On Our Shelves

Books that help shape our personal & church ministries

Spiritual Growth

  • Experiencing Prayer with Jesus: The Power of His Example and Presence by Henry and Norman Blackaby
  • Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God by Henry Blakaby, Richard Blackaby, and Claude King
  • Bible Doctrine: Essential Teachings of the Christian Faith by Wayne Grudem
  • Knowing Christ by Alister McGrath
  • Knowing God by J.I. Packer
  • The Cross of Christ by John R.W. Stott

Christian Life

  • How Now Shall We Live by Chuck Colson
  • Fields of the Fatherless: Discover the Joy of Compassionate Living by Tom Davis
  • Unashamed: Healing Our Brokenness and Finding Freedom From Shame by Heather Davis Nelson
  • The Call: Finding and Fulfilling the Central Purpose of Your Life by Os Guinness
  • Ministries of Mercy: The Call of the Jericho Road by Timothy Keller
  • Generous Justice: How God’s Grace Makes Us Just by Timothy Keller
  • Onward: Engaging the Culture Without Losing the Gospel by Dr. Russell Moore
  • Father God: Daring to Draw Near by Dave Patty
  • Heal Us, Emmanuel: A Call for Racial Reconciliation, Representation, and Unity in the Church by Doug Serven
  • Same-Sex Attraction and the Church: The Surprising Plausibility of the Celibate Life by Ed Shaw
  • The Message of the Sermon on the Mount by John R.W. Stott
  • The Radical Disciple: Some Neglected Aspects of our Calling by John R.W. Stott

Evangelism & Missions

  • What Is the Mission of the Church? Making Sense of Social Justice, Shalom, and the Great Commission by Kevin DeYoung and Greg Gilbert
  • Hudson Taylor’s Spiritual Secret by Dr. and Mrs. Howard Taylor
  • Missionary Method’s St. Paul’s or Ours? By Roland Allen
  • Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God by J.I. Packer
  • Let the Nations Be Glad! The Supremacy of God in Missions by John Piper
  • Finish the Mission: Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged Edited by John Piper and David Mathis

Marriage

  • The Good News About Marriage: Debunking Discouraging Myths about Marriage and Divorce by Shaunti Felhahn
  • The Marriage Builder by Larry Crabb
  • When Sinners Say “I Do” by Dave Harvey
  • The Act of Marriage by Tim and Beverly LaHaye
  • Personality Plus for Couples by Florence Littauer
  • Personality Puzzle by Florence and Marita Littauer
  • This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence by John Piper
  • The Blessing by Gary Smalley and John Trent
  • The Blessings of Brokenness by Charles Stanley
  • Communication: Key to Your Marriage by H. Norman Wright

Parenting & Families

  • The Big Picture Story Bible by David Helm
  • The Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones
  • Shepherding a Child’s Heart by Tedd Tripp

Christian Biography

  • Oswald Chambers: Abandoned To God by David Mccasland
  • Confessions of a Theologian by Dr. Carl F.H. Henry
  • Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther by Roland Bainton
  • George Mueller: He Dared Trust God for the Lives of Countless Orphans by Faith Coxe Bailey
  • Shaftesbury: The Great Reformer by Richard Turnbull
  • Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery by Eric Metaxas

Christian Leadership

  • The Choice: The Christ-Centered Pursuit of Kingdom Outcomes by Gary G. Hoag, R. Scott Rodin, and Wesley K. Willmer
  • Spiritual Leadership: Principles of Excellence for Every Believer by J. Oswald Sanders
  • Mission Drift: The Unspoken Crisis Facing Leaders, Charities, and Churches by Peter J. Greer, and Chris Horst
  • The Choice: The Christ-Centered Pursuit of Kingdom Outcomes by Gary G. Hoag, R. Scott Rodin, and Wesley K. Willmer
  • The Longview: Lasting Strategies for Rising Leaders by Dr. Roger Parrott

Pastoral Ministry

  • Multiply: Disciples Making Disciples by Francis Chan and Mark Beuving
  • Everyday Church: Gospel Communities on Mission by Tim Chester and Steve Timmis
  • Nine Marks of a Healthy Church by Mark Dever
  • Putting the Truth to Work: The Theory and Practice of Biblical Application by Daniel M. Doriani
  • Preaching: Communicating Faith in an Age of Skepticism by Timothy Keller
  • The Trellis and the Vine: The Ministry Mind-Shift That Changes Everything by Colin Marshall and Tony Payne
  • The Vine Project: Shaping Your Ministry Culture Around Disciple Making by Colin Marshall and Tony Payne

Shepherding & Counseling

  • The Rest of God: Restoring Your Soul by Restoring Sabbath by Mark Buchanan
  • The Pastor and Counseling by Jeremy Pierre and Deepak Reju
  • Inside Job: Doing the Work Within the Work by Stephen W. Smith
  • Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands: People in Need of Change Helping People in Need of Change by Paul David Tripp

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