Reading List 2013
Dr. Albert Mohler's book is an excellent resource on preaching. He shows that contemporary preaching suffers from a loss of confidence in the power of the Word. He gives a view of preaching that is theologically profound and pastorally sensitive to today’s pulpits. A must read for every preacher of the Word.
In Radical, David Platt invites you to encounter what Jesus actually said about being his disciple, and then obey what you have heard. He challenges you to consider with an open heart how we have manipulated a God-centered gospel to fit our human-centered preferences. With passionate storytelling and convicting biblical analysis, Platt calls into question a host of comfortable notions that are common among Christ's followers today. Then he proposes a radical response: live the gospel in ways that are true, filled with promise, and ultimately world changing.
John Maxwell takes readers through the Five Connecting Principles and the Five Connecting Practices of top-notch achievers. He believes that a person's ability to create change and results in any organization-be it a company, church, nonprofit, or even a family-is directly tied to the ability to connect. This is an excellent resource to fine tune your communication skills.
Dr. David Jeremiah has written a unique book that cuts through the hundreds of books and numerous theories to identify the essential 10 most important Bible prophecies. You'll find it a great study tool for understanding the future. If bible prophecy has always been a mystery to you, Dr. Jeremiah's book will help you solve the mystery.
Jerry Vines has written a book which presents the Genesis account of creation. In this book he shows that it is scientifically credible and fits the known facts of current scientific information. This book is an invaluable source for pastors, teachers, young people and all Christians who want to have information to assist them in their stand for creation.
Explore the entire New Testament in greater depth. This complete set of New Testament commentaries from the pen of expositor John Phillips will provide pastors, Sunday school teachers, and students of the Bible with doctrinally sound interpretation that emphasizes the practical application of Bible truth. Preachers especially will appreciate these commentaries as they provide a model and resource for sermons with an easy to follow outline.
Intellectually stimulating and personally relevant, this insightful series by John MacArthur is ideal for pastors, teachers, and laypeople alike. With practical illustrations and clear verse-by-verse bible exposition. Using a dispensationalist approach, his purpose is to provide life applications.
Here is the exciting truth of the New Testament Scriptures wrapped in the warm, personal style of one of America's best-loved Bible teachers - Dr. Warren Wiersbe. All twenty-three of Dr. Wiersbe's popular New Testament "BE" books are compiled in this volume set! Study the entire New Testament, from Matthew through Revelation, in digestible sections that emphasize personal application as well as biblical content.