Recommended Reading

Redeemer’s Core Values

Truth

  • A Gospel Primer – Milton Vincent
  • The Cross Centered Life – CJ Mahaney
  • Knowing God – JI Packer
  • Cross of Christ – John Stott
  • God is the Gospel – John Piper
  • Worship

  • Unceasing Worship – Harold Best
  • Desiring God – John Piper
  • Worship Matters – Bob Kauflin
  • Worship by the Book – Ed. D.A. Carson
  • Gadsby’s Hymns
  • Our Own Hymnbook – Charles Spurgeon
  • Transformation

  • Seeing with New Eyes – David Powlison
  • Renewal as a Way of Life: A Guidebook for Spiritual Growth – Richard Lovelace
  • Far as the Curse is Found – Michael Williams
  • The Christian Life – Sinclair Ferguson
  • How People Change – Lane and Tripp
  • When People are Big and God is Small – Edward Welch
  • Community

  • The Trellis and the Vine – Colin Marshall and Tony Payne
  • 9 Marks of a Healthy Church – Mark Dever
  • On Church Leadership – Mark Driscoll
  • Total Church: A Radical Reshaping around Gospel and Community – Tim Chester and Steve Timmis
  • Deep Church: A Third Way Beyond Emerging and Traditional – Jim Belcher and Richard Mouw
  • The Essence of the Church: A Community Created by the Spirit – Craig Van Gelder
  • The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict – Ken Sande
  • Vintage Church – Mark Driscoll
  • Race Issues

  • Divided by Faith – Michael Emmerson and Christian Smith
  • Race, Real Estate, and Uneven Development: the Kansas City Experience – Kevin Fox Gotham
  • Spiritual Disciplines

  • Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth – Richard Foster
  • The Spirit of the Disciplines: Understanding How God Changes Lives – Dallas Willard
  • Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life – Donald Whitney and Grover Gardner
  • Wasting Time With God – Klaus Issler and James Houston
  • Personal Development/Decision Making

  • Just Do Something – Kevin DeYoung
  • Finding the Will of God – Bruce Waltke
  • Don’t Waste Your Life – John Piper
  • Suffering

  • Deserted by God? – Sinclair Ferguson
  • Depression – Edward Welch
  • When God Weeps – Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Cries of the Heart – Ravi Zacharias
  • Marriage

  • When Sinners say “I Do” – Dave Harvey
  • What Did you Expect? – Paul Tripp
  • Sacred Marriage – Gary Thomas
  • Redeemer’s Marriage Class
  • Same-sex Attraction

  • Washed and Waiting – Wesley Hill
  • Loving Homosexuals as Jesus Would – Chad Thompson
  • For Seekers

  • The Reason for God – Timothy Keller
  • Has Christianity Failed You? – Ravi Zacharias
  • Christians are Hate Filled Hypocrites – Bradly R.E.Wright
  • Mere Christianity – C. S. Lewis