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!

http://smile.amazon.com/Dont-Waste-Your-Life-Edition/dp/1581346107/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1363576799&sr=8-1&keywords=don%27t+waste+your+life

 

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!

http://smile.amazon.com/Living-Cross-Centered-Life-Keeping/dp/1590525787/ref=sr_1_2?&ie=UTF8&qid=1363576833&sr=1-2&keywords=cross+centered+life

 

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.

http://smile.amazon.com/Worldliness-Resisting-Seduction-Fallen-World/dp/1433502801/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1363576954&sr=8-1&keywords=mahaney+worldliness

 

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

http://smile.amazon.com/Uneclipsing-Son-Rick-Holland/dp/1934952133/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1363577489&sr=8-1&keywords=uneclipsing+the+son

 

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.

http://smile.amazon.com/Just-Do-Something-Liberating-Approach/dp/0802458386/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1363576427&sr=8-1&keywords=do+something

 

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!

http://smile.amazon.com/Do-Hard-Things-Rebellion-Expectations/dp/1601421125/ref=sr_1_1?&ie=UTF8&qid=1363577781&sr=1-1&keywords=do+hard+things

 

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.

http://smile.amazon.com/Stop-Dating-Church-Family-Lifechange/dp/B00378L4WU/ref=sr_1_1?&ie=UTF8&qid=1363577952&sr=1-1&keywords=stop+dating+the+church

 

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

http://smile.amazon.com/Purity-Principle-Safeguards-Dangerous-LifeChange/dp/1590521951/ref=sr_1_1?&ie=UTF8&qid=1363578002&sr=1-1&keywords=purity+principle

 

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

http://smile.amazon.com/Pursuit-Holiness-Study-Guide-Redefining/dp/1576839885/ref=sr_1_3?&ie=UTF8&qid=1363578031&sr=1-3&keywords=pursuit+of+holiness

 

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

http://smile.amazon.com/Crazy-Love-Overwhelmed-Relentless-God/dp/1434768511/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1363577233&sr=1-1&keywords=crazy+love