Pastor Calvin’s Recommendations

1.) CSB Study Bible
2.) CSB Legacy Notetaking Bible
3.) ESV Systematic Theology Study Bible


1.) Jesus Behaving Badly: The Puzzling Paradoxes of the Man from Galilee by Mark L. Strauss
2.) The Cross of Christ by John Stott
3.) Rich: The Reality of Encountering Jesus by Dickson and Gibson
4.) Jesus Skeptic by John S. Dickerson
5.) Rediscovering Jesus: An Introduction to Biblical, Religious and Cultural Perspectives on Christ by Capes, Reeves, & Richards 

1.) Christian Theology 3rd Edition by Millard J. Erickson
2.) A Body of Divinity by Thomas Watson
3.) Plain Theology for Plain People by Charles Octavius Boothe
4.) Everyone's a Theologian: An Introduction to Systematic Theology by R.C. Sproul

The Doctrine of Scripture
1.) The Sufficiency Of Scripture by Noel Weeks (Out of Print)
2.) Scripture Alone: The Evangelical Doctrine by R.C. Sproul
3.) God's Word Alone: The Authority of Scripture by Matthew Barrett 
4.) The Canon of Scripture by F.F. Bruce
5.) Thy Word is Truth by E.J. Young

Church History
1.) Baptists in America: A History by Thomas S. Kidd and Barry G. Hankins 
2.) A Brief History of Sunday: From the New Testament to the New Creation by Justo L. González
3.) Christianity's Dangerous Idea: The Protestant Revolution-A History from the 16th Century to the 21st by McGrath
4.) The Democratization of American Christianity by Nathan Hatch
5.) A Religious History of the American People by Sydney E. Ahlstrom

Racism & American Christianity
1.) White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity
2.) The Last Segregated Hour: The Memphis Kneel-Ins and the Campaign for Southern Church Desegregation by Stephen R. Haynes
3.) The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism by Jemar Tisby
4.) Unreconciled: From Racial Reconciliation to Racial Justice in Christian Evangelicalism by Andrea Smith 
5.) God with Us: Lived Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia, 1942–1976 by Ansley Quiros
6.) The Beloved Community: How Faith Shapes Social Justice from the Civil Rights Movement to Today by Charles Marsh

Racism in Policing & Criminal Justice
1.) The Black and the Blue: A Cop Reveals the Crimes, Racism, and Injustice in America's Law Enforcement
2.) Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America
3.) The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America 2nd Edition
4.) Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment
5.) Open Season: Legalized Genocide of Colored People
6.) Chokehold: Policing Black Men

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