RECOMMENDED READING

Please check back from time to time as we will be adding our new favorites to help you face life’s challenges in God’s strength, discover the joys of walking closely with him and grow in the knowledge and grace of our Lord.

The Bible

God’s Big Picture:
Tracing the Storyline of the Bible

Vaughan Roberts

How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth
Gordon D. Fee, Douglas Stuart

The Drama of Scripture:
Finding Our Place in the Biblical Story

Craig G. Bartholomew, Michael W. Goheen

Christian Philosophy

The Weight of Glory
C.S. Lewis

Church

The Living Church:
Convictions of a Lifelong Pastor

John Stott

The Trellis and The Vine
Colin Marshall

Considering Christ

The Reason for God:
Belief in the Age of Skepticism

Timothy Keller

Basic Christianity
John Stott

Mere Christianity
C.S. Lewis

Paul: A Biography
N. T. Wright

Making Sense of God:
Finding God in the Modern World

Timothy Keller

Discipleship

Growing in Christ
J.I. Packer

The Cost of Discipleship
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

In His Image
Michael Wilkins

The Lost Art of Disciple Making
Leroy Eims

Real-Life Discipleship
Jim Putnam

The Imitation of Christ
Thomas A Kempis

Gospel and Community

Generous Justice:
How God’s Grace Makes Us Just

Timothy Keller

Cultural Engagement
Josh Chatraw, Karen Swallow Prior

Life Together
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

For Children

The Jesus Storybook Bible:
Every Story Whispers His Name

Sally Lloyd-Jones

The Chronicles of Narnia
C.S. Lewis

God’s Design for Sex Series
Sam and Brenna Jones

Boundaries for Kids:
How Healthy Choices Grow Healthy Children

Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend

ESV Children’s Bible
Crossway

NIV Adventure Bible
VZondervan

Marriage and Family

Parenting
Paul Tripp

What Did You Expect?:
Redeeming the Realities of Marriage

Paul Tripp

Shepherding a Child’s Heart
Tedd Tripp

Character Matters:
Raising Kids with Values That Last

ohn Yates, Susan Alexander Yates

The Meaning of Marriage
Timothy Keller

Hold Me Tight:
Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

Sue Johnson

Missions

The New Global Mission:
From Everywhere to Everyone

Samuel Escobar

Building Bridges:
Christianity and Islam

Fouad Accad

The Next Christendom:
The Coming of Global Christianity

Phillip Jenkins

Poverty and Justice

When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor… or Yourself
Steve Corbett

Good News About Injustice
Gary Haugen

The Locust Effect:
Why the end of poverty requires the end of violence

Gary Haugen, Victor Boutros

Prayer

Adventures in Prayer:
How to Reach for God’s Helping Hand

Catherine Marshall

Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God
Timothy Keller

Prayer: Finding the Heart’s True Home
Richard Foster

The Autobiography of George Mueller
George Mueller

Why Pray?: 40 Days From Words to Relationship
John. F. DeVries

How a Man Prays for His Family
John W. Yates

Sharing Christ

The Master Plan of Evangelism
Robert E. Coleman

Evangelism as a Lifestyle
Jim Peterson

Truth Matters:
Confident Faith in a Confusing World

Andreas Kostenberger, Darrell Bock, Josh Chatraw

Apologetics at the Cross
Josh Chatraw, Mark D. Allen

Sharing Your Faith with Friends and Family:
Talking about Jesus without Offending
Michael Green

Theology

The Cross of Christ
John Stott

Knowing God
J.I. Packer