Good Books

These books have been invaluable resources to me and have helped shape me into who I am today.

On Knowing God:

Mere Christianity (C.S. Lewis)
My Utmost for His Highest (Oswald Chambers)
Desiring God (John Piper)
Celebration of Disciplines (Richard Foster)
Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus (Nabeel Qureshi)
Experiencing the Spirit (Robert Heidler)

On Emotional Health and Self-Knowledge:

The Emotionally Healthy Leader (Peter Scazzero)
The Emotionally Healthy Woman (Geri Scazzero)
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking (Susan Cain)
The Screwtape Letters (C. S. Lewis)
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People (Stephen Covey)
The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery (Ian Morgen Cron, Suzanne Stabile)

On Romance, Relationships, and Community:

True Love in a World of False Hope (Robbie Castleman)
The Meaning of Marriage (Tim Keller)
Life Together (Dietrich Bonhoeffer)

On Church and Ministry:

The Emotionally Healthy Church (Peter Scazzero)
The Anointing (R.T. Kendall)
Translating God (Shawn Bolz)
A Year of Biblical Womanhood (Rachel Held Evans)
The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse (David Johnson, Jeff VanVonderen)

On Creative Writing:

The Art of Character (David Corbett)
Plot and Structure (James Scott Bell)
Story Engineering (Larry Brooks)
Save the Cat! (Blake Snyder)
Writing with Emotion, Tension, & Conflict (Cheryl St. John)
Story: Substance, Structure, Style, and the Principles of Screenwriting (Robert McKee)