General Interest

Married for Real: Building a Loving, Powerful Life Together by Eddie and Tamara George

When All Hail Breaks Loose: Weathering the Storms of Life by Pat Day

Date with Destiny: Find the Love You Need by Joseph W. Walker III

Love and Intimacy: Five Ways to Get Together and Stay Together by Joseph W. Walker III

Becoming a Couple of Destiny: Living, Loving, and Creating a Life that Matters by Joseph W. Walker III and Stephaine Hale Walker

When the One You Love Is Gone by Rebekah L. Miles

Green Faith: Mobilizing God’s People to Save the Earth by Fletcher Harper

The Way of Jesus: To Repair and Renew the World by Bruce Chilton

Can You Believe in God and Evolution? A Guide for the Perplexed by Ted Peters and Martinez Hewlett

Healing the Heartbreak of Grief by Peter James Flamming

The Switching Hour: Kids of Divorce Say Good-bye Again by Evon O. Flesberg

Reset Your Life: Make a New Start by Joseph W. Walker III

The Judas Syndrome: Why Good People Do Awful Things by George K. Simon Jr.


The Toxic Congregation: How to Heal the Soul of Your Church by Lloyd Rediger

Leadershifts: Mastering Transitions in Leadership and Life by Joseph W. Walker III

Singing the Lord’s Song in a Strange Land by Joseph E. Lowery

How to Lead in Church Conflict: Healing Ungrieved Loss by K. Brynolf Lyon and Dean P. Moseley

Inside the Leader’s Head: Unraveling Personal Obstacles to Ministry by Virginia Holeman and Stephen Martyn

Fish or Cut Bait: How Winning Churches Make Decisions by John E. Kaiser


Bible Study

Revelation and the End Times: Unraveling God’s Message of Hope by Ben Witherington III

On the Road with Jesus: Birth and Ministry by Ben Witherington III

On the Road with Jesus: Teaching and Healing by Ben Witherington III

How God Takes Our Little and Makes It Much by James W. Moore


Pastoral Care

What Do We Tell the Children? Talking to Kids about Death and Dying by Joe Primo

The Caring Congregation: Training Manual and Resource Guide by Karen Lampe

The Caring Congregation: How to Become One and Why It Matters by Karen Lampe

The Elephant in the Church: What You Don’t See Can Kill Your Ministry by Jeanne Stevenson Moessner and Mary Lynn Dell

Prelude to Practical Theology: Variations on Theory and Practice by Jeanne Stevenson Moessner

Listen My Son: Wisdom to Help African American Fathers edited by Lee Butler

Cut Dead but Still Alive: Caring for African American Young Men by Gregory C. Ellison II

Hearing Beyond the Words: How to Become a Listening Pastor by Emma J. Justes

Please Don’t Tell: What to Do with the Secrets People Share by Emma J. Justes

The Unshuttered Heart: Opening Aliveness/Deadness in the Self by Ann Belford Ulanov

African American Pastoral Care, Revised Edition by Edward P. Wimberly

Introduction to Pastoral Counseling by Loren Townsend

Suicide: Pastoral Responses by Loren Townsend

Pastoral Care and Counseling: Redefining the Paradigms edited by Nancy J. Ramsay

Basic Types of Pastoral Care and Counseling: Resources for the Ministry of Healing and Growth, 3rd edition by Howard Clinebell with Bridget Clare McKeever

A Pastor’s Practical Guide to Funerals: Offering Help, Assurance, and Hope by Lee Franklin

Preparing Couples for Love and Marriage: A Pastor’s Resource by Cameron Lee and James L. Furrow

The Gift of Encouragement: Restoring Heart to Those Who Have Lost It by Marjorie J. Thompson

The Gift of Compassion: A Guide to Helping Those Who Grieve by Becca Stevens

Crisis Counseling in the Congregation by Larry E. Webb

Your Spiritual IQ: Five Steps to Spiritual Growth by John Savage

Pastoral Care: An Essential Guide by John Patton

Beyond the Yellow Ribbon: Ministering to Returning Combat Veterans by David Thompson and Darlene Wetterstrom

The Places You Go: Caring for Your Congregation Monday through Saturday by Urias Beverly



A Wesleyan Theology of the Eucharist: The Presence of God for Christian Life and Ministry by Jason Vickers, gen. ed.

Seized by Truth: Reading the Bible as Scripture by Joel B. Green

Calvin vs Wesley: Bringing Belief in Live with Practice by Don Thorsen

Barnabas vs Paul: To Encourage or Confront by C. K. Robertson

The New and Enlarged Handbook of Christian Theology by Donald Musser and Joseph Price

Kierkegaard: Abingdon Pillars of Theology by Lee Barrett III

Schleiermacher: Abingdon Pillars of Theology by Terrence Tice

Tillich: Abingdon Pillars of Theology by Donald Musser and Joseph Price

Barth: Abingdon Pillars of Theology by Eberhard Busch

Luther: Abingdon Pillars of Theology by Scott H. Hendrix

Calvin: Abingdon Pillars of Theology by George Stroup

Augustine: Abingdon Pillars of Theology by Eugene TeSelle

H. Richard Niebuhr: Abingdon Pillars of Theology by Donald Shriver Jr.

Reinhold Niebuhr: Abingdon Pillars of Theology by Robin Lovin

Incarnation: The Surprising Overlap of Heaven and Earth by William H. Willimon

Holy Communion: Celebrating God with Us by Kenneth M. Loyer

Race and Theology by Elaine A. Robinson

Globalization and Theology by Joerg Rieger

Holing Faith: A Practical Introduction to Christian Doctrine by Cynthia L. Rigby

OMG: A Youth Ministry Handbook edited by Kenda Creasy Dean

Christ and Community: The Gospel Witness to Jesus by Suzanne Watts Henderson


Science and Theology

What About the Soul? by Joel B. Green

Theological and Scientific Commentary on Darwin’s Origin of Species by Ted Peters and Martinez Hewlett

Evolution from Creation to New Creation: Conflict, Conversation, and Convergence by Ted Peters and Martinez Hewlett

Can You Believe in God and Evolution? A Guide for the Perplexed by Ted Peters and Martinez Hewlett


Wesleyan and Methodist Studies

The United Methodist Deacon: Ordained to Word, Service, Compassion, and Justice by Margaret Ann Crain

Reading Scripture as Wesleyans by Joel B. Green

Staying at the Table: The Gift of Unity for United Methodists by Scott J. Jones

United Methodist Doctrine: The Extreme Center by Scott J. Jones

Wesley and the People Called Methodist, Second Edition by Richard P. Heitzenrater

The Elusive Mr. Wesley, Second Edition by Richard P. Heitzenrater

American Methodism: A Compact History by Russell E. Richey, Kenneth E. Rowe, and Jean Miller Schmidt

The Methodist Experience in America: A History, Vol. 1 by Russell E. Richey, Kenneth E. Rowe, and Jean Miller Schmidt

John Wesley: A Theological Journey by Kenneth J. Collins

The Sermons of John Wesley: A Collection for the Christian Journey edited by Kenneth J. Collins and Jason E. Vickers

The Theology of John Wesley: Holy Love and the Shape of Grace by Kenneth J. Collins

The Method of Our Mission: United Methodist Polity and Organization by Laceye C. Warner

This We Believe: The Core of Wesleyan Faith and Practice by William H. Willimon

The Greatest Story Never Told: Revive Us Again by Leonard Sweet

Justice or Just Us? Toward a Pan-Methodist Theology by F. Douglas Powe

Key United Methodist Beliefs by William Abraham and David Watson

Methodism in Recovery: Renewing Mission, Reclaiming History, and Restoring Health by William Lawrence

Wesleyan Perspectives on the New Creation edited by M. Douglas Meeks

The Manuscript Journal of the Reverend Charles Wesley M. A. Vol. 1 by S.T. Kimbrough and Kenneth Newport

The Manuscript Journal of the Reverend Charles Wesley M. A. Vol. 2 by S.T. Kimbrough and Kenneth Newport

Wesleyan Beliefs: Formal and Popular Expressions of the Core Beliefs of Wesleyan Communities by Ted A. Campbell

Methodist Doctrine: The Essentials , second edition by Ted A. Campbell

Doctrine in Experience: A Methodist Theology of Church and Ministry by Russell E. Richey

Reconsidering Arminius: Beyond the Reformed and Wesleyan Divide edited by Keith Stranglin, Mark Bilby, and Mark Howard Mann

The Letters of Dr. Thomas Coke edited by John A. Vickers

The Journals of Dr. Thomas Coke edited by John A. Vickers

The Works of John Wesley, Bicentennial Edition Vol 12: Doctrinal and Controversial Treatises I edited by Randy Maddox

The Works of John Wesley, Bicentennial Edition Vol 13: Doctrinal and Controversial Treatises II edited by Kenneth Collins and Paul Wesley Chilcote


World Christianity

To All Nations from All Nations: A History of the Christian Missionary Movement by Carlos Cardoza-Orlandi and Justo González


Biblical Studies

The New Testament: Methods and Meanings by Warren Carter and Amy Jill Levine

The Abingdon Introduction to the Bible by Joel Kaminsky, Joel Lohr, and Mark Reasoner

How Israel Became a People by Ralph Hawkins

A Critical Introduction to the New Testament: Interpreting the Message and Meaning of Jesus Christ by Carl R. Holladay

Why Salvation? (Reframing New Testament Theology) by Joel B. Green

Why the Cross? (Reframing New Testament Theology) by Donald Senior

Why the Church? (Reframing New Testament Theology) by Robert Wall

From Crisis to Christ: A Contextual Introduction to the New Testament by Paul N. Anderson

Paul: Apostle and Fellow Traveler by Jerry L. Sumney

The Dead Sea Scrolls (Core Biblical Studies) by Peter Flint

The Apocrypha (Core Biblical Studies) by David A. deSilva

Yet I Loved Jacob: Reclaiming the Biblical Concept of Election by Joel S. Kaminsky

You Are My People: An Introduction to Prophetic Literature by Louis Stulman and Hyun Chul Paul Kim

The Apocalyptic Literature (Interpreting Biblical Texts) by Stephen Cook

The Prophetic Literature (Interpreting Biblical Texts) by Marvin Sweeney

Psalms (Interpreting Biblical Texts) by William P. Brown

Leviticus (Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries) by Timothy Willis

Jeremiah (Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries) by Louis Stulman

Esther (Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries) by Linda Day

Ruth (Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries) by Judy Fentress-Williams

1-2 Kings (Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries) by Gina Hens-Piazza

Proverbs (Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries) by Christine R. Yoder

Lamentations (Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries)  by Diane Bergant 

Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi (Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries) by Julia O’Brien

Romans (Abingdon New Testament Commentaries) by Leander Keck

Mark (Abingdon New Testament Commentaries) by C. Clifton Black


Church and Culture

Do Jews, Christians, and Muslims Worship the Same God? by Jacob Neusner, Baruch Levine, Bruce Chilton, Vincent Cornell

Not Safe for Church: Ten Commandments for Reaching New Generations by F. Douglas Powe Jr. and Jasmine Rose Smothers

Me and We: God’s New Social Gospel by Leonard Sweet

Wake Up: Hip-Hop, Christianity, and the Black Church by Cheryl Kirk-Duggan and Marlon Hall

Gospel and Culture in the African Context by Joseph Onema Fama

 A Shared Christian Life by Ben Witherington III


American Church History

A Sense of the Heart: Christian Religious Experience in the United States by Bill J. Leonard

Liberating Black Church History: Making It Plain by Juan Floyd-Thomas


Church History

A History of Christian Thought: In One Volume by Justo L. González

The History of Theological Education by Justo L. González

Nuestra Fe: A Latin American Church History Sourcebook by Ondina González and Justo L. González



An Introduction to Christian Ethics: Goals, Duties, and Virtues by Robin W. Lovin


Christian Education

In Search of Wisdom: Faith Formation in the Black Church edited by Anne E. Streaty Wimberly and Evelyn Parker

Soul Stories: African American Christian Education by Anne E. Streaty Wimberly

Teaching the Way of Jesus: Educating Christian for Faithful Living by Jack Seymour

Christian Education in the Small Membership Church by Karen B. Tye


Worship and Ministry

With God in the Crucible: Preaching Costly Discipleship by Peter Storey

The Christian Year: A Guide for Worship and Preaching by Robin Knowles Wallace

Worshipping in the Small Membership Church by Robin Knowles Wallace

Communion Services (Just in Time) by Robin Knowles Wallace

Pastoral Prayers for the Hospital Visit (Just in Time) by Sara Webb Phillips

Healing Services (Just in Time) by James K. Wagner

Pastoral Prayers in Public Places (Just in Time) by F. Belton Joyner Jr.

Funeral Services (Just in Time) by Cynthia Danals

Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany Services by F. Belton Joyner Jr.

Children’s Sermons (Just in Time) by Anne E. Streaty Wimberly

Advent Services (Just in Time) by David Rogne

Life in the Fishbowl: Everyday Challenges of Pastors and Their Families by F. Belton Joyner Jr.

Attract Families to Your Church and Keep Them Coming Back by Linda Ranson Jacobs

The Pastor’s Guide to Youth Ministry by Amy E. Jacober

Administration in the Small Membership Church by John H. Tyson

Five Practices of Fruitful Youth Ministry: A Youth Leader’s Guide by Terry Carty and Robert Schnase


Mission and Evangelism

New Wine, New Wineskins: How African American Congregations Can Reach New Generations by F. Douglas Powe Jr.

Mission: An Essential Guide by Carlos Cardoza-Orlandi

Needs-Based Evangelism: Becoming a Good Samaritan Church by Robert Pierson

Evangelism in the Small Membership Church by Royal Speidel



The Wesley Study Bible, NRSV General Editors: Joel B. Green and William H. Willimon