How to Read a Book
Intimidated by reading a non-fiction book? Check out these tips from Mortimer Adler's How to Read a Non-Fiction Book.
These are written to give readers a thorough overview. Also useful for finding good quotations. Most are geared toward leadership issues.
- A Call to Spiritual Reformation by D.A. Carson
- The Ascent of a Leader by Bill Thrall, Bruce McNicol, Ken McElrath
- B.B. Warfield: Evolution Science and Scripture: Selected Writings, eds. Mark Knoll, David Livingstone
- Becoming Conversant with the Emerging Church, by D.A. Carson
- Courageous Leadership, by Bill Hybels
- Creation and Chaos, by Bruce Waltke
- Dedication and Leadership, by Douglas Hyde
- Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage, by Alfred Lansing
- God in Our Midst: Seeking and Receiving Ongoing Revival, by J.I. Packer
- How to be a Great Cell Group Coach, by Joel Comiskey
- Invading Secular Space, by Martin Robinson, Dwight Smith
- Reclaiming Friendship, by Ajith Fernando
- The Manipulative Child, by E.W. Swihart Jr.
- The Method and Message of Jesus, by Robert Stein
- The Old Testament Documents: Are They Reliable and Relevant?, Walter C. Kaiser Jr.
- The One Minute Manager Builds High Performing Teams, by Ken Blanchard
- Why Men Hate Going To Church, by David R. Murrow
If you can’t get them to read… read with them! These selected readings are great to read out loud and discuss with someone learning to follow Christ.
- The Discipline of Simplicity, Richard Foster
- In Every Church Planting Movement, by David Garrison
- In Most Church Planting Movements, by David Garrison
- To Know Him & The Dreaded Leader’s Disease, by Bill Lawrence
- Reconsecration to a Wartime, Not a Peacetime, Lifestyle, by Ralph Winter, Steven Hawthorne
- Slip of the Tongue, by C.S. Lewis
- Discipleship: An Anthology of Readings – Required before taking Christian Ministry
Gary DeLashmutt has written a series of discussion questions for chapters 3, 7, 9, and 10 of Invading Secular Space.