Resources

In working toward accomplishing our mission of “making disciples who love God, love others and serve the world,” we are always looking for great resources to help people grow. Below are a list of books, studies and articles that will help someone grow no matter where they are in their spiritual journey.


The Gospel

-The Explicit Gospel / Matt Chandler

-Gospel / JD Greer

-33 Things that happen at the Moment of Salvation / Dann Spader

-Gospel Centered / Daniel Hicks

 

How Christianity Differs from Other Faiths

-So What’s the Difference / Fritz Ridenour

-Basic Christianity / John R. Stott

 

Defending the Christian Faith (Apologetics)

Books:

-The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism / Timothy Keller

-Know Why You Believe / Paul Little and James Nyquist

-The Case for Christ: A Journalists Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus / Lee Strobel

-More than a Carpenter / Josh McDowell

 
Websites:

-Answers in Genesis

-Got Questions

 

The Bible

Books:

-God Wrote a Book / James MacDonald

-30 Days to Understanding the Bible / Max Anders

 

Articles:

-What is the Bible?

-Why 66 Books?

-Isn’t the Bible full of contradictions?

 

Doctrine and Theology

-Bible Doctrine / Wayne Grudem

-Knowing God / J.I. Packer

-Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist / John Piper

 

Spiritual Transformation

-The Purpose Driven Life / Rick Warren

-Renovation of the Heart: Putting on the Character of Christ / Dallas Willard

 

How to Spiritually Feed Yourself

-How to read the Bible for all its Worth / Gordon Fee and Douglas Stuart

-Bible Study Methods / Rick Warren

-The Circle Maker / Mark Batterson

-Celebration of Discipline / Richard Foster

-The Pursuit of God / A.W. Tozer

 

Discipleship

-The Master Plan of Evangelism / Robert Emerson Coleman

-Multiply / Francis Chan

-Growing Up / Robby Gallaty

-Real Life Discipleship / Jim Putman

 

Maintaining Healthy Relationships

-The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love that lasts / Gary Chapman

-Love and Respect: the Love she most desires: The Respect He Desperately Needs / Emerson Egrets

-The DNA of Relationships / Gary Smalley

-The Safest Place on Earth: Where People Connect and Are Forever Changed / Larry Crabb

-The Mingling of Souls / Matt Chandler

 

Life Management

-Boundaries: When to say yes, when to say no to take control of your life / Henry Cloud

-Margin: Restoring emotional, physical, financial, and time reserves to overloaded lives / Richard Swenson

-The Treasure Principle / Randy Alcorn

-The Total Money Makeover / Dave Ramsey

-The Principle of the Path / Andy Stanley

-The Best Question Ever / Andy Stanley

 

Dealing with Past Hurts

-Healing is a Choice / Stephen Arterburn

-Trusting God: Even when Life Hurts / Jerry Bridges

-Shattered Dreams; God’s Unexpected Pathway to Joy / Larry Crabb

-Where is God when It Hurts / Philip Yancey

 

Counseling Services in Chattanooga

-The Transformation and Lighthouse Counseling Center

-Choices Pregnancy Resource Center