Below are lists of helpful books that may be helpful to you too.

General Reading

  • Ryrie Study Bible
  • Cambridge Clarion Reference Bible
  • Baker Illustrated Study Bible
  • Archeology Study Bible

Education and Academic

  • Christian Education, Foundations for the Future, Clark, Johnson, Sloat
  • Created to Learn, Yount
  • Introduction to Christian Education, Anthony
  • The Christian Educators Handbook on Teaching, Gangel and Hendricks
  • Teaching for Spiritual Growth, Downs
  • Teaching to Change Lives, Hendricks


  • Between Two Worlds, Stott
  • Preaching and Teaching with imagination, Wiersbe
  • How to Preach Without Notes, Keller
  • On the Preparation and Delivery of Sermons, Broadus
  • The Christ-Centered Expositor, Merida
  • How to Prepare Bible Message, Braga
  • Communicating for Change, Jones and Stanley
  • It’s All in How You Tell It, Robinson and Robinson
  • Expository Preaching, Macarthur
  • Homiletics From the Heart, Goetsch
  • Developing Christian Imagination, Wiersbe
  • Preaching with Spiritual Passion, Rowell
  • Preaching That Pleases God, Farrell

Bible Interpretation

  • An Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics, Kaiser and Silva
  • Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes, Bailey
  • Introduction to Biblical Interpretation, Klein, Blomberg, and Hubbard
  • Systematic Theology, Grudem
  • Bible Doctrines for Today, Bere
  • Basic Theology, Ryrie
  • Lectures in Systematic Theology, Thiessen
  • Living By the Book, Hendricks
  • The Bible Exposition Commentary, Wiersbe
  • Exploring the Bible, Phillips
  • Women of the Word, Wilken
  • Jesus on Every Page, Murray

Life-Stages Study

  • Transitions Through Adult Life, Sell
  • Make It Last, Lovingood
  • The Decades of Life, Capps
  • Trained in the Fear of God, Stinson and Jones
  • Generation Z Goes to College, Seemiller

For Men

  • Take It Back, Clinton
  • Stepping Up, Rainey
  • The Soul of a Hero, Arterburn and Stoop
  • Kingdom Men Rising, Evans
  • Why Men Hate Going to Church, Murrow

For Women

  • Calm My Anxious Heart, Dillow
  • Let Me Be a Woman, Elliot
  • The Power of a Praying Woman, Omartian
  • Lies Women Believe, Demoss
  • In His Image, Wilkin
  • Forgiving What You Can’t Forget, TerKeurst


  • Love and Respect, Eggerichs
  • Cracking the Communication Code, Eggerichs
  • The Five Love Languages, Chapman
  • Love Must Be Tough, Dobson
  • Boundaries in Marriage, Cloud and Townsend
  • A Firm Foundation, Chappell
  • The Love Dare, Kendrick and Kendrick
  • The Meaning of Marriage, Keller
  • The Strong Family, Swindoll
  • The Act of Marriage, LaHaye
  • Intended for Pleasure, Wheat and Wheat
  • Nightlight, Dobson and Dobson
  • Moments with You, Rainey
  • Love Talk, Parrott and Parrott
  • Closer, Burns and Burns
  • Quiet Times for Couples, Wright
  • Real Marriage, Driscoll and Driscoll


  • Bringing Up Girls, Dobson
  • Bringing Up Boys, Dobson
  • Boundaries in Dating, Cloud and Townsend
  • How a Man Prepares His Daughter for Life, Farris
  • Interviewing Your Daughters Date, Rainey
  • Every Young Man’s Battle, Arterburn, Stoeker
  • Every Young Woman’s Battle, Arterburn, Ethridge
  • Love Dare for Parents, Kendrick and Kendrick
  • Are We There Yet?, Chappell
  • Shepherding a Childs Heart, Tripp
  • A Family of Value, Rosemond
  • Passionate Parenting, Schmidt
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