Books

Books are my friends. 🙂  A bookstore of top picks and commonly referenced books is HERE.  A running list of good reads I’ve enjoyed, by year is below…

2019

The Bible – Chronological | How to Talk so Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk – Faber & Mazlish | Beyond Business – Lonnie Gienger | Waiting on God – Andrew Murray | Great at Work – Hansen | Blitzscaling – Hoffman | Money & the Meaning of Life – Needleman | 40/40 Vision – Greer | Antifragile – Taleb | Letters to the Church – Chan | One Thing – Keller | Didn’t See it Coming – Nieuwhof | Faith of the Fatherless – Vitz | The Silk Roads – Frankopan | Leadership is an Art – DePree | Business Adventures – Brooks | Finishing Well – Buford | Turn the Ship Around – Marquet | The Innovator’s Dilemma – Christensen | Exclusion & Embrace – Volf | The Clarity Spiral – Mancini | Killing Marketing – Pulizzi/Rose | Practicing the Presence of People – Mason | Redeeming Capitalism – Barnes | It Doesn’t Have to be Crazy at Work – Fried/Hansson | Radical Candor – Scott | Scaling Up Excellence – Sutton/Rao | Sacred Rhythms – Barton | Grow with Purpose – Brannon | Red Sea Rules – Morgan | The Power of TED – Emerald | Excellence Wins – Schulze  |

2018

The Bible | The Genius of One – Holder | Science in the Soul – Dawkins | The Productivity Project – Bailey | Agile & Lean Program Management – Rothman | The Coaching Habit – Stanier | TED Talks: The Office TED Guide to Public Speaking – Anderson | This Dangerous Book – Steve Green | The Spiritual Danger of Doing Good – Peter Greer | Dream with Me – John Perkins | The Ultimate Question 2.0 – Reichheld | The Age of the Customer – Jim Blasingame | Switch – Chip & Dan Heath | The Four Wills of God – Eggerichs | The Cilantro Diaries – Gomez | Finally! Performance Assessments That Work – Ferguson | The Checklist Manifesto – Gawande | Rooting for Rivals – Greer | Spiritual Leadership Coaching – Royal & Blackaby | Cherished – Thomas | Public Faith in Action – Volf | Unstuck – Perman | Humility & Absolute Surrender – Murray | The New Wine is Better – Thom | Measure What Matters – Doerr | Business for the Glory of God – Grudem | Giftology – Ruhlin | The Heart of Change – Kotter |  Extraordinary Influence – Irwin | Create a Thriving  Family Legacy – Rogers | The Greatest Church in the World – Carney | A Practical Guide to Culture – Stonestreet | God Owns My Business –  Tam |

2017

The Bible | The True Vine – Andrew Murray | Transforming Workplace Culture: creating eternal ROI – Peter Freissle | The Outward Mindset – Arbinger Institute | Go Getter – Kyne | The Hard Thing About Hard Things – Horowitz  | The New Age of Economics – Deming |  The Enemies of Excellence – Salciccioli | The Gift & the Giver – Peter Greer | The Board & the CEO – Peter Greer | Love & Respect – Emerson Eggerichs | The Master Plan of Evangelism – Coleman | The Dangers of a Shallow Faith – AW Tozer | Giving It All Away & Getting It Back Again – David Green | God at Work – David Miller | The Velvet-Covered Brick – H.E. Butt | No Man’s Land – Tatum | Called to Create – Raynor |

2016

Creativity, Inc – Catmul | Believe – Frazee  | Walking with God in Pain & Suffering – Keller | Living Forward – Hyatt | Crazy Lazy – Begg | The Gift of Self Forgetfulness – Keller | The Great Game of Business – Stack | 5 Days to a New Marriage – Hargrave | With – Skye Jethani | The Goal – Goldratt | God & Money – Cortines/Baumer | God’s Givers – Stevens | Growth Gears – Hayes | Traction – Wickman | Scrum – Sutherland | Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart – JD Greer | Humble, Hungry, Hustle – Lomenick |

2015

Small Business, Big Pressure – Darryl Lyons | Breakfast with Fred – Fred Smith Sr  | Essentialism – Greg McKeown | The Genius of Generosity – Chip Ingram | One Way Love – Tulian Tchividjian | Mission Drift – Peter Greer | The Social Innovation Imperative – Sandra Bates | Think, Act, Be Like Jesus – Randy Frazee |  Outcry in the Barrio – Freddie Garcia | If I Have to Tell You One More Time! – Amy McCreedy | Scaling Up – Harnish | Good Leaders Ask Great Questions – Maxwell | The Anatomy of Peace – Arbinger Institute | Leadership & Self-Deception  – Arbinger Institute | The Reason Why – Laidlaw

2014

The Crucified Life – A. W. Tozer  |  Life, God & Other Small Topics – Eric Metaxas  |  A Long Obedience in the Same Direction – Eugene Peterson  |  Eat, Move, Sleep – Tom Rath | Multipliers – Liz Wiseman | 7 Men – Eric Metaxas | Ready, Set, Grow! – Scott Wilson | The Hard Sayings of Jesus – F. F. Bruce  |  Mover of Men & Mountains – R G LaTurneau | Taking God at His Word – Kevin DeYoung | Crucial Accountability – J Grenny | Crucial Conversations – J Grenny | Dad Time – Max Lucado | A Spiritual Audit of Corporate America – Mitroff & Denton | Following Jesus the Servant King – J Lunde | Killing Jesus – B O’Reilly |  Simplify – Hybels | Love Does – Goff | To Whom Much is Given – J Link | Embracing Obscurity – Anonymous | I, Radical – Buck Jacobs | The Hiding Place (Corrie Ten Boom) – John & Elizabeth Sherrill |

2013

The Story (NIV / Frazee, Lucado) | About My Father’s Business (Regi Campbell) | Seeing & Savoring Christ (Piper) | Well Connected (Butler) | Discerning God’s Will Together (Morris/Olsen) | Live in Harmony w/First Time Obedience (Maureen) | Three Signs of a Miserable Job (Lencioni) | Grace Based Parenting (Kimmel) | Peacemaker (Sande) | Boundaries for Leaders (Cloud) | Defending the Faith (RC Sproul) | Creature of the Word (M Chandler) | Discipleship Essentials (Ogden) | Every Good Endeavor (Keller) | Crazy Busy (DeYoung) | David & Goliath (Gladwell) | Opt Out of Obamacare, Opt Into Private Healthcare Revolution (Torinus) | Life Together (Bonhoeffer)

2012

Drive (Pink) | That Incredible Christian (Tozer) | Real Marriage (Driscoll) | Entreleadership (Ramsey) | Theology of Leadership (Morgan) | Thou Shall Prosper (Rabbi Lapin) | Book Proposals That Sell (Terry Whalin) | An Exercise for Young Theologians (Helmud Thielicke) | A Night with a Perfect Stranger (David Gregory) | Sway (Ori Brafman & Brothers) | Crazy Love (Chan) | Toddlerwise (Ezzo) | The Power of Habits (Hodge) | Switch (Heath Brothers) | Anyway (Kent Keith) | The Measure of Our Success (Shawn Lovejoy) | The Business Card (Steff) |  What Man Is This? (Ortberg) | Making Room for Life (Frazee) | Broken Windows, Broken Business (Levine) | The Advantage (Lencioni) | Stepping Up (Rainey) | Good Cities (Barth) | Divine Conspiracy (Willard) | Toxic Charity (Upton) | In the Name of Jesus (Nouwen)

2011

God is Not One (Prothero) | Gay with God (Piazzo) | The Promise of Paradox (Parker Palmer) | Poke the Box (Godin) | Subversive Spirituality (E Peterson) | Redemption (Wilkerson) | Babywise 2 (Ezzo) | When Men Think Private Thoughts (Gordon MacDonald) | Strong Dads, Strong Daughters (Meeker) | Linchpin (Godin) | The Company That Solved Health Care (Torinus) | Tribes (Godin) | Purple Cow (Godin) | Think! (Piper) | Love Wins (Bell) | Radical Together (David Platt) | More Than Ordinary (Doug Sherman) | Necessary Endings (Henry Cloud) | The Jesus Creed (McKnight) | The Life & Writings of CS Lewis (Markos) | Dug Down Deep (Josh Harris) | A Light Shines Bright in Babylon (Buck Jacobs) | A Strategic Plan for Ministry (Buck Jacobs) | Pre-Toddler Wise (Ezzo) | Great by Choice (Collins) | Shine (dan Besten) | The Greatest Man Who Ever Lived (Steven Scott) | I Will Teach You to be Rich (Ramit Sethi) | Don’t Waste Your Life (Piper) | The Myth of the Garage (Chip Heath) | Knowledge of the Holy (Tozer)

2010

This Momentary Marriage (Piper)  |  Switch (Heath & Heath) | The Room of Marvels (James B Smith) | The Good & Beautiful God (JB Smith) | The Prophets (Andrew Herschel) | When Helping Hurts (Fikkert, Corbett, Perkins) | They Smell Like Sheep (Lynn Anderson) | How the Mighty Fall (Jim Collins) | Heaven (Randy Alcorn) | Spiritual Friendship (Mindy Caliguire) | Decision Making and the Will of God (Garry Friesen) | The Ring in the Rubble (Gary Gradt) | Babywise (Ezzo) | The Good & Beautiful Life (JB Smith) | What the Dog Saw (Malcom Gladwell) | Church Unique (Will Mancini) | Integrity (Henry Cloud) | Valley of Vision (Puritan Prayers Anthology) | Ten Faces of Innovation (Kelley) | Radical (David Platt)

2009

Soul Revolution (John Burke) | Under the Unpredictable Plant (Eugene Peterson) | Christ Plays in 10,000 Places (E Peterson) | Axiom (Bill Hybels) | Eat this Book (E Peterson) | The Jesus Way (E Peterson) | The Shape of Faith to Come | ReJesus: A Wild Messiah for a Missional Church (Hirsch/Frost) | The Shack (William Young) | Same Kind of Different As Me (Hall & Moore) | The Saving Life of Christ (Ian Thomas) | Made to Stick (Heath & Heath) | A Million Miles in a Thousand Years (Don Miller) | Transformational Architecture (Ron Martoia) | The Starfish & the Spider (Brafman & Beckstron) | Outliers (M. Gladwell) | The Pursuit of God (AW Tozer) | A Passion for God: Spiritual Journey of Tozer (Lyle Dorsett)

2008

Waking the Dead (Eldridge)

Grace Walk (McVey)

Strength Finder 2.0

The Great Omision (Willard)

Leading from Your Strengths (John Trent)

The Wild Goose Chase (Mark Batterson)

The Life You’ve Always Wanted (John Ortberg)

The Jesus Habits

A Godward Gaze (McVey)

Everybody’s Normal Till You Get to Know Them (Ortberg)

Static (Ron Martoia)

Tipping Point (Malcolm Gladwell)

unChristian (Kinnamen)

It (Craig Groeschel)

Hearing God (D Willard)

The Return of the Prodigal Son (Henri Nouwen)

Exercise for Young Theologians (Helmut Thielicke)

Holy Discontent (Bill Hybels)

Rediscovering Christianity (Vincent Donavan)

When Leadership & Discipleship Collide (Hybels)

2007

Divine Conspiracy (Dallas Willard)

The Trusted Advisor (David Maister)

Bag the Elephant (Steve Kaplan)

The New Successful Large Account Management (Miller, Heiman)

Marriage! The Journey (Anne Trippe)

Made to be Loved (Steve & Valerie Bell)

Contrarian’s Guide to Leadership (Stephen Sample)

The Circle Trilogy: red, black, white (Ted Dekker)

Tough Choices (Carly Fiorina)

Good to Great: monologue for the social sector (Jim Collins)

Spirit of the Disciplines (D Willard)

Church History in Plain Language (Bruce Shelley)

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