Here you will find some of the books that the pastors recommend. While no book other than the Bible is perfect, these resources are some of the better that we have come across. This is not a comprehensive list, but provided to get you started. Feel free to ask if you are looking for something and can’t find it here.


  • The Explicit Gospel by Matt Chandler – Amazon|Lifeway
  • Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary by J.D. Greear – Amazon|Lifeway
  • The Gospel According to Jesus: What is Authentic Faith? by John MacArthur – Amazon|Lifeway

Missions & Evangelism




  • A Theology for the Church by Daniel Akin – Amazon|Lifeway
  • Christian Beliefs: Twenty Basics Every Christian Should Know by Wayne Grudem – Amazon|Lifeway
  • The Baptist Faith and Message by Charles Kelley, Jr., Richard Land, and Albert Mohler, Jr. – Lifeway
  • Desiring God by John Piper – Amazon|Lifeway

1-on-1 Discipling

  • Knowing the Bible study guides – Amazon|Lifeway
  • The Walk: Steps for New and Renewed Followers of Jesus by Stephen Smallman – Amazon
  • Any of our recommended books would work well to be read together.


  • 8 Habits of Effective Small Group Leaders: Tranforming Your Ministry Outside the Meeting by Dave Earley – Amazon
  • Disciple Making Teachers by Josh Hunt and Larry Mays – Amazon
  • Gospel-Centered Teaching: Showing Christ in All of Scripture by Trevin Wax – Amazon|Lifeway


  • Gospel-Centered Marriage: Becoming the Couple God Wants You to Be by Tim Chester – Amazon
  • When Sinners Say ‘I Do’: Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriageby Dave Harvey – Amazon|Lifeway
  • The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God by Tim Keller – Amazon|Lifeway
  • What Did You Expect by Paul David Tripp – Amazon|Lifeway


  • The Masculine Mandate: God’s Calling to Men by Richard D. Phillips – Amazon
  • What’s the Difference? Manhood and Womanhood Define According to the Bible by John Piper – Amazon|Lifeway


  • Gospel Powered Parenting by William Farley – Amazon
  • Grace Based Parenting by Tim Kimmel – Amazon|Lifeway
  • Gospel-Centered Family: Becoming the Parents God Wants You to Be by Ed Moll & Tim Chester – Amazon
  • Visionary Parenting: Capture a God-Sized Vision for Your Family by Rob Rienow – Amazon
  • Shepherding a Child’s Heart by Tedd Tripp – Amazon|Lifeway
  • Everyday Talk: Talking Freely and Naturally about God with Your Childrenby John A. Younts – Amazon|Lifeway

Family Worship & Devotions

  • Family Worship by Joel Beeke – Amazon
  • One Year of Dinner Table Devotions and Disscussions by Nancy Guthrie – Amazon|Lifeway
  • The Family Worship Book by Terry L. Johnson – Amazon|Lifeway
  • Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing by Sally Lloyd-Jones – Amazon|Lifeway
  • Long Story Short & Old Story New: 10 Minute Devotions to Draw Your Family to God by Marty Machowski
  • Big Truths for Young Hearts: Teaching and the Greatness of God by Bruce Ware – Amazon|Lifeway

Children Bible Storybooks

  • Read and Learn Bible by American Bible Society – Amazon
  • The Big Picture Interactive Bible Storybook by B&H Kids/The Gospel Project – Amazon|Lifeway
  • The Big Picture Story Bible by David R. Helm – Amazon|Lifeway
  • The Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones – Amazon|Lifeway
  • Family-Time Bible in Pictures by Kenneth N. Taylor – Amazon