Reading Resources

(Disclaimer – I may not have read all of these books yet and may not agree with everything that these authors teach – please, as always, be discerning in your reading and test everything against Scripture!)
This is an ongoing resource page – to be updated/edited as new resources are discovered.

Book Reviews

Bible Reading – overview
-Bible in 90 Days
The Bible in 90 Days: Cover to Cover in 12 Pages a Day (New International Version)

-Read Your Bible One Book at a Time by Woodrow Kroll
Read Your Bible One Book at a Time: A Refreshing Way to Read God's Word With New Insight and Meaning

-God’s Big Picture by Vaughan Roberts
God's Big Picture: Tracing the Story-Line of the Bible

-The God Who Is There by D.A. Carson
The God Who Is There: Finding Your Place in God's Story

Theology/Doctrine (Overview)
-Dug Down Deep by Josh Harris
Dug Down Deep: Unearthing What I Believe and Why It Matters

-Christian Beliefs by Wayne Grudem
Christian Beliefs: Twenty Basics Every Christian Should Know

-Pilgrim Theology by Michael Horton
Pilgrim Theology: Core Doctrines for Christian Disciples

-Everyone’s a Theologian by R.C. Sproul
Everyone's a Theologian: An Introduction to Systematic Theology

Theology/Doctrine (Specific)
-Knowing God by J.I. Packer
Knowing God

-The Gospel for Real Life by Jerry Bridges
The Gospel for Real Life: Turn to the Liberating Power of the Cross...Every Day

-Why Church Matters by Joshua Harris
Why Church Matters: Discovering Your Place in the Family of God

-Taking God at His Word by Kevin DeYoung
Taking God at His Word: Why the Bible Is Knowable, Necessary, and Enough, and What That Means for You and Me

-Putting Amazing Back into Grace by Michael Horton
Putting Amazing Back into Grace: Embracing the Heart of the Gospel

-God’s Battle Plan for the Mind: The Puritan Practice of Biblical Meditation by David Saxton
God's Battle Plan for the Mind: The Puritan Practice of Biblical Meditation

Bible Study (How to Study the Bible)
-How to Read the Bible for all its Worth by Gordon and Fee
How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth: A Guide to Understanding the Bible

-Living by the Book by Hendricks
Living By the Book: The Art and Science of Reading the Bible

-How to Study the Bible for Yourself by Tim LaHaye
How to Study the Bible for Yourself

-Women of the Word by Jen Wilkin
Women of the Word: How to Study the Bible with Both Our Hearts and Our Minds

-Bible Study by Kathleen Nielson
Bible Study: Following the Ways of the Word

Discipleship/Growth
-Respectable Sins by Jerry Bridges
Respectable Sins: Confronting the Sins We Tolerate

-The Hole in Our Holiness by Kevin DeYoung
The Hole in Our Holiness: Filling the Gap between Gospel Passion and the Pursuit of Godliness

-Holiness by J.C. Ryle
Holiness

Women’s Ministry
-Women’s Ministry in the Local Church by J. Ligon Duncan and Susan Hunt
Women's Ministry in the Local Church

-Running on Empty by Barbara Bancroft
Running on Empty: The Gospel for Women in Ministry

Apologetics/Worldview
-I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist by Turek and Geisler
I Don't Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist

-Total Truth by Nancy Pearcey
Total Truth

-The New Tolerance by McDowell and Hostetler
The New Tolerance: How a Cultural Movement Threatens to Destroy You, Your Faith, and Your Children.

-Tactics by Greg Koukl

-Questioning the Bible by Jonathan Morrow
Questioning the Bible: 11 Major Challenges to the Bible's Authority

Discernment
-The Discipline of Spiritual Discernment by Tim Challies
The Discipline of Spiritual Discernment

-A Time of Departing by Ray Yungen
A Time Of Departing

-“Another Jesus” Calling by Warren B. Smith
Another Jesus Calling

Children’s Ministry
-The Ology by Marty Machowski
The Ology: Ancient Truths Ever New

-The Big Picture Story Bible by David Helm
The Big Picture Story Bible

-Give Them Truth by Starr Meade
Give Them Truth: Teaching Eternal Truths to Young Minds

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3 thoughts on “Reading Resources

  1. The majority of these “writers” are false teachers. You’d better do your homework or you’ll be leading people further astray, the calvinist angle bad enough as it is.

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