TMT#16 My Favourite Books of 2019

I hugely appreciate the teaching of Andrew Wilson and am always amazed at his staggering book lists each year. I’ve read some brilliant books this year; here are my favourites of 2019:

** I’m looking for book recommendations for 2020. If you have any phenomenal books that you think I should take a look at too, please let me know!!**

Christian Top Ten

  1. Letters to the Church – Francis Chan
  2. Preaching – Timothy Keller
  3. Echoes of Exodus – Alastair J. Roberts, Andrew Wilson
  4. Is God Anti-Gay? – Sam Allberry
  5. Planting Missional Churches – Ed Stetzer, Daniel Im
  6. Incomparable – Andrew Wilson
  7. Seculosity – David Zahl
  8. What Grieving People Wish You Knew about What Really Helps – Nancy Guthrie
  9. Interpreting the Prophets – Aaron Chalmers
  10. Spirit and Sacrament – Andrew Wilson

Secular Top Ten

  1. Digital Minimalism – Cal Newport
  2. Lost Connections – Johann Hari
  3. Moonwalking with Einstein – Joshua Foer
  4. The Power of Moments – Chip and Dan Heath
  5. I Think Your Wrong (But I’m Listening) – Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers
  6. Start With Why – Simon Sinek
  7. Peak – Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool
  8. The Philosophy Book – Will Buckingham (and others)
  9. How the Mighty Fall – James C. Collins
  10. Sevens Heaven – Ben Ryan

Honourable Mentions

  • I finally read The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis for the first time. Epic!
  • Marketing Rebellion by Mark Shaefer offered some real food for thought when it comes to marketing
  • I have highlighted more of People to Be Loved by Preston Sprinkle than almost any other book. A truly brilliant study of how the church should thoughtfully (and lovingly) wrestle with LGBT issues.
  • Why Suffering by Ravi Zacharias and Vince Vitale approaches a difficult topic with useful insight.

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