Adam West's Bookshelf

Books . Movies . Music . More
Adam West's Bookshelf
Adam West's Bookshelf
Books . Movies . Music . More

Adam West

Worship Leader

My Current Favorites

Five books, movies, or songs influencing me now
Overcoming Sin and Temptation
Overcoming Sin and Temptation
by John Owen
WHY I LIKE IT
This is a classic. Many Christians have been influenced by John Owen’s writings. I have personally found this book incredibly helpful in killing the sin that so easily entangles me.

My Essentials

My all-time favorite books, movies and music
Citizens
Citizens
by Citizens
WHY I LIKE IT
These guys are making worship music fun. They’ve had great success on the radio with a song we do here at GracePoint, “Made Alive”. Another GracePoint song “In Tenderness” is also on this album.
Redemption: Freed by Jesus from the Idols We Worship and the Wounds We Carry (Re: Lit Books)
Redemption: Freed by Jesus from the Idols We Worship and the Wounds We Carry (Re: Lit Books)
by Mike Wilkerson
WHY I LIKE IT
For anyone struggling with habitual sin or just can’t seem to get over a hurt in their past, this is the book. It walks through the exodus of Israel and parallels the choices we tend to make in our own life. Answer the discussion questions at the end of each chapter and see God do something amazing in your heart.
Instruments in the Redeemer's Hands: People in Need of Change Helping People in Need of Change (Resources for Changing Lives)
Instruments in the Redeemer's Hands: People in Need of Change Helping People in Need of Change (Resources for Changing Lives)
by Paul David Tripp
WHY I LIKE IT
If you have a desire to help people through the trials of life, please read this book. Dr. Tripp gives great insight into the human heart and how God desires to use us to heal those around us. Required reading for any Redemption Group leader.
Lifetime Guarantee: Making Your Christian Life Work and What to Do When It Doesn't
Lifetime Guarantee: Making Your Christian Life Work and What to Do When It Doesn't
by Bill Gillham
WHY I LIKE IT
Have you ever felt stuck in your walk with Jesus? Like you’re missing something? Dr. Gillham beautifully outlines the regenerating work of the Holy Spirit in us with this book. One of the most life changing books I’ve ever read.
Doctrine: What Christians Should Believe (Re:Lit:Vintage Jesus)
Doctrine: What Christians Should Believe (Re:Lit:Vintage Jesus)
by Mark Driscoll,Gerry Breshears
WHY I LIKE IT
As an artist, most books outlining core doctrines of the Christian faith come across as dry to me. This book does an excellent job at making big theological ideas accessible to everyone. Also has one of the best chapters on worship I’ve ever read.
Crash the Chatterbox: Hearing God's Voice Above All Others
Crash the Chatterbox: Hearing God's Voice Above All Others
by Steven Furtick
WHY I LIKE IT
We all have the little voice inside our heads that we’d really like to shut up. This book outlines how to hear God’s voice, above all others. Written in an easily accessible style, Pastor Furtick walks through what God says about who we are and how to believe God over the voice of the “chatterbox”
Leadership Axioms: Powerful Leadership Proverbs
Leadership Axioms: Powerful Leadership Proverbs
by Bill Hybels
WHY I LIKE IT
Pastor Bill Hybels has written a great book with short chapters on leadership. It’s a great daily read to remind yourself of what it means to be a leader in any area or field.
A Call to Resurgence: Will Christianity Have a Funeral or a Future?
A Call to Resurgence: Will Christianity Have a Funeral or a Future?
by Mark Driscoll
WHY I LIKE IT
Too often we may look at a church across town and see them as “competition” This book is a call for Christians to acknowledge that we will have some differences, but come together for the sake of expanding God’s kingdom.
Water & the Blood
Water & the Blood
by Dustin Kensrue
WHY I LIKE IT
Former lead singer of the band Thrice, Dustin Kensrue has crafted a great worship record as the new worship pastor of Mars Hill Church in Seattle. There are a couple of great renditions of hymns. If you only download one track, download “Not Enough”. Rock of Ages and God is God are also great tracks.
Only King Forever
Only King Forever
by Elevation Worship
WHY I LIKE IT
Elevation Church out of Charlotte, North Carolina, has seriously blessed the Church with their songs. We do quite a few songs from Elevation from this recording including, “Raised to Life”, “The Glory is Yours” and “I will Look up”
For the Honor (2 CD) (Deluxe Edition)
For the Honor (2 CD) (Deluxe Edition)
by Elevation Worship
WHY I LIKE IT
Before “Only King Forever” Elevation released this album that shaped the sound of the worship ministry at GracePoint. We sing “For the Honor”, “Give me Faith” and “The Church” from this recording.
The Ascension
The Ascension
by Phil Wickham
WHY I LIKE IT
Phil Wickham is one of the most original artists to write Christian music in the lass decade. His lyrics are deep and meaningful and his melodies unique. I dare you not to be moved by his voice. What a great artist.
Into the Glorious
Into the Glorious
by Christy Nockels