The MountainView Reading Room
These books are suggested by discerning readers within the MountainView congregation. Each recommended book has been read by us, and although we may not agree with
the author on every point, or with aspects of the author's life and ministry, we have found the book to be helpful overall.

Disciples Are Made, Not Born, Walter A. Henrichsen, Cook, 1998
The Dynamics of Personal Follow-up, Gary W. Kuhne
Jesus Christ, Disciple Maker, Bill Hull, Baker, 2004
The Disciple Making Pastor, Bill Hull, Baker, 1999
Master Discipleship, Don Hawkins, Kregel, 1995
The Ministry of Nurture, Duffy Robbins, Zondervan, 1990

Desiring God, John Piper, Multnomah, 2003
Celebration of Discipline, Richard Foster, Harper Collins, 1998
The Spirit of the Disciplines, Dallas Willard, Harper Collins, 1991
Finishing Strong, Steve Farrar, Multnomah, 1995
Changed Into His Image, Jim Berg, BJU Press, 2000
When People Are Big and God is Small, Edward Welch, P&R, 1997

Disciplines of a Godly Man, Kent Hughes, Good News, 2001
Man In The Mirror, Patrick Morley, Zondervan, 1999
The Measure of A Man, Gene Getz, Gospel Light, 2004
The Blessing, Smalley and Trent, Nelson, 2004
If Only He Knew - Understanding Your Wife, Gary Smalley, Zondervan, 1982
Strong Families In Stressful Times, John Trent, Harvest House, 2004
Wild at Heart, John Eldredge, Nelson, 2001

Disciplines of a Godly Woman, Barbara Hughes, Good News, 2001
The Measure of A Woman, Gene and Elaine Getz, Gospel Light, 2004
Becoming A Woman of Beauty and Strength, Elizabeth George, Harvest House, 2001
Becoming A Woman of Excellence, Cynthia Heald, Nav Press, 1993
Becoming A Woman of Influence, Carol Kent, Nav Press, 1999
A Woman's Walk With God, Elizabeth George, Harvest House, 2000
Spiritual Mothering, Susan Hunt, Crossway, 1992
Loving God With All Your Mind, Elizabeth George, Harvest House, 1998
Creative Counterpart, Linda Dillow, Nelson, 2003
Intimate Issues, Linda Dillow, Waterbrook, 1999
Intimacy Ignited: Song of Solomon, Joseph & Linda Dillow, Nav Press, 2004
Calm My Anxious Heart, Linda Dillow, Nav Press, 1998
Remarkable Women of the Bible, Elizabeth George, Harvest House, 2003
Life Management For Busy Women, Elizabeth George, Harvest House, 2002
A Wife After God's Own Heart: 12 Things That Really Matter In Your Marriage, Elizabeth George, Harvest House, 2003

I Kissed Dating Good-Bye, Joshua Harris, Multnomah, 2003
Not Even A Hint, Joshua Harris, Multnomah, 2003
Boy Meets Girl, Joshua Harris, Multnomah, 2000
Passion & Purity, Elisabeth Elliot, Baker, 2002
Avoiding Mr. Wrong, Stephen Arterburn, Nelson, 2000

Evangelism: A Biblical Approach, G. Michael Cocoris
Evangelism Explosion, D. James Kennedy
Evangelism That Works, George Barna, Regal, 1995
Show and Then Tell, Kent and Davidene Humphreys, Moody, 2000
The 7 Principles Of An Evangelistic Life, Douglas Cecil, Moody, 2003
Becoming A Contagious Christian, Hybels & Mittelberg, Zondervan, 1994
Questioning Evangelism, Randy Newman, Kregel, 2004
Finding Common Ground, Tim Downs, Moody, 1999
Evangelism Outside the Box, Rick Richardson, Inter Varsity, 2000
Your Home A Lighthouse, Bob and Betty Jacks, Nav Press, 1987
Out Of The Saltshaker, Rebecca Pippert, Inter Varsity, 1999
Stranger On The Road To Emmaus, John Cross, Goodseed Int'l, 1998

The New Evidence That Demands A Verdict, Josh McDowell, Nelson, 1999
A Ready Defense, Josh McDowell, Nelson, 1993
Jesus Among Other Gods, Ravi Zacharias, Word, 2000
When Skeptics Ask, Norman Geisler and Ron Brooks, Baker, 1990
When Critics Ask, Norman Geisler, Baker, 1992
The Case For Christ, Lee Strobel, Zondervan, 1998
The Case For Faith, Lee Strobel, Zondervan, 2000
The Case for the Creator, Lee Strobel, Zondervan, 2004
Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics, Norman Geisler, Baker, 1998
Classical Apologetics, R. C. Sproul, Zondervan, 1984
Is Your Church Ready? Ravi Zacharias, Zondervan, 2003
Who Made God? Ravi Zacharias, Zondervan, 2003

Post-Modern Pilgrims, Leonard Sweet, Broadman, 2003
Post-Modern Times, Gene Veith, Good News, 1994
Loving God With All Your Mind, Gene Veith, Good News, 2003
The New Tolerance, McDowell and Hostetler, Tyndale, 1998
The Death of Truth, Dennis McCullum, Bethany, 1996
The Gagging Of God, D. A. Carson, Zondervan, 1996
Understanding The Times, David Noebel, Summit Ministries, 1995

When Cultists Ask, Norman Geisler, Baker, 1997
Handbook of Today's Religions, Josh McDowell, Nelson, 1993
Kingdom of the Cults, Walter Martin, update by Ravi Zacharias, Bethany House, 2003

Marketplace Ministers, Paul Gazelka, Strang, 2003
Executive Influence - Impacting Your Workplace For Christ, Christopher Crane, Nav Press, 2002
Your Work Matters to God, Doug Sherman, Nav Press, 1987
Leadership by The Book: Tools to Transform Your Workplace, Ken Blanchard, Random House, 1999
Christian Ethics in the Workplace, Raymond Hilgert, Concordia, 2002
Just Business: Christian Ethics for the Marketplace, Alexander Hill, IVP, 1997

Living By The Book, Howard Hendricks, Moody, 1991 (book and workbook)
How To Study Your Bible, Kay Arthur, Harvest House 1994
Biblical Preaching, Haddon Robinson, Baker, 2001
The Supremacy of God In Preaching, John Piper, Baker, 2004
Rediscovering Expository Preaching, John MacArthur, Jr., Word, 1992
Preaching With Purpose, Jay Adams, Zondervan, 1986

Dying For Change, Leith Anderson
Doing Church, Aubrey Malphurs, Kregel, 1999
Ministry Nuts & Bolts, Aubrey Malphurs, Kregel, 1997
Values-Driven Leadership, Aubrey Malphurs, Baker, 1996
Building A Contagious Church, Mark Mittelberg, Zondervan, 2000
Liberating Ministry from the Success Syndrome, Kent & Barbara, Hughes, Tyndale, 1992
Brothers, We Are Not Professionals, John Piper, Broadman, 2002
Visioneering, Andy Stanley, Multnomah, 2001
Transitioning, Dan Sutherland, Zondervan, 2002
The Disciplemaking Church, Bill Hull, Baker, 1998
One Church, Four Generations, Gary McIntosh, Baker, 2002
The Second Coming of the Church, George Barna, Word, 1998
The Younger Evangelicals, Robert Webber, Baker, 2002
The Purpose Driven Church, Rick Warren, Zondervan, 1995

The Book On Leadership, John MacArthur, Jr., Nelson, 2004
Spiritual Leadership, Henry and Richard Blackaby, Broadman, 2001
Elders & Leaders, Gene Getz, Moody, 2003
Biblical Eldership, Alexander Strauch, Lewis & Roth, 1995
The New Testament Deacon, Alexander Strauch, Lewis & Roth, 1992
The Disciplmaking Pastor, Bill Hull, Baker, 1999
Empowered Leaders, Hans Finzel, Word, 1998
Top Ten Mistakes Leaders Make, Hans Finzel, Victor, 1994
Feeding & Leading, Kenneth O. Gangel, Baker, 1989
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, John Maxwell, Nelson, 1998
The Empowered Leader, Calvin Miller, Broadman, 1995
Developing The Leaders Around You, John Maxwell, Nelson, 1995
The Next Generation Leader, Andy Stanley, Multnomah, 2003
Charting A Bold Course, Howard Hendricks, Moody, 2003

Teaching To Change Lives, Howard Hendricks, Multnomah, 2003
Seven Laws of the Learner, Bruce Wilkinson, Walk Thru the Bible
Teaching With Style, Bruce Wilkinson, Walk Thru The Bible

Let the Nations be Glad, John Piper, Baker, 2003
Vital Mission Issues, Roy Zuck, Kregel, 1998
Missions In A New Millenium, Glenny and Smallman, Kregel, 2000
Missions In The Third Millennium, Stan Guthrie, Paternoster, 2000
Operation World, Operation Mobilization, 2001
Perspectives On The World Christian Movement, William Carey Library, 1999
Multiplying Churches, Stephen Timmis, Christian Focus, 2000
Passing The Baton, Tom Steffen, Center for Organizational and Ministry Development, 1997
Missionary Methods, St. Paul's or Ours? Roland Allen, Eerdmans, 1962
Spontaneous Exapnsion of the Church, Roland Allen, Wipf & Stock, 1962

Introduction To Biblical Counseling, John MacArthur, Wayne Mack, et al.
Counseling, John MacArthur, Jr. and Wayne Mack, Nelson, 2005
Competent to Counsel, Jay Adams, Zondervan, 1986
The Christian Counselor's Manual, Jay Adams, Zondervan, 1986
The Biblical View of Self-Esteem, Jay Adams, Harvest House, 1986
The Peacemaker, Ken Sande, Baker, 2003
Materials of Faith Baptist Counseling Ministries, 5526 State Road 26, East Lafayette, IN 47905, Tel: 317-448-1555


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