I love to read. Ten or more books a month is my usual.
Below is a list of books I often recommend and have a note about it if it’s not clear from the title. Most of them are available in the Charleston library.
- Every Good Endeavor by Tim Keller – The value of work.
- Success over Stress – H. Norman Wright
- Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren – Identifying your purpose beyond your “doing”.
- Safe Haven by Arch Hart – Creating an attachment bond as a couple.
- Boundaries by Cloud & Townsend – Codependency and healthy relationships.
- Search for Significance by Robert McGee – Our value is not in our doing.
- Take Your Life Back by Arterburn & Stoop – Not being defined by past & current circumstances.
- Finding Peace by Charles Stanley
- In Every Pew Sits a Broken Heart – Everyone has challenges, we need to ‘remove our masks’ to build real relationships.
- Deep Healing Now – Working through trauma.
- The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by Gottman – This video on the Four Horsemen is a great overview of Gottman’s work.
- Breaking Free of Rejection by JP Jackson
- Essentialism by Greg McKeown – The value of a simple life
- 8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery by Babette Rothschild
- The Distraction Addiction by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang – The internet really can become an addiction
- Deep Work by Cal Newport- A multitasking world makes it hard for us to focus
- Jesus, Career Counselor by Laurie Beth Jones
- The Bondage Breaker by Neil Anderson
- Solitude: In Pursuit of a Singular Life in a Crowded World by Michael Harris
- The Anxious Christian by Rhett Smith
- Victory over Darkness by Neil Anderson
- Hope for the Heart by June Hunt – These are great mini books for a number of struggles.
I don’t have a “watching” list yet. This is a great video from a pastor who suffered depression and how it changed his perspective. I highly recommend it.