I know what you’re thinking. Amazon Prime Day is over, school is out, and vacation is here. All of that is true. However, here are 5 incredible books that you’ll love to read by the beach, by the pool, or in your apartment. Learn something new and let me know which book changed your life the most. Besides, you can always purchase that noodle maker or get your Christmas shopping done early on Amazon before the crowds hit. lol
1. Dare to Lead by Brene Brown
Dr. Brene Brown continues to amaze readers and inspire millions. Her newest book has the same power and encouragement! If you’re looking for a book to inspire you to lead, look no further. Brown will give you the power to lead, the chance to listen, and the ability to be vulnerable with yourself, your team, and your community.
In this #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Brené Brown,
“…teaches us what it means to dare greatly, rise strong, and brave the wilderness.”
2. The New Copernicans by David John Seel
Dr. David John Seel is incredible. He enraptures his readers and takes them on a journey. He gives them the ability to understand how generations think, act, and see the church. If you’re interested in engaging with this generation and finding ways to connect, add this book in your cart and start reading.
“John Seel suggests survival strategies. He suggests communication on-ramps for genuine human connection with the next generation. It can be done.”
“Our millennial children, as well as nonchurchgoing millennials, are both the church’s greatest challenge and its most exciting new opportunity.”
—John Seel, PhD
3. Learn to Speak God from Scratch by Jonathan Merritt
Jonathan Merrit is controversial, culturally astute, and an amazing communicator. In his new book, he dares you to understand God and connect with your faith. If you’re looking for a book that will challenge you and engage your mind and soul, check this out and add it to your summer list.
“In this groundbreaking book, one of America’s premier religion writers revives ancient expressions through cultural commentary, vulnerable personal narratives, and surprising biblical insights.”
“Learning to Speak God from Scratch will breathe new life into your spiritual conversations.”
4. Inspired by Rachel Held Evans
RHE continues to be a light for this generation and a continuous voice of truth. Inspired will inspire you and give you a glimpse at the fullness of God in a new and vivid way. If you’re looking for a book that will renew your love for God and the Bible, then purchase this tonight and delve into the first chapter.
Relevant Article: 5 Ways that Rachel Held Evans Gave Hope to the Church
“Drawing on the best in recent scholarship and using her well-honed literary expertise, Evans examines some of our favorite Bible stories and possible interpretations, retelling them through memoir, original poetry, short stories, soliloquies, and even a short screenplay.”
“Undaunted by the Bible’s most difficult passages, Evans wrestles through the process of doubting, imagining, and debating Scripture’s mysteries. The Bible, she discovers, is not a static work but is a living, breathing, captivating, and confounding book that is able to equip us to join God’s loving and redemptive work in the world.”
Check out these great reads on Amazon and let me know which one is your favorite in the comments below!