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A Grief Observed
A Grief Observed

By C.S. Lewis
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A Long Obedience in the Same Direction: Discipleship in an Instant Society

By Eugene H. Peterson
Tucked away in the Hebrew Psalter, Peterson discovered "an old dog-eared songbook," the Songs of Ascents that were sung by pilgrims on their way up to worship in Jerusalem. In these songs (Psalms 120-134) Peterson finds encouragement for modern pilgrims as we learn to grow in worship, service, joy, work, happiness, humility, community and blessing.
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A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World

By Paul E. Miller
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After You Believe: Why Christian Character Matters

By N.T. Wright
After You Believe reveals the Bible's call for a revolution—a transformation of character that takes us beyond our earthly pursuit of money, sex, and power into a virtuous state of living that allows us to reflect God and live more worshipful, fulfilling lives.
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Bread for the Journey: A Daybook of Wisdom and Faith

By Henri Nouwen
Nouwen provides both sustenance and a trail for us to follow, as he unveils, to his own surprise, his personal map of faith.
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Broken Hallelujahs
Broken Hallelujahs

By Beth Allen Slevcove
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Can You Drink the Cup?

By Henri Nouwen
Nouwen reflects upon the metaphor of the cup, using the images of holding, lifting, and drinking to articulate the basics of the spiritual life.
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Counterfeit Gods: The Empty Promises of Money, Sex, and Power, and the Only Hope that Matters

By Timothy Keller
Keller shows how a proper understanding of the Bible reveals the unvarnished truth about societal ideals and our own hearts.
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Crazy Love

By Francis Chan
God is love. Crazy, relentless, all-powerful love. Have you ever wondered if we're missing it?
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Disappointment With God: Three Questions No One Asks Aloud

By Philip Yancy
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Eat This Book

By Eugene H. Peterson
Eat This Book challenges us to read the Scriptures on their own terms, as God’s revelation, and to live them as we read them.
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Fifty-Seven Words that Change the World: A Journey through the Lord’s Prayer

By Darrell W. Johnson
In eight stirring meditations, Darrell Johnson shows how the Lord's Prayer sums up the essence of Christian faith and, when prayed in faith, draws us into draws us into the Triune God's work of transforming the world.
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For the Glory of God: Recovering a Biblical Theology of Worship

By Daniel I. Block
Respected Old Testament scholar Daniel Block examines worship in the Bible, offering a comprehensive biblical foundation and illuminating Old Testament worship practices and principles.
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Kingdom Calling
Kingdom Calling: Vocational Stewardship for the Common Good

By Amy L. Sherman
Sherman uses the tsaddiqim as a springboard to explore how, through our faith-formed calling, we announce the kingdom of God to our everyday world.
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Know Doubt: The Importance of Embracing Uncertainty in Your Faith

By John Ortberg
Doubt … Questions … Honest faith … Outrageous hope … It's a chain reaction that can actually strengthen our relationship with God, and that, says Ortberg, is cause for celebration.
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Knowing God

By J.I. Packer
Written in an engaging and practical tone, this thought-provoking work seeks to transform and enrich the Christian understanding of God.
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Life Together in Christ
Life Together in Christ

By Ruth Haley Barton
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Life You’ve Always Wanted

By John Ortberg
The Life You've Always Wanted offers modern perspectives on the ancient path of the spiritual disciplines.
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Making All Things New
Making All Things New

By Henri Nouwen
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Mere Christianity

By C.S. Lewis
Mere Christianity provides an unequaled opportunity for believers and nonbelievers alike to hear this powerful apologetic for the Christian faith.
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My Utmost for His Highest

By Oswald Chambers
My Utmost for His Highest will encourage and move you to think more deeply about your relationship with the Lord.
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Now That I’m a Christian: What It Means to Follow Jesus

By C. Michael Patton
In ten easy-to-read chapters, this book will introduce you to the foundational teachings and life-giving practices of Christianity—from the doctrine of the Trinity to reading and understanding the Bible.
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Overrated

By Eugene Cho
Many people today talk about justice but are they living justly? They want to change the world but are they being changed themselves? In Overrated, Cho shows that it is possible to move from talk to action.
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Pray for the World: A New Prayer Resource from Operation World

By Patrick Johnstone
The research team of Operation World offers this abridged version of the 7th edition called Pray for the World as an accessible resource to facilitate prayer for the nations.
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Praying with the Psalms: A Year of Daily Prayers and Reflections on the Words of David

By Eugene H. Peterson
A devotional prayer book focusing on one year with the Psalms, the most sensitive and honest words written about daily stress and daily blessings.
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Spiritual Disciplines Handbook

By Adele Calhoun
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Spirituality for the Rest of Us

By Larry Osborne
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The Call
The Call: Finding and Fulfilling the Central Purpose of Your Life

By Os Guinness
Guinness goes beyond our surface understanding of God's call and addresses the fact that God has a specific calling for our individual lives.
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The Deity Formerly Known as God

By Jarrett Stevens
With wry humor and profound insights, Stevens searches to align his broken images of God with the images of God found in the Bible.
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The Good and Beautiful Life: Putting on the Character of Christ

By James Bryan Smith
This follow-up to The Good and Beautiful God guides us to look behind these character flaws and to replace our false beliefs with Jesus' narratives about life in the kingdom of God.
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The Heavenly Good of Earthly Work

By Darrell Cosden
Creatively, constructively, and sometimes provocatively, he shows us that the heavenly good of earthly work really makes the gospel good news for ordinary people by offering the possibility of a genuinely purpose-full Christian life.
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The Knowledge of the Holy: The Attributes of God: Their Meaning in the Christian Life

By A.W. Tozer
A modern classic of Christian testimony and devotion, The Knowledge of the Holy shows us how we can rejuvenate our prayer life, meditate more reverently, understand God more deeply, and experience God’s presence in our daily lives.
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The Practice of the Presence of God

By Brother Lawrence
this unparalleled classic has given both blessing and instruction to those who can be content with nothing less than knowing God in all His majesty and feeling His loving presence throughout each simple day.
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The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith

By Timothy Keller
Keller takes his trademark intellectual approach to understanding Christianity and uses the parable of the prodigal son to reveal an unexpected message of hope and salvation.
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The Question That Never Goes Away
The Question that Never Goes Away

By Philip Yancey
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The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism

By Timothy Keller
Using literature, philosophy, real-life conversations, and potent reasoning, Keller explains how the belief in a Christian God is, in fact, a sound and rational one.
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The Tech-Wise Family:

Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place
By Andy Crouch
"This book is for anyone who has felt their family relationships suffer or their time slip away amid technology’s distractions, and wants to reclaim richer family life in a world of devices.”
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Tortured for Christ

Richard Wurmbrand
In this stirring account, Wurmbrand encourages us to remember those in chains and equips us to help our persecuted brothers and sisters in Christ around the world.
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Visions of Vocation

By Steven Garber
"Vocation is following our calling to seek the welfare of the world we live in. And in helping the world to flourish, strangely, mysteriously, we find that we flourish too."
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Walking With God Through Pain and Suffering
Walking with God Through Pain and Suffering

By Tim Keller
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What’s So Amazing About Grace?

By Philip Yancy
Yancey offers compelling, true portraits of grace’s life-changing power. He searches for its presence in his own life and in the church.
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Where Is God When It Hurts?

By Philip Yancy
Where Is God When It Hurts? will speak to those for whom life sometimes just doesn’t make sense. And it will help equip anyone who wants to reach out to someone in pain but just doesn’t know what to say.
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Where Is God When It Hurts?
Where is God When It Hurts?

By Philip Yancy
Yancey explores the intimate place where God and humans meet in Prayer.
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Window on the World: When We Pray God Works

By Daphne Spraggett
Families, churches, and schools will all benefit from this book that helps believers of all ages pray more effectively for their world.
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Work Matters: Connecting Sunday Worship to Monday Work

By Tom Nelson
Striking a balance between theological depth and practical counsel, Tom Nelson outlines God’s purposes for work in a way that helps us to make the most of our vocation and to join God in his work in the world.
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