Recommended Reading

A simple list to get us started.

The Gospel:
Living the Cross-Centered Life,
C.J. Mahaney
Jesus+Nothing=Everything, Tullian Tchividjian
The Cross of Christ, John Stott
Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Die, John Piper
The Great Exchange, Jerry Bridges
God’s Big Picture: Tracing the Storyline of the Bible, Vaughan Roberts

Christian Living:
Humility,
C.J. Mahaney
The Pursuit of Holiness, Jerry Bridges
Respectable Sins, Jerry Bridges
How People Change, Paul Tripp & Tim Lane
Knowing God, J.I. Packer
Wordliness, C.J. Mahaney
Adopted for Life, Russell Moore
Desiring God, John Piper
Don’t Waste Your Life, John Piper
Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life, Don Whitney
How Can I Be Sure I’m a Christian , Don Whitney
Crazy Love, Francis Chan
If God is Good, Randy Alcorn
Dug Down Deep, Josh Harris
The Walk, Stephen Smallman
Marks of the Messenger, J. Mack Stiles

Devotional:
Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus,
Nancy Guthrie
Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross, Nancy Guthrie
Whiter Than Snow: Meditations on Sin & Mercy, Paul Tripp
A Shelter in the Time of Storm: Meditations on God & Trouble, Paul Tripp
Valley of Vision, Arthur Bennett

Men:
Disciplines of a Godly Man,
Kent Hughes
What He Must Be If He Wants to Marry My Daughter, Voddie Baucham
Recovering Biblical Manhood & Womanhood, John Piper & Wayne Grudem
Not Even a Hint, Joshua Harris

Women:
Feminine Appeal,
Carolyn Mahaney
Girl Talk: Mother-Daughter Conversations on Biblical Womanhood, Carolyn Mahaney & Nicole Whitacre
Shopping for Time, Carolyn Mahaney
Comforts from the Cross, Elyse Fitzpatrick

Marriage:
When Sinners Say I Do,
Dave Harvey
Sex, Romance, and the Glory of God, C.J. Mahaney
God, Marriage, & Family, Andreas Kostenberger

Parenting:
Shepherding a Child’s Heart,
Tedd Tripp
Instructing a Child’s Heart, Tedd Tripp
Age of Opportunity: A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens, Paul Tripp
Don’t Make Me Count to Three, Ginger Plowman

Children:
ESV Chilren’s Bible
The Jesus Storybook Bible,
Sally Lloyd-Jones
My 1st Book of Christian Values, Carine Mackenzie
Big Thoughts for Little Thinkers: The Gospel, Joey Allen
Big Thoughts for Little Thinkers: The Scripture, Joey Allen
Big Thoughts for Little Thinkers: The Trinity, Joey Allen
Big Thoughts for Little Thinkers: The Mission, Joey Allen

Dating/Courting:
I Kissed Dating Goodbye,
Joshua Harris
Did I Kiss Marriage Goodbye?, Carolyn McCulley
Boy Meets Girl, Joshua Harris

Missions/Evangelism:
Operation World,
Patrick Johnstone
Let the Nations Be Glad!, John Piper
Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God, J.I. Packer
The Gospel and Personal Evangelism, Mark Dever
Two Ways to Live, Matthias Media

The Church:
Nine Marks of a Healthy Church,
Mark Dever
Deliberate Church, Mark Dever
What is a Healthy Church, Mark Dever
What is a Healthy Church Member, Thabiti Anyabwile
Stop Dating the Church, Joshua Harris
The Painful Side of Leadership, Jeff Iorg

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