Top Ten Reads of 2019

by | Dec 31, 2019 | Reading

Taking a cue from others, I looked back over the books I read in 2019. These are my top ten by rank. Who knows, you might see a title or two that piques your interest!


God’s Battle Plan for the Mind

By David W. Saxton

How to meditate like a Puritan.


Reformed Preaching

By Joel Beeke

How to preach like a Puritan.


Longing to Know

By Esther Meek

Knowing God is remarkably similar to knowing your auto mechanic.


Reset: Living a Grace-Paced Life in a Burnout Culture 

By David Murray

Speaks to different areas of the Christian life; geared towards pastors.


A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal

By Ben Macintyre

Exciting nonfiction account of espionage and deception.


The Sermon Doctor

By Harry Farra 

Learn lessons on preaching through a fictional tale.


Myths and Mistakes in New Testament Textual Criticism 

By Elijah Hixson and Peter J. Gurry

Read my review here.


Superheroes Can’t Save You: Epic Examples of Historic Heresies

By Todd Miles

Christological heresies illustrated by comic book superheroes.


Intermediate Greek Grammar

By David L. Mathewson and Elodie Ballantine Emig

It’s thinner than Wallace.


An Introduction to the Greek New Testament Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge

By Dirk Jongkind 

See my review here.

Brent Niedergall

Pastor, Grammarian, Runner

Brent Niedergall, MDiv, is Chief Editor at Positive Action for Christ in Whitakers, North Carolina. He’s gone to war in Afghanistan, felled towering trees, and parsed Greek verbs.


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