My Top 20 Books

In no particular order, here is a list of 20 books that have been most helpful/edifying/influential to me:


  1. The Search for Order – William J. Dumbrell
  1. New Testament Theology – Thomas R. Schreiner
  1. The Temple and the Church’s Mission – G.K. Beale
  1. The Mission of God – Christopher Wright
  1. The Drama of Scripture – Michael Goheen & Craig Bartholomew
  1. Missional Church – ed. Darrell Guder
  1. Notes from the Tilt-a-Whirl – N.D. Wilson
  1. The Naked Anabaptist – Stuart Murray
  1. The Cross of Christ - John Stott
  1. The Spirit of Early Christian Thought – Robert Wilken
  1. Reading Scripture with the Church Fathers – Christopher Hall
  1. Cruciformity – Michael Gorman
  1. The End of the Law – Jason C. Meyer
  1. The New Testament and the People of God – N.T. Wright
  1. Total Truth – Nancy Pearcey
  1. The Reason for God – Tim Keller
  1. The Pleasures of God – John Piper
  1. Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God - J.I. Packer
  1. What Did You Expect – Paul David Tripp
  1. The Servant King by T.D. Alexander

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