Every so often someone asks me what books I recommend. Here are some books that have been formative in my life. I will keep this list updated as I read.

Tom Wright
Simply Jesus
The Day the Revolution Began

Dallas Willard
The Divine Conspiracy

Christopher J.H. Wright
Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament

Richard B. Hays
Reading Backwards: Figural Christology and the Fourfold Gospel Witness

Jay Griffiths
A Country Called Childhood

Mark S. Heim
Saved From Sacrifice: A Theology of the Cross

René Girard
I See Satan Fall Like Lightning

Wendell Berry
This Day: Collected & New Sabbath Poems

Skye Jethani
With: Reimagining the Way You Relate to God

Joshua Butler
Skeletons in God’s Closet

Alan Fadling
Unhurried Life:¬†Following Jesus’ Rhythms of Work and Rest

Jane Nelsen
Positive Discipline