Life Tools

Life Tools 2017-05-25T14:15:23-05:00

Excellent “Life” Books

Finishing Strong: Going the Distance for your Family
Steve Farrar

A punch-in-your-gut read about being the kind of father every family longs for 

Resolution for Men
Stephen Kendrick
Modeled after the principles from the movie Courageous, this books is a very challenging review about God’s plan for you as a man, husband, and father.  

No Perfect People Allowed: Creating a Come As You Are Church
John Burke
Tells the story of and outlines how churches can be welcoming and transformational for everyone who walks in the door; you don’t have to get “cleaned up” first.

Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth am I Here For?
Rick Warren
This New York Times #1 Bestseller will help you figure out and live out God’s purposes in your life 

Revolutionary Parenting 
George Barna
Research into the lives of thriving adult Christians to discover the essential steps their parents took to shape their spiritual lives in childhood.

The Total Money Makeover 
Dave Ramsey
A best-selling must read for everyone, Dave outlines a simple, effective, common sense plan for taking control of your finances and getting debt free.

Disciplines of a Godly Man
R. Kent Hughes
This reviews the main areas men are likely to trip up, derail, and destroy our families, and gives ways to avoid wrecking our lives. 

Resolution for Women
Priscilla Shirer
A challenge for all women to be intentional about embracing and thriving in God’s beautiful and eternal calling on their lives. 

What a Daughter Needs From Her Dad
Michael Farris
This powerful and important book encourages and guides men in becoming the dads they want to be. 

Andy Stanley
Simply the best book on taking a vision from beginning to reality that has ever been written. Based on the book of Nehemiah. 

Don’t Waste Your Life
John Piper
A kick in the pants book to clarify what and who we are living for. Get rich and then early retirement? Nope.

Bob Buford
An eye-opening and life changing book for people 40-60 years old who want to make a major impact in the second half of their lives. 

Spiritual Leadership 
J. Oswald Sanders
The best introductory Christian leadership book out there! 


Excellent “Life” Videos

American Dream
The modern day equivalent of “Cats in the Cradle” (4:09)

A must see, change your life movie! (2:25)

Where are you Men of Courage?
A father’s call to action from the movie Courageous (3:16)

Dad’s Life Rap
Just for fun! (2:54)