Recommended Reading

We love good books! Generally we love books that reflect the gladness of knowing God (Psalm 64:10). Any reading that lifts the heart toward truth and life we consider worthy of perusal, whether a story, biography or devotional writing. Following are some of our favorites as well as some daily devotional readings.

Daily Devotionals

My Utmost For his Highest by Oswald Chambers

Streams in the Desert compiled by Lettie Cowman

Morning and Evening by Charles Spurgeon

Joy and Strength by Mary Wilder Tileston

Collections from the writings of A.W. Tozer

Living the Christ Life compiled by Becky English

Church History

The Awakening in Wales by Jessie Penn-Lewis

The Keswick Story by John Charles Pollock

Deeper Life / Christian Living

Twelve Baskets of CrumbsLove Has a Price TagOn Asking God Why (essay collections) by Elisabeth Elliot

Passion and PurityQuest for LoveThe Shaping of a Christian Family (on relationships) and others by Elisabeth Elliot

Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

Trusting God’s Heart When You Can’t Trace His Hand by John McLaughlin

The Normal Christian Life by Watchman Nee

Sit, Walk, Stand by Watchman Nee

Won’t Let You Go Unless You Bless Me by Andree Seu

The Pursuit of God, God’s Pursuit of Man by A.W. Tozer

Victory in Christ by Charles G. Trumbull

Kids

Little Women and others by Louisa May Alcott

Ten Girls/Boys Who . . . series and others by Irene Howat

Daughters of the Faith series by Wendy Lawton

The Narnia series by C.S. Lewis

The Princess and the GoblinThe Princess and Curdie by George MacDonald

Adventures in Odyssey’s Passages series by Paul McCusker

Anne of Green Gables series by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Grandma’s Attic series and Orphan’s Journey series by Arleta Richardson

Heidi and others by Johanna Spyri

Treasures of the SnowStar of Light and others by Patricia St. John

Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Zoli’s Legacy by Dawn Watkins

Little House on the Prairie series by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Missions

God’s Smuggler by Brother Andrew

Gold Cord by Amy Carmichael

These Strange AshesThrough Gates of SplendorShadow of the AlmightyThe Savage My Kinsman by Elisabeth Elliot

C. T. Studd: Cricketer and PioneerAfter C.T. Studd by Norman Grubb

When Things Seem Impossible (Kindle) by Jean Dye Johnson

Peace ChildLords of the Earth and Eternity in Their Hearts by Don Richardson

Evidence Not Seen by Darlene Deibler Rose

Living FaithLiving FellowshipLiving HolinessLiving Sacrifice and others by Helen Roseveare

L’Abri by Edith Schaeffer

Tramp for the LordPlenty for Everyone by Corrie ten Boom

The Cross and the Switchblade by David Wilkerson

Prayer

E.M. Bounds on Prayer

The Path of PrayerThe Way to Pentecost by Samuel Chadwick

Fresh Wind, Fresh FireBreakthrough Prayer; and others by Jim and Carol Cymbala

Lord, Teach Us to Pray by Alexander Whyte

Women

Calm My Anxious Heart by Linda Dillow

Let Me Be a Woman by Elisabeth Elliot (a firm favorite)

Stepping Heavenward by Elizabeth Prentiss

Classics

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan

The Fisherman’s LadyThe Marquis’ Secret and others by George MacDonald

Christy by Catherine Marshall

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