Spiritual vitality describes Bob Munger, and these are some of the books that fed his faith. Now chaplain to the faculty at Fuller Theological Seminary, he has spent over half a century in ministry and sending others into the ministry. His booklet My Heart, Christ's Home has become a devotional classic.
Knowing God by J. I. Packer, InterVarsity, 1973
This book provides an excellent introduction to the biblical truth needed to anchor a vital faith. It approaches theology from the aspect of knowing God, not just knowing about God.
I find it good devotional reading, but it has also been particularly good as a book to recommend to students ready to take on a deeper understanding of faith. They have rated it well.
Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan, Moody, 1984
This one's a classic for a reason. I find it so practical. Obviously Bunyan had suffered spiritually and personally, and he was able to shed light on all kinds of problems.
One example is the dungeon in which Pilgrim finds himself beaten by ...1