Recommended Reading

This is a list of recommended reading that I have read over the years. I, personally recommend all the books listed here, for they have challenged me further in my walk with the Lord at every turn. I have sorted them for your convenience. My favorites are in bold type. May the Lord bless you richly as you proceed to read these godly and uplifting books. May they inspire you heavenwards!


The Attributes of God by A.W. Pink

Desiring God by John Piper

Basic Christianity by John Stott

Christian Living

The Fight by John White

Holiness by J.C. Ryle

The Discipline of Grace by Jerry Bridges

The Cross Centered Life by C.J. Mahaney

Don’t Waste Your Life by John Piper

In Light of Eternity by Randy Alcorn

Simplify Your Spiritual Life by Donald Whitney

Discipline of Spiritual Discernment by Tim Challies

Biographies / Missionary Stories

I Dared to Call Him Father by Bilquis Sheikh

The Heavenly Man by Brother Yun

My Heart in His Hands (Ann Judson) by Sharon James

If I Perish by Esther Ahn Kim

Through Gates of Splendor by Elizabeth Elliot

Bruchko by Bruce Olson

A Cry from the Streets by Jeannette Lukasse

Totally Surrounded by Christina Di Stefano Davis

Through Many Dangers (John Newton) by Brian Edwards

God’s Smuggler by Brother Andrew

Missionary Patriach (Autobiography) by John G Paton

Evidence Not Seen by Darlene Diebler Rose

Faithful Women and their Extraordinary God by Noel Piper

Managing the Home

Shopping for Time: How to Do it All Without Getting Overwhelmed by Carolyn Mahaney & Daughters

Treasuring God in our Traditions by Noel Piper

Power of A Praying Wife by Stormie Omartian

Passionate Housewives: Desperate for God by Jennie Chancey & Stacy McDonald

Face to Face: Meditations on Friendship and Hospitality by Steve Wilkins

Particularly for Women

Let Me Be A Woman by Elisabeth Elliot

Biblical Womanhood in the Home by Nancy Leigh DeMoss

Surrender by Nancy Leigh DeMoss

A Place of Quiet Rest by Nancy Leigh DeMoss

Disciplines of A Godly Woman by Barbara Hughes

Fearlessly Feminine by Jani Ortlund

The Fruit of Her Hands: Respect and the Christian Woman by Nancy Wilson

For Single Young Women

Beautiful Girlhood by Mabel Hale

His Chosen Bride by Jennifer Lamp

Raising Maidens of Virtue by Stacy McDonald (Vision Forum)

Girl Talk: Mother-Daughter Conversations on Biblical Womanhood by Carolyn Mahaney & Nicole Mahaney Whitacre

So Much More by Anna Sofia & Elizabeth Botkin (fathers & daughters)

The Rich Single’s Life by Andrew Farmer

Her Hand in Marriage: Biblical Courtship in the Modern World by Douglas Wilson