Recommended Books

Apologetics

  • Always Ready (1996) by Greg Bahnsen (1948-1995)
  • Christian Apologetics (1976) by Cornelius Van Til (1895-1987)
  • More Than a Carpenter (1973) by Josh McDowell
  • Pushing the Antithesis (2007) by Greg Bahnsen (1948-1995)
  • The Reason for God (2009) by Timothy Keller

Biblical Interpretation/Hermeneutics

  • Biblical Interpretation: Past & Present (1996) by Gerald Bray
  • Foundations of Contemporary Interpretation (1996) edited by Moises Silva
  • How To Read the Bible for All Its Worth (1981) by Gordon Fee & Douglas Stuart
  • Introduction to Biblical Interpretation (1993) by William Klein, Craig Blomberg & Robert Hubbard
  • Let the Reader Understand: A Guide to Interpreting and Applying the Bible (1994) by Dan McCartney and Charles Clayton
  • Methodical Bible Study (1952) by Robert A. Traina
  • Playing with Fire: How the Bible Ignites Change in Your Soul (2000) by Walt Russell
  • Redemption: The Triumph of God's Great Plan (1989) by Derke Bergsma
  • Redemptive History and the New Testament Scriptures (1963) by Herman Ridderbos
  • The Prophet and His Message (2003) by Michael J. Williams
  • The Structure of Biblical Authority (1989) by Meredith G. Kline (1922-2007)
  • The Unfolding Mystery: Disovering Christ in the Old Testament (1988) by Edmund Clowney (1917-2005)

Christ-centered Preaching

  • Biblical Preaching (1980) by Haddon Robinson
  • Christ-centered Preaching (1994) by Bryan Chapell
  • Him We Proclaim (2007) by Dennis E. Johnson
  • Preaching Christ from the Old Testament (1999) by Sidney Greidanus
  • Preaching the Whole Bible as Christian Scripture (2000) by Graeme Goldsworthy
  • Preaching with Passion (2000) by Alex Montoya
  • Preparing Expository Sermons (1995) by Ramesh Richard
  • Spirit-Empowered Preaching (1998) by Arturo Azurdia
  • The Art of Preaching Old Testament Narrative (2002) by Steven Mathewson
  • The Art of Prophesying (1996) by William Perkins (1558-1602)
  • The Modern Preacher and the Ancient Text (1988) by Sidney Greidanus
  • The Preacher and Preaching (1986) edited by Samuel Logan
  • Why Johnny Can't Preach (2009) by T. David Gordon

Children and Parenting

  • Foundations of Christian Education (1990) by Louis Berkhof & Cornelius Van Til, edited by Dennis E. Johnson
  • Heirs of the Covenant: Leaving a Legacy of Faith for the Next Generation (1998) by Susan Hunt
  • How We Learn (1994) by Klaus Issler & Ronald Habermas
  • Shepherding a Child's Heart (1995) by Tedd Tripp
  • The Duties of Parents (2003) by Jacobus Koelman (1632-1695), translated by John Vriend, edited by M. Eugene Osterhaven

Christian Counseling

  • How People Change (2008) by Timothy Lane & Paul David Tripp
  • Instruments in the Redeemer's Hands (2002) by Paul David Tripp
  • War of Words (2000) by Paul David Tripp

Church Membership

  • Life in the Father's House: A Member's Guide to the Local Church (1996) by Wayne A. Mack & David Swavely
  • The Deliberate Church: Building Your Ministry on the Gospel (2005) by Mark Dever & Paul Alexander
  • To Be or Not To Be a Church Member?, That Is the Question! (2004) by Wayne A. Mack
  • What Is a Healthy Church Member? (2008) by Thabiti M. Anyabwile

Confessions and Catechisms

  • Commentary on the Heidelberg Catechism (1852) by Zacharius Ursinus (1534-1583)
  • Rediscovering Catechism: The Art of Equipping Covenant Children (2000) by Donald Van Dyken
  • The Confession of Faith and Catechisms of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church with Proof Texts (2005) by The Orthodox Presbyterian Church
  • The Creeds of Christendom (1983) by Philip Schaff
  • The Westminster Confession of Faith for Study Classes (1964) by G.I. Williamson
  • The Westminster Larger Catechism: A Commentary (2002) by Johannes G. Vos and edited by G.I. Williamson
  • The Westminster Shorter Catechism for Study Classes (1970) by G.I. Williamson

Dating and Marriage

  • A Lasting Promise (1998) by Scott Stanley, Daniel Trathen, Savanna McCain, & Milt Bryan
  • Holding Hands Holding Hearts (2006) by Richard Phillips & Sharon Phillips
  • Love and Respect (2004) by Emerson Eggerichs
  • The Five Love Languages (1992) by Gary Chapman
  • The Intimate Marriage (1975) by R.C. Sproul
  • The Intimate Mystery (2005) by Dan Allender & Tremper Longman
  • Recovering Biblical Manhood & Womanhood (1991) edited by John Piper & Wayne Grudem
  • When Sinners Say "I Do" (2007) by Dave Harvey

Devotional

  • Desiring God (1986) by John Piper
  • Don't Waste Your Life (2003) by John Piper
  • Transforming Grace (1991) by Jerry Bridges
  • Trusting God (1988) by Jerry Bridges

Evangelism and Missions

  • A Heart for the City (1999) edited by John Fuder
  • Evangelism & the Sovereignty of God (1961) by J.I. Packer
  • From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya: A Biographical History of Christian Missions (1983) by Ruth A. Tucker
  • Genesis and the Mystery Confucius Couldn't Solve (1994) by Ethel R. Nelson & Richard E. Broadberry
  • God So Loves the City (1994) edited by Charles Van Engen & Jude Tiersma
  • Living Proof: Sharing the Gospel Naturally (1989) by Jim Petersen
  • Ministering Cross-Culturally (1986) by Sherwood Lingenfelter & Marvin Mayers
  • Peace Child (2005) by Don Richardson
  • Perspectives on the World Christian Movement: A Reader (1981) edited by Ralph D. Winter & Steven C. Hawthorne
  • Planting Churches in Muslim Cities (1993) by Greg Livingstone
  • Reaching Muslims for Christ (1991) by William J. Saal
  • The Pastor-Evangelist (1987) edited by Roger S. Greenway

Pastoral Ministry

  • Brothers, We Are Not Professionals (2002) by John Piper
  • Called to the Ministry (1964) by Edmund P. Clowney (1917-2005)
  • Lectures to My Students (1893) by Charles H. Spurgeon (1834-1892)
  • On Being a Servant of God (2008) by Warren W. Wiersbe
  • The Christian Ministry (1830) by Charles Bridges (1794-1869)
  • The Elder and His Work (2004) by David Dickson
  • The Elders of the Church (1975) by Lawrence R. Eyres
  • The Minister as Shepherd (1984) by Charles Jefferson
  • The Reformed Pastor (1656) by Richard Baxter (1615-1691)

Reformation Church History

  • After Calvin: Studies in the Development of a Theological Tradition (2003) by Richard A. Muller
  • Calvin: Origins and Development of His Religious Thought (1997) by Francois Wendel
  • For the Sake of Simple Folk (1981) by Robert Scribner
  • Geneva and the Coming of the Wars of Religion in France (2007) by Robert Kingdon
  • Handbook of European History 1400-1600: Late Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Reformation (1997) by Thomas A. Brady, Heiko A. Oberman, & James D. Tracy
  • Jonathan Edwards and the Ministry of the Word (2009) by Douglas A. Sweeney
  • Luther in Context (2002) by David C. Steinmetz
  • Luther, Man Between God and the Devil (1989) by Heiko A. Oberman
  • The Calvin Handbook (2009) by Herman Selderhuis
  • The French Reformation (1987) by Mark Greengrass
  • The Princeton Companion to Jonathan Edwards (2005) edited by Sang Hyun Lee
  • The Radical Reformation (2000) by George H. Williams
  • War Against the Souls (1997) by Carlos Eire

Reformed Worship

  • A Better Way (2002) by Michael Horton
  • Recovering Mother Kirk (2003) by Darryl Hart
  • With Reverence and Awe (2002) by Darry Hart & John Muether

Theology

  • Biblical Theology (1948) by Geerhardus Vos (1862-1949)
  • The Christian Faith (2011) by Michael Horton
  • Institutes of the Christian Religion (1960) by John Calvin (1509-1564)
  • Institutes of Elenctic Theology (1997) by Francis Turretin (1623-1687)
  • Kingdom Prologue (2000) by Meredith G. Kline (1922-2007)
  • Redemption Accomplished and Applied (1984) by John Murray (1898-1975)
  • Systematic Theology (1932) by Louis Berkhof (1873-1957)
  • Systematic Theology (1994) by Wayne Grudem
  • The Doctrine of God (1993) by Gerald Bray
  • The Doctrines of Grace (2009) by James M. Boice & Philip Ryken
  • The Economy of the Covenants between God & Man (1822) by Herman Witsius (1636-1708)
  • The Imputation of Adam's Sin (1959) by John Murray (1898-1975)
  • The Proper Distinction Between Law and Gospel (1897) by C.F.W. Walther (1811-1887)
  • The Providence of God (1993) by Paul Helm
  • Whatever Happened to the Gospel of Grace? (2009) by James M. Boice