Recommended Resources

These books have had a shaping influence in the lives of our leaders.  While these books are written by reputable authors, their inclusion on this list is not an endorsement of everything in each book or everything written by a particular author.

Apologetics

The Reason for God by Tim Keller

The Case For Christ by Lee Strobel

Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

Jesus Among Other Gods by Ravi Zacharias

On Guard by William Lane Craig

Bibles

ESV Study Bible

ESV Student Study Bible

CSB Study Bible

CSB Apologetics Student Study Bible

Children's Books

Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd Jones

The Biggest Story by Kevin DeYoung and Don Clark

God’s Very Good Idea by Trillia Newbell

Long Story Short by Marty Machowski

Leadership

Nine Marks of a Healthy Church by Mark Dever

Spiritual Leadership by J. Oswald Sanders

Church Elders by Jeramie Rinne

Commentary Series

Christ Centered Exposition

Bible Speaks Today

Discipleship

As Iron Sharpens Iron by Howard Hendricks

Counterfeit Gods by Tim Keller

The Great Omission by Dallas Willard

Multiply by Francis Chan

You Can Change by Tim Chester

Gospel in Life by Tim Keller

Don’t Waste Your Life by John Piper

Unleashed by Eric Mason

Beat God to the Punch by Eric Mason

Saving the Saved by Bryan Loritts

Evangelism & Missions

Evangelism & the Sovereignty of God by J.I. Packer

Let The Nations Be Glad by John Piper

Evangelism by J. Mack Stiles

What Is The Gospel by Greg Gilbert

Spiritual Disciplines

The Spirit of Disciplines by Dallas Willard

The Discipline of Grace by Jerry Bridges

The Treasure Principle by Randy Alcorn

Money, Possessions and Eternity by Randy Alcorn

Prayer by John Onwuchekwa

Prayer by Tim Keller

Living By The Book by Howard Hendricks

Celebration of Discipline by Richard Foster

Vocation

Every Good Endeavor by Tim Keller

Called to Business by Dallas Willard

Sexual Ethics

God and the Transgender Debate by Andrew Walker

Gay Girl, Good God by Jackie Hill

What Does the Bible Really Say About Homosexuality? by Kevin DeYoung

Is God Anti-Gay? by Sam Allberry

Social Justice

Generous Justice by Tim Keller

Restoring At-Risk Communities by John Perkins

Bloodlines by John Piper

Marriage & Family

Shepherding Your Child’s Heart by Paul Tripp

The Meaning of Marriage by Tim Keller

Manhood Restored by Eric Mason

What’s the Difference? by John Piper

Treasuring Christ When Your Hands Are Full by Gloria Furman

Missional Motherhood by Gloria Furman

Parenting with Love & Logic by Foster Cline & Jim Fay

Cherish by Gary Thomas

Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles that Can Radically Change Your Family by Paul Tripp

Theology

Christian Beliefs by Wayne Grudem

Bible Doctrines by Wayne Grudem

Connected: Living In The Light of the Trinity by Sam Allberry

The Cross of Christ by John Stott

Conversion by Michael Lawrence

Knowing God by J.I. Packer

Websites

Many of these websites host blogs filled with articles from respected pastors, theologians, and leaders in today’s church.  While each of these sites is well ran and respected, their inclusion on this page is not a blanket endorsement of every perspective of every author found in their archives.