This page is a listing of all the authors and books who have influenced me in a way where if you ask me what I learned from them I can give you a clear answer.


Robert Pirsig

Charles Krauthammer

Flannery O’Connor

JD Salinger

Ernest Hemingway

ND Wilson

CS Lewis

Mark Helprin

Tim Keller

John MacArthur

RC Sproul

Albert Camus

Joseph Heller

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Marilynn Robinson

Grandma Writer

Dorothy Sayers

Francis Schaefer!

Graham Greene

John Williams

Phil and Leland Ryken

James Sire

Abner Chou

C.H. Spurgeon

Ted kluck

David Foster Wallace!

Elon Musk

Tim Ferris’s

John Todd

John Piper

The Art of Manliness

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Ravi Zacharias

John Adams

P.G. Wodehouse

Cal Newport

NT Wright

Robbie Jonathan Sacks

Michael Card

Rich Mullins

Joseph Heller

William Faulkner


Victor Hugo

Dumas (Count of Monte Christo and Three Musketeers)

J.I. Packer

Mortimer Adler

Paul Johnson (The Intellectuals)

John Frame

Al Mohler

Mark Dever

A.W Pink

A.W. Tozer

G.K. Chesterton!

Stephen Dempster

Madeleine L’Engle

Douglas Wilson

Randy Alcorn

James K.A. Smith

Baylor English professor

Professor Drout

Wendell Berry