Thursday, August 04, 2005

"I think you need to read a book, dude"

Reading books is good. Its good to discipline us. Its good to help us grow. Its good because its good. Its good because we need each other.

Top books I've read this year:
Whoredom, Raymond Ortlund
The Roots of Endurance, John Piper
Sex & The Supremacy of Christ, John Piper/Justin Taylor (eds)
The Glory of Jesus, John Owen
Amusing ourselves to death, Neil Postman
The Word of His Grace, Chris Green
Not Even a Hint, Joshua Harris
The Gospel-Driven Church, Ian Stackhouse

Atonement, Ian McEwan
The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis
The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown

On my bookshelf to read soon:
The Holy Spirit, John Owen
Reclaiming the Center, Justin Taylor etc.
The Chronicles of Narnia, C.S. Lewis (rest of series, re-reading)
The Alchemist, Paul Coelho

Books I want to read but don't own:
God is the Gospel, John Piper
Humility: True Greatness, CJ Mahaney

Suggestions for good books to read most welcome, particularly some more good fiction.