Summer 2020 Recommendations

Racism & Injustice

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We have compiled the following list of resources for you. Our desire is to encourage you to dive deeper as you grow in wisdom and knowledge and to enter into gracious dialogue with your brothers and sisters, so the church can be the light in the world we are called to be.

  • The Gospel Coalition: Racial Unity Course
  • Event Messages from the MLK50 Conference
  • Inside Outsider: My Journey as A Stranger in White Evangelicalism and My Hope for All of Us by Bryan Loritts
  • Woke Church: An Urgent Call for Christians in America to Confront Racism and Injustice by Eric Mason
  • One Blood: Parting Words to the Church on Race and Love by John M. Perkins
  • United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity by Trillia Newbell
  • The Gospel & Racial Reconciliation (Gospel for Life) by Russell D. Moore
  • Removing the Stain of Racism from the Southern Baptist Convention: Diverse African American and White Perspectives by Kevin Jones
  • Bloodlines: Race, Cross, and the Christian by John Piper and Timothy Keller
  • One New Man: The Cross and Racial Reconciliation in Pauline Theology by Jarvis Williams
  • Letters to a Birmingham Jail: A Response to the Words and Dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Bryan Lorritts (Editor)
  • Under Our Skin by Benjamin Watson
  • A Biblical Answer for Racial Unity by H.B. Charles
  • Shining a Light on America’s Racial Crisis, Light Magazine (ERLC), Winter 2016: Articles include “Interview with John Perkins”, “Evaluating Our Hearts for Signs of Bigotry”, “The SBC and Racial Reconciliation”, “Teaching Kids About Race and Racial Reconciliation”, “Striving for Racial Reconciliation in the U.S.”
  • A Vision for Christian Public Witness, Light Magazine (ERLC), Winter 2019: Articles include “Are Christians Called to Depolarize Their Culture?”, “Christians and the Cancel Culture”, “Can Justice and Civility Coexist?”, “How Should Christians Advocate?”

Discipleship

  • Where is God in a Coronavirus World? by John Lennox
  • Coronavirus and Christ by John Piper
  • Enjoy Your Prayer Life by Michael Reeves
  • Gospel Fluency by Jeff Vanderstelt
  • Total Church by Tim Chester
  • The Quest for Godliness by J.I. Packer
  • Assured: Discover Grace, Let Go of Guilt, and Rest in Your Salvation by Greg Gilbert
  • Gospel Treason by Brad Bigney
  • The Wonder Working God by Jared Wilson
  • Saturate by Jeff Vanderstelt

Anxiety/Depression

  • I’m Not Supposed to Feel Like This: A Christian Approach to Coping with Depression and Anxiety by Chris Williams
  • Depression: Looking Up from The Stubborn Darkness by Ed Welch
  • Christians Get Depressed Too: Hope and Help for The Depressed by David Murray
  • When the Darkness Will Not Lift by John Piper

Sexuality

  • God and the Transgender Debate by Andrew Walker
  • Gender Ideology by Sharon James

Family

  • Exploring the Bible Together: A 52-Week Family Worship Plan by David Murray
  • This Changes Everything: How the Gospel Transforms the Teen Years by Jaquelle Crowe
  • The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place by Andy Crouch
  • God’s Very Good Idea: by Trillia Newbell
  • God Made Me and You: by Shai Linne

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972 373 9833
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