2017 Books Read

  1. Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas
  2. The Sin of Certainty: Why God Desires Our Trust More Than Our “Correct” Beliefs” by Peter Enns
  3. The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis (read to my 12 year old son)
  4. Downton Abbey and Philosophy edited by Adam Barkman and Robert Arp
  5. Farenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  6. Common Sense 101: Lessons from G.K. Chesterton by Dale Alquist
  7. Socratic Logic by Peter Kreeft
  8. The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Visions of Glory, 1874-1932 by William Manchester
  9. Not a Fan by Kyle Idleman
  10. The Light Has Come: An Exposition of the Fourth Gospel by Leslie Newbegin
  11. Jesus the Word According to John the Sectarian by Robert H. Gundry
  12. Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis (read to my 12 year old son)
  13. Defiant Joy: The Life and Impact of G.K. Chesterton by Kevin Belmonte
  14. Do Hard Things: A Teenage Rebellion Against Low Expectations by Alex and Brett Harris (borrowed from my 17 year old who is reading this)
  15. Christianity’s Dangerous Idea: The Protestant Revolution – A History from the Sixteenth Century to the Twenty-First by Alistar McGrath
  16. The Way We Live Now by Anthony Trollope
  17. The Prodigal Church: A Gentel Manifesto Against the Status Quo by Jared C. Wilson
  18. Soul Feast: An Invitation to the Spiritual Life by Majorie J. Thompson
  19. The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Place by Andy Crouch
  20. Assholes: A Theory by Aaron James
  21. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R. Tolkien (read to my 15 year old son)
  22. Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Better  by Clive Thompson
  23. Biblical Authority After Babel: Retrieving the Solas in the Spirit of Mere Christianity by Kevin J. Vanhoozer (for a book discussion group)
  24. Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis (read to my 17 year old son)
  25. Narcissus Leaves the Pool Essays by Joseph Epstein
  26. Athletes Wanted: The Complete Game Plan for Maximizing Athletic Scholarship and Life Potential  by Chris Krause
  27. Pursuing God’s Will Together: A Discernment Practice for Leadership Groups by Ruth Haley Barton
  28. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress Free Productivity by David Allen
  29. Travels with Charley in Search of America by John Steinbeck
  30. The Quotable Chesterton by Kevin Belmont
  31. Dad is Fat by Jim Gaffigan
  32. Rediscovering Discipleship: Making Jesus’ Final Words Our First Work by Robby Gallaty
  33. Christians at the Border: Immigration, the Church and the Bible by M. Daniel Carroll R.
  34. The Vanishing American Adult by Ben Sasse (reading with a book group at my son’s junior high school)
  35. Taking Pascal’s Wager: Faith, Evidence and the Abundant Life by Michael Rota
  36. The Road to Character by David Brooks
  37. Confucius for Christians: What an Ancient Chinese Worldview can Teach Us About Life in Christ by Gregg A. Ten Elshof
  38. 42 Faith: The Rest of the Jackie Robinson Story by Ed Henry
  39. A Journey Through the Life of William Wilberforce by Kevin Belmonte
  40. Jamberry by Bruce Degen (read to my two youngest sons)