Recommended Reading

Biblical Counseling

  • Counseling, How to Counsel Biblically, John MacArthur
  • Down But Not Out, Wayne A. Mack
  •  Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands, Paul David Tripp

Biblical Womanhood

  • Idols of the Heart, Elyse Fitzpatrick
  • Lies Women Believe, Nancy Leigh DeMoss
  • The Excellent Wife, Martha Peace
  • The True Woman, Susan Hunt
  • Woman After God’s Own Heart, Elizabeth George


  • *Eric Liddell, David McCasland
  • Jonathan Edwards, A New Biography, Iain H. Murray
  • *Twelve Ordinary Men, John MacArthur
  • William Carey, S Pearce Carey
  • William Tyndale, Steve Lawson

Discipleship / Spiritual Discipline

  • A Call to Prayer, J.C. Ryle (very brief, but superb)
  • Disciplines for a Godly Woman, Barbara Hughes
  • *Disciplines of a Godly Young Man, R. Kent Hughes & W. Carey Hughes
  • Disciplines of a Godly Man, R. Kent Hughes
  • The Discipline of Grace, Jerry Bridges
  • *Do Hard Things, Alex and Brett Harris
  • *Don’t Waste Your Life, John Piper
  • Holiness, J.C. Ryle
  • How to Worship Jesus Christ, Joseph S. Carroll
  • *Living the Cross-Centered Life, C.J. Mahaney
  • Stop Dating the Church, by Joshua Harris
  • *Thoughts for Young Men, J.C. Ryle
  • Whose Money Is It Anyway?, John MacArthur
  • *Worldliness, C.J. Mahaney

Gospel / Evangelism

  • Evangelism, How to Share the Gospel Faithfully, John MacArthur
  • Tell the Truth, Will Metzger
  • Today’s Gospel, Walter J. Chantry


  • Shepherding a Child’s Heart, Tedd Tripp
  • Successful Christian Parenting, John MacArthur
  • Teach Them Diligently, Lou Priolo
  • The Heart of Anger, Lou Priolo
  • The Age of Opportunity, Paul David Tripp


  • Charismatic Chaos, John MacArthur
  • God’s Lesser Glory, Bruce A. Ware
  • *Is God Really in Control?, Jerry Bridges
  • Studies in the Sermon on the Mount, (Two Volume Set), Martyn-Lloyd Jones
  • The Beatitudes for Today, John Blanchard
  • The Gospel for Real Life, Jerry Bridges
  • The Master’s Plan for the Church, John MacArthur
  • The Valley of Vision, (A collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions), edited by Arthur Bennett

*We’ve notated these as you may find these particularly good selections for youth (but certainly not limited to youth).