Recommended Resources

Recommended Resources from Christ the King Presbyterian Church (PCA), Austin, TX


ESV Study Bible

God's Big Picture: Tracing the Storyline of the Bible, Vaughan Roberts

Taking God at His Word: Why the Bible Is Knowable, Necessary, and Enough, and What That Means for You and Me, Kevin DeYoung

Inerrancy and Worldview: Answering Modern Challenges to the Bible, Vern Poythress


Confessing the Faith: A Reader's Guide to the Westminster Confession, by Chad Van Dixhoorn

Knowing God, J.I. Packer

The Christian Faith, Michael Horton

Spiritual Growth

Devoted to God: Blueprints for Sanctification, Sinclair Ferguson

Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life, Donald Whitney

A Praying Life: Connecting With God In A Distracting World, Paul Miller

Openness Unhindered: Further Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert on Sexual Identity and Union with Christ, Rosaria Butterfield

Finally Free: Fighting for Purity with the Power of Grace, by Heath Lambert
     (A book on pornography.)

Christians Get Depressed Too: Hope and Help for Depressed People, David Murray

See also the resources available through CCEF, a Christian counseling organization.


Expositional Preaching, David Helm

What is the Mission of the Church?: Making Sense of Social Justice, Shalom, and the Great Commission, Greg Gilbert and Kevin DeYoung

Marriage and Parenting

What Did You Expect?, Paul Tripp

Shepherding a Child's Heart, Tedd Tripp

A Neglected Grace: Family Worship in the Christian Home, Jason Helopoulos

Faith That Lasts: Raising Kids That Don't Leave the Church, Jon Nielson

The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self, Carl Trueman (shorter version is Strange New World)


Big Beliefs!: Small Devotionals Introducing Your Family to Big Truths, David Helm

Training Hearts, Teaching Minds: Family Devotions Based on the Shorter Catechism, Starr Meade

The Church History ABCs: Augustine and 25 Other Heroes of the Faith, Stephen J. Nichols and Ned Bustard

See also the children's books listed at Westminster Seminary's Bookstore.

Evangelism and Apologetics

Honest Evangelism, Rico Tice

The Reason for God, Tim Keller

See also Christianity Explored and Two Ways to Live.