Grace For the Good Girl by Emily Freeman
As a good girl in recovery, I invite you to stop trying so hard. Just stop the madness and let this lady show you the way to grace-full living.
Love Does by Bob Goff
Funny and profound. You feel like you’re sitting across the table from this man, listening to him tell the stories of his life, and being compelled to live the mundane moments of life more incredibly. Love this book.
A Circle of Quiet by Madeleine L’Engle
A book for the ordinary person with a gift that no one seems to recognize…yet. It’s a memoir, of sorts, written by the author of A Wrinkle in Time. This book makes we want to live a little more quiet and small. Great book for anyone who longs to write.
Bread & Wine by Shauna Niequist
A call to gather around the table and love your people. Recipes and thoughts on hospitality and loving through the gift of food. LOVE. Also includes a book guide and plan for putting together a cooking club- would love to do this!
Freefall To Fly by Rebekah Lyons
What is it about our culture, the expectations, and our way of life that is breaking women down in unprecedented ways? Love this book and she writes my story, in her own words. Read it. You won’t be sorry.
A Million Miles in A Thousand Years by Donald Miller
Written from the idea of God as the great Author- Made me want to dream bigger and live a better story. Thought-provoking read that I could not put down! I keep picking it up over and over again.
One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp
The book that continues to shape my heart and point my to Christ. Makes me smile. Makes me cry. Makes me want to live this one life well. Makes me want to love Jesus more.
All Is Grace by Brennan Manning
A memoir written by a recovering alcoholic and former Franciscan priest who has lived a life grasping the extraordinary gift of grace. Love this story of redemption.
Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller
Nonreligious thoughts on Christian spirituality. Sums it up quite nicely.Love Story by Nichole NordemanA quick read on the story of God from the beginning of time.Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas
Biography of a theologian and spy during WWII. Hard read, but more than worth the effort.
The Grace Awakening by Chuck Swindoll
It’s a book about grace, written by Swindoll…what more do I need to say? First one of Thad’s recommended reading before attending DTS. It rocked my legalistic world. So grateful it did.
Surprised By Joy by C.S. Lewis
A recounting of Lewis’s search for joy.
The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten BoomJust a classic that I love to read over and over.
The Bondage Breaker by Neil Anderson
Do you live in bondage, locked in hard to break habits? Learn to live free in Christ. My mentor from Dallas went through this book with me and it has helped me to overcome the lies of Satan with the truth of scripture. Highly recommend this one.
Same Kind Of Different As Me by Ron Hall and Denver Moore
Simply a beautiful true story…read in a weekend. And the story take place in Texas…what could be better than that???
The Land Between by Jeff Manion
How to find God in difficult transitions…I am living this book now.
One In A Million by Priscilla Shirer
Love this lady. Love her daddy, too. Don’t be average-live every day in His ever-abiding presence.
Here and Now by Henri Nouwen
How to be still and live a life where the spirit of God is revealed in ordinary moments. Slow down and recognize where God chooses to dwell.
The Book of Romance by Tommy Nelson
What Solomon says about love, sex, and marriage…Bought this for Thad as a wedding present, audio cds and all. LOVE this book and the teachings that go with it. It will transform your marriage in and out of the bedroom. Highly recommend.
Grace-Based Parenting by Dr. Tim Kimmel
Love this man and his family. They live what they preach and Thad and I have had numerous opportunities to sit under their teaching and we worked with his son, Cody at Fellowship Dallas. Great kid and a testimony to this book! This will change the way you parent. Trust me. Highly recommend!
A Chance to Die by Elizabeth Elliot
Mine is dog-eared and highlighted and I go back to it over and over again. Let the story of Amy Carmichael challenge you to live a life worthy of the grace you’ve been given.
My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers
My favorite devotional book .