Bill Ferrell's Bookshelf

Books . Movies . Music . More
Bill Ferrell's Bookshelf
Bill Ferrell's Bookshelf
Books . Movies . Music . More

Bill Ferrell

Administrative Pastor

My Current Favorites

Five books, movies, or songs influencing me now
How to Be Rich: It's Not What You Have. It's What You Do With What You Have.
How to Be Rich: It's Not What You Have. It's What You Do With What You Have.
by Andy Stanley
WHY I LIKE IT
Good Practical Teaching on Money.
All Things Fade
All Things Fade
by Dutton
WHY I LIKE IT
The words and music are great and I like running to them.
WEIRD: Because Normal Isn't Working
WEIRD: Because Normal Isn't Working
by Craig Groeschel
WHY I LIKE IT
Good book for interacting with people on common ground.
Face to Face: Praying the Scriptures for Intimate Worship
Face to Face: Praying the Scriptures for Intimate Worship
by Kenneth D. Boa
WHY I LIKE IT
This is a daily devotional/prayer guide.

My Essentials

My all-time favorite books, movies and music
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You (10th Anniversary Edition)
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You (10th Anniversary Edition)
by John C. Maxwell
WHY I LIKE IT
A good book for leaders to read as it gives a list of some of the top things you should know.
When Work and Family Collide: Keeping Your Job from Cheating Your Family
When Work and Family Collide: Keeping Your Job from Cheating Your Family
by Andy Stanley
WHY I LIKE IT
Time is one of the most valuable resources we have and Andy Stanley wants you to use it well. This book is a great short read on the topic.
The The Hole in Our Gospel: What Does God Expect of Us? The Answer That Changed My Life and Might Just Change the World
The The Hole in Our Gospel: What Does God Expect of Us? The Answer That Changed My Life and Might Just Change the World
by Richard Stearns
WHY I LIKE IT
This book really motivates people to serve those less fortunate. A good story as well as argument for why service matters and how to do it.
Spiritual Leadership: Principles of Excellence for Every Believer
Spiritual Leadership: Principles of Excellence for Every Believer
by J. Oswald Sanders
WHY I LIKE IT
Nice summary of how to lead like Jesus.
The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For?
The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For?
by Rick Warren
WHY I LIKE IT
Make your life count and have purpose.
The Circle Maker: Praying Circles Around Your Biggest Dreams and Greatest Fears
The Circle Maker: Praying Circles Around Your Biggest Dreams and Greatest Fears
by Mark Batterson
WHY I LIKE IT
Great book on how to pray expectantly and such a good read as Batterson is a great storyteller.
Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God
Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God
by Francis Chan
WHY I LIKE IT
This book will help you fall in love with God all over again and really sense His love for you.
Knowing God
Knowing God
by J. I. Packer
WHY I LIKE IT
This is sort of a textbook, a theological look at the Almighty.
Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?
Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?
by Seth Godin
WHY I LIKE IT
A leadership book with lessons for everyone on how to serve better.
Finishing Strong: Going the Distance for Your Family
Finishing Strong: Going the Distance for Your Family
by Steve Farrar
WHY I LIKE IT
When you hit middle age you need motivation and direction and this book gives it.
A Celebration of Sex: A Guide to Enjoying God's Gift of Sexual Intimacy
A Celebration of Sex: A Guide to Enjoying God's Gift of Sexual Intimacy
by Douglas E. Rosenau
WHY I LIKE IT
All newlyweds and Nearlyweds need an education on sex, even some who have been married for years could use this. A solid Christian perspective on sex with details on all kinds of things sexually related.
The Spirit of the Disciplines: Understanding How God Changes Lives
The Spirit of the Disciplines: Understanding How God Changes Lives
by Dallas Willard
WHY I LIKE IT
A good book on how to live some of the Christian disciples out in daily life from prayer to solitude to fasting and more.
The Blessing: Giving the Gift of Unconditional Love and Acceptance
The Blessing: Giving the Gift of Unconditional Love and Acceptance
by John Trent,Gary Smalley
WHY I LIKE IT
Most of us come from some kind of broken or dysfunctional family background and this book will help you feel the love of a true father.
Leading with a Limp: Take Full Advantage of Your Most Powerful Weakness
Leading with a Limp: Take Full Advantage of Your Most Powerful Weakness
by Dan B. Allender
WHY I LIKE IT
We all have experienced failures and have inherent flaws but we can use those to lead others better.
What a Difference a Daddy Makes: The Indelible Imprint a Dad Leaves on His Daughter's Life
What a Difference a Daddy Makes: The Indelible Imprint a Dad Leaves on His Daughter's Life
by Kevin Leman
WHY I LIKE IT
Being a good father is not easy and this is a good resource for all dads to read.