Resources for Spiritual Growth

recommended by some Aldersgate Church family

For Anyone

  • The Reason for God by Timothy Keller
  • The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy Keller with Kathy Keller
  • Crazy Love by Francis Chan
  • Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
  • The Pursuit of God by AW Tozer
  • (Podcast) Pray the Word with David Platt (produced by Radical) 

For Women

  • It’s Not Supposed To Be This Way by Lysa Terkeurst
  • A Life That Says Welcome by Karen Ehman
  • Get Out of That Pit: Straight Talk about God’s Deliverance by Beth Moore
  • Risen Motherhood: Gospel Hope for Everyday Moments by Emily Jensen and Laura Wifler
  • (Podcast) Risen Motherhood Podcast (Emily Jensen and Laura Wifler)

For Men

  • I Don’t’ Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression by Terrence Real
  • Everyman’s Battle: Winning the War on Sexual Temptation One Victory at a Time by Stephen Arterburn and Fred Stoeker
  • Just Courage: God’s Great Expedition for the Restless Christian by Gary A. Haugen

For Children/Teens

  • The Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones (0-8)
  • God, I Need to Talk Collection by Susan K. Leigh (2-7) —addresses topical issues like bad manners, whining, bad temper, greed, bedtime, paying attention, lying, etc. 
  • Little Pilgrim’s Progress by Helen Taylor (6-12)
  • The Bible Explorer’s Guide: 1,000 Amazing Facts and Photos by Nancy I. Sanders (8-12)
  • The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis (8+)
  • (Podcast) By Kids, For Kids Bible Stories (produced by Audio Visual Education)

For Teens


  • Love Languages for children/ teenagers by Gary Chapman
  • (Podcast) -Questions Kids Ask Podcast (Mary C. Wiley)

Bible Reading Plans