Textbook List for All EDL Courses (10/10/2018 Update)

  • BT 102 – Old Testament 1
    • DeRouchie, Jason S. ed. What the Old Testament Authors Really Cared About: A Survey of Jesus' Bible. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2013. ISBN-13: 9780825425912 Available Here
    • Constable, Thomas L. Dr. Constable's Expository (Bible Study) Notes. Available Here
  • BT 104 – Old Testament 2
    • DeRouchie, Jason S. ed. What the Old Testament Authors Really Cared About: A Survey of Jesus' Bible. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2013. ISBN-13: 9780825425912 Available Here
  • BT 106 – New Testament Survey
    • Elwell, Walter A. and Robert W. Yarbrough. Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey. 3rd edition. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2013. ISBN 9780801039645 Available Here
    • Longenecker, Bruce W. The Lost Letters of Pergamum: A Story from the New Testament World. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2003. ISBN-13: 978-0801026072 Available Here
  • BT 111 – Christian Life and Worldview
    • Sire, James W. The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog. 5th Edition. Downers Grove: Intervarsity Press, 2009. Available Here
    • Reinke, Tony. Newton on the Christian Life: To Live is Christ. Wheaton: Crossway. 2015. Available Here
  • BT 151 – Survey of Doctrine
    • Ryrie, Charles. A Survey of Bible Doctrine. Chicago: Moody Publishers. 1989. ISBN: 0802484387 Available Here
    • Herrick, Greg. An Introduction to Christian Belief: A Layman’s Guide. Available Here
  • BT 221 – God, Creation, and Sin
    • John MacArthur and Richard Mayhue, eds.. Biblical Doctrine: A Systematic Summary of Bible Truth (Wheaton: Crossway, 2017). Available Here
    • C. Fred Dickason. Angels: Elect and Evil (rev. ed., Chicago: Moody, 1995). Available Here
    • Larry Dixon. When Temptation Strikes: Gaining Victory Over Sin (Fort Washington, PA: CLC Publications, 2008). Available Here
    • Phillip E. Johnson. Darwin on Trial (2nd. ed., Downers Grove: IVP, 1993) Available Here
    • Tozer, A.W.. The Knowledge of the Holy. The Attributes of God: Their Meaning in the Christian Life (San Francisco: Harper, 1961) Available Here
  • BT 236 – 1st Corinthians
    • Morris, Leon. 1 Corinthians. rev. ed., TNTC. Downers Grove: Intervarsity, 1985. Reprint, 2008. Available Here
    • Constable, Thomas L. Dr. Constable's Expository (Bible Study) Notes (1 Corinthians). Available Here
  • BT 247 – Life of Christ
    • MacArthur, John. One Perfect Life: The Complete Story of the Lord Jesus. Nelson. 2013. Available Here
    • Glock, David A. Walking With Jesus: 90 Devotionals on the Life of Christ. ECS Ministries. 2011. Available Here
  • BT 321 – Christ, the Holy Spirit, and Salvation
    • Cole, Graham A. Engaging with the Holy Spirit: Real Questions, Practical Answers. Wheaton: Crossway, 2007. Available Here
    • MacArthur, John, and Richard Mayhue, eds. Biblical Doctrine: A Systematic Summary of Bible Truth. Wheaton: Crossway, 2017. Available Here
    • Piper, John. Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ. Wheaton: Crossway, 2004. Available Here
  • BT 335 – Romans
    • Moo, Douglas. Encountering the Book of Romans: A Theological Survey 2nd Ed. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2014. Available Here
  • BT 350 – Apologetics
    • Cowan, Steve, B. (2000). Five Views on Apologetics. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan. Available Here
    • Koukl, Gregory. (2009). Tactics: A game plan for discussing your Christian convictions. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan. Available Here
  • BUS 250 – Business as Mission
    • Johnson, C. Neal. Business as Mission: A Comprehensive Guide to Theory and Practice. InterVarsity Press Academic, 2009. Paperback. ISBN 9780830838653 Available Here
    • Rundle, Steve and Tom Steffen. Great Commission Companies: The Emerging Role of Business in Missions. InterVarsity Press Books, 2011. Paperback. ISBN 9780830838271 Available Here
  • COU 121 – Counseling Foundations
    • Collins, Gary R. The Biblical Basis of Christian Counseling for People Helpers. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress, 2001. Available Here
    • Lewis, C. S. The Problem of Pain. New York, NY: Touchstone, 1996. Available Here
  • COU 311 – Methods and Techniques of Counseling
    • Collins, Gary R. Christian Counseling Casebook. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2007. Available Here
    • Collins, Gary R. Christian Counseling: A Comprehensive Guide. Third Edition. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2007. Available Here
  • COU 323 – Multicultural Counseling Techniques
    • Hesselgrave, David J. Counseling Cross-Culturally: An Introduction to Theory and Practice for Christians. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2002. ISBN 1-57910-861-X Available Here
  • ENG 101 – English Composition
    • No required texts
  • HIS 131 – Western Civilization 1
    • Kagan, Donald, Steven Ozment, and Frank Turner. The Western Heritage. Brief 4th Edition. Comined Volume. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2005. Available Here
    • Schneider, Christine. In the Shadow of the Cathedral. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 1998. Available Here
    • Wells, Ronald A. History Through the Eyes of Faith. San Francisco: Harper, 1989. Available Here.
  • ICS 104 – Missions and Evangelism 1
    • Dickson, John. The Best Kept Secret of Christian Mission. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2010. ISBN 9780310328636 (hardcover); ISBN 9780310515470 (paperback). Available Here
    • Strobel, Lee. The Case for Christ, Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2016. ISBN 9780310345862 (paperback). This is the revised version, though you may also use the 1998 version, IBSN 9780310226550 (paperback). Available Here
  • MAT 140 – College Mathematics
    • WebAssign for Mathematical Excursions, 4th Edition, Richard N. Aufmann, Joanne S. Lockwood, Richard D. Nation, Daniel K. Clegg, Copyright 2018 Published. Available Here (This is a digital-only textbook with required accompanying software. It must be purchased new from the publisher in order to work for this course).
  • PSY 211 – Developmental Psychology
    • Belsky, Janet. Experiencing the Lifespan. 3rd Edition. New York: Worth Publishers, 2013. Available Here
    • Fawcett, Cheryl. Understanding People: Ministry to All Stages of Life. Wheaton, IL: Evangelical Training Association, 2000. Available Here
  • REL/ICS 308 – World Religions
    • Braswell, GW, (1994). Understanding World Religions. Revised. Tennessee: Broadman & Holman Publishers. Available Here
    • Cooper, Derek (2013). Christianity and World Religions. Philipsburg: P&R Publishing Company. Available Here
    • Corduan, W. (2006). Pocket Guide to World Religions. Illinois: Intervarsity Press. Available Here
    • Reader: Readings in Selected Religious Scriptures. Available Here