Resources / Book Recommendations

    A list of book recommendations to help guide you in your walk with Christ.

    We live in an age rich with access to literature that can aide us in the understanding of our God and His Word. Sadly, not all books claiming to help us in this endeavor actually do. We've put together a list of book recommendations to help guide you in your pursuit of the true Author of all things.

    Bible Study Aids

    • Fee & Stuart, How to Read the Bible for All It’s Worth
    • MacArthur, The MacArthur Bible Commentary
    • MacArthur, The MacArthur Bible Handbook
    • Pink, Profiting from the Word

    Biographies

    • Bainton, Here I Stand (Martin Luther)
    • Bunyan, Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners
    • Carey (Pearce S.), William Carey  
    • Marsden, Jonathan Edwards: A Life
    • Murray, A Scottish Christian Heritage 
    • Murray, D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones (2 volumes)
    • Parker, Calvin-A Biography 
    • Piper, Hidden Smile of God (John Bunyan, William Cowper, and David Brainerd)
    • Piper, Legacy of Sovereign Joy (Augustine, Luther, and Calvin)
    • Piper, Roots of Endurance (John Newton, Charles Simeon, and William Wilberforce)
    • Piper, Contending for our All (Athanasius, John Owen, and J. Gresham Machen)
    • Piper, Filling up the Afflictions of Christ (William Tyndale, Adoniram Judson, and John Paton)
    • Ryle, Five English Reformers
    • Spurgeon, C.H. Spurgeon, Autobiography (2 volumes)

    Evangelism and Missions 

    • Dever, The Gospel and Personal Evangelism 
    • Doran, For the Sake of His Name
    • Gilbert, What is the Gospel?
    • Metzger, Tell the Truth
    • Murray, The Old Evangelicalism 
    • Packer, Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God
    • Piper, Let the Nations Be Glad
    • Spurgeon, The Soul Winner 

    Christian Living

    • Brooks, Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices 
    • Bunyan, Pilgrim’s Progress
    • Carson, A Call to Spiritual Reformation 
    • Edwards, Resolutions of Jonathan Edwards
    • MacArthur, Truth War
    • MacArthur, The Gospel According to Jesus 
    • Mahaney, Cross-Centered Life
    • Mahaney, Humility 
    • Owen, Mortification of Sin 
    • Owen, The Grace and Duty of Being Spiritually Minded
    • Piper, Don’t Waste Your Life
    • Powlison, Seeing with New Eyes
    • Ryle, Holiness
    • Sande, Peacemaker
    • Tripp, Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hand
    • Welch, When People are Big and God is Small
    • Wells, The Courage to be Protestant 
    • Whitney, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life
    • Wragg, Exemplary Spiritual Leadership: Facing the Challenges, Escaping the Dangers

    Church 

    • Dever and Alexander, The Deliberate Church
    • DeYong and Kluck, Why we Love the Church: In Praise of Institutions and Organized Religion
    • Harris, Stop Dating the Church 
    • MacArthur, The Master’s Plan for the Church 
    • Zemek, Doing God’s Business God’s Way: A Biblical Theology of Ministry 

    History 

    • D'Aubigne, The English Reformation
    • Gonzales, The Story of Christianity (2 volumes)
    • Murray, Evangelicalism Divided
    • Shelley, Church History in Plain Language 

    Marriage & Family

    • Harvey, When Sinners Say “I Do”: Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage 
    • Mack, Preparing for Marriage God’s Way
    • Peace, The Excellent Wife 
    • Priolo, The Heart of Anger 
    • Scott, The Exemplary Husband 
    • Tripp, Age of Opportunity: A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens
    • Tripp, Shepherding a Child’s Heart
    • Tripp, What did you Expect?: Redeeming the Realities of Marriage 
    • Ware, Big Truths for Young Hearts: Teaching and Learning the Greatness of God
    • Younts, Everyday Talk: Talking Freely and Naturally about God with your Children

    Theology and Apologetics 

    • Bahnsen, Always Ready: Directions for Defending the Faith 
    • Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion
    • Grudem, Systematic Theology
    • Kaiser, The Promise Plan of God 
    • Murray, Spurgeon vs. Hyper-Calvinism 
    • Packer, Knowing God
    • Pink, Attributes of God
    • Piper, The Pleasures of God
    • Schreiner, The Law and Its Fulfillment: A Pauline Theology of Law 
    • Sproul, The Holiness of God
    • Van Til, Defense of the Faith