You may remember your college years as the best times of your life. But now that you have college-bound kids, you might be feeling anxious as you send your student off to campus. Here's a list of the best (we couldn't limit ourselves to just 25!) Christian books to help your student—and you—navigate the challenges and growth of the college years.

Help your student get ready for the post-college years with these helpful resources.

Prayer & Devotionals

Send these inspirational books—and their favorite snack—as a source of daily encouragement for your student throughout the semester.
J. I. Packer and Carolyn Nystrom
A0788
Drew Jackson
A0269
J. I. Packer
A0779
Edited by Brian Chung and Bryan Ye-Chung
14 Sessions
4893
Cindy Bunch
4676
Charlie Dawes
4481
Alastair Sterne
3197
Carolyn Carney
A0306
Edited by Samuel L. Bray and Drew Nathaniel Keane
4192
Tish Harrison Warren
4679
Edited by Brian Chung and Bryan Ye-Chung
4890
Edited by Brian Chung and Bryan Ye-Chung
4897

Relationships & Sexuality

Use these resources to help guide your student faithfully as they make new friends and encounter new experiences away from home.
Zachary Wagner
A0502
Suzanne Stabile
4642
Carolyn Weber
4585
Rachel Joy Welcher
4816
Bridget Gee
A0478
Todd W. Hall
A0261
Katie Schnack
3167
Mark A. Yarhouse and Olya Zaporozhets
A0008
Kelly Flanagan
4768
Lynda MacGibbon
4740
Andrew A. Boa
12 Sessions
2127
Gregory Coles
4512

Faith & Culture

The college experience brings to light many of the tough social issues facing our society. Help your student view them through the lens of their Christian faith with these thoughtful books.
Michael J. Rhodes
A0600
Veola Vazquez and Joshua Knabb and Charles Lee-Johnson and Krystal Hays
A0392
Kyle Meyaard-Schaap
A0445
Sarah Shin
4515
Mark Charles and Soong-Chan Rah
4525
Ruth Everhart
4582
Douglas S. Bursch
4780
Edited by Marlena Graves
A0128
Shayne Moore and Sandra Morgan and Kimberly McOwen Yim
4187
George A. Yancey
A0184
Taylor S. Schumann
3170
Sandra L. Richter
4926
Edited by Jenny Eaton Dyer and Cathleen Falsani
4571
Terence Lester
4572
Gena Thomas
4575

Spiritual Growth & Guidance

Learning sparks questions about life and faith beyond the classroom. Read these books with your student or for your own growth to learn from those who have faced questions and found answers.
Bruce D. Strom
A0847
Alan Noble
A0443
J. P. Moreland
3912
Brian Zahnd
A0333
Edited by Gary M. Burge and David Lauber
4044
Tim Muehlhoff
3165
Jeffrey F. Keuss
4565
Os Guinness
A0424
Cameron McAllister and Stuart McAllister
4814
W. Mark Lanier
A0343
Travis Dickinson
4717
Trevin Wax
A0500

Articles & Interviews

Are you looking for a Christian community for your college student?
Find out if there is an InterVarsity chapter on your student's campus.