For many Christians, the Bible and its teachings are sufficient in expanding our understanding and faith. And combined with church services and guidance, this can be all someone will need. However, there is a vast sea of Christian authorship that offers new insights and perspectives on faith and way of life. In this article, we’ll discuss a few books that can enhance your faith.
Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas
This book recounts the inspiring, thrilling, and heart-wrenching story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German pastor, and anti-Nazi dissenter. From humble beginnings in an intelligent, close-knit family to his execution in 1945, Bonhoeffer led scores of people through the power of Christ and action. As the 1930s and 40s progressed, Bonhoeffer saw the Nazi’s increasing hold on daily life and the Christian faith and led a secret resistance to stop the Nazis. This book is an excellent read for Christians and non-Christians alike.
Her Mother’s Hope by Francine Rivers
Her Mother’s Hope is an emotionally rich story of a mother leaving her home for a better life for her children and the effects of her decisions. Specifically, the mother’s tough-love approach to parenting alienates her oldest daughter, who leaves to make a better life for her own family. However, the events of World War II bring unique challenges to their relationship and threaten to sever it completely. This book is an instant classic of Christian fiction.
Wild at Heart by John Eldredge
In this discerning look at the nature of Christian man, John Eldredge challenges modern notions of what a man should be with the image crafted by God. He challenges the reader to pursue the purpose given by God, through passion, adventure, and faith
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