Friday, June 26, 2015

July 2015 - Summer Reading List

Summer Reading List

Well, it is that time of year again!  Time for summer!  And, time for Pastor Bob's recommended reading list!  These are books I hope will challenge you and help you grow in your faith.
Books on Evangelism

Looking to brush up on sharing your faith.  These books will help you build confidence and clarify your message.
  • GK Chesterton, Orthodoxy
  • Heather Choate Davis and Leann Luchinger, Loaded Words: Freeing 12 Hard Bible Words from Their Baggage
  • Timothy Keller, The Reason for God
  • CS Lewis, Mere Christianity
  • Korey Maas and Adam Francisco, Making the Case for Christianity
  • Craig A. Parton, The Defense Never Rests
  • Charles St-Onge, 5 Things You Can Do to Appreciate Science and Love the Bible
Books on Faith / The Christian Life

Want to know study what you believe more deeply and discuss why you believe it?  Check out these dandies!
  • Gerhard Forde, Where God Meets Man
  • Michael Horton, Ordinary: Sustainable Faith in a Radical, Restless World
  • Timothy Keller, The Prodigal God
  • John W. Kleinig, Grace Upon Grace: Spirituality for Today
  • Tullian Tchvidjian, One Way Love
  • Gene Edward Veith, God At Work: Your Christian Vocation in All of Life
  • John Warwick Montgomery and Gene Edward Veith (editors), Where Christ Is Present: A Theology for All Seasons on the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Perhaps you just want a good novel to make you think with a Gospel overtone.  These are stories with a meaning!
  • Bo Giertz, The Hammer of God
  • CS Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia series
  • CS Lewis, The Screwtape Letters
  • JRR Tolkein, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
And, of course, read your Bible!  In fact, make it a point this summer to read from your Bible every day!  I’d love to hear what you think of these books or if you are reading something fantastic, let me know, I am always looking for a good read!  Happy reading!

Pastor Bob

The full newsletter can be found here:

Faith Lutheran Church • 123 Park Lane • Moorpark, CA 93021 • (805) 532 1049 • Send Email