2019 Reading List

 

2019 One-Word Reviews

January:

1. Metaphysics: Constructing a World View (Contours of Christian Philosophy) / William Hasker / Helpful
2. Fear: Trump in the White House / Bob Woodward / Insane
3. Final Fantasy VII: On the Way to a Smile / Kazushige Nojima / Good
4. Miracles / C. S. Lewis / Thought-Provoking
5. The Case for Jesus: The Biblical and Historical Evidence for Christ / Brant Pitre / Must Read
6. William Booth: Soup, Soap, and Salvation (Christian Heroes: Then & Now) / Janet Benge & Geoff Benge / Inspiring
7. Misery: A Novel / Stephen King / Brutal

February:

8. Homiletics / Karl Barth / Thought-Provoking
9. Undeniable: How Biology Confirms Our Intuition That Life Is Designed / Douglas Axe / Enlightening
10. The Cure: What if God isn’t who you think He is and neither are you? / John Lynch, Bruce McNicol & Bill Thrall / Powerful

March:

11. Grace to Lead: Practicing Leadership in the Wesleyan Tradition, Revised Edition / Kenneth Carder & Laceye Warner / Practical
12. Structuring Your Novel: Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story / K.M. Weiland / Practical
13. Designing the Sermon: Order and Movement in Preaching / James Earl Massey / Excellent
14. Cross-Cultural Connections: Stepping Out and Fitting In Around the World / Duane Elmer / So-So
15. The Missional Leader: Equipping Your Church to Reach a Changing World / Alan J. Roxburgh & Fred Romanuk / Practical & Innovative

April:

16. Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design / Stephen Meyer / Fascinating
17. The Modern Scholar: The Philosophy of Thomas Aquinas / Peter Kreeft / Educational
18. Aquinas for Armchair Theologians / Timothy M. Renick / Educational
19. The Homiletical Plot, Expanded Edition: The Sermon as Narrative Art Form / Eugene Lowry / Eye-Opening
20. Choosing to Preach: A Comprehensive Introduction to Sermon Options and Structures / Kenton C. Anderson / Practical-and-Inspiring

May:

21. C. S. Lewis — A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet / Alister McGrath / Fascinating
22. Evolving in Monkey Town: How a Girl Who Knew All the Answers Learned to Ask the Questions / Rachel Held Evans / Grief-Inducing
23. Darwin Devolves: The New Science About DNA That Challenges Evolution / Michael Behe / Excellent
24. Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard / Chip & Dan Heath / Powerful
25. Aquinas (A Beginner’s Guide) / Edward Feser / Deep
26. Never Go Back: 10 Things You’ll Never Do Again / Dr. Henry Cloud / Highly-Practical

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