Recommended Reading

Below is a list of books Plain Truth Ministries recommends. For any books published by PTM (by Albrecht, Wolverton and Jersak) you may place an order by calling us toll-free 1-800-309-4466.


  • C.S. Lewis — Mere Christianity
  • C.S. Lewis — The Great Divorce
  • Philip Yancey — The Jesus I Never Knew
  • Phillip Yancey — Where Is God When It Hurts?
  • Philip Yancey — What's So Amazing About Grace?
  • Brennan Manning — The Ragamuffin Gospel
  • Brennan Manning — The Relentless Tenderness of Jesus
  • Gregory Boyd — Repenting of Religion
  • Gregory Boyd — The Myth of a Christian Nation
  • Arterburn and Felton — More Jesus, Less Religion
  • Arterburn and Felton — Toxic Faith: Experiencing Healing from Painful Spiritual Abuse
  • Steve McVey — Grace Walk: What You've Always Wanted in the Christian Life
  • Steve McVey— Grace Amazing
  • Steve McVey— Beyond an Angry God: You Can't Imagine How Much He Loves You
  • Brad Jersak — A More Christlike God: a More Beautiful Gospel request item # B275    $18
  • Brad Jersak — Her Gates Will Never Be Shut
  • Brad Jersak and Michael Hardin (editors) — Stricken by God—Nonviolent Identification and the Victory of Christ
  • Robert Farrar Capon — Kingdom, Grace, Judgment: Paradox, Outrage, and Vindication in the Parables of Jesus
  • Robert Farrar Capon — Between Noon and Three: Romance, Law, and the Outrage of Grace
  • Brian Zahnd — Radical Forgiveness: God's Call to Unconditional Love
  • Brian Zahnd — Beauty Will Save the World: Rediscovering the Allure and Mystery of Christianity
  • Trudy Harris — Glimpses of Heaven: True Stories of Hope and Peace at the End of Life's Journey
  • Trudy Harris — More Glimpses of Heaven: Inspiring True Stories of Hope and Peace at the End of Life's Journey
  • Richard Rohr — Breathing Under Water: Spirituality and the Twelve Steps
  • Richard Rohr — Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life
  • Richard Rohr — Everything Belongs: The Gift of Contemplative Prayer
  • Walter Wink — The Powers That Be
  • Walter Wink — Engaging the Powers
  • Walter Wink — Jesus and Non-Violence
  • Jim Palmer — Divine Nobodies
  • Jim Palmer — Wide Open Spaces
  • Timothy Keller — Jesus the King
  • Timothy Keller — The Prodigal God
  • Cloud and Townsend — "Christian Beliefs" that Can Drive You Crazy
  • Bert Gary — Jesus Unplugged
  • Fritz Ridenour — How to be Christian Without Being Religious
  • William P. Young— The Shack
  • Paul Little — Know What You Believe
  • Chris Thurman — The Lies We Believe
  • David A. Seamands — Healing for Damaged Emotions
  • Ken Blue — Healing Spiritual Abuse
  • Sharon L. Baker — Razing Hell: Rethinking Everything You've Been Taught about God's Wrath and Judgment
  • James W. Sire — Scripture Twisting 
  • Lewis B. Smedes — Forgive and Forget—Healing the Hurts We Don't Deserve
  • Dallas Willard — The Divine Conspiracy
  • Stephen Sizer — Christian Zionism—Road-map to Armageddon?
  • Hank Hanegraaff — Christianity in Crisis—21st Century
  • Andrew Farley — The Naked Gospel: The Truth You May Never Hear in Church
  • Brian McLaren — Naked Spirituality: A Life with God in 12 Simple Words
  • Gordon D. Fee and Douglas Stuart — How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth
  • Tony Kriz — Neighbors and Wise Men: Sacred Encounters in a Portland Pub and Other Unexpected Places
  • John R.W. Stott — The Cross of Christ
  • Michael Green — Who is This Jesus?
  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer — The Cost of Discipleship
  • N.T. Wright — Jesus and the Victory of God
  • Gerald Sittser — A Grace Disguised
  • Phyllis Tickle — The Great Emergence
  • Derek Flood — Healing the Gospel
  • James Carroll — Jerusalem, Jerusalem
  • Ruth Tucker — Parade of Faith
  • Jacques Ellul — The Subversion of Christianity
  • Greg Albrecht — Bad News Religion request item # B232    $10
  • Greg Albrecht — Revelation Revolution request item # B233    $10 
  • Greg Albrecht — Unplugging from Religion ... Connecting with God request item #B253   $10 
  • Greg Albrecht — Between Religious Rocks & Life's Hard Places request item # B246    $10 
  • Greg Albrecht — Spiritual Soup for the Hungry Soul request item # B256  $10
  • Greg Albrecht — Spiritual Soup for the Hungry Soul, Volume 2 request item # B266  $10
  • Greg Albrecht — Rejecting Religion—Embracing Grace request item # B260  $10
  • Greg Albrecht — A Taste of Grace request item # B26  $10
  • Monte Wolverton — Chasing 120: A Story of Food, Faith, Fraud and the Pursuit of Longevity request item # B270  $10

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The books we select for our website "recommended" book list are what we consider as the cream of the crop, works that are of particular significance as viewed by our mission, goals and objectives. We do not encourage authors or publicists to apply for a place on this list, as the choices we make for recommended books are not made via an application process.

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