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Top Christian Books of 2018


Did you know January is recognized as National Book Month? According to Amazon, these were the top selling books of 2018 in the Christian genre. If you’re looking to kick off the new year with a goal of reading more, any of these great books would be a great place to start!

Everybody, Always: Becoming Love in a World Full of Setbacks and Difficult People 
Author: Bob Goff
About this book: In his entertaining and inspiring follow-up to the New York Times bestselling phenomenon Love Does, Bob Goff takes readers on a journey into the secret of living without fear, constraint, or worry. The path toward the liberated existence we all long for is found in a truth as simple to say as it is hard to do: love people, even the difficult ones, without distinction and without limits.

The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery
Author: Ian Morgan Cron
About this book: The Enneagram is an ancient personality type system with an uncanny accuracy in describing how human beings are wired, both positively and negatively. In The Road Back to You Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile forge a unique approach―a practical, comprehensive way of accessing Enneagram wisdom and exploring its connections with Christian spirituality for a deeper knowledge of God and of ourselves.

Christmas in the Manger
Author: Nola Buck
About this book: The gentle beauty of the story of the first Christmas is now available as a board book. With a simple, lyrical text and radiant artwork, this book is perfect for the youngest child to be a part of the wonder of the Nativity.

It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way: Finding Unexpected Strength when Disappointments Leave You Shattered
Author: Lysa TerKeurst
About this book: Life often looks so very different than we hoped or expected. Some events may simply catch us off guard for a moment, but others shatter us completely. We feel disappointed and disillusioned, and we quietly start to wonder about the reality of God’s goodness.

New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional
Author: Paul David Tripp
About this book: Mornings can be tough. Sometimes, a hearty breakfast and strong cup of coffee just aren’t enough. Offering more than a rush of caffeine, best-selling author Paul David Tripp wants to energize you with the most potent encouragement imaginable: the gospel.

Forget “behavior modification” or feel-good aphorisms. Tripp knows that what we really need is an encounter with the living God. Then we’ll be prepared to trust in God’s goodness, rely on his grace, and live for his glory each and every day.


We’d love to know what your favorite books of 2018 were! Please feel free to let us know in the comments section!

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