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Books I’ve Read Lately

Here are the books I have read lately that I would recommend to pastors.  Just because I suggest book doesn’t mean that I agree with it all or even a majority of it. However, they helped shape my direction and I think they are relevant to ministry today.

  • When God is First | Mike Hayes
  • Organic Church | Neil Cole
  • Servolution | Dino Rizzo
  • Silent No More | Rod Parsley
  • Revolution in World Missions | KP Yohannan
  • Made to Stick | Dan and Chip Heath
  • Leadership Transitions for Growth | Michael Fletcher
  • Seven Practices of Effective Ministry | Andy Stanley
  • Studies in Doctrine | Alister McGrath (in the middle of it)
  • Natural Church Development | Christian Schwartz
  • The Life Giving Church | Ted Haggard (written many years ago)

Here are the other books I’ve read.  Same disclaimer as above…

  • Radical | David Platt
  • Crazy Love | Francis Chan
  • The Broken American Male and How to Fix Him | Rabbi Shmuley Boteach
  • 25 Ways to Win With People | John Maxwell
  • Anything from Joel Rosenburg (I’ve read all his fiction and non-fiction) the latest was The Twelfth Imam
  • The Scarlett Letter | Nathaniel Hawthorne (in the middle of it)
  • Loving Your Kids on Purpose | Danny Silk (in the middle of it)

I have focused on the Old Testament “Prophets” this year.

Any books you recommend??

+ Robin

Special Greeting From John Ragsdale

John will be ministering at PromiseLand Church in San Marcos, TX on September 19th, at our 3 morning services: 8:30am, 10am, and 11:30am.

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