These are chosen for their accessibility, depth of study, and faithfulness to biblical teaching. By “accessibility” we mean that most high school graduates should be able to understand and interact with the material.
A Parent PrivilegeSteve Wright and Chris Graves
For parenting in a way that avoids common pitfalls.
Escape “plastic” faith. Pray and discover what God is calling you to do.
Bold LoveDan B. Allender and Tremper Longman III
Confront the reality of hatred and also what passes for “love” in our society.
Breaking the Idols of Your HeartDan B. Allender and Tremper Longman III
Learn how to navigate the temptations of life.
Christian Spirituality: Five Views of SanctificationDonald L. Alexander
A quick survey of contemporary views within the Protestant world.
ConfessionsAugustine of Hippo
This book has influenced the church for centuries.
Family Driven FaithVoddie Baucham Jr.
Do what it takes to raise sons and daughters who walk with God.
Heaven’s WagerTed Dekker
One of four novels in The Martyr’s Song Series.
Hustling GodM. Craig Barnes
Why do we work so hard for what God wants to give?
Intimate AlliesDan B. Allender and Tremper Longman III
Rediscover God’s design for marriage and become soul mates for life.
Joy at WorkDennis W. Bakke
The workplace should be fun and fulfilling.
Knowing GodJ.I. Packer
For those seeking a deeper connection to their Maker.
Sexual IntimacyDan B. Allender and Tremper Longman III
Structured to facilitate six discussion sessions of about one hour each.
The Contemporaries Meet The Classics on PrayerLeonard Allen
About ten essays per section to help you become more proficient in prayer.
The Family at ChurchJoel R. Beeke
How to do better at listening to sermons and attending prayer meetings.
The Imitation of ChristThomas à Kempis
For deeply helpful thinking on living a spiritual life that mimics the life of Christ.
The Most Misused Verses in the BibleEric J. Bargerhuff
Learn some of the surprising ways God’s Word is misunderstood.
The Right Doctrine from the Wrong Texts?G.K. Beale
This is a collection of twenty-two essays.
The Treasure PrincipleRandy Alcorn
Discovering the secret of joyful giving.
To Be ToldDan B. Allender
Investigate how God invites you to coauthor your future.
The Meaning of MarriageTimothy Keller and Kathy Keller
Not all of Dr. Keller’s writings are recommended, but this gem is an exception and a true classic.
These have been chosen for their faithfulness to biblical themes, their historicity, and their appropriateness for the entire family. In cases where the content might be questionable for certain members of the family, we attempt to be diligent in drawing your attention to this with a note.
Facing the GiantsRated: PG | 2006
A sports and relationship drama about an awakened faith that battles the giants of fear and failure. A favorite moment in the movie is the “death crawl” scene; it is an amazing inspiration.
FireproofRated: PG | 2008
Sherwood Pictures has produced some of the most successful Christian movies of all time. These include: “Facing the Giants” (which is our pastor’s favorite), “Flywheel” (which is the favorite of our pastor’s wife), and this story about marriage (which is the favorite of the kids in the pastor’s family).
FlywheelNot Rated | 2003
This is the one that started it all for the successful series of movies made by the Kendrick Brothers. Production value is limited due to a mere $20K budget. However, this is one of the best stories of all the Kendrick movies.
I can Only ImagineRated: PG | 2018
Based on the story of Bart Millard, it follows the circumstances leading up to him writing the deeply moving and popular song “I Can Only Imagine” as lead singer of the Christian band MercyMe.
Martin Luther, HereticNot Rated | 1983
Running slightly over an hour, this British-made film focuses on the life of Martin Luther in the circumstances immediately surrounding the early events of the Reformation.
The RadicalsNot Rated | 1989
A film dramatizing the story of the early Anabaptist movement illustrates the dangers of sacralism, as even the post-Reformation church has not always behaved as Christ commands.
Unpopular The MovieNot Rated | 2017
A half hour long resource for the church, with a message for the world. This video from Red Grace Media features contributions from James White, Paul Washer, and Emilio Ramos.
Enemies Within the ChurchNot Rated | 2021
This educational, historical, and evidence-based documentary provokes a passionate return to orthodox Christian faithfulness across the western world.