Recommended Textbooks

Please note that if you intend to audit a class, you are not required to purchase the textbooks. To find out availability or list price of textbooks, please contact Academic Assistant at 62919744 ext 183 or via email. Textbooks may be available from local Christian bookstores as well (see section below).

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May/June 2018 Intensive Courses

LF512/TS522 Theology Of Leadership

  • Clinton, Robert. The Making of a Leader: Recognizing the Lessons and Stages of Leadership Development. 2nd Edition, NavPress, 2012.
  • Nouwen, Henri. In the Name of Jesus: Reflections on Christian Leadership. New York: Crossroad, 1989, 1992. (Kindle Edition Not Available).
  • Sacks, Jonathan. Lessons in Leadership: A Weekly Reading of the Jewish Bible. Jerusalem: Maggid Books, 2015.

LF563 Crisis Counseling

  • Wright, Norman. The Complete Guide to Crisis & Trauma Counseling: What to Do and Say When It Matters Most!  Bethany House Publishers; Revised, Updated edition (December 14, 2011).
  • Bridges, William and Susan.  Managing Transitions, 25th anniversary edition: Making the Most of Change.  Hachette Book Group, 2017.

 NT516/TS516 Interpreting The Synoptic Gospels

  • MacEwen, Robert K. Matthean Posteriority: An Exploration of Matthew’s Use of Mark and Luke as a Solution to the Synoptic Problem. Library of New Testament Studies, ed. Chris Keith, vol. 501. London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015.
  • Pentecost, J. Dwight.  A Harmony of the Words and Works of Jesus Christ: From the New International Version. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1981.
  • Porter, Stanley E., and Bryan R. Dyer, eds. The Synoptic Problem: Four Views. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2016.


(January to May 2018)

Evening Courses

NT535 A Study of Romans: Sola Fide—By Faith Alone—the Birth of Reformation

  • Stott, John. The Message of Romans: God’s Good News for the World (Bible Speaks Today). London: IVP Books, 1994. Paperback.

OT597A Post Exilic Narratives and Prophets

  • No textbook required.


Day Courses

BS413 Biblical Foundations 2 (New Testament)

  • Elmer L. Towns & Ben Gutierrez. The Essence of the new Testament: A Survey, 2nd Edition, B&H Publishing Group, 2016.

IS510 World Missions

  • Moreau, A. Scott, Gary R. Corwin, and Gary B. McGee. Introducing World Missions: A Biblical, Historical, and Practical Survey. 2nd Edition. Grand Rapid, MI: Baker Academic, 2004.

IS560/TS561 Church, Society And Ethical Issues

  • Scott B. Rae’s Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics, Zondervan, 2009.

IS561  Urban Ministry

  • Roger S. Greenway. Discipling the City: A Comprehensive Approach to Urban Ministry. Wipf & Stock, 2000.

LF531 Teaching and Learning 2

  • No textbook required.

LF556 Expository Preaching 2

  • Bryan Chapell, Christ Centered Preaching Redeeming the Expository Sermon, 2010.

LF560 Christian Marriage & Family Life In Asia

  • David W. Jones. Wheaton, IL God, Marriage, and Family: Rebuilding the Biblical Foundation. . 2nd Edition. (2010).  Andreas J. Kostenberger with: Crossway.
  • Kenneth O. Gangel and James C. Wilhoit.  The Christian Educator’s Handbook on Family Life Education: A Comprehensive Resource on Family Life Issues in the Local Church. eds., (2000). Grand Rapids. MI: Baker Books.

NT501A Greek 2: Elementary Greek Tools

  • Köstenberger, Andreas J., Benjamine L. Merkle, and Robert L. Plummer. Going Deeper with New Testament Greek: An Intermediate Study of the Grammar and Syntax of the New Testament. Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman Publishers, 2016.

NT501B Greek 2: Elementary Greek

  • Köstenberger, Andreas J., Benjamine L. Merkle, and Robert L. Plummer. Going Deeper with New Testament Greek: An Intermediate Study of the Grammar and Syntax of the New Testament. Nashville, TN: Broadman & Holman Publishers, 2016.

NT511 New Testament Epistles And Revelation

  • Walter A. Elwell & Robert W. Yarborough. Encountering the New Testament. A Historical and Theological Survey. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2013.

OT504 Hebrew 4: Advanced Exegesis

  • Chisholm, Robert B., Jr. From Exegesis to Exposition: A Practical Guide to Using Biblical Hebrew. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2002.
  • VanGemeren, Willem A., ed. A Guide to Old Testament Theology and Exegesis: The Introductory Articles from the New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1999.

OT510 Old Testament Narratives

  • Arnold, Bill T & Brian E. Beyer.    Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey (Encountering Biblical Studies), 2008 .

TS511 Theology 2

  • No textbook required.

TS532 Spiritual Life And Transformation

  • Anderson, Neil T. The Steps to Freedom in Christ Study Guide: A Step-By-Step Guide to Help You. Bloomington, MN: Bethany House Publishers, 2004.
  • Anderson, Neil T. Victory Over the Darkness: Realizing the Power of Your Identity in Christ. 2nd Edition. Bloomington, MN: Bethany House Publishers, 2000.
  • Ryrie, Charles C. Balancing the Christian Life.  25th Anniversary edition. Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1994.
  • Willard, Dallas. The Spirit of the Disciplines: Understanding How God Changes Lives. New York, NY: HarperOne, 1991.

For more information, please contact the Academic Assistant at 62919744 ext 183 or email.

Christian Bookstores for Purchase of Textbooks

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Tel: 6589 9661
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