Renew Resources

Renew recommends reading! Check out our book list. We hope that you find good reads that are helpful and insightful.
Each of these books have been recommended by our pastoral staff.


  • Misreading Scripture With Western Eyes E. Randolph Richards
  • Misreading Scripture With Individualist Eyes E. Randolph Richards
  • Temptation -Diogenes Allen
  • Being Disciples -Rowan Williams
  • Gentle and Lowly -Dane Ortlund
  • *Mere Christians hosted by Jordan Raynor (Podcast)


  • A Basic Christian Theology -Chip Conyours
  • Tokens of Trust -Rowan Williams
  • Being Christian -Rowan Williams
  • Who is God: Key Moments of Biblical Revelation -Richard Bacham
  • Surprised by Hope -NT Wright
  • On Guard William -Lane Craig
  • Gentle and Lowly -Dane Ortlund
  • Knowing God -JI Packer
  • Basic Christianity -John Stott


  • Celebration of Discipline -Richard Foster
  • The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry -John Mark Comer
  • Renovation of the Heart -Dallas Willard
  • Practicing the Presence -Brother Lawrence
  • Making All Things New -Henri Nouwen
  • My Utmost For His Highest -Oswald Chambers
  • Christ and Calamity -Harold Senkbeil
  • Do You Believe: 12 Historic Doctrines to Change Your Everyday Life -Paul David Tripp
  • Means of Grace: A Year of Weekly Devotions -Fleming Rutledge
  • Long Obedience in the Same Direction -Eugene Peterson
  • The Valley of Vision -Arthur Bennett
  • Life of the Beloved -Henri Nouwen



  • The Hiding Place -Corrie Ten Boom
  • Shadow of the Almighty -Elisabeth Elliot
  • Surprised by Joy -CS Lewis
  • Where the Light Fell -Philip Yancey
  • A Burning In My Bones -Eugene Peterson
  • Luminaries: 20 Lives that Illuminate the Christian Way -Rowan Williams
  • Flawed Families of the Bible -David & Diana Garland
  • The Christ of the Indian Road -E. Stanley Jones


  • How Long O Lord -DA Carson
  • Lament for a Son -Nicholas Wolterstorff
  • The Wounded Healer -Henri Nouwen
  • On Death -Tim Keller
  • Grace for the Afflicted -Matthew Stanford