigates the Toughest Objections to Christianity by Lee Strobel
The Case for Christ: A Journalist’s Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus by Lee Strobel
Man’s Search For Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

Books that Fascinate Me!!

Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
The Wisdom of Crowds
by James Surowiecki
How We Decide
by Jonah Lehrer
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell
Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us
by Seth Godin
What Would Google Do?
by Jeff Jarvis
Free: The Future of a Radical Price
by Chris Anderson

Big Bang Cosmology

A Short History of Nearly Everything
by Bill Bryson
The Case for a Creator: A Journalist Investigates Scientific Evidence That Points Toward God
by Lee Strobel
The Unrandom UniverseBy Sigmund Brower


Personal Growth and Organization

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
by David Allen
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
by Stephen R. Covey
QBQ! The Question Behind the Question: Practicing Personal Accountability at Work and in Life
by John G. Miller
The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness
by Dave Ramsey
Getting It Done: How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge
by Roger Fisher

Leadership

How The Mighty Fall: And Why Some Companies Never Give In
by Jim Collins
The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni
Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs by Bill Hybels
It: How Churches and Leaders Can Get It and Keep It
by Craig Groesche

On-line I buy at Amazon

Audio Books I get through Audible.com