These are the books that our pastor, elders, and members of the congregation have found enriching in their walk with God and in thinking about living the Christian life. If you are looking for spiritual and personal enrichment through fiction and non-fiction, please enjoy these helpful resources

 

jared bryant, pastor

John Newton, Cardiphonia (Pastoral Letters)
Paul David Tripp, Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands
Victor Hugo, Les Miserables
Fredrick Buechner, A Room Called Remember
John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion
Eugene Peterson, The Contemplative Pastor
C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity
C.S. Lewis, The Weight of Glory
C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
Richard Gaffin, Resurrection & Redemption
Brennan Manning, The Ragamuffin Gospel
Martyn Lloyd-Jones, Spiritual Depression
J.I. Packer, Knowing God

Randy Beck, Elder

Warren Gage, The Gospel of Genesis
Warren Gage & Christopher Barber, The Story of Joseph and Judah
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings
C.S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters (actually, anything by C.S. Lewis)
George McDonald, The Fisherman's Lady
George McDonald, The Marquis' Secret

todd harding, elder

C.S. Lewis, The Great Divorce
C.S. Lewis, Chronicles of Narnia
J.R.R. Tolkien, Lord of the Rings
Michael Horton, Putting Amazing Back Into Grace
Dietrich Bonhoeffer, The Cost of Discipleship
Tim Keller, The Reason for God
N.T. Wright, Simply Christian

Ryan Swingle, Elder

N.T. Wright and Marcus Borg, The Meaning of Jesus
C.S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters, 
Dietrich Bonhoeffer, The Cost of Discipleship
Tim Keller, The Reason for God
Frederick Buechner, Telling the Truth: The Gospel as Comedy, Tragedy, and Fairytale
Lauren Winner, Girl Meets God
Marilynne Robinson, The Death of Adam
R.C. Sproul, Willing to Believe
James K.A. Smith, Desiring the Kingdom
John Stott, Why I am A Christian
Cormac McCarthy, The Road

brent weatherly, elder

John Irving, A Prayer for Owen Meany
C.S. Lewis, The Weight of Glory
Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See
Corrie Ten Boom, The Hiding Place

Katy Van Wyk, member

C.S. Lewis, The Great Divorce
C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity
Frederick Buechner, Godric
Frederick Buechner, Telling the Truth: The Gospel as Comedy, Tragedy, and Fairytale
Iain Matthew, The Impact of God: Soundings from St. John of the Cross
Wendell Berry, Jayber Crow
Walker Percy, The Moviegoer
Marilynne Robinson, Gilead 
Kathleen Norris, The Cloister Walk
Annie Dillard, A Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
Madeleine L'Engle, A Circle of Quiet
Charles Spurgeon, Treasury of David

renee jackson, member

J.D. Grear, Gospel
Gary Thomas, Sacred Marriage
Tim Keller, Prodigal God
Philip Yancey, Reaching for the Invisible God

nathan chapman, member

Augustine, City of God
Augustine, Confessions
George Herbert, The Complete English Works
G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy
C.S. Lewis, The Great Divorce
Stanley Hauerwas, Hannah’s Child

katie moore, member

C.S. Lewis, Out of The Silent Planet
C.S. Lewis, Perelandra
C.S. Lewis, That Hideous Strength

david van wyk, member

Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
Victor Hugo, Les Miserables
Brene Brown, The Power Of Vulnerability (lectures)
Shakespeare, Macbeth
Walker Percy, The Moviegoer
Terence Malik, Tree of Life (film)

ashlie johnson, member

Paul Miller, A Praying Life
Anne Lamont, Traveling Mercies