Spiritual Life Recommended Reading

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The Women’s Ministries Spiritual Life committee has put together a list of approved books. Consider these for personal reading, Bible study and Circle groups, or gifts. A printable list is available to download here.

ARP WM Spiritual Life Recommended Reading List 2013 – 2014


Abundant Life Day Book, Nancy Guthrie

Beside Still Waters, Charles Spurgeon

Heart Aflame, John Calvin

Holiness, Day By Day, Jerry Bridges

My Father’s World,  Philip Graham Ryken

One Year Book of Hope, Nancy Guthrie

Pierced By the Word, John Piper

Valley of Vision, Arthur Bennett



A Praying Life, Paul Miller

A Way to Pray, Matthew Henry

Developing A Healthy Prayer Life, Joel Beeke

Pray with Your Eyes Open, Pratt, Richard, Jr.

Prayer: A Biblical Perspective, Eric Alexander

Praying the Saviour’s Way, Derek Thomas


Studies/Christian Living/Women’s Ministry

Beeke, Joel

  • Family Worship
  • The Epistles of John

Bridges, Jerry

  • Respectable Sins

Butterfield, Rosario C.

  • Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert

Doriani, Daniel

  • Women and Ministry: What the Bible Teaches

Duncan, Ligon

  • Women’s Ministry in the Local Church

Eastin, Staci

  • The Organized Heart: a Woman’s Guide to Conquering Chaos

Eggerichs, Emerson

  • Love and Respect

Elliot, Elisabeth

  • Discipline: The Glad Surrender
  • Let Me Be a Woman
  • Shadow of the Almighty

Ferguson, Sinclair

  • Discovering God’s Will
  • Grow in Grace
  • In Christ Alone

Fitzpatrick, Elyse

  • A Steadfast Heart
  • Because He Loves Me
  • Helper by Design: God’s Perfect Plan for Marriage
  •  Idols of the Heart
  • Overcoming Fear, Worry and Anxiety
  • The Empty Nest
  • Women Helping Women

Ganz, Nancy

  • Genesis: A Commentary for Children

George, Elizabeth

  • A Woman after God’s Own Heart
  • A Woman’s Call to Prayer    
  • Life Management for Busy Women

Guthrie, Nancy

  • Be still My Soul
  • Holding on to Hope
  • Lamb of God: Seeing Jesus in Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers & Deuteronomy
  • Promised One: Seeing Jesus in Genesis
  • Son of David: Seeing Jesus in the Old Testament

Hughes, Barbara

  • Disciplines of a Godly Woman

Hunt, Susan

  • By Design
  • Leadership for Women in the Church
  • Legacy of Biblical Womanhood
  • Paul’s Letters to Maturing Churches
  • Prayers of the Bible
  •  Spiritual Mothering
  •  True Woman

James, Carolyn Custis

  • Lost Women of the Bible

Keller, Timothy

  • Every Good Endeavor
  •  The Meaning of Marriage
  •  The Reason for God

Kimmel, Tim

  • Grace Based Parenting

Miller, C. John

  • Come Back Barbara
  •  Repentance: A Daring Call to Real Surrender

Miller, Paul

  • Love Walked Among Us: Learning to Love Like Jesus

Miller, Rose Marie

  • From Fear to Freedom

Nielson, Kathleen B.

  • Bible Study: Following the Ways of the Word
  • Proverbs: The Ways of Wisdom

Peace, Martha

  • Damsels in Distress: Biblical solutions for Problems Women Face

Piper, John

  • Finally Alive

Piper, Noel

  • Faithful Women and their Extraordinary God

Stott, John

  • Christian Leadership

Tripp, Paul David

  • Lost in the Middle: Midlife and the Grace of God

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