Charley Hellmuth's Bookshelf

Books . Movies . Music . More
Charley Hellmuth's Bookshelf
Charley Hellmuth's Bookshelf
Books . Movies . Music . More

Charley Hellmuth

Student and Family Pastor

My Current Favorites

Five books, movies, or songs influencing me now
Shadow Boxing: The Dynamic 2-5-14 Strategy to Defeat the Darkness Within
Shadow Boxing: The Dynamic 2-5-14 Strategy to Defeat the Darkness Within
by Henry Malone
WHY I LIKE IT
This is a little outside of my theological grid but it was recommended to me by a friend and it has been a good read about spiritual warfare and developing a strategy to win the spiritual war that is not “if it happens” but “when it happens.”
Spiritual Parenting: An Awakening for Today's Families
Spiritual Parenting: An Awakening for Today's Families
by Michelle Anthony
WHY I LIKE IT
So far this book has been a big encouragement to return to scripture as our source for knowledge, passion and encouragement about parenting and being a biblical family.
Christian Beliefs Study Guide: 20 Life Transforming Truths
Christian Beliefs Study Guide: 20 Life Transforming Truths
 
WHY I LIKE IT
This is a short but thick book on the 20 Basics of the Christian faith. If you don’t read anything else (other than the Bible) then this book will be enough for you to be challenged and equipped to lead yourself and others into a great knowledge and heart for God. This is a theological overview of what most seminary students get when they go to seminary boiled down into the 20 essentials.
The Full Armor of God: Defending Your Life From Satan's Schemes
The Full Armor of God: Defending Your Life From Satan's Schemes
by Larry Richards
WHY I LIKE IT
This has been a great exposition of Ephesians 6. The topic of spiritual warfare is very fascinating to me right now and this has been a great tool for a proper biblical framework for thinking about satanic attack and how to handle and deal with it biblically based on Ephesians 6
Truth Matters: Confident Faith in a Confusing World
Truth Matters: Confident Faith in a Confusing World
by Andreas J. Köstenberger,Darrell L. Bock,Dr. Josh C
WHY I LIKE IT
This book is really Good at equipping Christians with the knowledge they need to be able to understand and navigate the college age objections that Christianity receives from the world. It focuses on helping students learn the most common objectives they receive and the answers to those objections. Specifically about God’s word, and faith in Christ.

My Essentials

My all-time favorite books, movies and music
The Pursuit of God (The Definitive Classic)
The Pursuit of God (The Definitive Classic)
by A. W. Tozer
WHY I LIKE IT
This book has been a constant challenge to swim in the deep end of contemplation and devotion to God. It is a small book that reads easy but needs lots of room to meditate.
Fathered by God: Learning What Your Dad Could Never Teach You
Fathered by God: Learning What Your Dad Could Never Teach You
by John Eldredge
WHY I LIKE IT
This book has transformed my life as a man and as a father. I didn’t have a father growing up who pointed me to Christ. This book has filled in the gaps for me and provided a template to use with other men who are also “incomplete.”
The Exemplary Husband: A Biblical Perspective
The Exemplary Husband: A Biblical Perspective
by Stuart Scott
WHY I LIKE IT
This Book is not just a great how to when it comes to being a husband but it is a great resource when it comes to the biblical foundation for what it means to be a Christ follower and how that impacts specifically being a husband.
The Treasure Principle: Unlocking the Secret of Joyful Giving (LifeChange Books)
The Treasure Principle: Unlocking the Secret of Joyful Giving (LifeChange Books)
by Randy Alcorn
WHY I LIKE IT
The first time I went through this book was during a church building campaign. It changed my life and view of giving and stewardship. I have since handed out numerous copies and taught students the principles found in this small but powerful book.
Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know
Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know
by Meg Meeker
WHY I LIKE IT
This book is not a difficult read. It is a practical read. Very heart felt and good pathway for what to be intentional with as a father of daughters. I have enjoyed the reminder that this book has been to me over the years.
A Tribe Apart: A Journey into the Heart of American Adolescence (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
A Tribe Apart: A Journey into the Heart of American Adolescence (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
by Patricia Hersch
WHY I LIKE IT
This book was an eye opener for me on adolescent culture. As a student pastor I thought I had a pretty good handle on youth culture but this book set me straight. A fascinating case study of American teenagers that is raw and honest.
Forever & a Day
Forever & a Day
by Anthony Skinner
WHY I LIKE IT
This Album has been one of the only worship albums that truly is timeless for me. I discovered it through Relevant Magazine and have listened to it for years. I measure most other worship albums against this one.
Season One
Season One
by All Sons & Daughters
WHY I LIKE IT
This Album is an instant classic. The lyrics are so real and biblical. I am in God’s presence when I am listening to this album.
Provocations: Spiritual Writings of Kierkegaard
Provocations: Spiritual Writings of Kierkegaard
by Soren Kierkegaard
WHY I LIKE IT
This book is a collection of Kierkegaard’s spiritual writings. Some are a little interesting but most are extremely thought provoking and caused me to examine the scriptures deeply as it relates to Life and Godliness.
False Intimacy: Understanding the Struggle of Sexual Addiction (LifeChange)
False Intimacy: Understanding the Struggle of Sexual Addiction (LifeChange)
by Harry Schaumburg
WHY I LIKE IT
This book deals openly and honestly with sexual addiction and its effects on relationships. I talk to a lot of couples who are dealing with this issue in their marriages as well as students who struggle to navigate the biblical plan for sexuality in the midst of a hyper-sexualized culture.