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31 Books Every Youth Pastor Should Read

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If I see one post over and over again it’s What are you reading. I like post like these because I am and avid reader and I love to share what I am getting from the books I am reading. I love it so much, I thought I’d do a video a day on my youtube channel to share the 31 Books Every Youth Pastor Should Read. Spoiler alert: Very few of them have to do with youth ministry.

Here are the books linked  to the video where I share more about it.

The Ragamuffin Gospel  by Brennan Manning

Nudge by Leonard Sweet

The D Factor by Liz West and Paul Hopkins

The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader by John Maxwell

Messy Spirituality by Mike Yaconelli

Crucified By Christians by Gene Edwards

The Dream Giver by Bruce Wilkinson

The Peacemaker by Ken Sande

Teaching The Bible Creatively by Bill McNabb and Steve Mabry

The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Bountiful Goodness by Thomas A’ Kempis

Purple Cow by Seth Godin

Start With Why by Simon Sinek

Love Does by Bob Goff

Interrobang Preaching by Doug Withrup

Do The Work by Steven Pressfield

Small Group Strategies by Laurie Polich

The Path by Laurie Beth Jones

Draw The Circle by Mark Batterson

The Danger of Raising Nice Kids by Timothy Smith

The Student Leadership Training Manual by Dennis Tiger Mcluen and Chuck Wysong

A Tale of Three Kings by Gene Edwards

Better Together by Paul Fleischmann

Practicing The Presence of God by Brother Lawrence

Know What Your Believe by Paul E. Little

Crucial Conversations by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan & Al Switzler

The Five Love Language Of Teenagers by Gary Chapman

How To Keep A Spiritual Journal by Ronald Klug

Anonymous Alicia Britt Nicole

Celebration of Discipline by Richard J. Foster

Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis








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