One of my top 5 StrengthsFinder attributes is Input– meaning that I like to collect a lot of information from a lot of different sources. Below is a collection of some of my favorite books, movies, articles, videos, etc. “ever,” categorized somewhat clumsily. Enjoy!

St. Augustine – Confessions (book) (book online)
John Piper – Desiring God (book) (pdf book) (sermons)
                          Future Grace
                          The Pleasures of God
Chad McIntosh – Apologetics Mega-Outline

Gospel-Centered Living
John Piper – Be Killing Sin, or Sin Will Be Killing You
C.S. Lewis – The Screwtape Letters
John White – The Fight
Matt Chandler – “Jesus Wants the Rose”
Susan Howatch – Glittering Images
Henri Nouwen – Compassion
Tim Keller – Counterfeit Gods
James K. A. Smith – Desiring the Kingdom: Worship, Worldview, and Cultural Formation

Sunder Krishnan – Pray Big and Pray Bold (Urbana 2009)
Shane Huey – Prayer

Tim Keller – Spiritual Friendship
Andrew Marin – Community

Nick Nye – Living in the City
The Joshua Project
HistoryMakers and Asia Link – Leland “Tears of the Saints,” John Piper; Gospel for Asia
The Word Became Flesh – Urbana 2009 Promo Video
Alec Hill – Missions on Your Campus (Urbana 09)
Patrick Fung – Interview from Urbana 09: Live to Be Forgotten

Science and Medicine
Francis Collins – The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief
John H. Walton – The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate

Vocation, Innovation, and Incarnational Ministry
Michael Wear – Before You Can Change the World…
Karen Yates – Your Calling is Closer Than You Think
David Cain – Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed
Diebra Rienstra – Call Waiting

Women and Work
Anne-Marie Slaughter – Why Women Still Can’t Have it All
Sheryl Sandberg – Lean In (book) (website) (TED Talk)
Radhika Nagpal – The Awesomest 7-Year Postdoc

Relationships, Marriage, and Sexuality
Tim Keller, John Piper, D.A. Carson – On Sustaining the Covenant of Marital Love
John Piper – How to Deal with the Guilt of Sexual Failure for the Glory of Christ and his Global Cause
Andrew Marin – Love is an Orientation; Elevating the Conversation with the Gay Community
Janelle Williams Paris – The End of Sexual Identity: Why Sex is too Important to Define Who We Are
Grace for the Road – I Don’t Wait Anymore
Marshall Segal – Single, Satisfied, and Sent: Mission for the Not-Yet Married

Social Justice: Poverty/Wealth, Race, Education, etc.
Hans Rosling – Debunking Myths about the “Third World”
Tim Keller – Generous Justice (book) (video)
Camara Jones – “Levels of Racism: A Theoretical Framework and a Gardener’s Tale
Donald Kaltner, Paul Piff – Money on the Mind
Malcolm Gladwell – Revisionist History, miniseries on American education 1 2 3
Steve Corbett – When Helping Hurts
Johann Hari – Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs
David Simon et al – The Wire (HBO)
Jenji Kohan et al – Orange is the New Black (Netflix)
Christena Cleveland – Disunity in Christ; Uncovering the Hidden Forces that Keep us Apart

Language & Culture
Ann Patchett – Bel Canto

Inspiring People
Michael Oh – Testimony at Urbana 09
Elizabeth Elliot – A Chance to Die; the Life and Legacy of Amy Carmichael

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