from Women's Retreat

1.  Beth Moore - videos, books (latest is James study), blog: or anything else
  2.  Anne Graham Lotz  -  Just Give Me Jesus, or anything else
  3.  Priscilla Shirer  -  He Speaks to ME
  4.  John & Staci Eldredge  -  Captivating 
  5.  Stormie Omartian  -  Power of a Praying Wife, Woman, Mother, Parent, etc. 
  6.  Lauren Winner  -  Real Sex
  7.  Anne Morrow Lindbergh  -  Gift From the Sea
  8.  Denise Sieges  - our local Christian lady insight!  

Teaching Teenage/20-Something Girls

1.  Hayley DiMarco  -  How Hot is Too Hot, and Technical Virgin
  2.  Josh McDowell  -  Beyond Belief to Convictions

General Spiritual

1.  John Eldredge  -  Sacred Romance  or anything else 
  2.  John Eldredge  -  Wild at Heart
  3.  Philip Yancey  -  Grace,  Prayer  or anything else 
  4.  C. S. Lewis  -  Mere Christianity  or anything else
  5.  Richard Foster  -  Celebration of Discipline
  6.  Mark Cahill  -   One Thing You Can't Do In Heaven
  7.  Randy Alcorn  -  all books
  8.  Tony Campolo  -  Carpe Diem: Seize the Day,  It's Friday, but Sunday's Coming
  9.  Phillip Keller  -  A Shepherd Looks At Psalm 23
10.  Dallas Willard  -  Try a few of his greatest hits:
           Renovation of the Heart:  Putting On the Character of Christ (practical application-driven book)
           The Spirit of the Disciplines:  Understanding How God Changes Lives
           Hearing God:  Developing a Conversational Relationship With God (overview with application)
           The Divine Conspiracy:  Rediscovering Our Hidden Life in God
11.  Stephen W. Brown  -  A Scandalous Freedom 
           What Was I Thinking: Things I've Learned Since I Knew It All
           Approaching God: Accepting the Invitation to Stand in the Presence of God (prayer study)


  1.  Josh McDowell  -  Evidence 1 and 2,  Beyond Belief to ConvictionsMore than a Carpenter
  2.  Lee Strobel  -  The Case for Faith,  The Case for Christ
  3.  Norman Geisler  -  anything of his

Corrie Ten Boom  -  Hiding Place  (a must!)
Deitrich Bonhoeffer, Cameron Townsend, Jim Elliot, William Carey, etc, etc.  READ ABOUT THEM, WITH YOUR KIDS!