5 Books Every Pastor Should Read, Outside of the Bible

Here’s a list of 5 books I would encourage every pastor to read, outside of the Bible:

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1. The Bruised Reed, Richard Sibbes

2. A Call to Prayer, JC Ryle

3. When I Don’t Desire God, John Piper

4. The Discipline of Grace, Jerry Bridges

5. The Holiness of God, RC Sproul

Question: Pastors, what other books would you encourage fellow-pastors to read?

I'm a husband, father of four, healthcare IT recruiter, pastor and writer. I live in the greater Nashville, TN area where I serve as an elder with Redeeming Grace Church (www.rgcnashville.com).