The best way to read a book or an article is to grab another person or a group of people and read it together. Talk about what you are learning and learn together. Then the reading really becomes an "excuse" to get together and encourage one another in faith. Below is a list of great articles followed by a list of great books arranged topically. The books range from historical to theological to practical, take your pick. And if you have a book or article you think we should add to the list, let us know!
Biblical Productivity, C.J Mahaney
COMA Questions (for reading the Bible together), David Helm
Did He Die For You?, Timothy Keller
A Do It Yourself Marriage Retreat, Deepak Reju
The Expulsive Power of a New Affection, Donald Whitney
Fellowship Questions: An Outline for Discipleship Groups, Donald Whitney
Gospel Driven Sanctification, Jerry Bridges
How Christ Changes Us By His Grace, Paul Tripp and Tim Lane
Idols of the Heart and Vanity Fair, David Powlison
The Living God is a Missionary God, John Stott
Mutual Duties of Husbands and Wives, Richard Baxter
Personal Disciple Making Plan, David Platt
Puritian Resources for Biblical Counseling, Tim Keller
Resolving Conflict Christ's Way, Robert D. Jones
Ten Questions To Ask To Make Sure You're Still Growing, Donald Whitney
To Take the Soul to Task, David Powlison
White Horse Inn: Michael Horton and others discuss theological and cultural issues from a Reformed perspective.
The Gospel Coalition: Evangelical leaders from various denominations who want to restore focus to Christ and the gospel for the church, away from fads and trends that have overtaken the church over the last century or so. The podcast podcast has a variety of excellent content on theology and current church and cultural issues.
Help Me Teach the Bible: Nancy Gutherie talks to some of the best teachers and preachers of our day to equip all kinds of Bible teachers to creatively teach through specific books of the Bible.
Renewing Your Mind: R.C Sproul's lectures on various theological topics.
9Marks Audio Interviews: Mark Dever interviews others regarding various issues facing the church.
Signposts: Russell Moore also discusses various theological and cultural issues such as gender and sexuality and church life in a secular society.
Thinking in Public: Albert Mohler interviews various Christian and non-Christian thinkers about major theological, historical and cultural matters that are key issues of our day.
The Briefing: Albert Mohler offers a daily worldview analysis about leading news headlines and cultural conversations.
Five Minutes in Church History: Just what it sounds like. So much of church history is relevant today.
Who Is God?
Knowing God, J.I Packer
What's the significance of Jesus' death on the cross?
The Cross of Christ, John Stott
What is the church?
Nine Marks of a Healthy Church, Mark Dever
When did the church begin and where did all the different denominations come from?
The Story of Christianity (2 vols), Justo Gonzalez
How do I make sense of Christianity?
The Reason for God, Tim Keller
How do I share my faith in Jesus?
Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God, J.I Packer
What does God want from husbands and wives?
When Sinners Say I Do, Dave Harvey
The Meaning of Marriage, Tim and Kathy Keller
This Momentary Marriage, John Piper
What does God want from parents?
Age of Opportunity: A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens, Paul David Tripp
Training Children for Their Good, Andy Naselli
How do I grow my prayer life?
A Praying Life, Paul Miller
How should I think about ministry within the church?
The Deliberate Church, Mark Dever
The Trellis and the Vine, Colin Marshall and Tony Payne
What Is a Healthy Church?, Mark Dever
How can I know God's will when I am making decisions?
What is sanctification?
The Hole in Our Holiness, Kevin DeYoung
Where is God in suffering?
Trusting God Even When Life Hurts, Jerry Bridges