Recommended Books

For Seekers:

Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis
Severe Mercy, Sheldon Vanauken
Jesus Among Other Gods, Ravi Zacharias
Science and Christianity: Conflict or Coherence, Fritz Schaefer
The Face of Truth, Lifting the Veil, William Edgar
Girl Meets God, Lauren Winner
Long Journey Home, A Guide to Your Search For Meaning of Life, Os Guinness
Not the Way It's Supposed to Be, C. Plantinga
Proper Confidence, Faith, Doubt and Certainty in Christian Discipleship, Lesslie Newbigin
Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious thoughts on Christian Spirituality, Donald Miller
Longing to Know: The Philosophy of Knowledge for Ordinary People, Esther Lightcap Meek
The Fabric of Faithfulness, Steven Garber
The Case for Christ, Lee Strobel
The Case for Faith, Lee Strobel

Basic Christianity:

Knowing God, J.I. Packer
Basic Christianity, John Stott
When People are God and God is Small, Edward Welch
The Language of God, A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief, Francis Collins
I Believe, Exploring the Apostles Creed, Alister McGrath
Introductory Essay to John Owen's Death of Death in the Death of Christ, J.I. Packer
Creation Regained: Biblical Basics for a Reformational Worldview, Albert Wolters

Discipleship:

Step by Step, Divine Guidance For Ordinary Christians, James Petty
the Transforming Vision, B. Walsh and J. Middleton
From Fear to Freedom, Rose Marie Miller
If God Already Knows, Why Pray?, Douglas Kelly
The Pilgrims Progress, John Bunyan
Coming Out of Homosexuality: New Freedom for Men and Women, Bob Davies and Lori Rentzel
Falling Forward: The Pursuit of Sexual Purity, Craig Lockwood
Addictions, A Banquet in the Grave, Edward Welch
The Holiness of God, R.C. Sproul
The Great Divorce, C.S. Lewis
Real Sex, Lauren Winner
Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist, John Piper
The Pleasures of God, John Piper
Dynamics of Spiritual Life: An evangelical Theology of Renewal, Richard Lovelace
The Enemy Within, Kris Lundgaard
The Weight of Glory, C.S. Lewis
Transforming Grace, Jerry Bridges
The Call: Finding and Fulfilling the Central Purpose of Your Life, Os Guinness
The Life of Prayer, Edith Schaeffer
holiness By Grace, Bryan Chapell
How Then Should We Live? The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture, Francis Schaeffer
Adopted By God: From Wayward Sinners to Cherished Children, Robert A. Peterson
The Cross of Christ, John R. W. Stott
The Heart of Evangelism, Jerram Barrs

Theology Level 1:

On Being Presbyterian, Sean Michael Lucas
Creed or Chaos, Dorothy Sayers, Dorothy Sayers
A Concise Theology, J.I. Packer
F.A.I.T.H., Unfolded, A Fresh Look At The Reformed Faith, Jim Osterhouse
God of Promise, Introducing Covenant Theology, Michael Horton
Putting Amazing Back Into Grace, Michael Horton
Gospel and Kingdom, Graeme Goldsworthy
Far As The Curse Is Found: The Covenant Story of Redemption, Michael Williams

Theology Level 2:

Biblical Theology, Geerhardus Vos
Institutes of the Christian Religion, John Calvin
The Confession of Faith, A.A. Hodge
Redemption Accomplished and Applied, John Murray
Jesus & Israel: One Covenant or Two?, David Holwerda
Christ of the Covenants, Palmer Robertson
The Israel of God, Palmer Robertson

Biblical Theology of Meredith Kline

Kingdom Prologue: Genesis Foundations for a Covenantal Worldview, Dr. Meredith Kline
Glory In Our Midst: Biblical-Theological Reading of Zechariah's Night Visions, Dr. Meredith Kline
Images of the Spirit, Dr. Meredith Kline
God, Heaven, and Har Magedon: A Covenantal Tale of Cosmos and Telos, Dr. Meredith Kline
By Oath Consigned, Dr. Meredith Kline (out of print, online version coutesy of covopc.org)

Pain and Suffering:

A Grief Observed, C.S. Lewis
The Problem of Pain, C.S. Lewis
The Gospel According to Job, Mike Mason
A Mighty Fortress: Meditations on the Sufficiency of God, T.M. More
Severe Mercy, Sheldon Vanauken

Marriage and Family:

Intimate Allies, Dan Allender and Tremper Longman
Each for the Other: Marriage AS It IS Meant To Be, Bryan Chapell
The Marriage Builder, Larry Crabb
The Mystery of Marriage, Mason
Shepherding A Child's Heart, Ted Tripp
Age of Opportunity, Paul Tripp
Heirs of the Covenant, Susan Hunt
Spiritual Mothering, Susan Hunt
To Own a Dragon: Reflections on Growing up without a Father, Donald Miller

Devotionals:

Heart Aflame: Readings from Calvin on the Psalms, John Calvin
Morning and Evening, Charles Spurgeon
The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions

Missions and Ministry:

Whose Religion is Christianity, Lamin Sanneh
The Gospel in a Pluralistic Society, Lesslie Newbigin
Finally Comes The Poet, Walter Brueggemann
Pastoral Theology int he Classical Tradition, Andrew Purves
Community, Liberalism and Christian Ethics, David Fergusson
Worship, Community and the Triune God of Grace, James Torrance