Reading List

Our reading list contains 20 books in chronological order. Most have stood the test of time. Some of the more recent works have already been recognized for their outstanding content. The Bible is #1 on our list because it is God's Word.  It is also the best selling book of all times. Want to learn more about and grow in Christian faith? Then start reading.

1. Holy Bible (completed in the 1st c. A.D.) [BiblesBooks]

2. St. Augustine, Confessions (397-398)

3. Thomas a Kempis, The Imitation of Christ (1418)

4. Martin Luther, The Bondage of the Will (1525)

5. John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion (1559)

6. John Foxe, Christian Martyrs of the World (1559)

7. John Bunyan, The Pilgrim's Progress (1678)

8. Jonathan Edwards, Religious Affections (1746)

9. Hannah Whitall Smith, The Christian's Secret of a Happy Life (1875)

10. Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest (1935)

11. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, The Cost of Discipleship (1937), Life Together (1938)

12. C. S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters (1941), Mere Christianity (1947)

13. A. W. Tozer, The Pursuit of God (1949)

14. John Stott, Basic Christianity (1958)

15. Francis Schaeffer, The God Who Is There (1968)

16. J. I. Packer, Knowing God (1973)

17. Jerry Bridges, The Pursuit of Holiness (1978)

18. Richard Foster, Celebration of Discipline (1978)

19. R. C. Sproul, The Holiness of God (1985)

20. John Piper, Desiring God (1986)

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