Theology

Ploductivity: A Practical Theology of Work & Wealth

Ploductivity: A Practical Theology of Work & Wealth

More theology than productivity advice, this book aptly defends the use of technology and the expansion of personal capacity that it affords us. When the topic turns to actual ploductivity, however, the only example used for how the technique works is reading and writing - a little bit every day adds up.

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Matthew Henry’s Commentary on the Whole Bible: Complete and Unabridged

Matthew Henry’s Commentary on the Whole Bible: Complete and Unabridged

Begun August 2018. My life goal is to finish this before I'm 50 (in 2032).

Recommended to me by Nancy Wilson. Nancy mentioned in a talk that she loved to read "Puritans like Matthew Henry." I had seen Matthew Henry's commentary, and had no idea what time period he belonged to. Within a few months, I purchased this copy and began plugging away.

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God in the Dock: Essays on Theology and Ethics

God in the Dock: Essays on Theology and Ethics

Begun in February 2021.

Recommended by the fact that it's C.S. Lewis after all, but Brandy Vencel read it in 2020 and so I added it to my 2021 list.

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Institutes of the Christian Religion

Institutes of the Christian Religion

Begun August 2019.

I'm reading this with my high schoolers and my friend and her high schoolers over 2 years. When we finish, we'll start over again with our next set of teens. Do be sure to get the Ford Lewis Battles translation, not Beveridge.

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The Holy Bible, English Standard Version

The Holy Bible, English Standard Version

For the last 3 years I've used the Bible Reading Challenge to read the Bible in 9 months, plus the New Testament again in the summer.

Be in the Word! Make it the first thing you read.

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Letters of Francis A. Schaeffer: Spiritual Reality in the Personal Christian Life
Pilgrim Theology: Core Doctrines for Christian Disciples