Textbooks

Spring II Textbook List

101B How to Study the Bible II with Pastor Robert Casteline

  • Hendricks, Howard G. and Williams D. Hendricks. Living by the Book: The Art and Science of Reading the Bible (Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2007).

111D Old Testament Hebrew Basics IV with Claude Hurt

Biblical Hebrew An Introductory Grammar by Page H. Kelly and Timothy G. Crawford (2nd Edition)

 


 

116D New Testament Greek Basics IV with Pastor Roberto Munoz

  • A Concise Greek-English Dictionary of the New Testament (UBS)
  • The Greek NT Interlinear with Strong Numbers
  • Linguistic Key to the Greek New Testament – Rienecker / Rogers

121D Old Testament Survey: Prophecy with Pastor Jack Kraus

  • Your Bible—preferably the ESV
  • Boa, Kenneth: Talk Through the Bible. Note: you will be using this text throughout the year for each of the courses in this survey series.

Recommended Reading:

  • Young, Edward J: My Servants the Prophets: An authoritative interpretation of the institution of the prophets. Wm B Eerdmans, 1952. ISBN 0-8028-3311-x
  • Strom, Mark: The Symphony of Scripture: Making Sense of the Bible’s Many Themes. InterVarsity Press, 1990. ISBN: 0-8308-1304-7

135M Ezekiel 1-34, Part 2 with Pastor Jack Kraus

  • Bible (ESV is strongly recommended, as homework questions are geared to it.)

Strongly recommended:

  • Iain M Duguid. Ezekiel (NIV Application  Commentary). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1999.
  • Also consider: Christopher J H Wright. The Message of Ezekiel. Inter-Varsity Press, 2001.

165B New Testament Survey: Romans to Revelation with Pastor Stephen Na
  • Talk Thru the Bible, Bruce Wilkerson & Kenneth Boa, Nelson Reference, 0-7852-1221-3

189C The Book of Revelation

  • The Holy Bible; ESV

  • The Message of Revelation, Michael Wilcock (The Bible Speaks Today Series)

  • Talk Through the Bible, Wilkinson and Boa

  • Optional: Four Vies on the Book of Revelation by C. Marvin Pate


230 Christ and Salvation with Pastor Michael Herbert

  • Ryrie, Charles C. Basic Theology. Moody Publishers, 1999.
  • Holy Bible, preferably the New International Version (NIV) or New American Standard Bible, 1995 updated (NASB).

310 Biblical Mandate for Evangelism

  • the Holy Bible
  • Clark, Elliot. Evangelism as Exiles (The Gospel Coalition, 2019).

Recommended Reading:

  • Coleman, Robert E. The Master Plan of Evangelism (Baker Books, 2006).
  • Packer, J. I. Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God (IVP Books, 2012).

320 Spiritual Formation: Growing in Character, Obedience, and Service

  • Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life, Updated 20th Anniversary Edition by Donald S. Whitney (Order from Christianbook.com or Amazon.com)

489D Pastoral Care for Mental and Emotional Disorders with Pastor Douglas Knowles

Required:

  • The Holy Bible
  • Simpson, Amy. Troubled Minds (Downers Grove: IVP Books, 2013).

Recommended Texts for Further Study:

  • Stanford, Matthew S. Grace for the Afflicted (Downers Grove: IVP Books, 2017).
  • Other books will be suggested in the class time


412B Intermediate Expository Teaching and Preaching; Part  2 with Happy Thampikutty

  • Haddon Robinson. Biblical Preaching: The Development and Delivery of Expository Messages. ISBN 9780801049125

Recommended Reading:

 

  • Bryan Chapell. Christ-Centered Preaching; Redeeming the Expository Sermon, ISBN 0801099749
  • Grant R. Osborne. The Hermeneutical Spiral: A Comprehensive Introduction to Biblical Interpretation. ISBN 0830828265