Suggested Resources for 3D Groups

 

Discipleship

Personal Disciple-Making: A Step-by-Step Guide for Leading a Christian From New Birth to Maturity.  Adsit, Christopher B.  1996 

The Master’s Plan for Making Disciples: Every Christian an Effective Witness through an Enabling Church.  2nd Edition  Arn, William and Charles Arn.  1998

Growing True Disciples.  Barna, George.  2001

Multiply:  Disciples Making Disciples.  Chan, Francis.  2012

Real Life Discipleship.  Putman, Jim.  2010

Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God.  Henry T. Blackaby. 2008

Growing up: How to be a Disciple Who Makes Disciples.  Gallaty, Robby. 2013

Growing Godly Women: A Christian Woman’s Guide to Mentoring Teenage Girls.  Greene, Donna.  2002

 

Personal Growth

For the group exploring the classic disciplines of the Christian faith.

Celebration of Discipline:  The Path to Spiritual Growth.  Foster, Richard.  1998

Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life.  Whitney, Donald.  1991

The Christian Educator’s handbook on Spiritual Formation.  Wilhoit, James and Kenneth O. Gangel, eds.  1994

The Purpose Driven Life.  Warren, Rick.  2007

Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream.  Platt, David.  2010

The Life You Have Always Wanted.  Ortberg, John.  2006

 

Prayer

For those seeking to move beyond rituals and discover new intimacy with Christ

Experiencing Prayer with Jesus.  Blackaby Henry and Norman Blackaby.  2006

Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life.  Whitney, Donald.  1991

The Classic Collection on Prayer.  Bounds, E. M.  2001

 

Is He big enough to heal your marriage or your child?

Circle Maker: Praying Circles Around Your Biggest Dreams and Greatest Fears.  Batterson, Mark.

 

Marriage

For those seeking a God-honoring biblical model for marriage Love & Respect.  Dr. Emerson Eggerichs  2004

Understanding the friction points or serious hurts in marriage Boundaries in Marriage:  Understanding the Choices That Make or Break Loving Relationships.  Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend.  1992

Sacred Marriage.  Thomas, Gary L.  2015

For those seeking better ways to experience and express love

Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate.  Chapman, Gary.  1995

Conflict

For those seeking to resolve personal conflicts by applying biblical truths

The Peace Maker:  A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict.  Sande, Ken.  2004

Peacemaking for Families.  Sande, Ken.  2002

 

Bible Study

A step-by-step guide to Bible study

How to Study the Bible:  The Lasting Rewards of the Inductive Approach.  Arthur, Kay.   1992

Grasping God’s Word:  A Hands-on Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible, 2nd ed.  Duvall, J. Scott, and J. Daniel Hays.  2005

 

For those seeking to learn to apply God’s Word every time you read Scripture

Foundations.  Gallaty, Robby and Kandi.  2015

 

For those seeking to hear the Lord’s direction for their lives

Discerning the Voice of God.  Shirer, Priscilla.  2007

30 Days to Understanding the Bible.  Anders, Max.  1988

Believe.  Frazee, Randy.  2015

 

Finances

Learn biblical practices to pay off debt and to save and spend wisely

Financial Peace.  Dave Ramsey. 2012

Financial Freedom.  John D Morgan.  1999

 

Parenting

Self explanatory

Boundaries with Kids: When to Say Yes, When to Say No, to Help Your Children Gain Control of Their Lives.  Cloud, Henry and Townsend, John.  2001

 Boundaries with Teens: When to Say Yes, How to Say No.  Townsend, John.  2006

 

Learn to work with the church to impact the lives of your children

Parenting Beyond Your Capacity: Connect Your Family to a Wider Community.  Joiner, Reggie.  2015

 

Jesus-centered parenting in a child-centered world

Ready to Launch.  Greear, J.D. and Veronica.  2011

 

 Video Resources

Right Now Media – resource offering over 14,000 video options covering almost every topic.  This site requires authorization to access videos which Pastor Craig Molyneaux can make available to you.  Simply email Craig at craig@membc.org and request access rights to Right Now Media.