Recommended Books

Intro to Christianity

Basic Christianity – John Stott

Transforming Grace — Jerry Bridges

Defending the Christian Faith

Reason for God – Tim Keller

The Making of an Atheist – Jim Spiegel

Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense — N.T. Wright

Mere Christianity — C.S. Lewis

Reliability of Bible

The New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable? – F. F. Bruce

A Clear and Present Word — Mark Thompson

The Doctrine of the Word of God – John Frame

The Question of Canon — Michael Kruger

Bible Overview

According to Plan – Graeme Goldsworthy

God’s Big Picture – Vaughan Roberts

General Theology

Desiring God – John Piper

Christianity and Liberalism – J. Gresham Machen

Delighting in the Trinity — Michael Reeves

Spiritual Growth

The Discipline of Grace – Jerry Bridges

Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life – Donald Whitney

Prayer

Pray With Your Eyes Open – Richard Pratt

Prayer — Tim Keller

The Church

Glorious Body of Christ – R.B. Kuiper

Why We Love the Church – Kevin DeYoung and Ted Kluck

Attributes of God

The Holiness of God – R. C. Sproul

Knowing God – J.I. Packer

Doctrine of God – John Frame

Evangelism/Outreach

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

The Provocative Church – Graham Tomlin

The Heart of Evangelism — Jerram Barrs

Calvinism

The Doctrines of Grace – Boice and Ryken

Five Points — John Piper

Election and Free Will – Robert Peterson

History

How Christianity Changed the World – Alvin Schmidt

The Triumph of Christianity —  Rodney Stark

Turning Points — Mark Noll

Bad Religion — Ross Douthat

Seeking a Better Country: 300 Years of American Presbyterianism — D.G. Hart

Leadership

Leading with a Limp – Don Allender

A Tale of Three Kings – Gene Edwards

Christian Worldview

Total Truth — Nancy Pearcey

Creation Regained — Albert Wolters

The Case for Traditional Marriage

What is Marriage? — Girgis, George, Anderson

Is God Anti-Gay? — Sam Alberry

Improving Your Marriage

What Did You Expect? — Paul Tripp

The Meaning of Marriage — Tim Keller

Biographies

The Most Reluctant Convert (CS Lewis) – David Downing

Spurgeon: A New Biography – Arnold Dallimore

Bonhoeffer – Eric Metaxas

Basic Christian: The Inside Story of John Stott — Roger Steer

David Martyn Lloyd-Jones — Iain Murray (2 volumes)

The Arts

The Liberated Imagination — Leland Ryken

Imagine: A Vision for Christians in the Arts — Steve Turner

Art and the Bible — Francis Schaeffer

Reading

Lit! — Tony Reinke

The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction — Alan Jacobs