Books that Matter


    Visit our bookstall in the Narthex on Sunday mornings for a selection of key books selected by our pastors. The bookstall is open after each of the three morning services: 9:00-9:30; 10:30-11:00; 12:00-12:30.

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    College Church Books of the Month:

    The following books are available at the College Church Library. Or, click on a book's title for easy ordering online.

    January 2020: From Weakness to Strength and Christianity & Liberalism

    December 2019: How Christmas Can Change Your Life

    November 2019: Closing the WindowHave No Fear and J-Curve: Dying and Rising with Jesus in Everyday Life

    October 2019: Praying for Your Missionary and Working Abroad with Purpose

    September 2019: The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment and Communion with God

    August, 2019: How Church Can Change Your Life and Organic Outreach

    July, 2019: The Hidden Life of Prayer

    June, 2019: John 13-21 For You

    May, 2019: 40 Favorite Hymns on the Christian Life: A Closer Look at Their Spiritual and Poetic Meaning

    April, 2019: Discipling in a Multicultural World

    March, 2019: Marriage Matters: Extraordinary Change Through Ordinary MomentsSuffering: Gospel Hope When Life Doesn't Make SenseKnowing GodHoliness

    February, 2019: Can We Trust the Gospels?

    January, 2019: Boasting: When We Boast Right, We Live Right, and We Bear Much Fruit to God's Honor

    December, 2018: Unwrapping the Greatest Gift: A Family Celebration of Christmas and The Wonder of the Greatest Gift

    November, 2018: Love Came Down at Christmas: Daily Readings for Advent and A Jesus Christmas: Explore God's Amazing Plan for Christmas

    October, 2018: You Are What You Love

    September, 2018: How the Bible Can Change Your Life

    August, 2018: Finding Favor

    July, 2018: Reset and Refresh

    June, 2018: Encounters with Jesus

    May, 2018: From Jerusalem to Timbktu

    April, 2018: Face to Face

    March, 2018: The Imperfect Disciple

    February, 2018: Saving the Saved

    January, 2018: God's Very Good Idea

    December, 2017 Picks:

    New Morning Mercies

    God's Very Good Idea

    Exploring the Bible: A Bible Reading Plan for Kids

    The Valley of Vision

    November, 2017: Come Let Us Adore Him

    October, 2017: Why the Reformation Still Matters

    September, 2017: John 1-12 For You

    August, 2017: 12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You

    July, 2017: Seeing Beauty and Saying Beautifully

    June, 2017: The Hidden Smile of God

    May, 2017: Finding God in My Loneliness

    April, 2017: The Law of Rewards

    March, 2017: Living Without Worry

    February, 2017: Martyn Lloyd-Jones: His Life and Relevance for the 21st Century

    January, 2017: 7 Days to Change Your Life

    December, 2016: Christmas Playlist

    November, 2016: The Whole Christ

    October, 2016: Blind Spots

    September, 2016: Seeking Refuge on the Shores of the Global Refugee Crisis

    August, 2016: When Trouble Comes

    July, 2016: Habits of Grace

    June, 2016: Seven Women and the Secret of their Greatness

    May, 2016: Fool's Talk

    April, 2016: The Garden, The Curtain and The Cross

    March, 2016: Weakness is the Way

    February, 2016: Let the Nations be Glad!

    January, 2016: Onward: Engaging the Culture Without Losing the Gospel

    December, 2015: The Biggest Story: How the Snake Crusher Brings Us Back to the Garden

    November, 2015: Awe

    October, 2015: Radical Prayer

    September, 2015: Side by Side

    August, 2015: His Faithfulness Reaches to the Skies

    June and July, 2015: After Acts

    May, 2015: What Does the Bible Really Teach About Homosexuality?

    April, 2015: A Compassionate Call to Counter Culture

    March, 2015: How Can I Be Sure?

    February, 2015: Keep in Step With the Spirit

    January, 2015: Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God

    December, 2014: The Dawning of Indestructible Joy: Daily Readings for Advent

    November, 2014: God in the Whirlwind

    October, 2014: Burning Hearts: Preaching to the Affections

    September, 2014: God's Big Picture: Tracing the Story-line of the Bible

    August, 2014: Taking God at His Word

    July, 2014: Out of the Dark Night: A Collection of Short Stories from Asia

    June, 2014: The Tides of Life: Reflections on Leadership, Faith and Service to the World

    May, 2014: What's Best Next

    April, 2014: Get Real 

    March, 2014: Exploring Grace Together 

    February, 2014: A Wind in the House of Islam

    January, 2014: Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert

    December, 2013: Teaching Romans, Volume 1 and Volume 2

    November, 2013: Comforts from Romans

    October, 2013: To the Glory of God

    September, 2013: To the Glory of God and *Commentary on Romans

    August, 2013: The Cross-Centered Life

    July, 2013: The Gospel and Personal Evangelism

    June, 2013: *Bible Study: A Student's Guide

    May, 2013: Journey to Joy

    April, 2013: One to One Bible Reading

    March, 2013: The Message of the Sermon on the Mount and *Studies in the Sermon on the Mount

    February, 2013: Date Your Wife and *Feminine Appeal

    January, 2013: A Gospel Primer

    December, 2012: Just Do Something

    November, 2012: Word vs. Deed

    October, 2012: The Explicit Gospel

    September, 2012: Tempted and Tried

    August, 2012: Instruments in the Redemeers Hands

    July, 2012: Loving the Way Jesus Loves


    Selected Titles by Topic

    *Two Ways to Live (online course)
    *Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis

    *Knowing God, J.I.Packer
    *Desiring God, John Piper
    *Basic Christianity, John Stott
    *Humility, C.J. Mahaney
    *Holiness, J.C. Ryle
    *Pursuit of Holiness, Jerry Bridges
    *When People are Big and God is Small, Edward Welch 
    *The God-Centered Life, Josh Moody


    Know and Tell the Gospel, John Chapman

    *Tell the Truth, Will Metzger
    *Telling the Truth, D.A. Carson, ed.
    *Evangelism and The Sovereignty of God, J.I. Packer
    *Let the Nations Be Glad, John Piper
    *Life and Diary of David Brainerd, Jonathan Edwards
    Introduction to International Missions, Scott Moreau

    *A Call to Spiritual Reformation, D.A. Carson
    *Valley of Vision, Arthur Bennett, ed.
    *A Pastor Prays for His People, Wendell Hawley

    *Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther, Roland Bainton
    Autobiography, C.H. Spurgeon

    The Church:
    *Nine Marks of a Healthy Church, Mark Dever

    *Can Man Live Without God, Ravi Zacharias
    *The Case for Christ, Lee Strobel
    *The Universe Next Door, James Sire
    *Escape From Reason, Francis Schaeffer 
    *The Reason for God, Tim Keller
    *Authentic Spirituality, Josh Moody

    *Systematic Theology, Wayne Grudem
    *New Testament Commentary Survey, D.A. Carson
    *Old Testament Commentary Survey, Tremper Longman III
    *Institutes of the Christian Religion, John Calvin
    Gospel and Kingdom, Graeme Goldsworthy
    The Atonement, Leon Morris
    No Place for Truth, David Wells 
    Jonathan Edwards and the Enlightenment, Josh Moody

    Biblical Study:
    The NT Documents: Are they Reliable? F.F. Bruce
    The OT Documents: Are they Reliable and Relevant? Walter Kaiser
    On the Reliability of the Old Testament, K.A. Kitchen
    New Testament Introduction, Donald Guthrie
    A Introduction to the New Testament, Carson, et al.
    OT Introduction, R.K. Harrison
    The Canon of the NT, Metzger
    The Canon of Scripture, F.F. Bruce
    Opening John's Gospel and Epistles, Wendell Hawley

    Christian Leadership and Ministry:
    Brothers We are Not Professionals, John Piper
    *Spiritual Leadership, J. Oswald Sanders

    *How Long O Lord? D.A. Carson

    Worship by the Book, D.A. Carson