Book List

Biographies

  • Through Gates of Splendor – Elizabeth Elliot
  • Robert E. Lee on Leadership – H.W. Crocker
  • No Compromise – Keith Green
  • Mueller – George Mueller
  • Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West – Stephen Ambrose
  • Jonathan Edwards: A Life – George Marsden
  • Filling up the Afflictions of Christ – John Piper
  • Fresh Wind Fresh Fire – Jim Cymbala

Christian Living

  • Radical – David Platt
  • Divine Conspiracy – Dallas Willard
  • The God You Can Know – Dan DeHaan
  • Knowing God – J.I. Packer
  • The Spirit of the Disciplines – Dallas Willard
  • Don’t Waste Your Life – John Piper
  • The Pursuit of Holiness – Jerry Bridges
  • The Practice of Godliness – Jerry Bridges
  • Mortification of Sin – John Owen

Evangelism

  • The Gospel and Personal Evangelism – Mark Dever
  • God’s Smuggler – Brother Andrew
  • The Master Plan of Evangelism – Robert Coleman
  • The Tangible Kingdom – Hugh Halter and Matt Smay
  • Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God – J.I. Packer
  • Evangelism Handbook – Alvin Reid
  • Questioning Evangelism – Randy Newman
  • Plan A and the is no Plan B –  Dwight Robertson

Church Philosophy

  • 9 Marks of a Healthy Church – Mark Dever
  • Vintage Church – Mark Driscoll
  • The Emotionally Healthy Church – Pete Scazzera
  • The Church as Family– Joe Hellerman
  • Life Together – Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • Biblical Foundations for Baptist Churches – John Hammett
  • Total Church – Tim Chester and Steve Timmis

Culture and Apologetics

  • Mere Christianity – C.S. Lewis
  • A Third Testament – Malcolm Muggeridge
  • Reason for God – Tim Keller
  • Mere Christianity– C.S. Lewis
  • Amusing Ourselves to Death – Neil Postman
  • Five Views on Apologetics – Cowan, Gundry, Habermas, et. al.

Discipleship

  • Cost of Discipleship– Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • Master Plan of Evangelism – Robert Coleman
  • Celebration of Discipline – Richard Foster
  • Pursuit of God –  A.W. Tozer
  • Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands –  Paul David Tripp
  • The Walk– S. Smallman

Devotionals

  • My Utmost for His Highest – Oswald Chambers
  • Day by Day – A.W. Tozer
  • Devotional Classics – Richard Foster
  • Ancient Christian Devotionals – Cindy Crosby & Thomas Oden

Prayer

  • A Praying Life – Paul Miller (x2)
  • A Hunger for God – John Piper
  • Keeping In Step with the Spirit– J.I. Packer

God’s Will

  • Just Do Something– Kevin DeYoung (x2)
  • Decision Making in the Will of God – Gary Frieson

Leadership

  • How to Lead and Still Have a Life – H. Dale Burke
  • Made to Stick – Chip & Dan Heath
  • Rescuing Ambition – Dave Harvey
  • Biblical Eldership – Alexander Strauch
  • The Shepherd Leader– Ted Witmer
  • Leaders Who Last– Dave Kraft
  • The Leadership Secrets of Billy Graham – Harold Myra & Marshall Shelley
  • Spiritual Leadership – Oswald Sanders

Finances/Money

  • The Treasure Principle – Randy Alcorn
  • Personal Finance for Dummies – Eric Tyson
  • Money Makeover –  Dave Ramsey

Early Church History

  • Theology of the Reformers – Timothy George
  • Church History in Plain Language – Bruce L. Shelley
  • A History of Christianity – Paul Johnson

Knowing God and the Gospel

  • Radical – David Platt
  • Vintage Jesus – Mark Driscoll
  • Death by Love– Mark Driscoll
  • God is the Gospel– John Piper
  • Knowledge of the Holy – A.W. Tozer
  • Living the Cross Centered Life – C.J. Mahaney
  • Christless Christianity – Mike Horton

Marriage

  • When Sinners Say I Do – Paul Tripp
  • Sacred Marriage – Gary Thomas
  • A Severe Mercy – Sheldon Vanauken
  • This Momentary Marriage– John Piper
  • The Mystery of Marriage– Mike Mason
  • Sheet Music – Kevin Leman
  • The Five Love Languages – Gary Chapman

Missions

  • Let the Nations be Glad – John Piper
  • Radical Reformission – Mark Driscoll
  • When Helping Hurts – Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert
  • Revolution in World Missions– KP Yohannan
  • Tangible Kingdom– Hugh Halter & Matt Smay
  • Cross-Cultural Servanthood – Duane Elmer

Pastoral/Preaching

  • Lectures to My Students (Volumes 1 & 2) – C.H. Spurgeon
  • Christ Centered Preaching– Bryan Chapell
  • The Reformed Pastor – Richard Baxter
  • I Can See You Naked – Ron Hoff

Personal Growth

  • When People are Big and God is Small – Edward Welch
  • Humility – C. J. Mahaney
  • How People Change – Paul Tripp & Tim Lane

Racial Reconciliation

  • The New Jim Crow- Michelle Alexander
  • Oneness Embraced- Dr. Tony Evans
  • Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together In The Cafeteria?- Dr. Beverley Daniel Tatum
  • Letters to a Birmingham Jail

Scripture

  • Eat This Book – Eugene Peterson
  • Paul and The Heart Set Free– F.F. Bruce
  • Crosstalk– Michael R. Emlet
  • Living by the Book – Howard Hendricks
  • How to read the Bible for All Its Worth – Gordon Fee and Douglas Stuart
  • Scouting the Divine – Margaret Feinberg

Mercy Ministry

  • Let Justice Roll Down – Dr. John Perkins
  • Generous Justice – Tim Keller
  • When Helping Hurts – Steven Corbett & Brian Fikkert

Classics (Not sure where they go but if you’re a Christian you should read these)

  • Confessions– St. Augustine
  • Pilgrims Progress – John Bunyan
  • Practicing the Presence of God – Brother Lawrence
  • Orthodoxy – GK Chesterton
  • Summa Theologica– Thomas Aquinas
  • Anna Karennina– Leo Tolstoy
  • The Brothers Karamazov– Dostoevsky
  • The Death of Death in the Death of Christ – John Owen
  • The Mortification of Sin – John Owen
  • The Bruised Reed – Richard Sibbes
  • The Institutes – John Calvin
  • Religious Affections – Jonathan Edwards
  • Pensees – Blaise Pascal
  • Reformed Doctrine – Loraine Boettner