Pastor’s Reading List

Top 10 from My Library

1. On Wealth and Poverty, by St. John Chrysostom

2. Confessions, by St. Augustine

3. Time Peace, by Ellen Vaughn

4. The Reason for God, by Timothy Keller

5. For the Life of the World, by Alexander Schmemann

6. Mere Christianity, by CS Lewis

7. Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire, by Jim Cymbala

8. Basic Christianity, by John Stott

9. History of the Christian Church (8 Vols.), by Philip Schaff

10. Radical, by David Platt

Read and Enjoyed Recently

John Chrysostom Commentary on Galatians

Gaining by Losing, by J.D. Greear

Disunity in Christ, by Christena Cleveland

The Next Evangelicalism: Freeing the Church from Western Cultural Captivity, by Soong-Chan Rah

Reconstructing the Gospel: Finding Freedom from Slaveholder Religion, by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

The Parables of Kierkegaard, edited by Thomas C. Oden

Rhythms: Spiritual Rhythms of Multiplying Disciples, by Lance Crowell et. Al

Ancient Texts You Must See

The Didache

City of God, St. Augustine

The Book of Kells

Westminster Shorter Catechism

Books on Missions

Perspectives on the World Christian Movement, various

Transforming Mission, by David Bosch

The Next Evangelicalism: Freeing the Church from Western Cultural Captivity, by Soong-Chan Rah

Seeking Refuge, by Stephen Bauman, Matthew Soerens, Issam Smeir

A History of Christianity, by Kenneth Scott Latourette

Breaking the Missional Code, by Ed Stetzer

Books on Serving the Poor

On Almsgiving, by St. John Chrysostom

Same Kind of Different As Me, by Ron Hall and Denver Moore

When Helping Hurts, by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert

Toxic Charity, by Bob Lupton

Harbor for the Poor, by Eric Costanzo

Most Used Commentary Series

NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

The Anchor Bible Dictionary

Old Testament – JPS Torah Commentary, Ancient Christian Commentary, NICOT

New Testament – BGAD, TDNT, Pillar NTC, Ancient Christian Commentary, G. Campbell Morgan, ECNT (Baker)


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