Personal Growth Reading

We strongly encourage every leader to continually be sharpening his/her skills through reading. Our goal is to grow in excellence and to stay current with material that will help us grow healthy churches. These books are highly recommended as tools that will be of a great help to you.


    • The Cry for Spiritual Fathers and Mothers by Larry Kreider
    • Healthy Leaders by Keith Yoder
    • Spiritual Leadership by J. Oswald Sanders
    • Partners in Prayer by John Maxwell
    • Ordering Your Private World by Gordon MacDonald
    • The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit by R.A. Torrey
    • The Purpose Driven Church by Rick Warren
    • Teaching with Style Video Series by Bruce Wilkinson
    • Effective Keys to Successful Leadership by Frank Damazio
    • Natural Church Development by Christian Schwarz
    • 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John Maxwell
    • The Blood Covenant by H. Clay Trumbull
    • Deliverance From Evil Spirits by Francis MacNutt
    • Apologetic Preaching by Craig A. Loscalzo
    • Anabaptist History and Theology by Arnold Snyder
    • Building Churches that Last by Dick Iverson
    • The New Testament Church and Its Ministries by Bill Scheidler
    • Reading The Bible For All Its Worth by Fee and Stuart



    • The Bible Knowledge Commentary OT and NT by Walvoord and Zuck or equivalent
    • Chafer Systematic Theology by Walvoord, Campbell and Zuck
    • Strongs Exhaustive Concordance with Greek and Hebrew or equivalent
    • Pictorial Bible Dictionary or equivalent
    • A History of Christianity by Kenneth Scott Latourette
    • The Works of Josephus
    • Eusebius’ Ecclesiastical History