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Reading List For 2020

January is a great time for a fresh start and a fresh commitment to growing in God's word and growing in our apprenticeship to Jesus. 

Along with starting up a new bible reading plan , learning the Scriptures through a daily commitment to opening your heart and mind to God, there are some amazing books to be reading this year to ready and prepare ourselves for what Jesus has for us this year. 

Here 15 picks from Bert for the new year: 

  • Gospel Fluency: Speaking the Truths of Jesus into the Everyday Stuff of Life

    Jeff Vanderstelt

  • The Ruthless Eliminaion of Hurry

    John Mark Comer

  • Unbreakable: What the Son of God Said About the Word of God

    Andrew Wilson

  • The Common Rule: Habits of Purpose for an Age of Distraction

    Justin Earley

  • You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habit

    James K.A. Smith

  • Raising Passionate Jesus Followers: The Power of Intentional Parenting

    Phil & Diane Comer

  • To Hell with the Hustle: Reclaiming Your Life in an Overworked, Overspent, and Overconnected World

    Jefferson Bethke 

  • Faith for Exiles: 5 Ways for a New Generation to Follow Jesus in Digital Babylon

    David Kinnaman & Mark Matlock

  • Eternity Is Now in Session: A Radical Rediscovery of What Jesus Really Taught about Salvation, Eternity, and Getting to the Good Place

    John Ortberg

  • The Treasure Principle: Unlocking the Secret of Joyful Giving

    Randy Alcorn

  • Spirit and Sacrament: An Invitation to Eucharismatic Worship

    Andrew Wilson

  • Practicing the Power: Welcoming the Gifts of the Holy Spirit in Your Life

    Sam Storms

  • Uncomfortable: The Awkward and Essential Challenge of Christian Community

    Brett McCracken

  • Broken for Blessing: The Underrated Potential of a Medium-Sized Multiplying Church

    Alan Frow

  • Reappearing Church: The Hope for Renewal in the Rise of Our Post-Christian Culture

    Mark Sayers