Recommended Reading

Church Ministry Philosophy

The Trellis and the Vine - Colin Marshall & Tony Payne
The Cross and Christian Ministry - D. A. Carson
Simple Church - Thom S. Rainer & Eric Geiger
Lectures to My Students - C. H. Spurgeon

Church Leadership

Brothers, We Are Not Professionals - John Piper
Why Elders? - Benjamin L. Merkle
Biblical Eldership - Alexander Strauch
The New Testament Deacon - Alexander Strauch
Spiritual Leadership - J. Oswald Sanders

Bible Study & Teaching

Christ-Centered Preaching - Bryan Chapell
The Supremacy of God in Preaching - John Piper
The Message of the Old Testament, The Message of the New Testament - Mark Dever
Zondervan Illustrated Bible Background Commentary - Clinton E. Arnold


Systematic Theology - Wayne A. Grudem
Systematic Theology - Augustus Strong
Essential Truths of the Christian Faith - R. C. Sproul


Two Ways to Live resources - Matthias Media
Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God - J.I. Packer
The Gospel and Personal Evangelism - Mark Dever
Let the Nations Be Glad! - John Piper
Jesus the Evangelist - Richard D. Phillips

Discipleship & Counseling

Instruments in the Redeemer's Hands - Paul David Tripp
How People Change - Timothy S. Lane & Paul David Tripp
Introduction to Biblical Counseling - John F. MacArthur & Wayne A. Mack
Help! I Can't Forgive - Jim Newcomer


Handbook to Prayer - Kenneth Boa
Hunger for God - John Piper
Valley of Vision - Compiled by Arthur Bennett
A Guide to Prayer - Isaac Watts


The Meaning of Marriage - Tim Keller
When Sinners Say I Do - Dave Harvey
Strengthening Your Marriage - Wayne A. Mack
Reforming Marriage - Douglas Wilson
His Needs, Her Needs - Willard F. Harley

Men's Resources

Disciplines of a Godly Man - R. Kent Hughes
Sex Is Not the Problem (Lust Is) - Joshua Harris
Tender Warrior - Stu Weber
Biblical Foundations for Manhood and Womanhood - Wayne Grudem
Thoughts for Young Men - J. C. Ryle

Women's Resources

Feminine Appeal - Carolyn Mahaney
Lies Women Believe - Nancy Leigh DeMoss
Praise Her in the Gates - Nancy Wilson
Women Helping Women - Elyse Fitzpatrick & Carol Cornish
A Woman after God's Own Heart - Elizabeth George
Becoming a Titus 2 Woman - Martha Peace


Shepherding a Child's Heart - Tedd Tripp
Big Truths for Young Hearts - Bruce A. Ware
Everyday Talk - John Younts
Age of Opportunity - Paul David Tripp
Gospel-Powered Parenting - William P. Farley

Youth & Children's Ministry

Come Ye Children - C.H. Spurgeon
Do Hard Things - Alex & Brett Harris
Already Gone - Ken Ham & Britt Beemer
Growing Up Christian - Karl Graustein
No Guts, No Glory - Alan Stewart

Music & Worship

Worship by the Book - D. A. Carson
Give Praise to God - Phillip Graham Ryken
Worship Old & New - Robert E. Webber
Music Through the Eyes of Faith - Harold M. Best

Biography & Inspiration

Memoirs of an Ordinary Pastor - D. A. Carson
A Short Life of Jonathan Edwards - George M. Marsden
The Unquenchable Flame - Michael Reeves
David Martyn Lloyd-Jones - Iain Murray
Twelve Ordinary Men - John F. MacArthur

Other Books

The Prodigal God - Tim Keller
Quieting a Noisy Soul - Jim Berg
The Shadow of the Cross - Walter Chantry
Fit Bodies, Fat Minds - Os Guiness
Christian Directory: Practical Works, Vol 1 - Richard Baxter