Richard Covington's Bookshelf

Books . Movies . Music . More
Richard Covington's Bookshelf
Richard Covington's Bookshelf
Books . Movies . Music . More

Richard Covington

Serve Pastor

My Current Favorites

Five books, movies, or songs influencing me now
Passion: Take It All
Passion: Take It All
by Passion
WHY I LIKE IT
This album is the latest from Passion and the 268 Generation. This was recorded live at the Passion conference in Houston.
Million Dollar Arm: Sometimes to Win, You Have to Change the Game
Million Dollar Arm: Sometimes to Win, You Have to Change the Game
by J. B. Bernstein
WHY I LIKE IT
This is much more than a baseball movie. It really is reminder to what is important.
Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help, And How to Reverse It
Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help, And How to Reverse It
by Robert D. Lupton
WHY I LIKE IT
Another book that challenges our traditional view of serving the poor.

My Essentials

My all-time favorite books, movies and music
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't
by Jim Collins
WHY I LIKE IT
This is the best leadership book that I have ever read.
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
One of the best books I have read concerning the mandate of Serving others.
Financial Peace Revisited
Financial Peace Revisited
 
WHY I LIKE IT
This is a must read for every adult. This is a great tool that will lead you to financial freedom. The book is rooted in the Scriptures.
Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream
Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream
by David Platt
WHY I LIKE IT
I think many American’s today try to fit Christianity into the “American Dream.” This book really attacks that mindset and shows how a Radical life to Christ is sometime in direct contrast to the “American Dream.”
Don't Waste Your Life
Don't Waste Your Life
by John Piper
WHY I LIKE IT
This is a call to make Christ the most significant relationship in your life. It is a call not to settle and to experience the fullness of Christ
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
Often times when we as Americans choose to serve the poor we end up doing more harm than good. This book teaches us how we can SERVE and HELP. This really is a must read.
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
by Laura Hillenbrand
WHY I LIKE IT
This book tells the amazing story of Louis Zamperini. Just read it… it is greatness.