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The story of how the Calvary Chapel Movement began

The Reproducers: New Life for Thousands by Chuck Smith and Hugh Stevens

This book captures the heartbeat of the Jesus Movement. Written in the era, it embraces and still communicates the vertical of those days.

Humility is to have a blessed home in the Lord, where I can go in and shut the door, and kneel to my Father in secret.

Humility by Andrew Murray

Humility is considered one of the best books on this topic. Brief, but powerful, Murray explores this topic through surveying a range of scriptures passages. Murray considers Christ to be the ultimate model as the one who gave up His life, in order to gain life for His people.

Finding Hope in the Power of the Gospel (Resources for Changing Lives)

Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave by Edward T. Welch

A worship disorder: this is how Edward T. Welch views addictions.

Will we worship our own desires or will we worship the true God?

immense hope: hope in God’s forgiving grace, hope in God’s love that is faithful even when we are not, and hope that God can give power so that we are no longer mastered by the addiction.

What it means to truly be saved

God’s Pursuit of Man by A. W. Tozer

Salvation is from our side a choice, from the divine side […] a conquest of the Most High God.

A. W. Tozer

The beauty of Christ … Humility, Tenderness, Grace, Love

The Beauty of Christ Through Brokenness by K. P. Yohannan

How we long for these same qualities in our lives. But there is only one way this can happen: His beauty can only be seen through brokenness.

A good reference in light of the recent Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage

What Does the Bible Really Teach About Homosexuality? by Kevin DeYoung

Written with the deftness, clarity, and tender grace we’ve come to expect from DeYoung, What Does the Bible Really Teach About Homosexuality? answers, point by point, the revisionist theology making inroads in even the most conservative theological circles.  It is simply the very best resource any follower of Christ can have to answer the challenge of homosexuality in the church.

Gregory Koukl, President of Stand to Reason; author Tactics and Relativism

Reading the Whole Bible in 2016: An FAQ

The Gospel Coalition has a great article on how to read the Bible in a year.

YouVersion

A free Bible on your phone, tablet, and computer. YouVersion is a simple, ad-free Bible that brings God’s Word into your daily life.

Blue Letter Bible

Blue Letter Bible is a great reference site for studying the Bible.

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