Thursday, December 31, 2009

2009 Reading List

At the beginning of this year I had set three reading goals for myself:
  • Read a book a week
  • Read the primary Jane Austen novels
  • Read more than one Charles Dickens novel
I guess two out of three ain't bad.

January

  • The Cross Centered Life — C.J. Mahaney
  • Pagan Christianity? — Frank Viola and George Barna
  • Tale of Two Cities — Charles Dickens
  • The Pursuit of Holiness — Jerry Bridges
  • The Spiritual Secret of Hudson Taylor — Dr. & Mrs. Howard Taylor

February

  • The Practice of Godliness — Jerry Bridges
  • The Princess Bride — William Goldman
  • The Love Dare — Stephen & Alex Kendrick
  • The Four Loves — C. S. Lewis
  • Letters to an American Lady — C. S. Lewis
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin — Harriet Beecher Stowe

March

  • The Torch of the Testimony — John W. Kennedy
  • Out of the Silent Planet — C. S. Lewis
  • Pride & Prejudice — Jane Austen
  • The Notebook — Nicholas Sparks
  • Nine Marks of a Healthy Church — Mark Dever
  • Dad's Pregnant Too — Harlan Cohen

April

  • Chi Running — Danny Dreyer
  • The Case For Christ — Lee Strobel
  • Mere Christianity — C. S. Lewis
  • Test–Driven Development By Example — Kent Beck

May

  • Wild At Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul — John Eldredge
  • Emma — Jane Austen
  • Lifetime Guarantee — Bill Gillham
  • Fahrenheit 451 — Ray Bradbury
  • Julie — Catherine Marshall
  • Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World — Joanna Weaver

June

  • The Names of God — Lester Sumrall
  • God Can Do It Without Me — Johannes Facius
  • Perelandra — C. S. Lewis

July

  • That Hideous Strength — C. S. Lewis
  • The Case For Faith — Lee Strobel
  • Release the Power of Prayer — George Müller
  • Houses That Change the World — Wolfgang Simson
  • Letters to the Thirsty — Edward Miller

August

  • Mormonism 101 — Bill McKeever & Eric Johnson
  • A Cry From the Streets — Jeanette Lukasse
  • Filled With The Spirit: Then What? — R. Mabel Francis

September

  • Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell — Susanna Clarke
  • To Train Up a Child — Michael & Debi Pearl
  • Sense & Sensibility — Jane Austen
  • Persuasion — Jane Austen
  • Northanger Abbey — Jane Austen

October

  • The Vaccine Book — Robert W. Sears
  • Be Comforted — Warren Wiersbe
  • Mansfield Park — Jane Austen
  • Left To Tell — Immaculée Ilibagiza
  • Spiritual Leadership — J. Oswald Sanders

December

  • Standing in the Gap — Johannes Facius
  • God's Best Secrets — Andrew Murray
  • Grace Walk — Steve McVey
  • His Victorious Indwelling — ed. Nick Harrison
  • My Utmost for His Highest — Oswald Chambers