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Married to Andrea since 1982. We have 9 children together and none apart. Our dog's name is Tebow.
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After finding and remediating mold twice in our Colorado home, we abandoned ship in October 2008. Because of the high levels of exposure, our entire family was affected. After months of seeing different specialists for all of the problems, we came to Arizona to begin comprehensive treatment to rid our bodies of the toxic buildup. In August 2009 we moved into a larger home, four bedrooms, south of Tucson, north of Mexico. I am doing my daily radio program/ writing from that location. Thanks for praying for us. We really feel it.

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Friday, June 8, 2012
As heard on the program 6/8/2012, here is a list of books recommended by guests, callers, emailers, and some on Facebook. Also, at the bottom, is a list of classic non-fiction books provided by Dr. Rosalie DeRosset of the faculty at Moody Bible Institute. Happy Reading!!!


Mark Buchanan, Your God is Too Safe, Your Church is Too Safe
Thomas Watson, All Things Work Together for Good
Martin Lloyd Jones, The Sermon on the Mount
Richard Sibbs, The Bruised Reed
Surprised by Oxford, Carolyn Weber
Prayers for Today, Kurt Bjorklund
Mark, The Gospel of Passion, Michael Card
Eric Metaxas, Bonhoeffer, Amazing Grace
Dynamics of Spiritual Life, Richard Lovelace
All Is Grace, Brennan Manning
Beautiful Outlaw, John Eldredge
Kendra Smiley, Do Your Kids A Favor, Love Your Spouse, The Journey of a Strong-Willed Child (Live FREE coming this summer!)
Dwelling with Philippians: A Conversation with Scripture through Image and Word
by Elizabeth Steele Halstead, Paul Detterman, Joyce Borger and John D. Witvliet

Philip Yancey, Finding God in Unexpected Places
Ann Voskamp, One Thousand Gifts
Foolproofing Your Life – Jan Silvious
Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence by Sarah Young
Radical and Radical Together by David Platt
I Never Thought I'd See the Day by David Jeremiah
The Meaning of Marriage - Tim and Kathy Keller

Mercy Rising, Amber Robinson
The Truth About the Lordship of Christ by John MacArthur
Mere Churchianity by Michael Spencer
Forgotten God by Francis Chan
Not a Fan by Kyle Idleman
I Really Want to Change...So Help Me God by James MacDonald
Life without Limits by Nick Vujicic
The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions by Arthur G. Bennett
Ravi Zacharias, Deliver Us from Evil
Alistair Begg, Pathway to Freedom
Tramp for the Lord, Corrie ten Boom
Resolution for Women - Priscilla Shirer
Indivisible - James Robison and J.W. Richards
Driven by Eternity - John Bevere
The 5th Diamond - Irene Weisberg Zisblatt and Gail Ann Webb
Sun Stand Still by Steven Furtick
Boundaries by Henry Cloud and John Townsend
C.S. Lewis, Surprised by Joy
The Emancipation of Robert Sadler by Robert Sadler with Marie Chapian

OTHER BOOKS FROM FACEBOOK AND NOT MENTIONED ON AIR
Bold Spirit: Helga Estby by Linda L. Hunt
House Calls and Hitching Posts by Dorcas Hoover
The Pink Pagoda by Dr. James Garrow
Jack Burbridge, From Crime to Christ
Unplugging from Religion: Connection with God by Greg Albrecht
Being God's Friend by Oswald Chambers
Desperate Dependency by J. Kirk and Melanie D. Lewis
Jen Hatmaker, "7"
Evidence Not Seen by Darlene Deibler Rose
Don't Waste Your Life by John Piper.
Slave - John MacArthur
The Lord Our Righteousness by Obadiah Grew
The Everlasting Righteousness by Horatius Bonar
Like a Mighty Wind by Mel Tari
66 Love Letters, Larry Crabb
A Path Through Suffering, Elisabeth Elliot
Choosing Gratitude, Nancy Leigh DeMoss
Heaven Proclaims His Glory: A Spectacular View of Creation Through the Lens of the NASA Hubble
Bringing Up Girls, James Dobson
Called To Controversy, Ruth Rosen
Secondhand Jesus, Glen Packiam
Paul: A Man of Grace and Grit, Charles Swindoll

GOOD QUALITY CHRISTIAN NON-FICTION LIST FROM Dr. Rosalie DeRosset
Augustine.  The Confessions
Anselm.  Cur Deus Homo  (Why the God Man)
Athanasius.  De Incarnacione (The Incarnation: note forward by C.S. Lewis
Barnes, Craig.  Yearning (wonderful book on longing)
Baxter, Sidlow J.  Awake My Heart
Blamires, Harry.  The Christian Mind
Bonhoeffer, Dietrich.  The Cost of Discipleship; Life Together
Bunyan, John.  Grace Abounding (spiritual biography)
Carmichael, Amy.  Edges of His Ways; Rose from Brier; etc. (India)
Calvin, John.  The Institutes (Ford Lewis Battles edition)
Campbell, Will.  Brother to a Dragonfly
Chambers, Oswald.  My Utmost for His Highest
Charnock, Steven.  The Existence and Attributes of Man
Chesterton, G.K.  Orthodoxy; The Everlasting Man
Colson, Chuck.  Loving God; How Now Shall We Live
Curtis, Brent and John Eldredge.  The Sacred Romance (a must read on longing)
Dark, David.  Everyday Apocalypse:The Sacred Revealed in Radiohead, the Simpsons, and other Pop Culture Icons
Dawn, Marva.  Reaching Out Without Dumbing Down (anything she has written)
Demarest, Bruce.  Satisfy Your Soul
Dobson, James.  Love Must Be Tough
Downs, Tim. Finding Common Ground  (on art and preaching in evangelism)
Dunlop, Cheryl.  Follow Me As I Follow Christ. wonderful guide to teaching  children in the church)
Eliot, Elizabeth.  These Strange Ashes; Passion and Purity; A Slow and Certain Light
Ellul, Jacques.  Propaganda; Money; etc.
Fee,Gordon and Douglas Stuart.  How To Read The Bible For All Its Worth.
Forsythe, P.T.  The Soul of Prayer

Foxes Book of Martyrs

Frankl, Victor.  Man’s Search for Meaning
Gire, Ken.  Windows to the Soul (very inspiring about the personal effects of literature in life)
Guiness, Oz.  Doubt; The Dust of Death
Gundry, Stanley.  Love Them In  (the theology of Dwight Lyman Moody)
Guroian, Vigen. Tending the Heart of Virtue (a wonderful treatment of capturing a child’s imagination)
Holmes, Arthur.  All Truth is God’s Truth*
Hovestal, Tom. Extreme Righteousness: Seeing Ourselves in the Pharisees
Hunt, Gladys.  Honey from a Child’s Heart
James, Carolyn Custis.  When Life and Beliefs Collide
Koessler, John.  Stranger in the House of God  (very poignant well-written contemporary memoir)
Larsen, Scott and Philip Yancey.  Indelible Ink (well-known people give their favorite books)
Laurence, Brother.  The Practice of the Presence of God
Lewis, C.S.  The Problem of Pain; The Four Loves; Mere Christianity; A Grief Observed
Lloyd-Jones, Martyn.  Of Preaching and Preachers; Spiritual DepressionSermon on the Mount; etc.
McCullough Donald.  The Trivialization of God
Muggeridge, Malcolm.  Christ and the Media; Jesus Rediscovered; Trumpeter for God; Something Beautiful for God (on Mother Theresa)
Nouwen, Henri.  Genesse Diary; etc.
O’Connor, Flannery.  The Habit of Being (her collected letters); Mystery and Manners   (lectures on writing and Christianity)
Packer, J.I.  Fundamentalislm and the Word of God; Knowing God
Pike, KennethWith The Heart and Mind
Plantinga, Cornelius.  Not the Way It’s Supposed To Be
Roseveare, Helen.  Living Sacrifice
Ryken, Leland.  Windows to the World*; Triumphs of the Imagination*; Realms of Gold*
Ryle, J.C.  Holiness
Sayers, Dorothy.  The Mind of the Maker; Are Women Human?
Sire, James.  How to Read Slowly*
Stott, John R.  Your Mind Matters; etc.
Schaeffer, Francis.  The Christian Manifesto; etc.
Sibbs, Richard.  Works of Richard Sibbs
Tozer, A.W.  The Pursuit of God; The Knowledge of the Holy
Veith, Gene Edward Jr.  Reading Between the Lines*; State of the Arts*
Weil, Simone.  Waiting on God
Wiersbe, Warren, ed.  Treasury of the World’s Greatest SermonsPreaching With Imagination
Woolman, John.  Journal
Zylstra, Henry.  Testament of Vision

* = books on how to interpret what you're reading

1 comments:

DSolomon said...

Thanks for the list, Chris and Trisha! I've been waiting for an updated list from Rosie...mine is at least 20 years old! :)Passing ths along to fellow bookies!