2018 Reading Challenge

In 2018, I challenged myself to read 100 books! I thought I’d keep you all updated with what I’ve read, a few reviews, and what’s next on my list!

Theology + Christian Living
1. Spirit of the Disciplines by Dallas Willard
2. A Life for Christ by D.L. Moody
3. Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton
4. A Pentecostal Biblical Theology by Roger Stronstad
5. The Problem of God by Mark Clark
6. Divine Direction by Craig Groeschel
7. Dance, Stand, Run by Jess Connolly
8. Impolite Questions for a Generous God by Jeremy Armstrong
9. Breaking the Fear Cycle by Maria Furlough
10. Flawed Families of the Bible by David & Diana Garland
11. The Family by Jack & Judith Balswick
12. Adamant by Lisa Bevere
13. Defining Deception by Anthony Wood & Costi Hinn
14. Hello Mornings by Kat Lee
15. Just Open the Door by Jen Schmidt
16. Interrupting Silence by Walter Brueggeman
17. Birthing Hope by Rachel Marie Stone
18. Growing Down by Michael Kelley
19. God Forgive Us for Being Women: Rhetoric, Theology & the Pentecostal Tradition by Joy E.A. Qualls
20. Why Can’t We Be Friends? by Aimee Byrd
21. Finding the Love of Jesus from Genesis to Revelation by Elyse Fitzpatrick
22. The Eternal Current by Aaron Niequest
23. Inspired by Rachel Held Evans
24. Depression, Anxiety & The Christian Life by J.I Packer, Michael Lund & Richard Baxter
25. The Sacred Enneagram by Christopher Heurtz
26. Amazed & Confused by Heather Zempel
27. Everybody’s Normal Til’ You Get to Know Them by John Ortberg
28. Just This by Richard Rohr
29. In The Year of Our Lord by Sinclair B. Ferguson
30. The State of the Evangelical Mind by Todd C. Ream et. al
31. The Fruit of the Spirit by Thomas E. Trask
32. The Ministry of Ordinary Places by Shannan Martin

Parenting & Marriage
1. Desperate by Sarah Mae & Sally Clarkson
2. Cling: Lessons from My Son’s Early Years by Denise Lilly
3. Strengths-Based Marriage by Jimmy Evans & Allan Kelsey
4. (un)Natural Mom by Hettie Britz
5. A Simplified Life by Emily Ley
6. Blog-At-Home Mom by Christin Slade
7. The Tech-Wise Family by Andy Crouch
8. First Ask Why by Shelly Wildman
9. An Intentional Life by Karen Stott
10. 936 Pennies by Eryn Lynum
11. Choosing Marriage by Debra Fileta
12. Raising World-Changers in a Changing World by Kristen Welch
13. Boundaries for Marriage by Henry Cloud & John Townsend
14. For the Love of Discipline by Sara Wallace
15. The Boy Crisis by Warren Farrell & John Gray
16. The Family Bible Devotional by Sarah M. Wells
17. The Marriage Challenge by Art Rainer
18. Grace Based Discipline by Karis Kimmel Murray
19. Sacred Ground, Sticky Floors by Jami Amerine
20. Sacred Holidays by Becky Kiser
21. Bless Your Husband by Angela Mills
22. Missionary Mom by Shontell Brewer

1. Boundaries for Leadership by Henry Cloud
2. 9 Things A Leader Must Do by Henry Cloud
3. Preaching Killer Sermons by Lane Sebring
4. Holy Hustle by Crystal Stine
5. Didn’t See It Coming by Carey Nieuhowf
6. The Hospitable Leader by Terry Smith
7. Growing Influence by Ron Price & Stacy Ennis
8. Option B by Sheryl Sandberg & Adam Grant

1. Everything Happens for a Reason (And Other Lies I’ve Loved) by Kate Bowler
2. Searching for Sunday by Rachel Held Evans
3. Girl at the End of the World by Elizabeth Esther
4. The Turquoise Table by Kristen Schell
5. Beautiful Bodies by Kimberley Rae Miller
6. Once Upon a Farm by Rory Feek
7. Princess by Jane Dismore
8. Assimiliate or Go Home by D.L. Mayfield
9. Chasing Slow: Courage to Journey off the Beaten Path by Erin Loechner
10. Feast: True Love in and Out of the Kitchen by Hannah Howard
11. All the Colors We Will See by Patrice Gopo
12. Flawed by Andrea Dorfman
13. I Should Have Honor by Khalida Brohi
14. Finding the Magic in Mommyhood by Sara Sadik
15. Once We Were Strangers by Shawn Smucker
16. Coming Clean by Kimberley Rae Miller

Children’s Ministry

1. Give Me Jesus by Ryan Frank
2. FaithFull Generation by Children Matter
3. Nexus by Matt Guavera
4. Like Ice Cream: The Scoop on Helping the Next Generation Fall In Love with the Word of God by Keith Ferrin
5. Helping Your Children Become Prayer Warriors by Anne Marie Gosnell
6. Sustainable Children’s Ministry by Mark DeVries & Annette Safstrom
7. Inspired: Unlocking Your Creativity: Kidmin Nation Library
8. Teaching Kids Authentic Worship by Kathleen Chapman
9. Give Them Jesus by Dillon T. Thornton
10. Intergenerate by Holly Catterton Allan et. al
11. Small Matters by Greg Nettle & Santiago “Jimmy” Melado

1. The Harry Potter Series (For the First time ever, I’m in LOVE!)
2. 223 Orchid Street by Renee Ryan
3. The Solace of Water by Elizabeth Byer Younts
4. Maude by Donna Foley Mabrey
5. Phoebe by Paula Gooder
6. Girls of the Great War by Freda Lightfoot

Books for Kids
1. The Book of Zorb by Jeremy Nippard
2. Mateo’s Choice by Anne-Marie Gosnell
3. The Gospel in Color: A Theology of Racial Reconciliation for Kids by Curtis A. Woods & Jarvis J. Williams
4. Kingdom Files: Who was Jonah? by Matt Koceich