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Books to read (2014)

These are the hardcopy books which I have accumulated on my shelves and for one reason or another have not yet read. As you can see, it is quite a list and will be a major challenge to get through them all within my 1001 days.

Books to read:

  1. Bonhoeffer (Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy) by Eric Metaxas. (542 pages)
  2. Dig Deeper (Tools to unearth the Bible’s treasure) by Nigel Beynon & Andrew Sach. (160 pages)
  3. A Praying Life by Paul E. Miller. (270 pages)
  4. The Cross of Christ by John R. W. Stott. (342 pages)
  5. Come Be My Light (Mother Theresa) by Brian Kolodiejchuk. (362 pages)
  6. The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment by Jeremiah Burroughs. (228 pages)
  7. Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide by Kay Redfield Jamison. (311 pages)
  8. A Survival Guide For Life by Bear Grylls. (284 pages)
  9. Prayer by John Bunyan. (172 pages)
  10. The Mortification of Sin by John Owen. (130 pages)
  11. Communion with God by John Owen (364 pages)
  12. The Inner Voice of Love: A Journey Through Anguish to Freedom by Henri J. M. Nouwen. (118 pages)
  13. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. (202 pages)
    This was much more interesting than I had expected. A good commentary on the relationship between creator and his creation.
  14. Perfect Punctuation by Stephen Curtis. (168 pages)
  15. With Christ in the School of Prayer by Andrew Murray. (238 pages)
  16. The Worst Journey in the World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard. (598 pages)
  17. Church History by Eusebius. (343 pages)
  18. Transforming Grace by Jerry Bridges. (254 pages)
  19. Revolution in World Missions by K.P. Yohannan. (226 pages)
  20. The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions by Arthur G. Bennett (Editor). (405 pages)
  21. The Elements of Style by William Strunk & E.B. White. (85 pages)
  22. Fair Trade for All: How Trade Can Promote Development by Joseph E. Stiglitz, Andrew Charlton. (278 pages)
  23. Daughters & Dads by Chap & Dee Clark. (166 pages)
  24. No-Nonsense Guide to the Arms Trade by Gideon Burrows. (140 pages)
  25. The Works of John Newton, Volume 1. (704 pages)
  26. The Works of John Newton, Volume 2. (600 pages)
  27. The Works of John Newton, Volume 3. (672 pages)
  28. The Works of John Newton, Volume 4. (583 pages)
  29. The Works of John Newton, Volume 5. (644 pages)
  30. The Works of John Newton, Volume 6. (596 pages)
  31. The Unity of the Bible: Unfolding God’s Plan for Humanity by Daniel P. Fuller. (479 pages)
  32. The Evil of Evils by Jeremiah Burroughs. (345 pages)
  33. How to Read a Book by Mortimer J. Adler, Charles Van Doren. (346 pages)
  34. Spiritual Depression by Martyn Lloyd-Jones. (300 pages)
  35. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. (262 pages)
  36. Can You Drink the Cup? by Henri J. M. Nouwen. (123 pages)
  37. A Journey to Victorious Praying: Finding Discipline and Delight in Your Prayer Life by Bill Thrasher. (232 pages)
  38. Scripture by Heart: Devotional Practices for Memorizing God’s Word by Joshua Choonmin Kang. (151 pages)
  39. The Little Way of Lent by Fr Gary Caster. (127 pages)
  40. Awed to Heaven, Rooted in Earth by Walter Brueggemann. (169 pages)
  41. Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence by Doris Pilkington/Nugi Garimara. (133 pages)
  42. Imagining the Course of Life by Nancy Eberhardt. (177 pages)
  43. Psalms 73-150 (The Tyndale Old Testament Commentary Series) by Derek Kidner (235 pages)
  44. Psalms 1-72 (The Tyndale Old Testament Commentary Series) by Derek Kidner (257 pages)
  45. Understanding Exposure: How to Shoot Great Photographs with a Film or Digital Camera by Bryan Peterson (160 pages)
  46. Focus on the Bible – 1 Samuel: Looking on the Heart by Dale Ralph Davis (329 pages)
  47. 2 Samuel: Out of Every Adversity by Dale Ralph Davis (324 pages)
  48. The Word Became Fresh: How to Preach from Old Testament Narrative Texts by Dale Ralph Davis
  49. The Epistle to the Romans (NICNT) by Douglas J. Moo (941 pages)
  50. The Highly Sensitive Child: Helping Our Children Thrive When the World Overwhelms Them by Elaine Aron
  51. Praying the Psalms: Engaging Scripture and the Life of the Spirit by Walter Brueggemann (81 pages)
  52. The Hole in Our Gospel by Richard Stearns (279 pages)
  53. One Step Ahead Preaching by Stephen Worsley (105 pages)
  54. Displaced Reflections by Oddny Gumaer (123 pages)
  55. Genesis, A Commentary by Bruce K. Waltke (628 pages)
  56. Preaching Christ from Genesis by Sidney Greidanus (501 pages)
  57. Summer by Albert Camus (87 pages)
  58. When I Don’t Desire God by John Piper (234 pages)
  59. Confessions by St Augustine (305 pages)
  60. The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis (118 pages)
  61. Common Errors and Problems in English by Robert Allen (326 pages)
  62. The Gospel According to John (NICNT) by Leon Morris (786 pages)
  63. Janet Frame Stories and Poems (328 pages)
  64. The New Oxford Guide to Writing by Thomas S. Kane (317 pages)
  65. Finally Alive by John Piper (192 pages)
  66. The Book of Acts (NICNT) by F.F. Bruce (511 pages)
  67. The Gospel According to John (NICNT) by Leon Morris (786 pages)
  68. The Luminaries by Eleanor Cotton (832 pages)
  69. Moments of Being by Virginia Woolf (220 pages)
  70. Selected Stories by Katherine Mansfield (362 pages)
  71. Living in the Maniototo by Janet Frame (240 pages)
  72. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce (196 pages)
  73. Silas Marner by George Eliot (163 pages)

Total of 22,995 pages; I will need to read at least 23 pages per day to finish this goal.

202 pages read: 0.8% of the way there!