RECOMMENDED books + artiCLes

"WHAT THE HEART LIKETH BEST, 

THE MIND STUDIETH MOST." 

- RICHARD SIBBES


On the Message of the Gospel:

The King Jesus Gospel by Scot McKnight

The Prodigal God by Timothy Keller

Surprised by Hope by N.T. Wright

What is the Gospel by N.T. Wright (free video)

The Gospel in All Its Forms by Timothy Keller (free article)

The Evangel of Grace + Christ a sermon by Grace Church


On Jesus:

Jesus: A Theography by Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola

Simply Jesus by N.T. Wright

The Servant King by Desmond Alexander


On Christian Living + Mission:

The Hole in Our Gospel by Richard Stearns

Radical Reformission by Mark Driscol

Live Sent by Jason Dukes


Understanding the Message of the Bible (Biblical Theology):

God's Big Picture by Vaughan Roberts

From Eden to The New Jerusalem by T.D. Alexander

The Big Picture (free video) by N.T. Wright


On Theology (general and systematic theology):

New City Catechism (free, excellent resource!)

Deep Down Faith by Cornealus Plantinga

Concise Theology by J.I. Packer

Across the Spectrum by Gregory Boyd


On Sin:

SIN: Not the Way It's Supposed To Be by Cornealius Plantinga (free article)


On Church Life + Community:

Everyday Church by Tim Chester and Steve Timmis

Total Church by Tim Chester and Steve Timmis

Deep Church by Jim Belcher


On Bible Study:

ESV Study Bible by Crossway

How to Read the Bible Book by Book by Gordon Fee

Reading the Bible for All Its Worth (Handout Sheet) by Grace Church


On Discipleship: 

Multiply by Francis Chan

One to One Bible Reading by David Helm


On Apologetics (defending/explaining Christian claims): 

Simply Christian by N.T. Wright

The Reason for God by Timothy Keller

Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis


On the Trustworthiness of the Bible:

How Can the Bible be Authoritative (free article) by N.T. Wright

Can I Trust the Bible (free Kindle book) by R.C. Sproul


On Marriage: 

The Meaning of Marriage by Tim Keller


On Family: 

Shepherding a Child's Heart by Tedd Tripp