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Summer 2019 Sermon Series  – The Gospel of John

Summer 2019 Preaching Plan

June 02 John 11:45-57 The unknowing evangelist M. Wigton
June 09 John 12:1-9 The wasted gift M. Wigton
June 16 John 12:20-36 The hour has finally come M. Wigton
June 23 Proverbs 22:6 (Children’s Sunday) The future of the church M.Wigton  & Children’s Church
June 30 John 12:37-50 Spiritual Blindness J. French
July 07 John 13:1-17 Footwashing! M. Wigton
July 14 John 20:31 Into the Wild M. Wigton
July 21 Assorted Texts VBS Sunday VBS Team
July 28 Psalm 23 Good news for forlorn sheep M. Wigton
August 04 TBD TBD J. French
August 11 John 13:21-30 The ultimate betrayal M. Wigton
August 18 John 13:31-35 The New Commandment M. Wigton
August 25 John 14:1-14 The Way M. Wigton

Reading List – Compiled by Matthew Wigton

Overall Must Reads
The Case for Civility: And Why Our Future Depends on It by OS Guinness
Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace by Miroslav Volf
The Gospel in a Pluralist Society by Lesslie Newbigin

The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind by Mark Noll

Pilgrims Progress by John Bunyan
The Reason for God by Tim Keller

Confessions by Saint Augustine

 Christian Discipleship
Liturgy of the Ordinary by Tish Harrison Warren

 

Biography
To the Golden Shore by Courtney Addison
Here I stand by Roland Banton

John Adams by David McCullough

 

Culture
The Twilight of Atheism: the Rise and Fall of Disbelief in the Modern World by Alister Mcgrath
Believing in the Future: Toward a Missiology of Western Culture by David J Bosch
The Courage to be Protestant: Truth-Lovers, Marketers, and Emergents in the Postmodern World by David Wells

The Road to Character by David Brooks

 

Philosophy
Warranted Christian Belief by Alvin Plantinga
Love Your God with All Your Mind: The Role of Reason in the Life of the Soul by James Porter Moreland
Life’s Ultimate Questions by Ronald H. Nash

 

Sanctification
When Sinners Say “I Do”: Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage by Dave Harvey
The Discipline of Grace by Jerry Bridges
How People Change by Timothy S. Lane and Paul D. Tripp

 

Theology
Knowing God
 by J. I. Parker
What is Faith? by J. Gresham Machen
How Long, O Lord?: Reflections on Suffering and Evil by D. A. Carson

Reformed Dogmatics by Herman Bavink

Worldview
Creation Regained: Biblical Basics for a Reformational Worldview
 by Albert M Wolters
Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural Captivity (Study Guide Edition) by Nancy R. Pearcey
Rethinking Worldview: Learning to Think, Live, and Speak in This World by J. Mark Bertrand

 

Science
The Science of God: An Introduction to Scientific Theology
 by Alistar E. McGrath
Redeeming Science: A God-Centered Approach by Vern Sheridan Poythress
The Soul of Science: Christian Faith and Natural Philosophy by Nancy Pearcey, Charles Thaxton, and Marvin Olasky

The Language of God by Francis Collins

 

Gospel
What’s So Amazing About Grace?
 by Philip Yancey
God is the Gospel: Meditations on God’s Love as the Gift of Himself by John Piper
Salvation Belongs to Our God: Celebrating the Bible’s Central Story by Christopher J. H. Wright
God’s Big Picture: Tracing the Story-Line of the Bible by Vaughan Roberts
The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith by Timothy Keller

 

General Apologetics
Faith and Reason by Dr. Ronald H. Nash
Faith Has Its Reasons: An Integrative Approach to Defending Christianity by Kenneth D. Boa
Unshakable Foundations: Contemporary Answers to Crucial Questions about the Christian Faith by Norman L. Geisler
Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

 

Historical Apologetics
Is the New Testament Reliable? 
by Paul Barnett
The Historical Reliability of the Gospels by Craig L. Blomberg
Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony by Richard Bauckham
Jesus Under Fire: Modern Scholarship Reinvents the Historical Jesus by Mr. Michael J. Wilkins and J.P. Moreland
On the Reliability of the Old Testament by K. A. Kitchen
The Parabolic Teaching of Christ by A.B. Bruce, D.D.

 

Marriage and Family
Soulmates
 by David Horn
The Faithful Parent by Martha Peace and Stuart W. Scott
Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family Paul David Tripp