Recommended Reading


Books are arranged by the following categories: Intro to Christianity; Personal Growth; Marriage & Family; Answering Questions About Christianity. Click on the book title to view a detailed description or to purchase. 

INTRO TO CHRISTIANITY:

Mere Christianity
Mere Christianity (Lewis)

Basic Christianity
Basic Christianity (Stott)

Simply Christian
Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense
(Wright)

 

PERSONAL GROWTH:

In the Name of Jesus
In the Name of Jesus
(Nouwen)

Out of Solitude
Out of Solitude (Nouwen)

A Praying Life
A Praying Life (Miller)

Knowing Jesus Through Old Testament
Knowing Jesus through the Old Testament (CJH Wright)

Lies Women Believe
Lies Women Believe (Nancy DeMoss)

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Your Home a Place of Grace (Hunt)

Wanting To Be Her
Wanting to Be Her (Graham)

More Than Equals
More Than Equals (Rice and Perkins)

Drama of Scripture
The Drama of Scripture: Finding our Place in the Biblical Story (Bartholomew and Goheen)

Epic of Eden
The Epic of Eden: A Christian Entry into the Old Testament (Richter)

Eden to New Jerusalem
From Eden to the New Jerusalem (Alexander)

Delighting in the Trinity
Delighting in the Trinity (Reeves)

After You Believe
After You Believe: Why Christian Character Matters (NT Wright)

Feminine Appeal
Feminine Appeal (Mahaney)

Undefiled
Undefiled: Redemption from Sexual Sin, Restoration for Broken Relationships (Schaumburg)

Shame Interrupted
Shame Interrupted: How God Lifts the Pain of Worthlessness and Rejection (Welch)

Quest for More
A Quest for More: Living For Something Bigger than You (Tripp)

CrossTalk
Cross Talk: Where Life & Scripture Meet (Emlet)

Crazy Busy Resource
Crazy Busy (DeYoung)

Relationships A Mess Worth Making
Relationships: A Mess Worth Making (Tripp and Lane)

Prodigal God
Prodigal God (Keller)

How People Change
How People Change (Tripp and Lane)

Whiter Than Snow
Whiter Than Snow: Meditations on Sin and Mercy (Tripp)

Surprised By Hope
Surprised by Hope (Wright)

Depression
Depression: Looking Up From the Stubborn Darkness (Welch)

Ruthless Trust
Ruthless Trust (Manning)

 

MARRIAGE AND FAMILY:

What Did You Expect
What Did You Expect?
(Tripp)

Meaning of Marriage
The Meaning of Marriage (Keller)

Loving the Little Years
Loving the Little Years (Jankovic)

Sheet Music
Sheet Music: Uncovering the Secrets of Sexual Intimacy in Marriage (Leman)

Gospel-Powered Parenting
Gospel-Powered Parenting (Farley)

Don't Make Me Count to Three
Don’t Make Me Count to Three (Plowman)

Age of Opportunity
Age of Opportunity (Tripp)

Shepherding a Child's Heart
Shepherding A Child’s Heart (T. Tripp)

Instructing a Child's Heart
Instructing A Child’s Heart (T. Tripp)

Girl Talk
Girl Talk: Mother-Daughter Conversations on Biblical Womanhood (Mahaney)

Peace Maker
The Peacemaker (Sande)

Relationships A Mess Worth Making
Relationships: A Mess Worth Making (Tripp and Lane)

Undefiled
Undefiled: Redemption from Sexual Sin, Restoration for Broken Relationships (Schaumburg)

 

ANSWERING QUESTIONS ABOUT CHRISTIANITY:

The God I Don't Understand
The God i Don’t Understand
(C. Wright)

Washed and Waiting
Washed and Waiting: Reflections on Christian Faithfulness and Homosexuality (Hill)

The Reason for God
The Reason for God (Keller)

Walking with God Through Pain and Suffering
Walking with God through Pain and Suffering (Keller)

Grief Observed
A Grief Observed (Lewis)

Science and Faith
Science and Faith: Friends or Foes? (Collins)

Adam and Eve
Did Adam and Eve Really Exist? (Collins)

Understanding Scripture
Understanding Scripture: An Overview of the Bible’s Origin, Reliability, and Meaning (Grudem, Schreiner, et al)