Recently I posted at Ref21 my thoughts on Sara Young's Jesus Calling. Two thoughts have
1. I want to thank my Covenant Presbyterian Church family for their response. It has been so refreshing to be treated with respect in light of my concerns about the book. This was a new experience for me.
2. Many have asked me for a list of alternative devotional reading.
The good news is that there are a lot of wonderful devotional books available. Here are few:
If you are not regularly reading the Bible then don't worry about reading some other book. Please read your Bible every day. Work through a particular book chapter-by-chapter. Check out Journibles as a great aid to your reading and meditating upon God's Word. Also, D.A. Carson's For the Love of God Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 are very helpful daily reading guides through the Bible.
The One Year Book of Discovering Jesus in the Old Testament by Nancy Guthrie
Morning and Evening by Charles Spurgeon
The Valley of Vision (a collection of Puritan Prayers)
Knowing God Devotional Journal by J.I. Packer - A devotional journal taken from one of my favorite books.
A Godward Life by John Piper
The Heart of the Matter by the faculty of CCEF
Life As A Vapor by John Piper
Training Hearts, Teaching Minds by Starr Meade
Comforting Hearts, Teaching Minds by Starr Meade
Comforts from Romans by Elyse Fitzpatrick
Joy: A Godly Woman's Adornment by Lydia Brownback
Seasons of the Heart edited by Donna Kelderman
Voices from the Past edited by Richard Rushing
* Check out this great list of books from Nancy Guthrie.
There are few titles to get you started.