One thing Elizabeth and I share a passion for is books. Here are a few titles on important topics that have greatly influenced me.

Books I’d Highly Recommend

Living and Ministering Cross-Culturally

Speaking of Jesus, Carl Medearis

Third Culture Kids, David Polloch and Ruth E. Van Reken

When Helping Hurts, Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert

Cross-Cultural Servanthood, Duane Elmer

Discipleship & Spiritual Formation

The Divine Conspiracy, Dallas Willard

The Jesus Style, Gayle D. Erwin

The Cost of Discipleship, Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Renovation of the Heart, Dallas Willard

Soul Feast, Marjorie J. Thompson

Life Together, Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The Critical Journey, Janet O. Hagberg & Robert A. Guelich


A Failure of Nerve, Edwin H. Friedman

Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership, Ruth Haley Barton


Global Ireland, byTom Inglis

The Best Catholics in the World, by Derek Scally

The Pope’s Children, by David McWilliams

Renaissance Nation, by David McWilliams

Church, Mission, & Theology

The Patient Ferment of the Early Church, Alan Kreider

The Gospel in a Pluralist Society, Lesslie Newbigin

The Shaping of Things to Come, Michael Frost and Alan Hirsch

The Gospel of the Kingdom, George Eldon Ladd

No Perfect People Allowed, John Burke

A Peculiar People, Rodney Clapp

Evil and the Justice of God, N.T. Wright

The Day the Revolution Began, N.T. Wright

King Jesus Gospel, Scot McKnight

How God Became King, N. T. Wright