TCW's Summer Reading List

22 non-fiction picks

June 21 is the first day of summer. Americans aged 20-54 spend an average of 11 minutes reading for leisure each day. Why not make it your goal to dive into some great books over the next four months? To help you get started, we've come up with a list of non-fiction titles—some old, some new —that will feed your heart and your mind for at least 11 minutes each day!

Become a mountain mover: Action-oriented nonfiction

1. The Good and Beautiful God: Falling in Love with the God Jesus Knows by James Bryan Smith (Intervarsity Press, June 2009)

This interactive book acknowledges the power of our thoughts and tests our ideas about God against the realities of the God that Scripture reveals.

2. Becoming a Contagious Christian by Bill Hybels and Mark Mittelberg (Zondervan, April 1996)

Do you genuinely desire to share your faith but struggle with finding the right method? This book collects years of Hybels and Mittelberg's experiences in ministry and contains practical insights that will help you develop your personal evangelistic style.

3. Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Faith in Community by Dietrich Bonhoeffer (HarperOne, May 2009)

This classic guide to spiritual formation chronicles minister and martyr Dietrich Bonhoeffer's experiences in an underground seminary in Nazi-controlled Germany in 1945 with enduring potency and sophistication.

4. So Long Insecurity: You've Been a Bad Friend to Us by Beth Moore (Tyndale House Publishers, 2010)

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