Summer Reading Ideas

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If you’re looking for something to read this summer, here’s a list of potentials to help your spiritual growth and keep your interest. The first four are relatively new books that  deal with current issues. The next three are books that God has used for years to grow His people in knowledge of Him and in love with Him. The following three are from church history and will encourage you with events describing His work and biblical advice. They will be show you specifics about God’s care of His church and His people over the years. The last three are very helpful books that will put you into the Scriptures themselves. All of these will feed your soul and you’ll find useful for the hour or two that Summer time frees up for us.

  • Lauren Casper -  It’s Ok About It: Lessons from a Remarkable 5-Year Old About Living Life Wide Open

  • Susan Alexander Yates – And Then I Had Kids

  • Kevin DeYoung – Crazy Busy: A (mercifully) Short Book About a (Really) Big Problem

  • Scott Sauls - Jesus Outside the Lines: A Way Forward for Those Tired of Taking Sides

  • A. W. Tozer – The Pursuit of God

  • J.I. Packer - Knowing God

  • C.S. Lewis – Mere Christianity

  • Robert Lewis Wilken – The First Thousand Years –A Global History of Christianity

  • Courtney Anderson – To the Golden Shore: The Life of Adoniram Judson

  • John Newton - Letters of John Newton

  • Alec Motyer - Isaiah By the Day

  • Ralph Davis – The Way of the Righteous in the Muck of Life - Psalms 1-12

  • Ralph Davis – Slogging Along the Paths of Righteousness – Psalms 13-24

  • John Stott – The Cross of Christ