I often get asked what books I read and which ones I consider part of my BookShelf. I have read hundreds of books, but the list below is a few of the ones I call “BookShelf Books”, in other words they are worthy of keeping.

18 Words_ The most important words you will ever know – J I Packer

52 Words Every Christian Should Know – Kendell Easley

Absolute Surrender – Andrew Murray

Beginner’s Guide to Spiritual Gifts, The – Sam Storms

Beginner’s Guide to the Gift of Prophecy, The – Jack Deere

BIBLE.Understanding the Big Picture of the Bible_ A Guide Wayne Grudem C. John Collins Thomas R. Schreiner

Billy Graham A Tribute_ Classic Sermons of Billy Graham – Patrick Doucette

Brothers We Are Not Professionals – John Piper

Christian History Made Easy – Dr. Timothy Paul Jones

Church History – Christopher Catherwood

Church History in Plain Language_ 3rd Edition (Plain Language Series) – Bruce Shelley

Church Membership_ How the World Knows Who Represents God (9Marks_
Building Healthy Churches) – Jonathan Leeman

Complete Works of Charles Spurgeon – Charles Spurgeon

Deacons (9Marks Journal) – Matt Schmucker Phil Newton Jamie Dunlop Benjamin Merkle Ken Barbic

Deep and Wide_ Creating Churches Unchurched People Love to Attend – Andy Stanley

Demolishing Supposed Bible Contradictions Volume 1 – Ken Ham

Demolishing Supposed Bible Contradictions Volume 2 – Ken Ham

Did You Think to Pray__ How to Listen and Talk to God Every Day about Everything – R.T. Kendall

Doctrine_ What Christians Should Believe (Re_Lit_Vintage Jesus) – Mark Driscoll Gerry Breshears

ELDERSHIP.40 Questions About Elders and Deacons – Benjamin Merkle

ELDERSHIP.Finding Faithful Elders and Deacons (9Marks) – Thabiti M. Anyabwile

ELDERSHIP.Why Elders__ A Biblical and Practical Guide for Church Members – Benjamin Merkle

Experiencing God – Richard Blackaby

Gift of Prophecy in the New Testament and Today (Revised Edition), The – Wayne Grudem

Heart of a Great Pastor_ How to Grow Stronger and Thrive wherever God Has Planted You, The – H. B. London Neil B. Wiseman

History of Christianity_ An Introductory Survey, A – Joseph Early

Jesus, Continued_._ Why the Spirit Inside You is Better than Jesus Beside You – J.D. Greear

Jim and Casper Go to Church_ Frank Conversation aboutWell-Meaning Christians – Jim Henderson Matt Casper

John Stott_ A Humble Leader – Julia Cameron

John Stott’s Right Hand_ The Untold Story of Frances Whitehead – Cameron JEM

Know Your Bible_ All 66 Books Explained and Applied (Value Books) – Paul Kent George Knight

Let Us Pray – Watchman Nee

Life of God in the Soul of the Church The Root and Fruit of Spiritual Fellowship, The – Thabiti Anyabwile

Message of the New Testament (Foreword by John MacArthur), The – Mark Dever

Message of the Old Testament (Foreword by Graeme Goldsworthy)_ Promises
Made, The – Mark Dever

No Condemnation_ A Theology of Assurance of Salvation – Michael A. Eaton

On Church Leadership (A Book You’ll Actually Read) – Mark Driscoll

On the New Testament (Re_Lit_A Book You’ll Actually Read) – Mark Driscoll

On the Old Testament (A Book You’ll Actually Read) – Mark Driscoll

On Who Is God_ (Redesign) (A Book You’ll Actually Read) – Mark Driscoll

Pastor In Prayer, The – Charles Spurgeon

Power Thoughts_ 12 Strategies to Win the Battle of the Mind – Joyce Meyer

Practice of the Presence of God (Living Library), The – Brother Lawrence

Pray the Scriptures Bible_ Psalms and Proverbs (God’s Word Translation) – Kevin Johnson

Prayer_ Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God – Timothy Keller

Prayer_ The Ultimate Conversation – Charles F. Stanley

Preaching – Tim Kellar

Prisoner in the Third Cell, The – Gene Edwards

Purpose Driven Church, The – Rick Warren

Revival Fire – Wesley L. Duewel

Sit, Walk, Stand_ The Process of Christian Maturity – Watchman Nee

Spirit-Filled Church, The – Terry Virgo

Tale of Three Kings, A – Gene Edwards

The Spirit Himself – Riggs

The Trellis and the Vine – Colin Marshall and Tony Payne

Thru the Bible Commentary, Volumes 1-5_ Genesis throuation (Thru the Bible 5 Volume Set) – J. Vernon McGee

Unlocking the Bible – David Pawson

Vintage Church_ Timeless Truths and Timely Methods (Re_Lit_Vintage Jesus) – Mark Driscoll Gerry Breshears

Vintage Jesus_ Timeless Answers to Timely Questions – Gerry Breshears Mark Driscoll

What Is the Gospel_ (Foreword by D. A. Carson) (9Marks) – Greg Gilbert

When the Bible is Complicated_ Answers to Perplexing Questions – John D. Barry

Why Church Buildings Matter_ The Story of Your Space – Tim Cool

Working the Angles_ The Shape of Pastoral Integrity – Eugene H. Peterson