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Books

Having a difficult time figuring out what to read? Consult our suggested booklist for some ideas. Many of these books are available at our book table on Sundays.

Children’s Resources

The Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones
The Read Aloud Story Bibles (4 volumes) by Ella Lindvall
The Big Picture Story Bible by David Helm
ESV Children’s Bible

Exploring Christianity

The Reason for God by Tim Keller
Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis
Simply Christian by N. T. Wright
The Resurrection of the Son of God by N. T. Wright

Apologetics and Evangelism

The Heart of Evangelism by Jerram Barrs
Reasons of the Heart by William Edgar
Apologetics to the Glory of God by John Frame
The Gospel in a Pluralist Society by Lesslie Newbigin

The Bible

Jesus and the Eyewitnesses by Richard Bauckham
Getting the Message by Daniel Doriani
How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth by Gordon Fee
How to Read the Bible Book by Book by Gordon Fee and Douglas Stuart
The New Bible Commentary
ESV Study Bible
ESV Bible

Biographies

The Letters of John Newton
The Letters of Samuel Rutherford
Jonathan Edwards by George Marsden
Here I Stand:  A Life of Martin Luther by Roland H. Bainton
The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom
Confessions by St. Augustine

Church History

The Story of Christianity, vols. 1 and 2 by Justo Gonzalez
The Early Church by Henry Chadwick
The Reformation by Owen Chadwick

Creeds and Confessions

The Westminster Standards
I Believe:  Exploring the Apostles' Creed by Alistair McGrath
The Heidelberg Catechism

Spiritual Growth/Spiritual Disciplines

Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave by Ed Welch
When People are Big and God is Small by Ed Welch
Morning and Evening by Charles Spurgeon
Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life by Donald Whitney
Holiness by Grace by Bryan Chapell
The Prodigal God by Tim Keller
Counterfeit Gods by Tim Keller
The Praying Life by Paul Miller
Love Walked Among us by Paul Miller
The Valley of Vision by Arthur Bennett
Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands by Paul Tripp
War of Words by Paul Tripp
Whiter than Snow by Paul Tripp
Book of Common Prayer
Knowing God by J. I. Packer
Heaven by Joni Eareckson Tada
The Christian Life by Sinclair Ferguson
Why Does it Have to Hurt? The Meaning of Christian Suffering by Dan McCartney

Mission

Ministries of Mercy by Tim Keller
The Mission of God by Christopher J. H Wright
Let the Nations be Glad by John Piper
Evangelism:  Doing Justice and Preaching Grace by Harvie Conn

Systematic Theology

Theology of Lordship series by John Frame
Created in God's Image by Anthony Hoekema
Not the Way It Is Supposed to Be by Cornelius Plantinga, Jr.
Saved by Grace by Anthony Hoekema
The Cross of Christ by John R. W. Stott
Surprised by Hope by N. T. Wright
The Church by Edmund P. Clowney
The Holy Spirit by Sinclair Ferguson
The Bible and the Future by Anthony Hoekema
The Institutes of the Christian Religion, 2 vols. by John Calvin

Biblical Theology

The Unfolding Mystery by Edmund P. Clowney
Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament by Christopher J. H. Wright

Worship

Worship in Spirit and Truth by John Frame
Christ Centered Worship by Bryan Chapell

Marriage and Family

Each for the Other by Bryan Chapell
Shepherding a Child's Heart by Ted Tripp
Why Do We Baptize Infants? by Bryan Chapell
Age of Opportunity by Paul Tripp
Intimate Allies by Dan Allender and Tremper Longman
What did you expect?: Redeeming the Realities of Marriage by Paul Tripp
The Meaning of Marriage by Tim Keller
Marriage Matters by Winston Smith

Culture/World and Life View

Culture Making by Andy Crouch
Lectures on Calvinism by Abraham Kuyper
To Change the World by James Davison Hunter
The Call by Os Guiness

CCEF Resources

Angry Children
Breaking the Addictive Cycle
Conflict
Eating Disorders
Grief
Help for the Caregiver
How do I stop losing it with my kids?
Renewing Marital Intimacy
Restoring your Broken Marriage
Sexual Addiction
Should We Get Married?
Single and Lonely
Temptation
When Bad Things Happen
When the Money Runs Out