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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(November 2018)

Intensive Courses


LF550 The Art and Science of Mentoring and Spiritual Direction 

  • Benner, David G. Sacred Companions: The Gift of Spiritual Friendship & Direction. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2002.
  • Anderson, Keith R. and Randy D. Reese.  Spiritual Mentoring.  Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1999.

LF569 Mental Health In Christian Ministry

  • Kristen Kansiewicz.  On Edge: Mental Illness in the Christian Context Leader’s Guide.  CreateSpace, 2017.
  • Stephen Grcevich.  Mental Health and the Church: A Ministry Handbook for Including Children and Adults with ADHD, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, and Other Common Mental Health Conditions.  Zondervan, 2018.
  • Matthew S. Stanford.  Grace for the Afflicted: A Clinical and Biblical Perspective on Mental Illness.  InterVarsity Press, 2017.
  • Tim Clinton and Jared Pingleton.  The Struggle is Real: How to Care for Mental and Relational Health Needs in the Church.  WestBow Press, 2017.

LF516 Organisational Leadership

  • Allan Calarco, Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), Joan Gurvis.  Adaptability: Responding Effectively to Change.  Pfeiffer,  Edition 1.  Mar 19, 2007.
  • Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), Talula Cartwright.  Changing Yourself and Your Reputation. Pfeiffer, Edition 1.  Jul 23, 2009.
  • David Baldwin, Talula Cartwright.  Communicating Your Vision (Ideas into Action Guidebooks).  Center for Creative Leadership, Dec 1, 2006.
  • William Bridges and Susan Bridges.  Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change (Revised 4th Edition).  Nicholas Brealey Publishing.


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

Christian Bookstores for Purchase of Textbooks

Media Ministry of Cru Singapore (identify yourself as an EAST student)
18 Verdun Road, #02-01, Cru Centre, Singapore 207280
Tel: 6589 9661
For operating hours, please visit their website:

SKS Books Warehouse (identify yourself as an EAST student)
315 Outram Road, #09-03, Tan Boon Liat Building, Singapore 169074
Tel: 6227 9700
For operating hours, please visit their website: