2021 Summer Reading Recommendations from Our Pastors

Looking for some summer reading suggestions that will keep you engaged and entertained? Check out what our pastors have been reading!

Pastors' Summer Reading List

Christian Life

The Bible – choose a book or reading plan for the summer

Be Bold by Rachel Billups

Meditations of the Heart by Howard Thurman

Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman

Writings of Evelyn Underhill by Evelyn Underhill

UnClobber by Colby Martin

Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Boundaries by Henry Cloud and John Townsend

Fiction

Anxious People by Fredrick Backman

My Year Abroad by Chang-rae Lee

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Deacon King Kong by James McBride

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Frederick Backman

Nonfiction

Jerusalem by Simon Sebag Montefiore

David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson

The Sum of Us by Heather McGhee

Caste: The Origins of our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson

400 Souls by Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain

The Sun Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton