Recommended Books

The God of the universe is crazy about you! His love is the most powerful thing in the world and He wants to give it to you, so you can live for Him. If you have made a commitment to follow Christ, then read Crazy Love to be reminded and challenged in your walk. Sharing from his own life struggles and sacrifices, author Francis Chan issues a call for selfless, Christ-like living. Let the love you have received from God impact your life like never before.

Today’s church admires the gift of the Holy Spirit, but have we neglected to open it? Chan tears away the wrapping paper and the ribbons to uncover the source of the believing community’s true power for witness and service. He issues a compelling invitation to understand, embrace, and follow the Spirit of the living God. Paperback.

I was hungry and you gave me no food, I was thirsty and you gave me no drink. It’s time to stop starving Jesus. In other words, it’s time for Christians to get off their comfortable seats near the back of the sanctuary and get out in the world. Authors Craig Gross and J.R. Mahon challenge fellow Christ-followers to stop talking about being spiritual, and start being spiritual by rolling up their sleeves and serving a world desperate for the hope Christ offers. Challenge yourself to reach a new level of service, the service that Jesus shows us. 244 pages

Bombarded by the constant noise of contemporary life, it’s easy to miss life’s most profound message: God loves you! Innovative teachers Craig Gross and Jason Harper weave Jesus’ narrative with their own stories of serving “the least of these.” From shut-ins and skeptics to alcoholics and porn stars, Gross and Harper issue a revolutionary call in proclaiming a world-changing faith to those in need of Christ’s love!

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the pace of life and ministry, Anne Jackson’s book will help you slow down. From her own hard-earned experience she offers advice in Mad Church Disease. By taking a holistic view of stress and it’s physical, emotional and spiritual causes, and through interviews with several church leaders, she presents a sound guide for recognizing and treating burnout before you’ve had enough.


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