John Fuller's Bookshelf

Books . Movies . Music . More
John Fuller's Bookshelf
John Fuller's Bookshelf
Books . Movies . Music . More

John Fuller

Lead Counselor-The Counseling Ministry

My Current Favorites

Five books, movies, or songs influencing me now
What Did You Expect? (Redesign): Redeeming the Realities of Marriage
What Did You Expect? (Redesign): Redeeming the Realities of Marriage
by Paul David Tripp
WHY I LIKE IT
I love the rich expression of the gospel as applied to our marriages, and the unpacking of all the destructive, unrealistic expectations we bring to the marriage journey. There are 6 commitments Tripp refers to in a marriage, and devotes several chapters to each, all quite helpful.

My Essentials

My all-time favorite books, movies and music
The Gospel-Centered Life (Participant's Guide)
The Gospel-Centered Life (Participant's Guide)
by Bob Thune,Will Walker
WHY I LIKE IT
This is a great tool for discipleship use, as it. Helps the two participants, or more, to more fully comprehend just how the gospel shapes all parts of our lives. It has a way of connecting the members as they work through the chapters (9) together.
Instruments in the Redeemer's Hands: People in Need of Change Helping People in Need of Change
Instruments in the Redeemer's Hands: People in Need of Change Helping People in Need of Change
by Paul David Tripp
WHY I LIKE IT
This book has been a great work on more fully understanding others and in particular, the heart of man. He emphasizes the need to do all we do to speak the truth in love and to live out the great call to love one another, for His glory.
Your Jesus Is Too Safe: Outgrowing a Drive-Thru, Feel-Good Savior
Your Jesus Is Too Safe: Outgrowing a Drive-Thru, Feel-Good Savior
by Jared Wilson
WHY I LIKE IT
The author writes in an easy reading style and communicates the gospel of Christ in such a practical way. Wilson Writes of Jesus and His many titles and roles. This book is quite freeing from the old molds that the world would have us be squeezed into.
Speaking Truth In Love
Speaking Truth In Love
by David Powlison
WHY I LIKE IT
As a counselor, it is essential that our words are spoken with love, speaking to difficult people in tough places in their lives, needing to make hard choices for self and others. It really makes it clear how God wants us to relate to one another, making every relationship a redemptive one.
When Sinners Say
When Sinners Say "I Do": Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage
by Dave Harvey
WHY I LIKE IT
D. Harvey writes on the realities of being fully human in a marriage with another human, both of them sinners in God’s view. Honest, open and helpful to all who seek it, the author points the readers to the gospel of Christ as the cure to a selfish, hopeless mess that only the Lord can redeem in His for His glory and their joy.