Tina Brown's Bookshelf

Books . Movies . Music . More
Tina Brown's Bookshelf
Tina Brown's Bookshelf
Books . Movies . Music . More

Tina Brown

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My Current Favorites

Five books, movies, or songs influencing me now
On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness (The Wingfeather Saga)
On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness (The Wingfeather Saga)
by Andrew Peterson
WHY I LIKE IT
If you like fantasy fiction, this is a great series. The first book starts a little slow, but it really picks up through 2-4. It is written by a Christian singer/songwriter/author and has great themes to discuss with the family and others. Probably best for ages 10+.
DiscipleShift: Five Steps That Help Your Church to Make Disciples Who Make Disciples (Exponential Series)
DiscipleShift: Five Steps That Help Your Church to Make Disciples Who Make Disciples (Exponential Series)
by Jim Putman
WHY I LIKE IT
This book really challenged me as a leader to not just pour into people, but equip them to pour into others!
But God (feat. Michael Bleecker) [Live]
But God (feat. Michael Bleecker) [Live]
 
WHY I LIKE IT
The easiest way for me to remember scripture is to have it put to music. In this song Eph 2:4-7 is the chorus. What a great reminder of what Jesus did and what our response should be!
Serendipity Bible: For Personal and Small Group Study
Serendipity Bible: For Personal and Small Group Study
 
WHY I LIKE IT
Throughout the years I have used many different Bibles. This is one of the best I have found for life groups that just want to open the Bible and dig deep. It has questions in the margins based on the inductive Bible study method.
Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust
Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust
by Immaculee Ilibagiza,Steve Erwin
WHY I LIKE IT
Anyone who knows me knows how much I love the people of Rwanda. This incredible and raw story of a genocide survivor will change you forever. No matter what you are going through, you are not alone… God is there with you.

My Essentials

My all-time favorite books, movies and music
Leadership Prayers
Leadership Prayers
by Richard Kriegbaum
WHY I LIKE IT
There are so many times as a leader that you cannot find the right words to express the depth of care, passion and concern you have for those whom God has put in your life. This book of prayers helps me to find those words.
When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself
When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself
by Steve Corbett,Brian Fikkert
WHY I LIKE IT
This book helped me to see poverty in a whole new way. It also gives great tools on how to best help others who are struggling in this broken world. It ask great questions about short term missions, though I do not agree with all of their outcomes.
Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together
Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together
by Ron Hall,Denver Moore
WHY I LIKE IT
Amazing story of walls being broken down and bridges being built. When we begin to see missions/outreach/love as more than what we do, but who God is creating us to be… the events in this book are the result. How you will read it and be challenged. Make sure tissues are handy!
Christian Beliefs: Twenty Basics Every Christian Should Know
Christian Beliefs: Twenty Basics Every Christian Should Know
by Wayne Grudem,Elliot Grudem
WHY I LIKE IT
This is a great resource and introduction to Bible doctrines and beliefs that every Christian should know and be able to communicate.
No Compromise: The Life Story of Keith Green
No Compromise: The Life Story of Keith Green
by Melody Green,David Hazard
WHY I LIKE IT
This is truly an inspiring story as you see a man who is searching for more, finds it and wholly gives his all to honoring God. This book changed how I view missions and my own faith.
The Hiding Place
The Hiding Place
by Corrie Ten Boom,Elizabeth Sherrill,John Sherrill
WHY I LIKE IT
Corrie Ten Boom tells an incredible story from her life and struggles during Nazi occupied Holland. Read how even in the darkest places (like a concentration death camp) God works. You will not be the same after reading this book! Jesus is victor!!
Follow You (with special guest Brandon Heath)
Follow You (with special guest Brandon Heath)
 
WHY I LIKE IT
Every morning when I am in Rwanda I listen to this song. It sets the mood for my day of service and puts me in a proper perspective.
A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: How I Learned to Live a Better Story
A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: How I Learned to Live a Better Story
by Donald Miller
WHY I LIKE IT
With his authentic and creative story telling, I find that Donald Millers books challenge me to live a life that is more like Jesus. This book reminds you that your life is a story, authored and owned by God. A great reminder that God is God and we are not.

My Bookshelf Archive

my archived books, movies, music, and more
Sacred Invitation
Sacred Invitation
 
WHY I LIKE IT
As we focus on God, we are invited into a sacred moment. We get this not because of who we are but because of what Christ has done. What a great reminder to put this world into perspective.