Recommended Readings for Teens

Don’t Waste Your Life: John Piper – one of the best books out there for Christian teenagers! How to live your life for something worthwhile, for the glory of God!


Living the Cross Centered Life: CJ Mahaney – helps us focus on what is most important not only for our salvation but also for our Christian life – THE GOSPEL!


Worldliness: CJ Mahaney – a book that helps identify the danger of worldliness in media, modesty, music, and material possessions while also keeping a fine balance to avoid legalsim.


Uneclipsing the Son: Rick Holland – helps give a clear, biblical, and compelling picture of the Savior, Jesus Christ!


Just Do Something: A Liberating Approach to Finding God’s Will: Kevin DeYoung – having trouble figuring our God’s will for those decisions in your life? This book gives a great Biblical approach for determining God’s will.


Do Hard Things: A Teenage Rebellion Against Low Expectations: Alex and Brett Harris – a challenge from teenagers to teenagers to rebel against the low expectations of our culture and do hard things for the glory of God!


Stop Dating the Church: Joshua Harris – a book that every young adult should read before leaving home to get a clear understanding of God’s view of His church.


The Purity Principle: Randy Alcorn – excellent book for young men struggling with their purity.


The Pursuit of Holiness: Jerry Bridges – great read to understand and apply the Bible’s guidelines for a life of holy living.


Crazy Love: Francis Chan – challenging book that really helps us attack religious complacency in our lives by re-falling in love with God.