Recommended Textbooks

Please note that if you intend to audit a class, you are not required to purchase the 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 as well (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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Day Courses

BS413 Biblical Foundations 2 (NT)

  • Elwell, Walter A. & Robert W. Yarbrough. Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey, 3rd ed. Baker Academic, 2013.

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.

IS560/TS561 Church, Society and Ethical Issues

  • Rae, Scott B. Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics, Zondervan, 4th edition, 2018.

IS561 Urban Ministry

  • Greenway, Roger S, ed. Discipling the City: A Comprehensive Approach to Urban Mission. Eugene, OR: WIPF and STOCK Publishers. 2000.

LF545 Shepherd Care

  • Wilson, Michael Todd, and Brad Hoffmann. Preventing Ministry Failure: A Shepherdcare Guide for Pastors, Ministers and Other Caregivers. Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Books, 2007.
  • Nee, Watchman. The Release of the Spirit, Christian Fellowship Publishers 2010.  (Also available in pdf online version through:
  • Edwards, Gene. A Tale of Three Kings: A Study in Brokenness. Wheaton, Ill.: Tyndale House Publishers, 1992.

LF556 Expository Preaching 2

  • Chapell, Bryan.  Christ Centered Preaching: Redeeming the Expository Sermon. Baker Academics, 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.  (Please get your own copy). 

LF561 Biblical Counselling in Ministry

  • John F. MacArthur (Ed). Counseling: How to counsel Biblically. MacArthur Pastor’s library 6th Printing Edition. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson 2005.
  • Stephen P. Greggo and Timothy A. Sisemore (Eds), Counseling and Christianity: Five Approaches Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2012.

NT501A Greek 2: Elementary Greek Tools

  • To be confirmed.   Please consult the Instructor.

NT501B Greek 2: Elementary Greek Grammar

  • To be confirmed.   Please consult the Instructor.

NT511 New Testament Epistles and Revelation

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

OT510 Old Testament Narratives

  • Arnold, Bill T. and Bryan E. Better, Encountering the Old Testament, 3rd Ed., Grand Rapids, MI; Baker Academics, 2015.

OT538 I & II Samuel 

  • To be confirmed.

TS511 Theology 2

  • Please check with the Instructor.

TS532 Spiritual Life and Transformation

  • 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, 2017 edition.
  • 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.


Evening Courses

LF511 Transforming Leadership

  • Blanchard, Ken & Hodges, Phil. 2016. Lead Like Jesus Revisited: Lessons from the Greatest Leadership Role Model of All Time. Thomas Nelson; Revised edition. .
  • The Arbinger Institute. 2019. The Outward Mindset: Seeing Beyond Ourselves, How to change lives and Transform organisations. 2nd Edition. Oakland, CA: Barrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.


For more information, please contact the Academic Assistant at 62919744 ext 139 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
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SKS Books Warehouse (identify yourself as an EAST student)
315 Outram Road, #09-03, Tan Boon Liat Building, Singapore 169074
Tel: 6227 9700
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