Books We Recommend


Below you will find a list of recommended books.  We have many of these books in our church library, where you will also find many other titles. 

 

Theology 

 

T. D. Alexander – From Eden to the New Jerusalem: An Introduction to Biblical Theology

D. A. Carson – The God Who Is There: Finding Your Place in God’s Story

Wayne Grudem – Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine

Wayne Grudem – Bible Doctrine: Essential Teachings of the Christian Faith

Wayne Grudem – Christian Beliefs: Twenty Basics Every Christian Should Know

James Hamilton – What is Biblical Theology? A Guide to the Bible’s Story, Symbolism, and Patterns

Tim Keller – Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith

J. Gresham Machen – Christianity and Liberalism

John MacArthur – Parables

J. I. Packer – Knowing God

John Piper – The Pleasures of God: Meditation of God’s Delight in Being God

John Piper – Future Grace: The Purifying Power of the Promises of God

Michael Reeves – Delighting in the Trinity: An Introduction to the Christian Faith

Michael Reeves – Rejoicing in Christ

Vaughn Roberts – God’s Big Picture: Tracing the Storyline of the Bible

R. C. Sproul – The Holiness of God

John R. W. Stott – The Cross of Christ

 

Bible Study

 

John Currid and David Barrett – ESV Bible Atlas

D. A. Carson and Douglas J. Moo – An Introduction to the New Testament

David Helm – One-to-One Bible Reading

Tremper Longman III and Raymond B. Dillard – An Introduction to the Old Testament

John MacArthur's Commentaries

J.A. Motyer and John R.W. Stott – The Bible Speaks Today Series

Robert L. Plummer – 40 Questions about Interpreting the Bible

Ekhard Schnabel – 40 Questions about the End Times

Tom Schreiner – 40 Questions about Christians and Biblical Law

Robert H. Stein – Playing by the Rules: A Basic Guide to Interpreting the Bible

Various Authors (The Good Book Company) – God’s Word for You Series

 

Spiritual Growth/Christian Living

 

Sam Alberry:  Lifted—Experiencing the Resurrection Life

Arthur Bennett (Editor) – The Valley of Vision

Jerry Bridges – The Discipline of Grace

Jerry Bridges – Pursuit of Holiness

Jerry Bridges – Respectable Sins

D. A. Carson – For the Love of God (Vols. 1-3)

Matt Chandler – To Live is Christ To Die is Gain

Matt Chandler – Explicit Gospel

Kevin DeYoung – Taking God at His Word

Kevin DeYoung – Just Do Something

Kevin DeYoung – The Hole in Our Holiness

Gary Friesen – Decision Making and the Will of God

Michael Horton – Ordinary

Michael Horton – The Things of Earth

Tim Keller – Counterfeit Gods

Tim Keller – Prayer

Tim Keller – Walking with God Through Pain and Suffering

C.S. Lewis – Mere Christianity

C.S. Lewis – The Screwtape Letters

C.S. Lewis – The Weight of Glory

Kris Lundgaard – The Enemy Within

John MacArthur – The Gospel According to the Apostles

John MacArthur – Worship; The Ultimate Priority

Paul Miller – A Praying Life

David Murray – The Happy Christian

Matt Papa – Look and Live

John Piper – Desiring God

John Piper – Finally Alive

Joe Rigney – The Things of Earth

Paul David Tripp – Sex and Money

Thomas Watson – The Godly Man’s Picture

Donald S. Whitney – Praying the Bible

Donald S. Whitney – Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life

Jared Wilson – Gospel Wakefulness; Gospel Deeps

N. D. Wilson – Notes From the Tilt-A-Whirl

N. D. Wilson – Death by Living

Mike Wittmer – Becoming Worldly Saints

 

Children

 

John Bunyan – Dangerous Journey (Pilgrim’s Progress)

David C. Cook – The Action Bible

David R. Helm – The Big Picture Story Bible

Susan Hunt – Big Truths for Little Kids

Dave and Neta Jackson – Hero Tales Vol. 1-4

C.S. Lewis – The Chronicles of Narnia Series

Sally Lloyd-Jones – The Jesus Storybook Bible

Marty Machowski – The Gospel Story Bible

Starr Meade – The Mighty Acts of God

 

Parenting

 

Voddie Baucham – Family Driven Faith

Voddie Baucham – Family Shepherds 

Starr Meade – Training Hearts, Teaching Minds

Marian M. Schoolland – Leading Little Ones to God

Tad Thompson – Intentional Parenting

Paul David Tripp – Age of Opportunity

Tedd Tripp – Shepherding a Child's Heart

Tedd and Margy Tripp – Instructing a Child's Heart

Bruce A. Ware – Big Truths for Young Hearts

Douglas Wilson – Future Men

Douglas Wilson – Standing on the Promises

 

Marriage/Relationships

 

Bryan Chapell – Each for the Other

Tim Chester – Gospel-Centered Marriage

Timothy Keller – The Meaning of Marriage

Andreas J. Köstenberger – Marriage and the Family

C. J. Mahaney – Sex, Romance, and the Glory of God

John Piper – This Momentary Marriage

John Piper and Wayne Grudem – Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood

Gary Thomas – Sacred Marriage

Paul David Tripp – What Did You Expect?

Douglas Wilson – Fidelity

Douglas Wilson – Reforming Marriage

 

Evangelism/Missions

 

Jerram Barrs – Learning Evangelism from Jesus

Mark Dever – The Gospel and Personal Evangelism

Greg Gilbert – What is the Gospel?

John MacArthur – The Gospel According to Jesus

Will Metzger – Tell the Truth

Randy Newman – Questioning Evangelism

J. I. Packer – Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God

John Piper – Let the Nations Be Glad!

J. Mack Stiles – Speaking of Jesus

 

Apologetics and Worldview

 

Sam Alberry – Is God Anti-Gay?

Matthew Lee Anderson – The End of Our Exploring

D. A. Carson – How Long, O Lord?

D. A. Carson – The Intolerance of Tolerance

C. John Collins – Science and Faith—Friends or Foes?

John M. Frame – Apologetics to the Glory of God

Douglas Groothuis – Christian Apologetics

Os Guinness – The Case for Civility

Os Guinness – Fit Bodies Fat Minds

Os Guinness – The Call

Phillip E. Johnson – Darwin on Trial

Tim Keller – The Reason for God

Scott Klusendorf – The Case for Life

Ken Myers – All God’s Children and Blue Suede Shoes

Nancy Pearcey – Total Truth

Nancy Pearcey – Saving Leonardo

James Sire – The Universe Next Door

Lee Strobel – The Case for Christ

 

The Church

 

Thabiti Anyabwile – What Is a Healthy Church Member?

Dietrich Bonhoeffer – Life Together

Tim Chester and Steve Timmis – Total Church

Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert – When Helping Hurts

Mark Dever – Nine Marks of a Healthy Church

Mark Dever – The Church

Mark Dever and Lee Alexander – Deliberate Church

Keving DeYoung and Greg Gilbert – What Is the Mission of the Church?

Kevin DeYoung and Ted Kluck – Why We Love the Church

Tim Keller – Center Church; Ministries of Mercy

John MacArthur – Ashamed of the Gospel

Colin Marshall and Tony Payne – The Trellis and the Vine

Benjamin Merkle – 40 Questions About Elders and Deacons

Ken Sande – The Peacemaker

John R.W. Stott – Living Church

Paul David Tripp – Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands

  

Worship

 

D. A. Carson (editor) – Worship by the Book

Bob Kauflin – Worship Matters

David Peterson – Engaging with God

Vaughan Roberts – True Worship

 

Church History and Biographies

 

Timothy George – Faithful Witness:The Life and Mission of William Carey

Jonathan Hill – What Has Christianity Ever Done for Us?

S. M. Houghton – Sketches from Church History

Eric Metaxas – Amazing Grace

Eric Metaxas – Bonhoeffer

Eric Metaxas – Seven Men

Eric Metaxas – Seven Women

Stephen J. Nichols – Pages From Church History

Stephen J. Nichols – The Reformation

Mark Noll – Turning Points

J. I. Packer – A Quest for Godliness

John Piper – The Swans Are Not Silent series

Alvin Schmidt – How Christianity Changed the World

Rodney Stark – How the West Was Won; The Triumph of Christianity; For the Glory of God

This Week's Schedule

 

Sunday, December 3

Bible Study (All Ages)

9:45 a.m.

Worship

11:00 a.m.

Thursday, December 7

Ladies Bible Study

9:00 a.m.

Sunday, December 10

Bible Study (All Ages)

9:45 a.m.

Worship Service

11:00 a.m.

Members Meeting

6:00 p.m.

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