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While no book is totally true except the Bible, we recommend the following books that have been written in an effort to teach and summarize what the Bible says in a way that will assist you in following Christ.



Basic Theology, Charles Ryrie

Biblical Doctrine, John MacArthur & Richard Mayhue

Concise Theology: A Guide to Historic Christianity, J. I. Packer

Essential Christian Doctrine, John MacArthur

Moody Handbook of Theology, Paul Enns

Understanding Christian Theology, Charles Swindoll & Roy Zuck



Are We Together? A Prostestant Analyzes Roman Catholicism, R. C. Sproul

Created in God's Image, Anthony Hoekema

Defining Deception: Freeing the Church from the Mystical-Miracle Movement, Costi Hinn & Anthony Wood

Dispensationalism: Essential Beliefs and Common Myths, Michael Vlach

Has the Church Replaced Israel? A Theological Evaluation, Michael Vlach

He Will Reign Forever, Michael Vlach

Jesus Christ Our Lord, John Walvoord

Knowing God, J. I. Packer

Strange Fire: The Danger of Offending the Holy Spirit with Counterfeit Worship, John MacArthur

The Attributes of God, A. W. Pink

The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God, D. A. Carson

The Greatness of the Kingdom, Alva McClain

The Holiness of God, R. C. Sproul

The Holy Spirit, Charles Ryrie

The Inspiration and Authority of the Bible, B. B. Warfield

Bible Study

Basic Bible Interpretation, Roy Zuck

Exegetical Fallacies, D. A. Carson

How to Study the Bible, John MacArthur

Journey into God's Word, Scott Duvall and Daniel Hays

Living by the Book, Howard Hendricks and William Hendricks

The Old in the New: Understanding How the New Testament Authors Quoted the Old Testament, Michael Vlach

Apologetics & Evangelism

7 Reasons Why You Can Trust the Bible, Erwin Lutzer

Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God, J. I. Packer

Evangelism: How the Whole Church Speaks of Jesus, Mack Stiles

Evidence that Demands a Verdict: Life-Changing Truth for a Skeptical World, Josh & Sean McDowell

Forensic Faith and Cold Case Christianity, both by J. Warner Wallace

Questioning Evangelism, Randy Newman

Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions, Gregory Koukl

The Case for Christ, Lee Strobel

The Gospel and Personal Evangelism, Mark Dever

The Universe Next Door, James Sire

Worldviews in Conflict: Choosing Christianity in a World of Ideas, Ronald Nash

The Local Church

Biblical Eldership, Alexander Strauch

Handbook of Church Discipline, Jay Adams

Life in the Father's House: A Member's Guide to the Local Church, Wayne Mack & Dave Swavely

Nine Marks of a Healthy Church, Mark Dever

Paul's Vision for Deacons, Alexander Strauch

The Church as a Culture of Care, Dale Johnson

The Trellis and the Vine, Colin Marshall and Tony Payne

True Communinty, Jerry Bridges

Spiritual Growth & Discipleship

A Gospel Primer for Christians: Learning to See the Glories of God's Love, Milton Vincent

Changed into His Image: God's Plan for Transforming Your Life, Jim Berg

Christ and Your Problems, Jay Adams (booklet)

Discipleship Reboot, Jay Lickey

Discipling: How to Help Others Follow Jesus, Mark Dever

Godliness through Discipline, Jay Adams (booklet)

Gospel Treason: Betraying the Gospel with Hidden Idols, Brad Bigney

Heart & Habits: How We Change for Good, Greg Gifford

Holiness, J. C. Ryle

How Does Sanctification Work? David Powlison

How People Change, Timothy Lane and Paul David Tripp

How to Help People Change, Jay Adams

No Quick Fix, Andrew Naselli

Seeing with New Eyes, David Powlison

Self-Confrontation: A Manual for In-Depth Biblical Discipleship, John Broger

The Cost of Discipleship, Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life: Connecting Christ to Human Experience, Jeremy Pierre

The Enemy Within: Straight Talk about the Power and Defeat of Sin, Kris Lundgaard


A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World, Paul Miller

Alone with God: Rediscovering the Power and Passion of Prayer, John MacArthur

Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy: Discovering the Grace of Lament, Mark Vroegop

Practical Prayer, Derek Prime

Pray about Everything: Cultivating God-Dependency, Paul Tautges

Pray Big: Learn to Pray Like an Apostle, Alistair Begg

Praying the Bible, Donald Whitney

Praying with Paul, D. A. Carson

Streams of Mercy: Prayers of Confession and Celebration, Iain and Barbara Duguid

God's Will

Decisions, Decisions: How (and How Not) to Make Them, Dave Swavely

Decision Making and the Will of God, Garry Friesen & Robin Maxson

Found: God's Will: Find the Direction and Purpose God Wants for Your Life, John MacArthur

Just Do Something: A Liberating Approach to Finding God's Will, Kevin DeYoung

Step by Step: Divine Guidance for Ordinary Christians, James Petty

The Christian's Guide to Guidance, Jay Adams

Biblical Counseling

A Theology of Biblical Counseling, Heath Lambert

A Theology of Christian Counseling, Jay Adams

Anger and Stress Management God’s Way, Wayne Mack

Anger, Anxiety, and Fear, Stuart Scott (booklet)

Biblical Crisis Counseling: Not If, But When, John Babler

Blame It on the Brain: Distinguishing Chemical Imbalances, Brain Disorders, and Disobedience, Ed Welch

Competent to Counsel, Jay Adams

Communication and Conflict Resolution, Stuart Scott (booklet)

Counseling by the Book, John Babler & Nicolas Ellen

Counseling One Another, Paul Tautges

Counseling the Hard Cases, Stuart Scott & Heath Lambert

Counseling: How to Counsel Biblically, John MacArthur

Depression: Looking Up from a Stubborn Darkness, Ed Welch

Down but Not Out: How to Get Up When Life Knocks You Down, Wayne Mack

Finally Free: Fighting for Purity with the Power of Grace, Heath Lambert

Forgive! As the Lord Forgave You, Patrick Morison

From Pride to Humility, Stuart Scott (booklet)

God’s Grace in Your Suffering, David Powlison

Good and Angry: Redeeming Anger, Irritation, Complaining, and Bitterness, David Powlison

Good Mood Bad Mood: Hope and Help for Depression and Bipolar Disorder, Charles Hodges

How to Overcome Evil with Good, Jay Adams

In the Aftermath: Past the Pain of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Pamela Gannon & Beverly Moore

Is God Anti-gay? Sam Allberry

It’s Not Fair: Finding Hope When Times Are Tough, Wayne Mack

Out of the Blues: Dealing with the Blues of Depression and Loneliness, Wayne Mack

Picking Up the Pieces: Recovering from Broken Relationships, Lou Priolo

Picture Perfect: When Life Doesn’t Line Up, Amy Baker

Pleasing People: How to Not Be an Approval Junkie, Lou Priolo

Putting Your Past in Its Place, Steve Viars

Quick Scripture Reference for Counseling Couples, Keith and Pat Miller

Quick Scripture Reference for Counseling Men, Keith Miller

Quick Scripture Reference for Counseling Women, Pat Miller

Quick Scripture Reference for Counseling Youth, Keith and Pat Miller

The Christian’s Guide to Psychological Terms: Marshall & Mary Asher

The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict, Ken Sande

Transforming Homosexuality: What the Bible Says about Sexual Orientation and Change, Heath Lambert and Denny Burk

Trusting God, Jerry Bridges

Uprooting Anger: Biblical Help for a Common Problem, Robert Jones

What Does the Bible Really Teach about Homosexuality? Kevin DeYoung

When People Are Big and God Is Small, Ed Welch


Counseling & Discipleship Booklets

The following are several helpful series of short, biblically-packed booklets designed to engage and help people discover what the Bible teaches about a whole host of practical topics:

Resources for Biblical Living series, edited by Lou Priolo (CLICK HERE).

Resources for Changing Lives series, from CCEF (CLICK HERE).

HELP! Lifeline Mini-book series (CLICK HERE).



Danger Signs of an Unhealthy Dating Relationship, Lou Priolo

God, Marriage and Family, Andreas Kostenberger

Intended for Pleasure, Ed & Gaye Wheat

Marry Wisely Marry Well, Ernie Baker

Sex, Romance, and the Glory of God, C. J. Mahaney

Solving Marriage Problems, Jay Adams

Strengthening Your Marriage, Wayne Mack

This Momentary Marriage, John Piper

Tying the Knot: A Premarital Guide to a Strong and Lasting Marriage, Rob Green

What Did You Expect? Redeeming the Realities of Marriage, Paul Tripp

When Sinners Say I Do, Dave Harvey


#RU Hooked: For Teens and the People Who Care for Them, Jonathan Smith

Age of Opportunity: A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens, Paul Tripp

Big Truths for Young Hearts, Bruce Ware

Gospel-Powered Parenting: How the Gospel Shapes and Transforms Parenting, Bill Farley

Keeping Your Cool: A Teen’s Survival Guide, Lou Priolo

Parenting Is More than a Formula, Jim Newheiser

Parenting the Difficult Child, Linda Rice

Shepherding a Child’s Heart, Tedd Tripp

Strengthening the Adoptive Mom, Linda Rice

Teach Them Diligently: How to Use the Scriptures in Child Training, Lou Priolo

The Faithful Parent, Stuart Scott and Martha Peace

The Heart of Anger: Practical Help in the Prevention and Cure of Anger in Children, Lou Priolo

Tying Their Shoes: A Christ-Centered Approach for Preparing for Parenting, Rob & Stephanie Green

Family Worship & Discipleship

Everything a Child Should Know about God, Kenneth Taylor & Jenny Brake

Family Worship, Donald Whitney

Fundamentals of the Faith, John MacArthur

How to Study Your Bible for Kids, Kay Arthur & Janna Arndt

The Bible's Big Story, James Hamilton

The Big Book of Questions and Answers, Sinclair Ferguson

The Ology, Marty Machowski

The Pilgrim's Progress, John Bunyan

Manhood & Womanhood

50 Crucial Questions: An Overview of Central Concerns about Manhood and Womanhood, John Piper & Wayne Grudem

Biblical Foundations for Manhood and Womanhood, Wayne Grudem, editor

God's Design for Man and Woman, Margaret Kostenberger

Men and Women: Equal Yet Different, Alexander Strauch

Men and Women in the Church, Kevin DeYoung

Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, John Piper & Wayne Grudem

The Grand Design: Male and Female He Made Them, Owen Strachan


A Guide to Biblical Manhood, Randy Stinson and Dan Dumas

Biblical Manhood: Masculinity, Leadership, Decision Making, Stuart Scott

Disciplines of a Godly Man & Disciplines of a Godly Young Man, both by R. Kent Hughs

Men Counseling Men: A Biblical Guide to the Major Issues Men Face, John Street

The Complete Husband, Lou Priolo

The Exemplary Husband, Stuart Scott

Thoughts for Young Men, J. C. Ryle


Damsels in Distress: Biblical Solutions to Problems Women Face, Martha Peace

Disciplines of a Godly Woman, Barbara Hughes

Helper by Design, Elyse Fitzpatrick

Overcoming Fear, Worry, and Anxiety, Elyse Fitzpatrick

The Biblical Counseling Guide for Woman, John Street

The Excellent Wife, Martha Peace

The Legacy of Biblical Womanhood, Susan Hunt

Women Counseling Women: Biblical Answers to Life’s Difficult Problems, Elyse Fitzpatrick

Addictions & Life-Dominating Sin

Addiction: A Banquet in the Grave: Finding Hope in the Power of the Gospel, Ed Welch

At the Altar of Sexual Idolatry, Steve Gallagher

Eating Disorders: Hope for Hungering Souls, Mark Shaw

Killing Sin Habits: Conquering Sin with Radical Faith, Stuart Scott

Love to Eat, Hate to Eat: Breaking the Bondage of Destructive Eating Habits, Elyse Fitzpatrick

Passions of the Heart: Biblical Counsel for Stubborn Sexual Sins, John Street

Relapse: Biblical Prevention Strategies, Mark Shaw

The Heart of Addiction, Mark Shaw


Creation & Science

Coming to Grips with Genesis, Terry Mortenson

Replacing Darwin, Nathaniel Jeanson

The Answers Books series by Ken Ham

The Genesis Flood, John Whitcomb & Henry Morris

The Genesis Record, Henry Morris

The Global Flood, John Morris

Universe by Design, Danny Faulkner