Reading books written by other, wiser Christians is one of the most effective ways to grow as a Christian. But with millions of books available and thousands more being written every year, how can you know which ones to read? In order to help you, we compiled a list of books we think everyone who calls Living Way their church home should try and read. This list isn’t exhaustive by any means, and there are many others that should be on the list, but this should get you started.

Reading books written by other, wiser Christians is one of the most effective ways to grow as a Christian. But with millions of books available and thousands more being written every year, how can you know which ones to read? In order to help you, we compiled a list of books we think everyone who calls Living Way their church home should try and read. This list isn’t exhaustive by any means, and there are many others that should be on the list, but this should get you started.

General Theology

  • Heaven by Randy Alcorn
  • The Holiness of God by R.C. Sproul
  • Knowing God by J.I. Packer
  • Basic Christianity by John Stott

Marriage and Family

  • What's the Difference by John Piper
  • For Men Only by Shaunti & Jeff Feldhahn
  • For Women Only by Shaunti Feldhahn
  • Love and Respect by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs
 

Children

  • The Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones
  • Big Truths for Little Kids by Susan & Richie Hunt
  • Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing by Lloyd-Jones

Spiritual Growth & Devotionals

  • Desiring God by John Piper
  • All of Grace by Charles Spurgeon
  • The Discipline of Grace by Jerry Bridges
  • Pleasures Forevermore by Sam Storms
  • Morning & Evening by Charles Spurgeon

 

Fiction

  • Angel Eyes by Shannon Dittemore
  • The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
  • The Space Trilogy by C.S. Lewis

Christian Classics

  • The Pilgrims Progress by John Bunyan
  • The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis
  • Confessions by St. Augustine

 

Apologetics

  • The Reason for God by Tim Keller
  • The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel

Hurting Christians

  • A Tale of Three Kings by Gene Edwards
  • Suffering and the Sovereignty of God by John Piper
  • When God Weeps by Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Trusting God: Even When Life Hurts by Jerry Bridges
  • Surprised By Suffering by R.C. Sproul