Books I Read In 2012

The following books are in the order which they were read. The list does not include ebooks, journal articles, and commentaries and others for sermon prep. The total pages of reading this year is 4,129.

Business for the Glory of God: The Bible's Teaching on the Moral Goodness of Business

How do you reconcile making money and the Bible? If you’re a business owner or interested in knowing your role as a Christian in the business world, then this book will be helpful.

Planting, Watering, Growing: Planting Confessionally Reformed Churches in the 21st Century

Perhaps the best book on church planting.

The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict

A book that every Christian should read and apply.

"I Believe": Exploring the Apostles' Creed

A good introduction to the Apostles’ Creed.

Reformation: Yesterday, Today and Tommorrow

I always enjoy reading Carl Trueman. Here’s my review.

What to Look for in a Pastor: A Guide for Pastoral Search Committees (Ministry and Mission) (Ministry Mission)

A book that every pastor search committee ought to read before they advertise.

The Mission of God's People: A Biblical Theology of the Church's Mission (Biblical Theology for Life)

An excellent biblical theology on the church’s mission.

The Letters of John (Pillar New Testament Commentary)

Perhaps the most helpful commentary on John’s Epistles.

The Acts of the Apostles : A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary

Not your typical commentary on Acts but very helpful.

We Become What We Worship: A Biblical Theology of Idolatry

An excellent biblical theology on the subject of idolatry.

Why Do We Have Creeds? (Basics of the Faith)

Part of the “Basics of the Faith” series, which helps to introduce some tenets of the Reformed faith. This particular booklet attempts to answer why have (or ought to have) creeds in the local church.

A Theology of Luke and Acts: God's Promised Program, Realized for All Nations (Biblical Theology of the New Testament Series)

One of the best scholars in Luke-Acts.

The Creedal Imperative

Carl Trueman offers some of the best arguments for the usage of creeds/confessions in the church (and why it would be stupid not to).

Simply a classic!

Refrigerator Rights: Creating Connections and Restoring Relationships - new preface

A great reminder why we are not created to be alone and why we need relationships. Easy reading.

Worship by the Book

Presents three traditions of church worship: Anglican (Mark Ashton), Evangelical (R. Kent Hughes), and the Reformed (Tim Keller).


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