Recommended Textbooks

To find out availability of textbooks, please contact Academic Assistant at 62919744 ext 183 or via email. Textbooks may be available from local Christian bookstores too (see section below). Please note that no additional copies of textbooks will be available for sale during class time besides those with prior confirmed textbook orders.

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FIRST SEMESTER COURSES

JULY – NOVEMBER 2020

Day Courses

 

#BS510 Bible Study Methods & Hermeneutics 

  • To be confirmed.

#IS409 Missions Foundation

  • Winter, Ralph D. & Hawthorne, Steven C., eds. Perspectives on the World Christian Movement: A Reader, 4th ed. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 2009.

#IS501 Building Spiritual Movements

  • Newman, Randy. Questioning Evangelism: Engaging People’s Hearts the Way Jesus Did. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Pub, 2017.
  • Edmund Chan, A Certain Kind (Intentional Disciplemaking That Redefines Success In Ministry), 2013.

#IS520/TS570 Contextualisation

  • Moreau, A. Scott. Contextualization in World Missions: Mapping and Assessing Evangelical Models. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publication, 2012.

IS570/TS573 Religious Movements in Asia

  • Farhadian, Charles E. Introducing world religions: a Christian engagement.  Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2015.

#LF510 Christian Leadership Foundations

  • Henry & Richard Blackaby. Spiritual Leadership: Moving People on to God’s Agenda. Singapore: C.O.S. Printers Pte Ltd, 2011.

LF530 Teaching and Learning 1

  • Hendricks, Howard. Teaching to Change Lives. Multnomah Books, 2003.
  • Richards, Lawrence O and Gary J. Bredfieldt. Creative Bible Teaching. Revised & Expanded. Moody Publishers, 1998.

LF532 Educational Ministry of the Church

  • Textbook: Mark A. Maddox and James Riley Jr Estep. Practicing Christian Education: An Introduction for Ministry. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2017.
  • Each student must choose one of the following books according to one’s interests of ministry area (age groups) along with the textbook above.
    • Clark, Chap, ed. Integrating Emerging Generations into the Family of Faith: Adoptive Youth Ministry. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2016. (Youth)
    • Houser, Tina. Building Children’s Ministry : A Practical Guide. Thomas Nelson Inc, 2008. (Children)
    • Jakes, Sue. Kids Under Construction: Children’s Ministry Resource. Christian Education & Publications, 2005. (Children)
    • Gangel, Kenneth O. and James C. Wilhoit, eds., The Christian Educator’s Handbook on Adult
      Education. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1993. (Adult)
    • Lindhard, Terry, ed. Teaching the Next Generation: A Comprehensive Guide for Teaching Christian Formation. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2016. (Next Gen)
    • Setran, David P. and Chris A Kiesling. Spiritual Formation in Emerging Adulthood: A Practical Theology for College and Young Adult Ministry. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2013. (College and Young adult)

LF555 Expository Preaching 1

  • Robinson, Haddon W. Biblical Preaching: The Development and Delivery of Expositional Messages. 3rd edition. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2014.

NT510 New Testament Narratives

  • Walter A. Elwell & Robert W.  Yarborough. Encountering the New Testament.  A Historical and Theological Survey. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic 2013.
  • Strauss, Mark L. Four Portraits, One Jesus: A Survey of Jesus and the Gospels. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2020.

OT500A Hebrew 1: Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Tools

  • Pratico, Gary D. and Miles V. Van Pelt. Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar. 3rd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2019.

OT511 Old Testament Poetry, Wisdom & Prophets

  • Arnold, Bill T., and Bryan E. Beyer. Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey, 3rd edition. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2015.

TS500 Church History 1

  • Gonzalez, Justo.  The Story of Christianity: Volume I, The Early Church to the Reformation.  2nd ed.  San Francisco, CA: HarperOne, 2010.
  • Gonzalez, Justo.  The Story of Christianity: Volume II, The Reformation to the Present Day.  2nd ed.  San Francisco, CA: HarperOne, 2010.
  • Hannah, John D.  The Kregel Pictorial Guide to Church History.  Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 2000.

TS510 Theology 1

  • Erickson, Millard J. Christian Theology, 3 rd ed. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2013.
  • Enns, Paul P. The Moody Handbook of Theology, Revised and Expanded. Chicago, IL: Moody Publishers, 2014.

#TS560 Worldview & Biblical Decision Making

  • Paul G. Hiebert.  Transforming Worldviews: An Anthropological Understanding of How People Change.  Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2008.
  • Dennis P. Hollinger.  Choosing the Good: Christian Ethics in a Complex World.  Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2002.

 

Evening Courses

#LF545 Shepherd Care

  • Edwards, Gene. A Tale of Three Kings: A Study in Brokenness. Wheaton, Ill.: Tyndale House Publishers, 1992.
  • Wilson, Michael Todd, and Brad Hoffmann. Preventing Ministry Failure: A Shepherdcare Guide for Pastors, Ministers and Other Caregivers. Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Books, 2007.

#NT535 Exposition of Romans

  • To be confirmed.

 

For more information, please contact the Academic Assistant at 62919744 ext 183 or emailPlease note that no additional copies of textbooks will be available for sale during class time besides those with prior confirmed textbook orders.

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: www.media.cru.org.sg

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: www.sksbooks.com