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Since I understand the struggle men go through on a daily basis to live godly lives, I’ve gathered a list of the 20 best inspirational Christian books for men.


These books are rich in real stories and lessons that have transformed the lives of many men. You’ll agree with me that people who devote at least one hour of their day to reading motivational books lead better lives.


Their lives are productive from not only reading the books, but also from taking the right steps. With this in mind, take note of the books in this post which can transform you into who God created you to be.


So, without further ado…

The Top 20 Inspiring Christian Books for Men

1. ESV Men’s Devotional BibleESV Men's Devotional Bible by [ESV Bibles by Crossway]

I consider this devotional Bible for men – the best of all inspirational Christian books for men. And that’s not just because it’s a bible. Instead, it teaches godliness as it’s expected of men and carefully details practical instructions on how to stand for the truth in your home or office.

2. Disciplines of a Godly ManDisciplines of a Godly Man by [Hughes, R. Kent]

No doubt, the world isn’t growing any younger and lives are turning further and further away from God. If you seek to stand for God no matter the cost, then you must prepare to be a truly godly man in all you do. Read this book for inspiration on how to be the leader God has called you to be.

3. Retire InspiredRetire Inspired: It's Not an Age; It's a Financial Number by [Hogan, Chris]

Your money matters to God just as you do. So, discover the powerful tips for preparing for your future as described by Chris Hogan. Get empowered to make the right investment decision.


4. The Godly Man’s PictureThe Godly Man’s Picture

Thomas Watson’s book shows you the path to holiness and righteous living. If you care about a better walk with Jesus, then you should add this book to your library.


5. 6 Rules Every Man Must Break… And Every Woman Must Know6 Rules Every Man Must Break

It’s high time you quit living according to rules that aren’t based on God’s Word. Like many other publications, this book challenges you to break some habits. Bill Perkins shows you through his life experiences and Bible examples that you don’t have to live the way people want.

6. Wild at HeartWild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul by [Eldredge, John]

As one of the popular books on Christian manhood, this book dares you to be different for God. It stirs a deep longing for God in your heart and shares insights on how to fulfill God’s purpose for your life.


7. You Have What It TakesYou Have What It Takes: What Every Father Needs to Know by [Eldredge, John]

You have what it takes to train your kids in the way of the Lord. You have what it takes to be the hero and model that your children want. Throughout this book, John Eldredge echoes it aloud that you have what it takes to be the godly and powerful father that your family desires.

8. 3-Minute Devotions for Men3-Minute Devotions for Men

Are you looking for a way to build your personal relationship with God? This devotional contains 3-minute readings to help you find encouragement in God’s Word. The best part? This is one of the most in demand books which can motivate you to hunger for God more than you ever have.

9. The Power of a Praying HusbandThe Power of a Praying Husband by [Omartian, Stormie]

Stormie Omartian knows that women need prayers as much as their husbands do. And the best person to pray for your wife is you. So, I’ve added this to my list because no man that hopes to be truly great can do so without prayer. Discover the power of prayer and loving intercession.


10. God’s ManGod's Man by [Aycock, Don M.]

In this devotional for men, you’ll find the contributions of several men from several walks of life. And these men focus on one theme – how to be God’s men in their homes and communities. Learn how to be God’s man by learning something from the Scripture on a daily basis and putting the lessons to practice.


 The Love DareThe Love Dare by [Kendrick, Alex, Kendrick, Stephen]

If you’ve seen the Kendrick brothers’ Fireproof, then you should read this powerful book that helps men go through painful experiences with their spouses. We all have those winter moments when things just don’t pull through well. Now, with this book, you’ll find real-life testimonies of readers and a practical daily challenge for getting back with your spouse.

12. Through My Father’s EyesThrough My Father's Eyes by [Graham, Franklin]

Losing Billy Graham was a painful experience for the global Christian family. But more importantly, learning about him through Franklin Graham will give you a “fatherly” view of this spiritual giant.


13. Unshakable HopeUnshakable Hope

In his book, Max Lucado reminds people that all hope is not lost, irrespective of how confused the world has become. With enriching Bible promises, he assures you of inner peace and solace in God amidst the difficult times you may ever have to face.


14. Kingdom ManKingdom Man: Every Man's Destiny, Every Woman's Dream by [Evans, Tony]

Dominating your world as a man boils down to recognizing that God has given you the mandate to dominate. Tony Evans challenges you to become the ideal man with this inspirational devotional that’s based on Biblical principles.


15. Act Like MenAct Like Men: 40 Days to Biblical Manhood by [MacDonald, James]

Being a man involves seeing the true picture of God for men. James MacDonald describes the true qualities of men that Christ would be proud of. Such men are humble, bold, loving, firm, and most of all strong leaders in the society. If you enjoy reading uplifting books then this is another bestseller you shouldn’t miss.


16. As a Man ThinkethAs a Man Thinketh by James Allen

James Allen’s stimulating book helps you to reshape your personality and seek to be a better man. And with a title that was extracted from the Bible, you can be sure that this book will drive you to think thoughts which will change your world for good.


17. His Needs, Her NeedsHis Needs, Her Needs

Marital conflict happens when men and women forget that they have distinct needs which have to be met. Dr. Harley provides clear insight on the needs of men as well as women, and shows how couples can live happy, Christian lives throughout their years.

18. How to Win Friends and Influence PeopleHow To Win Friends and Influence People by [Carnegie, Dale]

Although Carnegie’s book isn’t centered on Christian themes, he divulges principles on how to live right for the modern man. With themes such as caring about others and listening, he exemplifies the teachings of Christ.

19. No More Christian Nice GuyNo More Christian Nice Guy: When Being Nice--Instead of Good--Hurts Men, Women, and Children by [Coughlin, Paul]

Paul Coughlin coaches and inspires young men not to give in to societal pressure to accept just any ideology or lifestyle. If you’re looking to live a true Christian life, this is one of those books which tells you “’you can’t be a nice guy.”


20. Model Man: From Integrity to LegacyModel Man: From Integrity to Legacy by [Stockstill, Larry]

This thought-provoking book challenges men to move from ordinary to being the model that other men look up to. Larry Stockhill uses this guidebook to show men the value of integrity, purity, and purpose. In this modern, upside-down world, you sure need all the help you can get to leave the right legacy.

Well, there you have it, the top 20 inspiring Christian books for men. If you’re convinced that you need a little more push to stand for God, make sure you grab a copy of your favorite book by visiting the website below:


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I hope this list will provide you with the guidance you’re looking for and help you become the man God created you to be.

Do you agree with this list? If you have any comments or suggestions feel free to share your thoughts below.

  1. Hello,

    Thanks for sharing your list of inspirational Christian books for men! Though I am not a man, I really appreciated your work and how you put it together. You sum up each book very well and some books you are quoting can also be read by Christian women, such as Carnegie’s book. I do agree with your list and I would add Man of Steel and Velvet by Aubrey Andelin. I heard nothing but praises on this book and it could complete your list. Good job!

    • Thank you for your encouragement and your suggestions. And I agree, Carnegie’s book can definitely work for both genders. In regards to the books you mentioned, perhaps I can include them in a future post, they both sound delightful. I appreciate you sharing your thoughts!

  2. Hello,

    I introduced the 3-Minute Devotions for Men to my husband just last month, I must say his life has never been the same. The devotion has changed his perception about God and helped him build a personal relationship with God. Thanks a lot for sharing these great books.

    God bless you

    • Oh wow that’s great to hear, 3 Minute Devotions for Men is definitely a keeper. I’m happy to hear he enjoyed it and you’re very welcome.

      God bless you too

  3. Really love these Christian books for men! I am an avid reader of such! I’m currently reading a book from Keion Henderson’s website and it’s a good read. Lots of life lessons and reflections in there that I really apply in my life!

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