Jon's Favorites

Jon Winslow definitely left his mark on Exodus Books. Mostly a force for good, he could occasionally become a dark summer storm with little or no warning. But even summer storms are good in their way, and we'd probably all agree we miss Jon's ability to grapple with tough issues in a way that was never belligerent or belittling.

As for his favorites, they're just as quirky as the man himself. This is meant to be endearing, not off-putting—here's a guy that loves a Catholic like G. K. Chesterton, a Puritan like Jonathan Edwards, and a charismatic like John Piper simultaneously. It's this ecumenical streak that allows Jon to make bridges between people and traditions, and to come off as warm and caring.

Of course, everyone who knows him well also knows about his cantankerous side. He'd probably use a different adjective, but it would be less charitable. Ultimately, you can't have someone passionate about the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ who isn't also a bit cantankerous, at least by human standards, and we offer his favorites with confidence in his good judgement.

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Adopted for Life
by Russell D. Moore
from Crossway Books
for Adult
in Covenant Family (Location: WH-1)
$10.00
Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
Sterling Classics
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Unabridged from Sterling Publishing Co.
for 7th-12th grade
in Sterling Classics (Location: FIC-STE)
$14.95
All Through the Ages
by Christine Miller
3rd edition from Nothing New Press
World History Reference for All grades
in World History Reference (Location: HIS-REFWO)
All Through the Ages
by Christine Miller
2nd edition from Nothing New Press
World History Reference for All grades
in World History Reference (Location: HIS-REFWO)
$12.50 (1 in stock)
At the Back of the North Wind
Everyman's Library Children's Classics
by George MacDonald
from Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
Fairy Tale for 4th-Adult
in Fantasy Fiction (Location: FIC-FAN)
$15.30
Bonhoeffer
by Eric Metaxas
1st edition from Thomas Nelson Publishers
for 11th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$22.50
Christian Manifesto
by Francis Schaffer
from Crossway Books
for 10th-Adult
$11.24
Chronicles of Narnia - Quality Softcover Set
by C. S. Lewis
from HarperCollins
Allegorical Fantasy for 3rd-9th grade
in Fantasy Fiction (Location: FIC-FAN)
$64.99
Complete Fairy Tales
Penguin Classics
by George MacDonald
from Penguin Classics
Fairy Tales, Fables, and Folklore for 7th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
$14.45
Count of Monte Cristo
by Alexandre Dumas
from Penguin Classics
Realistic Fiction/Adventure for 9th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
$13.60
Death by Love
by Mark Driscoll & Gerry Breshears
from Crossway Books
for Adult
$4.00 (2 in stock)
Deluxe Pit (Game)
from Hasbro
for 2nd-Adult
Doctrine
by Mark Driscoll & Gerry Breshears
from Crossway Books
for 10th-Adult
$10.50
Dominion (base game)
by Donald X. Vaccarino
2nd edition from Rio Grande Games
Strategy game for ages 10 and up
Dominion: Seaside (expansion)
by Donald X. Vaccarino
from Rio Grande Games
Strategy game for Ages 10 and up
Don't Waste Your Life
by John Piper
from Crossway Books
for 9th-Adult
in Sacrificial Living (Location: WH)
$13.99
Ender's Game
by Orson Scott Card
from Tor Classic
Science Fiction for 11th-Adult
in Science Fiction (Location: FIC-SCI)
$12.00 (1 in stock)
Evidence Not Seen
by Darlene Deibler Rose
from HarperCollins
Biography for 9th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$12.74
First They Killed My Father
by Loung Ung
from Harper Perennial
for 11th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
Fluxx
from Hasbro
for ages 8 and up
Gobblet
by Blue Orange
from Blue Orange
Abstract Game for 3rd-Adult
Harold Jacobs Elementary Algebra - DVD Package
from Master Books
for 8th-10th grade
in Harold Jacobs Mathematics (Location: MAT-JACOB)
$239.37
Harvester
by Gene Stratton-Porter
from Indiana University Press
Romance for 7th-10th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$15.26
Hiding Place
by Corrie Ten Boom
from Bantam Books
Biography for 6th-10th grade
in Biographies (Location: O1A-BIO)
$7.64
Hobbit and Lord of the Rings - Deluxe Hardcover Set
by J. R. R. Tolkien
from Houghton Mifflin
Fantasy for 5th-12th grade
in Fantasy Fiction (Location: FIC-FAN)
How Should We Then Live?
by Francis A. Schaeffer
from Crossway Books
for 10th-Adult
$18.69
Ideal Husband
Dover Thrift Editions
by Oscar Wilde
from Dover Publications
Drama for 9th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
$2.13
Introductory Logic DVD Package
by James Nance & Doug Wilson
5th edition from Canon Press
for 8th-10th Grade
in Introductory & Intermediate Logic (Location: LOG-CAN)
Little House - Hardcover Set
by Laura Ingalls Wilder
from HarperCollins
for 3rd-8th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$135.91
Little Women
Sterling Classics
by Louisa May Alcott & Scott McKowen
Unabridged from Sterling Publishing Co.
Realistic Romantic Fiction for 5th-8th grade
in Sterling Classics (Location: FIC-STE)
$14.95
Lost Executioner
by Nic Dunlop
1st edition from Walker and Company
for 10th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$20.40
Man Who Was Thursday
by G. K. Chesterton
Reprint from Penguin Putnam
Mystery for 10th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$10.20
Manalive
by G.K. Chesterton
from Dover Publications
for 10th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$6.76
Mille Bornes - Classic Edition
Classic card game for ages 7 and up
Ministries of Mercy
by Tim Keller
3rd edition from P&R Publishing
for Adult
$14.99
Mortification of Sin
by John Owen
Abridged from Banner of Truth Trust
Pride and Prejudice
Everyman's Library
by Jane Austen
from Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
Romantic Realistic Fiction for 8th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
$22.00
Princess and Curdie
Puffin Classics
by George MacDonald
from Puffin Books
Fantasy for 6th-10th grade
in Fantasy Fiction (Location: FIC-FAN)
$5.94
Pushcart War
by Jean Merrill
50th Anniversary Edition from New York Review of Books
Satire for 6th-9th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
Pushcart War
by Jean Merrill
50th Anniversary Edition from New York Review of Books
Satire for 6th-9th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$10.19
Reason for God
by Timothy Keller
Reprint from Penguin Putnam
for 10th-Adult
$17.00
Romeo and Juliet
Folger Shakespeare Library
by William Shakespeare
from Washington Square Press
for 10th-Adult
in Renaissance & Reformation Literature (Location: LIT3-REN)
$5.09
Sackett's Land
The Sacketts Book 1
by Louis L'amour
from Bantam Books
for 7th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$5.09
Sequence
by JAX Games
from JAX Games
for 3rd-Adult
Signs of the Spirit
by Sam Storms
from Crossway Books
for Adult
$9.00
Spell to Write and Read - Core Kit
by Wanda Sanseri
from Back Home Industries
for Kindergarten-4th grade
in Spell to Write and Read (Location: C3A-PHO)
$89.25
Startwrite 6.0
6th edition from Start Write
for K-6th grade
in Handwriting Resources (Location: C1C-HAN)
$39.95
Systematic Theology
by Wayne Grudem
from Zondervan
$25.00 (1 in stock)
Teaching Writing: Structure and Style - Binder & DVDs
Institute for Excellence in Writing
2nd edition from Institute for Excellence in Writing
Writing Curriculum for 2nd-10th grade
Cathy Duffy's 100 Top Picks
in IEW Excellence in Writing (Location: D6A-WRI)
$189.00
Westing Game
Puffin Modern Classics
by Ellen Raskin
from Puffin Books
Mystery/Suspense for 5th-8th grade
1979 Newbery Medal winner
in Adventure Stories (Location: FIC-ADV)
$6.79
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