Church Reading List

Church Reading List

50 Core Truths of the Christian Faith: A Guide to Understanding and Teaching Theology

Allison, G. R. (2018). 50 Core Truths of the Christian Faith: A Guide to Understanding and Teaching Theology. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books: A Division of Baker Publishing Group.

An Approach to Extended Memorization of Scripture

Davis, A. (2014). An approach to extended memorization of scripture. Greenville, SC: Ambassador International.

Big Truths for Young Hearts: Teaching and Learning the Greatness of God

Ware, B. A. (2009). Big truths for young hearts: teaching and learning the greatness of god. Wheaton, IL: Crossway.

Bioethics and the Christian Life: A Guide to Making Difficult Decisions

VanDrunen, D. (2009). Bioethics and the Christian Life: A Guide to Making Difficult Decisions. Wheaton, IL: Crossway.

By Grace Alone: How the Grace of God Amazes Me

Ferguson, S. B. (2010). By Grace Alone: How the Grace of God Amazes Me. Lake Mary, FL: Reformation Trust Publishing.

A Call to Spiritual Reformation: Priorities from Paul and His Prayers

Carson, D. A. (1992). A call to spiritual reformation: priorities from Paul and his prayers. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House.

Canon Revisited: Establishing the Origins and Authority of the New Testament Books

Kruger, M. J. (2012). Canon revisited: establishing the origins and authority of the new testament books. Wheaton, IL: Crossway.

Christian Beliefs: Twenty Basics Every Christian Should Know

Grudem, W. A. (2005). Christian Beliefs: Twenty Basics Every Christian Should Know. (E. Grudem, Ed.). Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.

Christianity Considered: A Guide for Skeptics and Seekers

Frame, J. M. (2018). Christianity Considered: A Guide for Skeptics and Seekers. (T. Hains, M. L. Ward Jr., & E. Vince, Eds.). Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press.

Church History in Plain Language

Shelley, B. L. (1995). Church history in plain language (Updated 2nd ed.). Dallas, TX: Word Pub.

Communion with the Triune God

Owen, J., & Vanhoozer, K. J. (2007). Communion with the triune god (foreword by kevin j. vanhoozer). (J. Taylor & K. M. Kapic, Eds.). Wheaton, IL: Crossway.

Concise Theology: A Guide to Historic Christian Beliefs

Packer, J. I. (1993). Concise theology: a guide to historic Christian beliefs. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House.

Conscience: What It Is, How to Train It, and Loving Those Who Differ

Naselli, A. D., & Crowley, J. D. (2016). Conscience: What It Is, How to Train It, and Loving Those Who Differ. Wheaton, IL: Crossway.

Conversion: How God Creates a People

Lawrence, M. (2017). Conversion: How God Creates a People. (M. Dever & J. Leeman, Eds.). Wheaton, IL: Crossway.

Counsel from the Cross: Connecting Broken People to the Love of Christ

Fitzpatrick, E., & Johnson, D. E. (2009). Counsel from the cross: connecting broken people to the love of christ. Wheaton, IL: Crossway.

Crazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book about a (Really) Big Problem

DeYoung, K. (2013). Crazy busy: a (mercifully) short book about a (really) big problem. Wheaton, IL: Crossway.

The Cross of Christ

Stott, J. R. W. (2006). The Cross of Christ. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books.

Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy: Discovering the Grace of Lament

Vroegop, M. (2019). Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy: Discovering the Grace of Lament. Wheaton, IL: Crossway.

Date Your Wife

Buzzard, J. (2012). Date your wife. Wheaton, IL: Crossway.

The Discipline of Grace: God’s Role and Our Role in the Pursuit of Holiness

Bridges, J. (2006). The Discipline of Grace: God’s Role and Our Role in the Pursuit of Holiness. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress.

Discipling: How to Help Others Follow Jesus

Dever, M. (2016). Discipling: how to help others follow jesus. Wheaton, IL: Crossway.

Do More Better: A Practical Guide to Productivity

Challies, T. (2015). Do more better: a practical guide to productivity. Adelphi, MD: Cruciform Press.

Dynamics of Spiritual Life: An Evangelical Theology of Renewal

Lovelace, R. F. (1979). Dynamics of Spiritual Life: An Evangelical Theology of Renewal (Expanded Edition). Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic.

Engaging with the Holy Spirit: Real Questions, Practical Answers

Cole, G. A. (2008). Engaging with the Holy Spirit: Real Questions, Practical Answers. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books.

The Essential Edwards Collection: Set of Five Books

Strachan, O., & Sweeney, D. (2010). The essential edwards collection: set of five books. Chicago, IL: Moody Publishers.

Essential Truths of the Christian Faith

Sproul, R. C. (1992). Essential truths of the Christian faith. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House.

Everyday Talk: Talking Freely and Naturally About God With Your Children

Younts, J. A. (2005). Everyday talk: talking freely and naturally about god with your children. Wapwallopen, PA: Shepherd Press.

Exploring Grace Together: 40 Devotionals for the Family

Thompson, J., & Fitzpatrick, E. (2014). Exploring grace together: 40 devotionals for the family. Wheaton, IL: Crossway.

Found in Him: The Joy of the Incarnation and Our Union with Christ

Fitzpatrick, E. (2013). Found in him: the joy of the incarnation and our union with christ. Wheaton, IL: Crossway.

Friends and Lovers: Cultivating Companionship and Intimacy in Marriage

Beeke, J. R. (2012). Friends and lovers: cultivating companionship and intimacy in marriage. Adelphi, MD: Cruciform Press.

The Fruitful Life: The Overflow of God’s Love Through You

Bridges, J. (2006). The Fruitful Life: The Overflow of God’s Love Through You. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress.

Glimpses of Grace: Treasuring the Gospel in Your Home

Furman, G. (2013). Glimpses of grace: treasuring the gospel in your home. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books.

The Godly Home

Baxter, R., & Packer, J. I. (2010). The godly home. (R. J. Pederson, Ed.). Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books.

God’s Battle Plan for the Mind: The Puritan Practice of Biblical Meditation

Saxton, D. W. (2015). God’s Battle Plan for the Mind: The Puritan Practice of Biblical Meditation. Grand Rapids, MI: Reformation Heritage Books.

The Gospel according to Jesus

MacArthur, J. F., Jr. (2000). The Gospel according to Jesus: what does Jesus mean when he says “follow me” (Electronic ed.). Grand Rapids, MI: Academic and Professional Books, Zondervan Pub. House.

The Gospel at Work: How the Gospel Gives New Purpose and Meaning to Our Jobs

Traeger, S., Gilbert, G. D., & Platt, D. (2018). The gospel at work: how the gospel gives new purpose and meaning to our jobs. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.

The Gospel Comes with a House Key: Practicing Radically Ordinary Hospitality in Our Post-Christian World

Butterfield, R. (2018). The gospel comes with a house key: practicing radically ordinary hospitality in our post-christian world. Wheaton, IL: Crossway.

The Gospel: How the Church Portrays the Beauty of Christ

Ortlund, R. (2014). The Gospel: How the Church Portrays the Beauty of Christ. (M. Dever & J. Leeman, Eds.). Wheaton, IL: Crossway.

The Grace of Repentance (Repackaged Edition)

Ferguson, S. B. (2011). The grace of repentance (repackaged edition). Wheaton, IL: Crossway.

A Grief Observed

Lewis, C. S. (1996). A Grief Observed. HarperOne.

Growing Your Faith: How to Mature in Christ

Bridges, J. (2004). Growing Your Faith: How to Mature in Christ. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress.