Influential Books in my life:

(in alphabetical order by author’s last name)


Wisdom Hunter by Randall Arthur

Fearless by Eric Blehm 

Daring Greatly by Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain

The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

Choosing to SEE by Mary Beth Chapman

Good to Great by Jim Collins

Waking the Dead by John Eldredge

Emotional Survival for Law Enforcement by Kevin M. Gilmartin, Ph.D.

Day of War by Cliff Graham

Finding Spiritual Whitespace by Bonnie Gray

Terrify No More by Gary Haugen

I Love a Cop by Ellen Kirschman, Ph.D.

The entire Chronicles of Narnia collection by C.S. Lewis 

Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

Pilgrim’s Regress by C.S. Lewis

Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell

Children of the Day (Bible Study) by Beth Moore

All Joy and No Fun by Jennifer Senior

The Best Yes by Lysa TerKeurst

Sitting at the Feet of Rabbi Jesus by Ann Spangler and Lois Tverberg

Men and Women in the Church by Sarah Sumner, Ph.D.

One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp

The Life Model: Living From the Heart Jesus Gave You by E. James Wilder


Influential Blogs & Websites:



A Holy Experience

Navy SEAL Blog Talk Radio with David Rutherford


Influential Messages & Videos:

Favored: Deborah and Jael by Kim Rogers

IF: Gathering 2015

Ann Voskamp’s Newsmakers Interview

Establish & Equip: Ephesians 4:7-16 by Billy Rieder