RECOMMENDED READING

Biblical Studies

  • How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth – Gordon Fee
  • According to Plan – Graeme Goldsworthy
  • Introduction to the Old Testament – Longman & Dillard
  • Introduction to the New Testament – Carson/Moo
  • Exegetical Fallacies – D.A. Carson


Theology

  • Christian Beliefs – Elliot and Wayne Grudem (very basic)
  • Bible Doctrine – Wayne Grudem
  • Salvation Belongs to the Lord – John Frame
  • A Theology for the Church – ed. Daniel Akin
  • Systematic Theology - Wayne Grudem


Apologetics

  • I’m Glad You Asked – Ken Boa/Larry Moody
  • The Reason for God – Tim Keller
  • Apologetics to the Glory of God – John Frame
  • Mere Christianity – C.S. Lewis
  • Unshakable Foundations - Norm Geisler/Peter Boccino


Worldview

  • The Universe Next Door – James Sire
  • Think Biblically – John MacArthur
  • Worldviews in Conflict – Ron Nash
  • Revolutions in Worldview – Andrew Hoffecker   


Evangelism and Missions

  • Multiply: Disciples Making Disciples – Francis Chan
  • The Gospel and Personal Evangelism – Mark Dever
  • The Art of Personal Evangelism – Will McRaney Jr.
  • Bringing Your Faith to Work – Norm Geisler / Randy Douglas
  • From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya – Ruth Tucker
  • Let the Nations Be Glad – John Piper
  • Operation World – Patrick Johnstone


Family/Relationships

  • Sacred Marriage – Gary Thomas
  • Shepherding a Child’s Heart – Ted Tripp
  • Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood – Wayne Grudem
  • What the Bible Says About Parenting – John MacArthur
  • God, Marriage and Family – Andreas Kostenberger
  • Love and Respect – Emerson Eggerichs   


Baptist Identity

  • The Baptist Way – Stan Norman
  • Restoring Integrity in Baptist Churches – ed. Duessing/White/Yarnell
  • The Baptist Reformation – Jerry Sutton
  • Theologians of the Baptist Tradition – ed. Dockery/George Church
  • History Turning points – Mark Noll
  • How Should We Then Live – Francis Schaeffer
  • Church History in Plain Language – Bruce Shelley
  • Eerdman’s Handbook to the History of the Christian Church – Tim Dowley
  • A History of Christianity Vol. I – Kenneth Scott Latourette
  • A History of Christianity Vol. II – Kenneth Scott Latourette


The Church

  • Stop Dating the Church – Josh Harris
  • Nine Marks of a Healthy Church – Mark Dever
  • Spiritual Disciplines within the Church – Donald Whitney
  • The Master’s Plan for the Church – John MacArthur
  • Biblical Eldership – Alexander Strauch   


Devotional/Spiritual Life

  • Don’t Waste Your Life – John Piper
  • Humility – C.J. Mahaney
  • Knowing God – J.I. Packer
  • Pursuit of God – A. W. Tozer
  • Ten Questions to Diagnose Your Spiritual Health – Don Whitney
  • Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritian Prayers
  • Spiritual Disciplines of the Christian Life – Don Whitney