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Bible and Interpretation
1. Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey (Encountering Biblical Studies) 3rd Edition by Bill T. Arnold, Bryan E. Beyer
2. Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey (Encountering Biblical Studies), 3rd Edition by Walter A Elwell & Robert W. Yarbrough
3. Grasping God’s Word (3rd Edition) by J. Scott Duvall and J. Daniel Hays
4. NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible Edited by John H. Walton & Craig S. Keener
Christian Education
1. Christian Education Leadership: Making Disciples in the 21st Century By Bernard M. Spooner
2. Preparing Instructional Objectives, 3rd edition By Robert F. Mager
3. Communicating for a Change By Andy Stanley, Lane Jones
4. Teaching to Change Lives By Howard Hendricks
Written Communication
1. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Ninth Edition: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing) 9th Edition By Kate L. Turabian
Expository Preaching
1. Christ-Centered Preaching: Redeeming the Expository Sermon, Third Edition By Bryan Chapell
2. Communicating for a Change By Andy Stanley, Lane Jones
3. Preaching God’s Word: A Hands-on Approach to Preparing, Developing, and Delivering the Sermon, First or Second Edition By Terry G. Carter, J. Scott Duvall, J. Daniel Hays
Family Ministry
1. A Theology for Family Ministry Edited by Michael and Michelle Anthony
2. Trained in the Fear of God: Family Ministry in Theological, Historical, and Practical Perspective Edited by Randy Stinson and Timothy Paul Jones
3. The Family: A Christian Perspective on the Contemporary Home, 4th Edition By Jack O. Balswich & Judith K. Balswick
4. Family Ministry Field Guide: How Your Church Can Equip Parents to Make Disciples By Timothy Paul Jones
Christian History
1. Christianity Through the Centuries, 3rd Edition By Earle E. Cairns
2. Turning Points: Decisive Moments in the History of Christianity By Mark A. Noll
1. Next Generation Leader By Andy Stanley
2. Unfinished Business: Returning the Ministry to the People of God By Greg Ogden
3. Who Needs Theology By Stanley Grenz and Roger Olson
3. Vibrant Church: Biblical Reflections & Practical Tools for a Vibrant 21st Century Church By Israel Steinmetz & Whaid Guscott Rose
4. A Work of Heart: Understanding How God Shapes Spiritual Leaders By Reggie McNeal
Christian Living
1. The Purpose Driven Life: What On Earth Am I Here For (Expanded Edition) By Rick Warren
2. Conformed to His Image: Biblical and Practical Approaches to Spiritual Formation (Revised Edition) By Kenneth Boa
3. Following Jesus: Biblical Reflections on Discipleship By N.T. Wright
Life Coaching
1. Master Discipleship Today: Jesus’s Prayer and Plan for Every Believer By Don Hawkins
2. Christian Coaching: Helping Others Turn Potential into Reality. 2nd Ed. By Gary Collins
Leadership and Health
1. The Emotionally Healthy Leader By Peter Scazzero
2. Leading with a Limp By Dan B. Allender
3. The Gift of Being Yourself By David G. Benner
Spiritual Formation
1. Celebration of Discipline, Special Anniversary Edition By Richard Foster
2. The Spirit of the Disciplines By Dallas Willard
3. Face to Face: Praying the Scriptures for Spiritual Growth (Volume Two)By Kenneth D. Boa
Spiritual Leadership
1. Spiritual Leadership: Principles of Excellence for Every Believer By J. Oswald Sanders
2. Agape Leadership: Lessons in Spiritual Leadership from the Life of R.C. Chapman By Robert L. Peterson & Alexander Strauch
3. Leadership Essentials: Shaping Vision, Multiplying Influence, Defining Character By Greg Ogden & Daniel Meyer
4. A Work of Heart: Understanding How God Shapes Spiritual Leaders By Reggie McNeal
CG7 Leadership
1. The Story of the Church of God (Seventh Day) Centennial Edition By Robert Coulter
2. American Religion: Contemporary Trends, Second Edition Edited by Mark Chaves
Church Administration
1. Church Administration and Finance Manual: Resources for Leading the Local Church By Otto F. Crumroy Jr., Stan Kukawka and Frank M. Witman
2. Management Essentials for Christian Ministries Edited by Michael J. Anthony and James Estep Jr
Leadership Practicum
1. Ministerial Ethics: A Guide for Spirit-Filled Leaders By T. Burton Pierce and Stanley M. Horton
2. Ministerial Ethics: Moral Formation for Church Leaders By Joe E. Trull and James E. Carter
Evangelism and Discipleship
1. The Evangelistic Love of God and Neighbor: A Theology of Witness and Discipleship By Scott J. Jones
2. Evangelism Handbook: Biblical, Spiritual, Intentional, Missional By Alvin Reid
3. The Complete Book of Discipleship: On Being and Making Followers of Christ By Bill Hull
Pastoral Ministry
1. Unfinished Business: Returning the Ministry to the People of God By Greg Ogden
2. That Their Work Will Be a Joy By Cameron Lee & Kurt Fredrickson
3. Shepherding the Church By Joseph Stowell
Pastoral Practicum
1. Pastoral Theology: Essentials of Ministry By Thomas C. Oden
2. Under the Unpredictable Plant By Eugene H. Peterson
3. On Being a Pastor: Understanding our Calling and Work By Derek Prime and Alistair Begg
4. Leading the Congregation: Caring for Yourself while Leading the People By Norman Shawchuck & Roger Heuser
5. Pastor: The Theology & Practice of Ordained Ministry By William H. Willimon
6. And He Gave Pastors: Pastoral Theology in Action By T.F. Zimmerman, G. Raymond Carlson & Zenas J. Bicket
7. Ministerial Ethics: A Guide for Spirit-Filled Leaders By T. Burton Pierce and Stanley M. Horton
8. Ministerial Ethics: Moral Formation for Church Leaders By Joe E. Trull and James E. Carter
1. The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog, Sixth Edition By James W. Sire
2. Worldviews in Conflict: Choosing Christianity in a World of Ideas By Ronald H. Nas
3. Postmodernizing the Faith: Evangelical Responses to the Challenge of Postmodernism By Millard J. Erickson
Church and Mental Health
1. Grace for the Afflicted By Matthew S. Stanford
2. Troubled Minds: Mental Illness and the Church’s Mission By Amy Simpson
3. The Safest Place on Earth By Larry Crabb
Christian Counseling
1. The Biblical Basis of Christian Counseling for People Helpers By Gary R. Collins
2. Connecting: Healing Ourselves and Our Relationships By Dr. Larry Crabb
3. How to Be a People Helper, Revised By Gary R. Collins
4. The Complete Guide to Crisis & Trauma Counseling: What to Do and Say When It Matters Most!, Updated and Expanded By H. Norman Wright
5. The Pastor and Counseling By Jeremy Pierre & Deepak Reju
Christian Theology and CG7 Doctrine
1. Introducing Christian Doctrine (Third edition) By Millard J. Erickson, L. Arnold Hustad
2. This We Believe By CoG7 NAMC members
3. Evangelical Dictionary of Theology, Third Edition Edited by Walter A. Elwell
1. Face to Face: Praying the Scriptures for Intimate Worship (Volume One) By Kenneth Boa
2. Worship: Old & New, Revised Edition By Robert E. Webber
3. Six Views on Exploring the Worship Spectrum Edited by Engle & Basden
4. Getting a Handle on Worship: Exploring its Meaning/Responding in Simplicity By Whaid Guscott Rose & Israel Steinmetz
1. Face to Face: Praying the Scriptures for Spiritual Growth (Volume Two) By Kenneth D. Boa
2. Prayer: Finding the Heart’s True Home By Richard J. Foster
3. Praying with Paul: A Call to Spiritual Reformation By D.A. Carson
4. Partners in Prayer By John C. Maxwell
5. United and Ignited: Encountering God Through Dynamic Corporate Prayer By Dennis Fuqua