Whenever I learn about a new band, my favorite thing to do is find out what musicians most influenced them. It helps you know where they’re coming from. It’s the same with pastors. Many of the voices you see below are my friends, mentors, and heroes. Each is someone I’d love to introduce you to as you seek after God in your own life.

Key Books

The Gospel - Ray Ortland

Prodigal God - Timothy Keller

The Discipline of Grace - Jerry Bridges

Practicing Resurrection - Eugene Peterson

The Emotionally Healthy Church - Peter Scazzero

Key Articles

Why Plant Churches? – Timothy Keller

Singled Out For Good - Paige Benton

The Centrality of the Gospel – Timothy Keller

What’s in a song - Kevin Twit

Spirituality for All the Wrong Reasons - Eugene Patterson interviewed by Mark Galli in Christianity Today

Worship - Seeing God Rightly and Savoring God Truly - Tom Gibbs

Key Podcasts

Cultivated - A podcast about faith and work.

The Bible Project - A podcast that digs into the story of the Bible.

The Gospel Coalition Word of the Week - A weekly sermon from a great gospel-centered preacher.