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)


-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


-Answers in Genesis

-Got Questions


The Bible


-God Wrote a Book / James MacDonald

-30 Days to Understanding the Bible / Max Anders



-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



-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