FROM BARRY: my all-time favorites…



by Dr. Richard Swenson

You simply have to read this

Practicing His Presence

by Brother Lawrence and Frank Laubach

A classic I read annually

Anonymous: Jesus’ Hidden Years and Yours

by Alicia Britt Chole

Yes, the author IS my wife…and I still say this is an excellent, timeless read.

My Utmost for His Highest

by Oswald Chambers

Spiritual Formation Reads

Handbook to Prayer

by Kenneth Boa

The 7th Year

by Alicia Britt Chole

A 52-week spiritual formation journey

In The Name of Jesus

by Henri Nouwen

Devotional Classics

by Renovare

A collection of spiritual formation writings accompanied by substantial reflection questions

The Imitation of Christ

by Thomas a Kempis

The Live Dead Journal

by thirty missionaries

You Will Never Be The Same

by Basilea Schlink

Spiritual Disciplines Handbook

by Adele Ahlberg Calhoun

Eat This Book

by Eugene Peterson

Anatomy of the Soul

by Kirk Thompson

Sacred Companions

by David G. Benner

Classics I return to often

The Knowledge of the Holy

by A. W. Tozer

The Pursuit of God

by A. W. Tozer

The Search for Significance

by Robert S. McGee

How To Read The Bible For All Its Worth

by Gordon Fee and Douglas Stuart

Books that have strengthened my marriage

His Needs, Her Needs

by Willard R. Harley, Jr.


by Jerry B. Jenkins

During Football Season

Quiet Strength

by Tony Dungy

First Things First

by Kurt and Brenda Warner


by Tony Dungy

And a few more I recommend without hesitation

Adrenaline and Stress

by Dr. Archibald D. Hart

More Than A Carpenter

by Josh D. McDowell

Renovation Of The Heart

by Dallas Willard

The Master Plan Of Evangelism

by Robert E. Coleman

Half Time

by Bob Buford

Intercessory Prayer

by Dutch Sheets

Restoring Your Spiritual Passion

by Gordon McDonald