Books I Read in 2014
I’ve heard it said “leaders are readers.” I try to set some loose reading goals and track my progress. I think one book per month is a bare minimum. This year my reading was lighter than usual because of our busy ministry schedule. I’d prefer to be reading about 2-3 books per month.
Here are the books I completed in 2014. I probably have about ten others that I have started and not finished yet.
I sorted my list of books in categories below. It seems that I have a few broad reading themes this year, some intentional and some unintentional. I unintentionally read more books on revival this year than I had realized. Books on revival always stir my hunger for God! I intentionally read 3-4 books related to apostles and apostolic ministry, as I believe it is crucial topic for leaders to understand as the Church moves forward.
Here’s the list!
- Disciplines of a Godly Man by Kent Hughes
- Loving Kids on Purpose by Danny Silk
- Fatherhood – Bill Cosby
- The Elk River Story by Rick Heeren
- Fire in the Carolinas by Michael Thornton
- Azusa Street by Frank Bartleman
- Feast of Fire by John Kilpatrick
- Revival God’s Way – Leonard Ravenhill
- Strength-Based Leadership – Tom Rath
- Gift of Apostle by David Cannistraci
- Apostolic Ministry by Rick Joyner
- Tom and the Goldfish Bowl by Ben Pasley
- Leadershift by John Eckhardt
Personal Spiritual Growth
- In the Name of Jesus by Henri Nouwen
- Wisdom of Tenderness by Brennan Manning
- Back to Basics by Doug Roberts