Book Recommendations

Christian Living and Personal Growth:

  • The Jesus I Never Knew, by Phillip Yancey
  • What’s So Amazing About Grace, by Phillip Yancey
  • The Cost of Discipleship, by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • The Pursuit of Holiness, by Jerry Bridges
  • Idols of the Heart, by Elyse Fitzpatrick
  • The Peacemaker, by Ken Sande
  • When People Are Big and God Is Small, by Ed Welch
  • Mere Christianity, by C.S. Lewis
  • Don't Waste Your Life, by John Piper
  • When I Don't Desire God, by John Piper

Exploring Christianity:

  • The Case for Christ and The Case for Faith, by Lee Strobel
  • Mere Christianity, by C.S. Lewis
  • Basic Christianity, by John R.W. Stott
  • Long Journey Home, by Os Guinness
  • The Reason for God, by Tim Keller
  • Hope Has Its Reasons, by Rebecca Pippert

Marriage and Family:

  • Shepherding a Child’s Heart, by Tedd Tripp
  • Hints on Child Training, by H. Clay Trumbull
  • Each for the Other, by Bryan Chapell
  • The Excellent Wife, by Martha Peace
  • The Exemplary Husband, by Stuart Scott

Doctrine and Theology

  • Systematic Theology, by Wayne Grudem
  • Knowing God, by J.I. Packer
  • The Cross of Christ, by John R.W. Stott

Christian Philosophy:

  • How Now Shall We Live? by Chuck Colson
  • The Universe Next Door, by James Sire
  • How Should We Then Live? by Francis Schaeffer

Social Justice:

  • Ministries of Mercy, by Tim Keller
  • Generous Justice, by Tim Keller

Church and Pastoring:

  • Life Together, by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • Between Two Worlds, by John R.W. Stott
  • The Reformed Pastor, by Richard Baxter
  • Nine Marks of a Healthy Church, by Mark Dever
  • The Contemplative Pastor, by Eugene Peterson
  • Preaching and Preachers, by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Church History:

  • The Story of Christianity, volumes 1 and 2, by Justo Gonzalez


  • The Gospel and Personal Evangelism, by Mark Dever
  • Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God, by J.I. Packer