Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Obsessed Reader Books (My Choices) - 2017 Christian Reading Challenge

I'm embarking on the final stage of the Christian Reading Challenge that we have been working on as a family this year.

Here are my choices:

1. A book you have started but never finished: Don Quixote by Miguel De Cervantes

2. A book about church history: Luther and the 9.5 Theses by Kenneth Brownell

3. A book about holiness or sanctification: Discipline, The Glad Surrender by Elisabeth Elliot

4. A book about science: Periodic Tales by Hugh Aldersey-Williams

5. A book used as a seminary textbook: The Doctrine of God by John M. Frame

6. A book on the ECPA bestseller list: New Morning Mercies by Paul David Tripp

7. A book about productivity or time management: Time for Everything? by Matt Fuller

8. A book of your choice: Adventures in Human Being by Gavin Francis

9. A book about spiritual disciplines: Enjoy Your Prayer Life by Michael Reeves

10. A book about parenting: Age of Opportunity, A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens by Paul David Tripp

11. A book about Christian living: The Radical Disciple by John Stott

12. A book by Iain Murray: J.C. Ryle: Prepared to Stand Alone by Iain H. Murray

13. A book about business: Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-free Productivity by David Allen

14. A book about theology: Union With Christ by Robert Letham

15. A book about marriage: Glorious Union: Flourishing in Marriage and Ministry by Adrian & Celia Reynolds

16. A photo essay book: Humans of New York by Brandon Stanton

17. A book of comics: The Far Side Gallery by Gary Larson

18. A book about the Second World War: The Man Who Never Was by Ewen Montagu

19. A book by a Puritan: Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan

20. A book about preaching or public speaking: The Word Became Fresh: How to Preach from Old Testament Narrative Texts by Dale Ralph Davis

21. A book of your choice: I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb

22. A book about suffering: Where was God when that happened? by Christopher Ash

23. A book about evangelism: Honest Evangelism by Rico Tice with Carl Laferton

24. A book by your favourite author: Beren and Luthien by J.R.R. Tolkein and Christopher Tolkein

25. A book you have read before: I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

26. A Christian novel: War in the Wasteland by Douglas Bond

27. A biography of a Christian: John Newton by Jonathan Aitken

28. A book about the natural world: The Birds Our Teachers by John Stott

29. A novel for young adults: Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman

30. A novel longer than 400 pages: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

31. A book about history: Great Britain’s Great War by Jeremy Paxman

32. A book about the Bible: Bible Delight by Christopher Ash

33. A book recommended by a friend: Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C.S. Lewis by Michael Ward

34. A book published by P&R Publications: The Case for Covenantal Infant Baptism by Gregg Strawbridge

35. A book with an ugly cover: Grow in Grace by Sinclair B. Ferguson

36. A book by or about a martyr: Thomas Cranmer by Colin Hamer

37. A book of your choice: The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

38. A book about Christian living: A New Day by Emma Scrivener

39. A book about church history: The English Puritans by John Brown

40. A book about money or finance: Money Counts by Graham Beynon

41. A book about leadership: Ready Steady Grow by Ray Evans

42. A book by John Piper: This Momentary Marriage by John Piper

43. A book about theology: The Scriptures Testify About Me: Jesus and the Gospel in the Old Testament Edited by Don Carson

44. A book for children or teens: Inkheart by Cornelia Funke

45. A book about sexuality: What does the Bible Really Teach About Homosexuality by Kevin DeYoung

46. A book about writing: Negotiating with the Dead by Margaret Atwood

47. A book about current events: Selfie: How We Became So Self-Obsessed and What It’s Doing to Us by Will Storr

48. A biography of a world leader: Margaret Thatcher: The Authorised Biography: Volume One by Charles Moore

49. A book about the church: Stop Dating the Church by Joshua D. Harris

50. A book of your choice: Shakespeare’s Restless World by Neil MacGregor

51. A book about a hobby: The Northern Fells (Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells): 5 by Alfred Wainwright and Chris Jesty

52. A book written in the twentieth century: A Change of Climate by Hilary Mantel

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