25 Essential Books

Leaders are readers. “The spiritual leader should choose books for their spiritual benefit. Spiritual leaders should also read for intellectual growth. The leader should read to cultivate his preaching and writing style. The leader should read, too to acquire new information, to keep current with the time, to be well informed in his or her own field of expertise. The leader should read to have fellowship with great minds.” (J.Oswald Sanders, Spiritual Leadership)

25 Essential Christian Books

These 25 books are essential reads for any Christian.This list was complied from a number of campus pastors who were deeply impacted by these books. *some of these are free online*

Pursuit of God – AW Tozer
Knowledge of the Holy – AW Tozer
Christ of the Indian Road – E Stanley Jones
Christ and Human Suffering – E Stanley Jones
Unshakable Kingdom – E Stanley Jones
Practice of the Presence of God – Brother Lawrence
Humility – Andrew Murray
The Greatest Thing in the World – Henry Drummond
The God They Never Knew – George Otis Jr.
Mere Christianity – CS Lewis
The Weight of Glory – CS Lewis
Screwtape Letters – CS Lewis
True Spirituality – Francis Schaeffer
The Normal Christian Life – Watchman Nee
The Cross and the Switchblade – David Wilkerson
Bruchko – Bruce Olson
Peace Child – Don Richardson
Through the Gates of Splendor – Elizabeth Elliot
Counterfeit Gods – Timothy Keller
Reason for God – Timothy Keller
What’s So Amazing About Grace – Philip Yancey
Surprised by Hope – NT Wright
The Live Dead Journal – Live Dead Team
Radical – David Platt
Discovering the Character of God – George MacDonald