10 Best Selling Christian Books of All Time

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The following is a list of the 10 best-selling Christian Books of all time that you may want to read.

10. Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas

Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

Who better to confront the twentieth century’s greatest evil than a humble man of faith?

While Adolf Hitler and the Nazis seduced a nation, bullied a continent, and attempted to exterminate Europe’s Jews, a small group of dissidents and saboteurs worked to bring the Third Reich down from within. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a pastor and author, was one of them.

Eric Metaxas takes both strands of Bonhoeffer’s life—the theologian and the spy—and weaves them together to tell a searing story of incredible moral courage in the face of monstrous evil in this New York Times bestselling biography.

Metaxas presents the most complete account of Bonhoeffer’s life in Bonhoeffer, including his:

  • heartbreaking decision to leave America’s safe haven and return to Hitler’s Germany
  • participation in the infamous Valkyrie plot and “Operation 7,” an attempt to smuggle Jews into neutral Switzerland
  • His lifelong commitment to sharing the tenets of his faith

9. Choosing to SEE by Mary Beth Chapman

 
​​ Choosing to SEE: A Journey of Struggle and Hope

 

When it first came out in September 2010, Choosing to SEE exploded onto bestseller lists across the country, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and CBA. Mary Beth shared her touching story to critical acclaim on shows ranging from Focus on the Family to FOX and Friends to Good Morning America.

Mary Beth’s story is similar to ours in that we wonder where God is when the worst happens. Readers will learn firsthand about her daughter’s death, her struggle to heal, and the unexpected path God has placed her on in Choosing to SEE. A 16-page full-color photo insert is included.

8. Outlive Your Life by Max Lucado

Outlive Your Life: You Were Made to Make A Difference

These are trying times in our world’s history. Natural disasters are wreaking havoc on entire nations, 1.75 billion people are desperately poor, and global economic uncertainty persists. But you and I have a unique opportunity to make a significant difference. What if we succeeded? What if we shook the world with our optimism? Has God’s love and life permeated every nook and cranny? A great God created us to do great things. He invites us to outlive our lives here on Earth, not just in heaven. Let us live our lives in such a way that the rest of the world will be grateful.

7. 90 Minutes in Heaven by Don Piper

90 Minutes in Heaven: A True Story of Death & Life

In the ten years since 90 Minutes in Heaven was published, millions of people around the world have read the incredible true story of Don Piper’s experience with death and life—and their own lives have been changed as a result.

Don Piper was pronounced dead at the scene after a semi-truck collided with his car. For the next ninety minutes, he was immersed in the splendors of heaven. Even though he was told Piper was dead, a passing minister felt compelled to stop and pray for the accident victim. Piper miraculously resurrected, and the pleasures of heaven were replaced by a long and painful recovery.

Even those who have read the original book will want to be a part of the continuing story of 90 Minutes in Heaven with this new edition, which includes a personal update from Don on the impact the book has had on him, his family, and the millions who have heard his story.

6. Her Mother’s Hope by Francine Rivers

Her Mother’s Hope

This New York Times best-selling story, the first in an epic two-book saga by beloved author Francine Rivers, explores the complicated relationships between mothers and daughters across several generations.

Marta Schneider, a fiery woman, leaves Switzerland for a better life near the turn of the twentieth century, determined to fulfill her mother’s wish. Her formative journey takes her through Europe and ultimately to Canada, where she meets the charming Niclas Waltert.

Nothing, however, has prepared her for the sacrifices she must make for marriage and motherhood as she travels to the Canadian wilderness and then to California’s dusty Central Valley to raise her family. Marta’s hope is to provide a better life for her children, but she has learned that only the strong survive.

Her tough love is frequently misunderstood, particularly by her oldest daughter, Hildemara Rose, who longs for her mother’s approval. During World War II, Hildie falls in love and starts her own family. However, unexpected and tragic events force mother and daughter to confront their own failings as well as the ever-widening chasm that threatens to divide them forever.

5. Jesus Calling by Sarah Young

Jesus Calling, with Scripture References: Enjoying Peace in His Presence (a 365-Day Devotional) (Jesus Calling®)

The most popular 365-day devotional Jesus Calling is written as if Jesus is speaking directly to you, with words of encouragement, comfort, and assurance of his never-ending love.

These writings are based on Jesus’ own words of hope, guidance, and peace found in the Bible, written by someone who loves him and respects his word. These well-loved devotions will help you look forward to your time with the Lord and experience a deeper relationship with Him as you savor the presence of the one who completely understands you and loves you forever.

The words and Scripture that Jesus lovingly laid on Sarah’s heart are contained in this powerful audio recording of Jesus Calling. Words of comfort, assurance, and hope.

Words that have made her more aware of his presence while also allowing her to enjoy his peace. With this beautifully recorded audio devotional, you can be drawn into the Savior’s peaceful presence on a daily basis.

These powerful daily words of inspiration, with multivoice narration and musical scoring, will strengthen listeners’ spiritual lives. There are also full Scripture readings for each day, as well as guided reflection and prayer thoughts.

4. Wild at Heart by John Eldredge

Wild at Heart Expanded Edition: Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul

Men were not created by God to be nice boys. He made us to live lives full of passion, freedom, and adventure. To be dangerous men living in a huge story.

Men were created by God to be powerful. Simply consider the dreams and desires written in the hearts of all boys: to be a hero, a warrior, to love a beauty, and to live an adventurous life.

Most men, however, lose heart somewhere between boyhood and the struggles of yesterday. Deadlines, pressures, and disappointments bury all of our passions, dreams, and desires. Christianity appears to be irrelevant to their heart’s recovery. It’s no surprise that most men live lives of quiet resignation while looking for a little “life” on the side.

3. Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

Mere Christianity (C.S. Lewis Signature Classics)

C.S. Lewis, the most important writer of the twentieth century, explores the common ground on which all Christians stand together in his classic Mere Christianity.

Mere Christianity brings together Lewis’ legendary broadcast talks from World War II from his three previous books The Case for Christianity, Christian Behavior, and Beyond Personality, providing believers and nonbelievers alike with an unparalleled opportunity to hear this powerful apologetic for the Christian faith.

2. The 5 Love Languages by Dr. Gary Chapman

The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts

The 5 Love Languages teaches couples how to improve their relationship by recognizing the distinct ways in which they and their partner feel, give, and wish to be loved.

Anyone who has experienced romantic love will tell you that it is simple to fall in love.

Staying in love is difficult, especially in today’s world. So many couples split up.

Distractions, conflicts, misunderstandings, and boredom can all derail what was once a magical relationship.

It takes effort to stay in love. Relationships require careful and attentive care.

Dr. Gary Chapman is a marriage counselor who has developed a widely successful method for ensuring the longevity of your relationship.

Chapman teaches us the solution to most of the problems that modern couples face in The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts by assisting us in discovering our love language – the ways in which we give and receive love.

1. The Love Dare by Stephen and Alex Kendrick

The Love Dare

Unconditional love is eagerly promised at weddings but rarely seen in practice. As a result, romantic hopes are frequently replaced by disappointment at home. But this does not have to be the case.

The Love Dare is a 40-day challenge for husbands and wives to understand and practice unconditional love. It is a New York Times No. 1 best seller that has sold five million copies and was a major plot device in the popular film Fireproof.

The Love Dare is a journey you must take whether your marriage is hanging by a thread or is healthy and strong. It’s time to discover the secrets to creating true intimacy and a dynamic marriage.

This second edition also includes a special link to a free online marriage evaluation, a new preface by Stephen and Alex Kendrick, minor text updates, and selected reader testimonials from The Love Dare. Accept the challenge!

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