Recommended Textbooks

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IS510 World Missions

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

IS523 Honor, Shame, Guilt And Sin  

  • Georges, Jayson, and Mark D. Baker. Ministering in Honor-Shame Cultures: Biblical Foundations and Practical Essentials. Downers Grove, IL: Inter-Varsity Press, 2016. Available in DTL.
  • Georges, Jayson. The 3D Gospel: Ministry in Guilt, Shame, and Fear Cultures. Brooklyn, NY: Time Press, 2017. Available in DTL.

IS560 Church, Society & Ethical Issues

  • Lewis, C. S. The Weight of Glory and Other Addresses (San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1980). Available in DTL.
  • Clark, David K and Robert V Rakestraw, ed. Readings in Christian Ethics. Vol 2 (Grand Rapids, Baker Academic, 1996).
  • Peñamora, Aldrid M and Wong, Bernard K., ed. Asian Chrisitan Ethics: Evangelical Perspectives. Foundations for Asian Christian Thought (Carlisle, UK: Langham, 2022). (Selected chapters).

LF511 Transforming Leadership

Required Textbooks:

  • Blanchard, Ken & Phil Hodges. Lead Like Jesus Revisited: Lessons from the Greatest Leadership Role Model of All Time. W Publishing Group. 2016.
  • The Arbinger Institute. 2019. The Outward Mindset: Seeing Beyond Ourselves, How to Change Lives and Transform Organizations. 2nd ed. Oakland, CA: Barrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
  • Keith, Kent M. 2015.  The Christian Leader at Work: Serving by Leading, Honolulu, Hawaii: Terrace Press Inc.

Additional References:

  • Earley, Justin Whitmel. 2019.  The Common Rule: Habits of Purpose for An Age of Distraction. Downders Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press. Available in DTL.
  • Stoltzfus, Tony. 2005 Leadership Coaching: The Disciplines, Skills and Heart of a Christian Coach. Virginia Beach, Virginia. Available in DTL.

LF565 Leading Multicultural Teams

  • Evelyn & Richard Hibbert. Leading Multicultural Teams. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 2014. Available in DTL.
  • Livermore, David. Leading with Cultural Intelligence: The Real Secret to Success, 2nd Ed. New York, American Management Association, 2015.  Available in DTL.

LF531 Teaching and Learning 2

  • No textbooks required.

LF556 Expository Preaching 2

  • Bryan Chapell. Christ-centered preaching: Redeeming the Expository Sermon. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Academic, 3rd edition 2018.

LF560 Christian Marriage & Family in Asia

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

LF561 Biblical Counseling in Ministry

  • MacArthur, John and the Master’s College Faculty, Counseling. How to Counsel Biblically. Nashville, TN : Nelson reference and electronic, 2005.
  • Greggo, Stephen P. and Sisemore Timothy A. eds. Counseling and Christianity: Five Approaches. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2012. Available in DTL.

OT502 Biblical Greek 2: Exegesis using Tools

  • Brotzman, Ellis R. Old Testament Textual Criticism: A Practical Introduction (version Second edition.). Second ed. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2016.eckmann, Susan, Gail Porter, and Diann Feldman. Available in DTL.
  • Chisholm, Robert B. From Exegesis to Exposition: A Practical Guide to Using Biblical Hebrew. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Books, 1998. Available in DTL.
  • Pratico, Gary Davis, and Miles V Van Pelt. Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar. Third ed. Zondervan Language Basics. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 2019.  Available in DTL.

NT511 New Testament Epistles & Revelation

  • Course Assigned Readings: Selected chapters from Walter A. Elwell & Robert W. Yarborough. Encountering the New Testament. A Historical and Theological Survey. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic (2013).  Available in DTL.

OT510 Old Testament Narratives

  • Alter, Robert, The Art of Biblical Narrative, revised & updated (New York: Basic Books, 2011). Available in DTL.
  • Berlin, Adele, Poetics and Interpretation of Biblical Narrative (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1994). Available in DTL.
  • Fee, Gordon D. and Douglas Stuart, How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth: A Guide to Understanding the Bible (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1982), chap 5.  Available in DTL.
  • Klein, William W., Craig L. Blomberg, Robert L. Hubbard, Jr., Introduction to Biblical Interpretation, revised and updated (Nashville, TN: Thomas, Nelson, 2004), pp. 325-41.  Available in DTL.
  • Longman, Tremper, III, Making Sense of the Old Testament: Three Crucial Questions (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1998).
  • Walton, Benjamin, H., Preaching Old Testament Narratives (Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel, 2016).

TS511 Theology 2

  • Erickson, Millard J.  Christian Theology, 3rd ed.  Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2013.  Available in DTL.

TS562 Contemporary Worldviews

  • Paul G. Hiebert.  Transforming Worldviews: An Anthropological Understanding of How People Change.  Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2008.  Available in DTL.
  • Terry C. Muck, Harold A. Netland, and Gerald R. McDermott, eds., Handbook of Religion: A Christian Engagement with Traditions, Teachings, and Practices.  Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2014.  Available in DTL.
  • James W. Sire.  The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog.  6th Edition.  Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2020.  Available in DTL.

TS532 Spiritual Life & Transformation

  • Anderson, Neil T.  The Bondage Breaker.  Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers, 2019.  Available in DTL.
  • Anderson, Neil T.  The Steps to Freedom in Christ: A Biblical Guide to Help You Resolve Personal and Spiritual Conflicts and Become a Fruitful Disciple of Jesus.  Bloomington, MN: Bethany House Publishers, 2017.
  • Anderson, Neil T.  Victory over the Darkness: Realizing the Power of Your Identity in Christ.  2nd ed.  Bloomington, MN: Bethany House Publishers, 2000.  Available in DTL.
  • Ryrie, Charles C.  Balancing the Christian Life.  25th anniversary ed.  Chicago, IL: Moody Press, 1994. Available in DTL.



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OT534 Exposition of Deuteronomy

  • Culp, A. J. Invited to Know God: The Book of Deuteronomy. Edited by Craig G. Bartholomew. Transformative Word. Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press, 2019.  Available in DTL.
  • DeRouchie, Jason S., Jason Gile and Kenneth J. Turner, eds. For Our Good Always: Studies on the Message and Influence of Deuteronomy in Honor of Daniel I. Block. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2014.  Available in DTL.
  • Firth, David G. and Philip S. Johnston. Interpreting Deuteronomy: Issues and approaches.  Nottingham: Apollos, 2012.  Available in DTL.

LF516 Organisational Leadership

  • To be advised.


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