Captivating by John and Stasi Eldredge. I work with women every day and strive to find ways to minister to their hearts… this book was wonderful in giving me new perspective on my own heart and my calling.
Sun Stand Still by Steven Furtick. This book challenged me in both my faith and prayer life. I have read and re-read many passages within these pages.
The Noticer by Andy Andrews. This was a great, quick read that I could hardly put down!
Sandpaper People by Mary Sutherland. This book offers wonderful perspective on those people in your life that rub you the wrong way.
The Fred Factor by Mark Sanborn. This quick read is a MUST read for every person who ever works a job or has a role to fill… which is pretty much all of us!
Leadership Prayers by Richard Kriegbaum. This book is a fantastic resource for any Christian Leader that seeking to lead God’s way and not their own.
Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections on and off the Court by John Wooden. This small booked is PACKED with wisdom and insight from one of the greatest basketball coaches ever.
Everyone Communicates, Few Connect by John Maxwell. A GREAT book to challenge you to develop relationships and improve your communication skills through connections.
A Place Called Blessing by John Trent, PhD with Annette Smith. This is a fictional story based upon the principals that Trent teaches in his book The Blessing. It was a riveting story that kept me up two nights in a row with it’s well written story and interesting characters. It is a quick read that leaves a big impact about love, loss, and the power of forgiveness. A great story that I suggest that you check out!
Hole in the Gospel by Richard Stearns. This book will challenge you to do more than simply read about the problems of this world but actually do something to make a difference about them!
Decision Points by George W. Bush. This book gives you an insight look into the tough choices that our 43rd President faced and the transparent thoughts of a leader who walked our nation through the dark days following 9/11.
Radical: Taking Back your Faith from the American Dream by David Platt . This book challenged me to dig deeper into my faith and confront some of my behaviors and beliefs in a way that was… well Radical.
Stop Squatting with your Spurs on by Angel Tucker. Angel does a GREAT job of explaining the four different personality types to you in a way that is easy to read and even easier to apply. I highly recommend that anyone who works with other people in any way orientate themselves to the DISC personality system to improve their communication and productivity with others.
Kiss, Bang, Boom by Leslie Lamb. If you have teens you MUST buy this book for them! Leslie has an amazing passion for teen girls and she skillfully writes a book that is real and impacting that they will LOVE. I also would highly suggest book two in Leslie’s series that continues the story from book one. Paper, Rock, Scissors is another great read for teens!
It’s Easier to Succeed than to Fail by Truett Cathy. The Founder of Chick-Fil-A shares his story, his heart, and the principals that helped him succeed in business and life.
The Waiting Place by Eileen Button is a fantastic read! The author does a masterful job of weaving perspective into personal and often witty essays of real life seasons of waiting she has endured in her life. This is a book that had me laughing out loud at times, tearing up at times, and always thinking.
Suggest a Book!
Is there a GREAT book that you have recently read that you want to suggest to me? I would love to hear it… I am always on the lookout for a new, wonderful read!