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

-Conviction without Compromise by Geisler and Rhodes
Conviction Without Compromise: Standing Strong in the Core Beliefs of the Christian Faith

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

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
-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

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

-When Missions Shapes the Mission by David Horner
When Missions Shapes the Mission: You and Your Church Can Reach the World

-Introduction to Global Missions by Zane Pratt
Introduction to Global Missions

-I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist by Turk 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

-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