Recommended Resources

Self-Help Toolbox

Miscellaneous topics:

Finally Focused (GREAT book re: ADHD) by James Greenblatt, M.D.

Asperger Syndrome: The Oasis Guide by Patricia Romanowski Bashe

The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook by Edmund J. Bourne

The Temperament and Cognitive-Behavioral Workbook by Dr. James Scott, Jr.

Body by God by Dr. Ben Lerner

Do Hard Things: A Teenage Rebellion Against Low Expectations By Alex and Brett Harris

Why Does God Allow It? by A. E. Wilder-Smith

Healing for Damaged Emotions by David A. Seamands

Safe People by Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend

Boundaries by Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend

Doing Life Together by Dr. James Scott, Jr.

The Sexual Man by Dr. Archibald Hart

Bonding: Relationships in the Image of God by Donald Joy

So You’re Getting Married by H. Norman Wright

Before You Say I Do by H. Norman Wright

The Good News About Marriage by Shaunti Feldhahn

The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages  by Shaunti Feldhahn

Through a Man’s Eyes: Helping Women Understand the Visual Nature of Men by Shaunti Feldhahn & Craig Gross

The Fulfilled Family by John MacArthur

Growing Wise in Family Life by Charles Swindoll

The Four Loves by C.S. Lewis

Romantic Lovers: The Intimate Marriage by David & Carole Hocking

The Language of Love by Gary Smalley & John Trent

Love Busters: Overcoming Habits that Destroy Romantic Love by Willard F. Harley, Jr.

Second Chances: Men, Women and Children a Decade After Divorce by Judith Wallerstein

Marrying Again by David Hocking

The New Dare to Discipline by Dr. James Dobson

Rich in Years by Johann Christoph Arnold (topic: aging)

The Friendship Factor: How to Get Closer to the People You Care For by Alan Loy McGinnis

Love’s Unseen Enemy: How to Overcome Guilt to Build Healthy Relationships by Dr. Les Parrott, III

The Success Fantasy by Anthony Campolo, Jr.

Becoming A Better You by Dr. James Scott, Jr.

Being a Person of Integrity by Dr. James Scott, Jr.

Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown

The Kindness Challenge: Thirty Days to Improve Any Relationship by Shaunti Feldhahn

A Dragon Slayer’s Life by John Hendee


Regarding spiritual formation:

Life Application Study Bible – New Living Translation

Discipling Christians with the Spiritual T.E.A.M. by Dr. James Scott, Jr. and John Hendee

I Am A Follower by Leonard Sweet (topic: leadership)

The Way of the Dragon or the Way of the Lamb by Jamin Goggin and Kyle Strobel

40 Days of Living the Way by Dr. James Scott, Jr.

Talking With God by Dr. James Scott, Jr.

What the Bible Says About Covenant by Mont W. Smith

Knowing God by J.I. Packer

Loving God by Charles Colson

In His Steps by Charles Sheldon

The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer

The Holiness of God by R.C. Sproul

Celebration of Discipline by Richard Foster

Mere Christianity by C.S.Lewis

The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan

The New Testament Church, Then and Now by LeRoy Lawson

Why Church Matters by Joshua Harris

Plastic Donuts by Jeff Anderson (topic: giving)

Risky Gospel by Owen Strachan

Radical by Dr. David Platt

I Am Not But I Know I Am by Louie Giglio

Dug Down Deep by Joshua Harris

With by Skye Jethani

Effective Disciple-Making for the 21st century using the IAAR Model by Dr. James Scott, Jr. and John Hendee

The Master Plan for Evangelism by Dr. Robert Coleman

Beyond Opinion by Ravi Zacharias

The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel

Jesus Called – He Wants His Church Back  by Ray Johnston

Simple Church By Thom Rainer and Eric Geiger


Professional Development:

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t by Jim Collins

Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies by James Collins and Jerry Porras

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni

The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive by Patrick Lencioni

The Five Temptations of a CEO by Patrick Lencioni

Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars by Patrick Lencioni

Death by Meeting by Patrick Lencioni

Who Moved My Cheese? An Amazing Way to Deal With Change in Your Work and in Your Life by Spencer Johnson, M.D.

Raving Fans! A Revolutionary Approach to Customer Service by Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles

The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Tribes by Seth Godin

Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

Master Your Money by Ron Blue with Michael Blue

Semper Fi: Business Leadership the Marine Corps Way by Dan Carrison and Rod Walsh