Summer Reading List - Part 1: Pastor Mike Honeycutt's Recommendations

Whether your summer involves a trip to the beach, tiring your kids out at the neighborhood pool, or nights spent on your back porch enjoying the fireflies, chances are you will be cracking a book or two open in the next couple of months. Here is a comprehensive list of book recommendations from our staff. 

We hope you enjoy these books as much as we have!

1. Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers

by Dane Ortlund

Who is Jesus Christ? Your answer to this question probably details what Jesus has done. But who he is? This book takes an in-depth look at Jesus' heart. Jesus says he is "gentle and lowly in heart" in Matthew 11.  Dane Ortlund explores the meaning of that verse and many more as he uncovers Jesus' tender heart of love.

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2. C.S. Lewis—A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet

by Alister McGrath

C.S. Lewis is a household name for many. Some know him as the author that created the fictional world of Narnia. Others know him as a non-fiction author and intellectual figure. Either way, C.S. Lewis was a creative genius who inspired generations. Alister McGrath's biography on Lewis is a comprehensive portrait of the eccentric thinker's life.

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