Well, it wasn’t. I removed about 40 books from the list. The encouraging thing was that I think over half of them I have actually read. About a quarter I now own and the other quarter I no longer want. For the first time in years, the list is actually getting smaller. I guess my recent reading pace is paying off.
Matt Cleaver has written since 2004 on youth ministry, theology, and the church. His blog was ranked by Youth Specialties as a Top 20 Youth Ministry Blog. Click here for Matt's list of the Best Youth Ministry Books.