Reading List & Book Store

A topical list of recommendations to encourage and strengthen you in your faith and love for God’s Word. All items are linked to Christianbook.com. Obviously, this is not an exhaustive list, but I believe it is a good start… enjoy!

Books Recently Mentioned in Sermons

The 10 Commandments:  What They Mean, Why They Matter, and Why We Should Obey Them – Kevin DeYoung

The Ten Commandments:- Life Application of the Ten Commandments With Additional Chapters on Sin, Salvation, Prayer, and More – Thomas Watson

Am I Really A Christian. By: Mike Mckinley

BIBLE

(ESV is my current preaching and teaching translation but NKJV, NASB, CSB are also good translations. I have included a variety of ESV Bibles in different formats to pick from. I have also included some great Study Bibles.)

Genuine Leather, Thin Line, black

Single-Column Journaling Bible–genuine leather, black

Single-Column Thinline Bible–genuine leather, black

Reference Bible–soft leather-look, coffee

Children’s Bibles

Children’s Bible, Blue (Ages 5-10)

Kid’s Thinline Bible, TruTone Imitation Leather, Navy with Lion of Judah Design (Ages 8-12)

Kid’s Thinline Bible, TruTone Imitation Leather, Sage with Bird of the Air Design (Ages 8-12)

Study Bibles

John MacArthur Study Bible. Hardcover

ESV Study Bible, Black Genuine Leather

ESV Systematic Theology Study Bible, Hardcover



DEVOTIONALS

New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional – Paul David Tripp

The Songs of Jesus: A Year of Daily Devotions in the Psalms  – Tim Keller

Heart of the Matter: Daily Reflections for Changing Hearts and Lives


CHRISTIAN GROWTH (SANCTIFICATION)

Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life, Updated 20th Anniversary Edition -Donald Whitney

Knowing God – J.I. Packer

How People Change – Timothy Lane and Paul David Tripp

Just Do Something: A Liberating Approach to Finding God’s Will – Kevin Deyoung

The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict, Third Edition – Ken Sande

The Pursuit of Holiness with Study Guide – Jerry Bridges


MARRIAGE AND FAMILY

Strengthening Your Marriage – Wayne Mack

The Excellent Wife: A Biblical Perspective, Expanded Edition – Martha Peace

Excellent Wife/Exemplary Husband – 2 Books. Martha Peace and Stuart Scott

Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family – Paul David Tripp


MINISTRY TO MEN

Disciplines of a Godly Man, Updated Edition with Study Guide – R. Kent Hughes

The Masculine Mandate – Richard D. Phillips

The Exemplary Husband, Revised – Stuart Scott 


LEADERSHIP

The Conviction to Lead: 25 Principles for Leadership That Matters – Albert Mohler

Spiritual Leadership: Principles of Excellence for Every Believer – J. Oswald Sanders

The Book on Leadership – John MacArthur


COMMENTARIES

The Expositor’s Bible Commentary, Abridged Edition: 2 Volumes

New Bible Commentary, 21st Century Edition


BIBLE STUDY TOOLS

New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition

ESV Exhaustive Concordance

The Message of the New Testament: Promises Kept – Mark Dever

The Message of the Old Testament: Promises Made – Mark Dever

Handbook on Acts and Paul’s Letters – Thomas R. Schreiner


THE CHURCH

I Am a Church Member: Discovering the Attitude that Makes the Difference – Thom Rainer

The Master’s Plan for the Church – John MacArthur

A Theology for the Church, Revised Edition – Edited by Daniel L. Akin

Nine Marks of a Healthy Church – Mark Dever


WITNESSING AND EVANGELISM

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

The Gospel and Personal Evangelism, New edition – Mark Dever

Tell the Truth: The Whole Gospel Wholly by Grace Communicated Truthfully & Lovingly – Will Metzger

The Master Plan of Evangelism, 2nd edition, abridged – Robert E. Coleman

What Is the Gospel? – Greg Gilbert 

What Is the Gospel? Tract (Pack of 25)  – Evangelistic Tracts based of the book.


THEOLOGICAL REFERENCE BOOKS

New Dictionary of Theology  – Edited By: Sinclair B. Ferguson, David F. Wright, J.I. Packer

Biblical Doctrine: A Systematic Summary of Bible Truth – John MacArthur & Richard Mayhue

Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine – Wayne Grudem

Concise Theology – J.I. Packer

What Is Reformed Theology? Understanding the Basics – R.C. Sproul

The Moody Handbook of Theology


BIBLICAL COUNSELING

Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands: People in Need of Change, Helping People in Need of Change – Paul David Tripp

A Theology of Biblical Counseling: The Doctrinal Foundations of Counseling Ministry – Heath Lambert

Biblical Counseling and the Church: God’s Care Through God’s People – Edited by: Robert W. Kelleman & Kevin Carson

Scripture And Counseling: God’s Word for Life in a Broken World – Robert W. Kelleman & Jeff Forrey

Gospel-Centered Counseling: How Christ Changes Lives – Robert W. Kelleman

Speaking Truth in Love: Counsel in Community – David Powlison

Counseling the Hard Cases: True Stories Illustrating the Sufficiency of God’s Resources in Scripture – Stuart Scott & Heath Lambert


Sunday Night Groups (Koinonia Groups)

Simplify Your Spiritual Life: Spiritual Disciplines for the Overwhelmed – Donald Whitney. Fall Bible Conference 2018

Trusting God with Study Guide – Jerry Bridges ( Small Group Study Oct 2018)

Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands: People in Need of Change, Helping People in Need of Change – Paul David Tripp (Biblical Counseling Group April 19)

The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness -Dave Ramsey (This book covers the basic concept of the study  – Financial Peace University – Summer 19)

The Case for a Creator: A Journalist Investigates Scientific Evidence That Points Toward God – Lee Strobel (Small Group Study – March 20)