Dan Elkins's Bookshelf

Books . Movies . Music . More
Dan Elkins's Bookshelf
Dan Elkins's Bookshelf
Books . Movies . Music . More

Dan Elkins

Middle School Pastor

My Current Favorites

Five books, movies, or songs influencing me now
Transformational Groups: Creating a New Scorecard for Groups
Transformational Groups: Creating a New Scorecard for Groups
by Ed Stetzer,Eric Geiger
WHY I LIKE IT
Provides insight into discipleship making groups
The Great Evangelical Recession: 6 Factors That Will Crash the American Church...and How to Prepare
The Great Evangelical Recession: 6 Factors That Will Crash the American Church...and How to Prepare
by John S. Dickerson
WHY I LIKE IT
This book helps to open our eyes to the world that we live in and the challenges we face
Real-Life Discipleship: Building Churches That Make Disciples
Real-Life Discipleship: Building Churches That Make Disciples
by Jim Putman
WHY I LIKE IT
Great tool for thinking thru relationships
The Power of Multisensory Preaching and Teaching: Increase Attention, Comprehension, and Retention
The Power of Multisensory Preaching and Teaching: Increase Attention, Comprehension, and Retention
by Rick Blackwood
WHY I LIKE IT
Great book for teacher and pastors to discuss ways that we can more effectively communicate to those who we are teaching

My Essentials

My all-time favorite books, movies and music
Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God
Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God
by Francis Chan
WHY I LIKE IT
Great book on having a passion for Christ
Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus
Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus
by Kyle Idleman
WHY I LIKE IT
Great resource on being a true follower of Christ
Disciplines of a Godly Man (Paperback Edition)
Disciplines of a Godly Man (Paperback Edition)
by R. Kent Hughes
WHY I LIKE IT
Great resources for Fathers, Husbands or Sons. Gives practical help for daily life
The Case for Christ: A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus (Case for ... Series)
The Case for Christ: A Journalist's Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus (Case for ... Series)
by Lee Strobel
WHY I LIKE IT
Provides hard evidence that Jesus is the Christ
The Seven Checkpoints for Student Leaders: Seven Principles Every Teenager Needs to Know
The Seven Checkpoints for Student Leaders: Seven Principles Every Teenager Needs to Know
by Andy Stanley,Stuart Hall
WHY I LIKE IT
Great book for some of the basics of youth ministry
Revolutionary Parenting: Raising Your Kids to Become Spiritual Champions
Revolutionary Parenting: Raising Your Kids to Become Spiritual Champions
by George Barna
WHY I LIKE IT
Very helpful book to help parents understand what really matters with our kids
Think Orange: Imagine the Impact When Church and Family Collide...
Think Orange: Imagine the Impact When Church and Family Collide...
by Reggie Joiner
WHY I LIKE IT
Great insight in how the church and families can partner together for effective ministry
As You Go: Creating a Missional Culture of Gospel-Centered Students
As You Go: Creating a Missional Culture of Gospel-Centered Students
by Alvin Reid
WHY I LIKE IT
Great book to discuss evangelism w/ students
Do Hard Things: A Teenage Rebellion Against Low Expectations
Do Hard Things: A Teenage Rebellion Against Low Expectations
by Alex Harris,Brett Harris
WHY I LIKE IT
Fantastic book to encourage student to be more than ordinary and to strive for great things
Get Outta My Face!: How to Reach Angry, Unmotivated Teens with Biblical Counsel
Get Outta My Face!: How to Reach Angry, Unmotivated Teens with Biblical Counsel
by Rick Horne
WHY I LIKE IT
Provides helpful insight into connecting with students who deal with anger or apathy