Recommended Readings

Below are a few books we recommend readings to help you grow in your leadership, Christian life, ministry and character as well as books on culture. Let us know if you’ve enjoyed any of these! What books have you read and would recommend for young leaders?



  • The Life You’ve Always Wanted by John Ortberg
  • The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time by Jim Loehr
  • Spiritual Leadership: Principles of Excellence for Every Believer by J. Oswald Sanders
  • The Advantage by Patrick Lencioni
  • Sticky Teams by Larry Osborne
  • Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni
  • Leading On Empty by Wayne Cordeiro
  • How To Lead When You’re Not In Charge by Clay Scroggins
  • The Leadership Challenge by James Kouzes and Barry Posner


  • Deep & Wide: Creating Churches Unchurched People Love to Attend by Andy Stanley
  • 7 Practices of Effective Ministry by Andy Stanley
  • The Master Plan of Evangelism by Dr Robert E Coleman


  • Disappearing Church: From Cultural Relevance to Gospel Resilience by Mark Sayers
  • Christ and Culture by Richard Niebuhr
  • How Should We Then Live? by Francis Schaeffer
  • Reason for God by Tim Keller


  • Jesus: An Adventure in Justice, Mercy & Faithfulness in a Broken World by Craig Greenfield
  • A Long Obedience in the Same Direction by Eugene Peterson
  • Don’t Waster Your Life by John Piper
  • The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • Didn’t See it Coming: Overcoming the 7 greatest challenges that no one expects and everyone experiences by Carey Nieuwhof
  • Under Cover by John Bevere


  • The Road to Character by David Brooks
  • Grounded by Banning Liebscher
  • Integrity by Henry Cloud
  • Everybody Always by Bob Goff
  • It’s Not Supposed To Be This Way by Lysa TerKeurst