Best Biographies I’ve Read

Hero of the Empire – Candice Millard
The Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill

God and Churchill – Jonathan Sandys
How the Great Leader’s Sense of Divine Destiny Changed His Troubled World and  Offers Hope for Ours

C.S. Lewis – Alister McGrath
A Life – Countercultural Christianity

A Place to Stand – Gene Edward Veith
The Word of God in the Life of Martin Luther

Amazing Grace – Eric Metaxas
William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery

Bonhoeffer – Eric Metaxas
Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

Fearless – Eric Blehm
The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown

The Hiding Place – Corrie Ten Boom

The Heavenly Man – Brother Yun
The Remarkable True Story of Chinese Brother Yun 

Through Gates of Splendor – Elisabeth Elliot
The Event that Shocked the World, Changed a People, and Inspired a Nation

G.K. Chesterton – Dale Alquist
Apostle of Common Sense

Helen Keller – Helen Keller
The Story of My Life

Evidence Not Seen –  Darlene Deibler Rose                                                        
A Woman’s Miraculous Faith in the Jungles of World War II

God’s Smuggler – Brother Andrew

The Roots of Endurance – John Piper
Invincible Perseverance in the Lives of John Newton, Charles Simeon, and William Wilberforce

The Hidden Smile of God – John Piper
The Fruit of Affliction in the Lives of John Bunyan, William Cowper, and David Brainerd

The Legacy of Sovereign Joy – John Piper
God’s Triumphant Grace in the Lives of Augustine, Luther, and Calvin

Forgotten Founding Father – Stephen Mansfield
The Heroic Legacy of George Whitfield

All Things for Good – J. Stevens Wilkins
The Steadfast Fidelity of Stonewall Jackson

George Whitefield – Arnold Dallimore
God’s Anointed Servant in the Great Revival of the Eighteenth Century

Spurgeon – Arnold Dallimore
A New Biography

Never Give In  – Stephen Mansfield
The Extraordinary Character of Winston Churchill 

Carry a Big Stick – George Grant
The Uncommon Heroism of Theodore Roosevelt

Hudson Taylor and Maria – John Pollack
History Makers

Traveling Mercies Anne Lamott
Some thoughts on Faith 
[Please Note: Some profanity, crudeness, poor theology]

Lone Survivor – Marcus Luttrell
The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10
[Please Note: Some profanity]