Recommended Reading


The Baptist Faith and Message by Herschel H. Hobbs. The classic book about Southern Baptist beliefs. Written for study in the local church.

Growing Deep in the Christian Life by Charles R. Swindoll. A book written to look at the basic beliefs of Christians, readable and done in Swindoll’s delightful style. 

Doctrines of the Christian Religion by William Wilson Stevens. My college textbook about what Baptists believe. Deep but very readable.

Beautiful Outlaw by John Eldredge. The author takes his reader into the stories of Jesus and provides a very real view of who Jesus was. Eye opening!


God’s Guidance, How It Works and How to Get It by Ray Clubb.

The Purpose Driven Life, by Rick Warren.

Wild at Heart, Discovering the Secret of a Man’s Soul by John Eldredge.

Rumors of God, Experience the Kind of Faith You’ve Only Heard About by Darren Whitehead and Jon Tyson.

Love and Respect by Emerson Eggerichs. A terrific book about how, in order to make marriages work, men need respect and women need love. The author leans upon the Bible and his years of marriage counseling, and he gives very practical suggestions for spouses to give their spouses what they need to feel loved or respected.