Thank you to the Open Door Church Women’s Internship for this list of resources!

Books By Topic:

Identity in Christ

Made for More: An Invitation to Live in God’s Image by Hannah Anderson

Adorned: Living out the Beauty of the Gospel Together by Nancy Demoss Wolgemuth

In His Image: 10 Ways God is Different from Us (and Why That’s a Good Thing!) by Jen Wilkin

Because He Loves Me by Elyse Fitzpatrick

Women of the Word: How to Study the Bible with Both Our Hearts and Our Minds by Jen Wilkin

None Like Him: 10 Ways God is Different from Us (And Why That’s a Good Thing) by Jen Wilkin

Gay Girl, Good God: The Story of Who I was and Who God has Always Been by Jackie Hill Perry

The Missional Mom by Helen Lee

Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World by Joanna Weaver

Spiritual Disciplines

All That’s Good: Recovering the Lost Art of Discernment by Hannah Anderson

Humble Roots by Hannah Anderson

Prayer: How Praying together Shapes the Church by John Ocnwuchekwa

Contentment: Seeing Gods Goodness by Megan Hill

Caring for One Another: 8 Ways to Cultivate Meaningful Relationships by Edward T. Welch

Disciplines of Grace by Jerry Bridges

The Pursuit of Holiness by Jerry Bridges

Habits of Grace Enjoying Jesus through the Spiritual Disciplines by David Mathis

The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer

The Crucified Life: How to Live Out a Deeper Christian Experience by A.W. Tozer

The Cost of Discipleship by Deitrich Bonhoeffer

The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment by Jeremiah Burroughs

The Practice of Praise by C.H. Spurgeon

Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God by Timothy Keller

The Autobiography of George Muller by George Muller

Church Membership

The Pastor’s Wife: Strengthened by Grace for a Life of Love by Gloria Furman

The Church Planting Wife: Help and Hope for Heart by Christine Hoover

What Do You Think of Me? Why Do I Care? by Edward T. Welch

Total Church: A Radical Reshaping Around the Gospel by Tim Chester and Steve Timmis

The Trellis and The Vine by Collin Marshall and Tony Payne

Churches Partnering Together by Chris Bruno and Matt Dirks

The Gospel by Ray Orland

Church planting for a Greater Harvest by C. Peter Wagner

Women’s Ministry in the Local Church by Ligon Duncan and Susan Hunt

Word-Filled Women’s Ministry: Loving and Serving the Church by Gloria Furman and Kathleen Nielson

Trusting God: Even When Life Hurts by Jerry Bridges

Everyday Church: Gospel Communities on Mission by Tim Chester

Gospel Centered Church by Steve Timmis

Shaped by the Gospel: Doing Balanced Gospel-Centered Ministry in Your Church by Timothy Keller

No Little Women by Aimee Byrd

Evangelism and Disciplemaking

The Soul Winner by Charles Haddon Spurgeon

The Gospel in a Pluralist Society by Leslie Newbigin

Grounded in the Faith by Kenneth Erisman

An Infinite Journey by Andrew Davis

Follow Me by David Platt

Multiply by Francis Chan

Discipling: How to Help Others Follow Jesus by Mark Dever

Gospel-Centered Discipleship by Jonathan K Dodson

Side by Side: Walking with Others in Wisdom and Love by Ed Welch

The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism by Timothy Keller

Counterfeit Gods by Timothy Keller

Evangelism: How the Whole Church Speaks of Jesus by J Mark Stiles

Discipleship Essentials by Greg Ogden

A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World by Paul Miller

How God’s Grace Makes Us Just by Tim Keller

Apologetics at the Cross: An introduction for Christian Witness By Joshua D. Crenshaw and Mark D. Allen

Evangelism in a Skeptical World by Sam Chan

Faith among the Faithless: Learning from Esther HOW to Live in a World Gone Mad by Mike Cospe


The Meaning of Marriage by Tim Keller

Love and Respect by Emerson Eggerichs

Intimate Issues: 21 Questions Christian Women Ask About Sex by Linda Dillow and Lorraine Pintus

Catching Foxes: A Gospel Guided Journey to Marriage by John Henderson

Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions about Life and Sexuality by Nancy Pearcey

The Storm Tossed Family: How the Cross Reshapes the Home by Russell Moore

Choosing Gratitude: Your journey to Joy by Nancy Lee Demoss Wolgemuth

Lies Women Believe and the truth that sets them Free By Nancy Lee Demoss Wolgemuth

The Coddling of the American Mind by Gregg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt

When Sinners Say “I Do”: Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage by Dave Harvey

This Momentary Marriage by John Piper

A Christ Centered Wedding by Catherine Parks


Shepherding a Child’s Heart by Paul Trip

Gospel Powered Parenting by William Farley

Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change your Family by Paul David Tripp

Child Proof: Parenting by Faith and Not Formula by Julie Lowe

Raising Children in a Screen Saturated World by Eliza Hule

Going Public by David and Kelli Pritchard

Desperate by Sarah Mae and Sally Clarkson

Everyday Talk by Jay Younts

The Mission of Motherhood by Sally Clarkson

The Ministry of Motherhood by Sally Clarkson

Growing Grateful Kids by Susie Larson

Loving the Little Years by Rachel Jankovic

Big Truths for Young Hearts by Bruce Ware

Missional Motherhood: The Everyday Ministry of Motherhood in Grand Plan of God by Gloria Furman

Treasuring Christ When Your Hands are Full by Gloria Furman


Biblical Counseling Basics: Roots, Beliefs and Future by Jeremy Lelek

Grief: Walking with Jesus by Bob Kellemen

Pornography: Fighting for Purity by Deepak Reju

Diehard Sins: How to Fight Wisely Against Destructive Daily Habits by Rush Witt

Domestic Abuse: Help for the Sufferer by Darby Strickland

God’s Grace for your suffering by David Powlison

Doubt: Trusting in God’s Promises by Elyse Fitzpatrick

Addictive Habits: Changing For Good by David Dunham

After an Affair: Pursuing Restoration by Michael Gembola

Debilitated and Diminished: Help for Christian Women in Emotionally Abusive Marriages by Anne Dryburgh

Suffering: Gospel Hope When Life Does Not Make Sense by Paul Tripp

Women Helping Women: A Biblical Guide to Major Issues Women Face by Elyse Fitzpatrick and Carol Cornish

Women Counseling Women: Biblical Answers to Life’s Difficult Problems by Elyse Fitzpatrick

Peace-Making Woman by Tara Barthel and Judy Dabler

Mentor for Life by Natasha Sistrunk Robinson

True Beauty by Carolyn Mahaney and Nicole Whitacre

Purity is Possible by Helen Thorne

One-to-One Bible Reading by David Helm

Walking with God Through Pain and Suffering by Timothy Keller

Feelings and Faith: Cultivating Godly Emotions in the Christian life by Brian Borgman

Depression: Looking up from the Stubborn Darkness by Ed Welch

Running Scared: Fear, Worry and the God of Rest by Ed Welch

When I am Afraid: A Step by Step guide away from Fear and Anxiety by Ed Welch

The Freedom of Self Forgetfulness: The Path to True Christian Joy by Timothy Keller


Hospitality Command by Alexander Strauch

The Life-Giving Home by Sally and Sarah Clarkson

The Gospel Comes with a House Key: Practicing Radically Ordinary Hospitality in our Post- Christian World by Rosaria Butterfield

Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear by Matthew Kaemingk

A Life that Says Welcome by Karen Ehman

Treasuring God in Our Traditions by Noel Piper

Glimpses of Grace: Treasuring the Gospel in Your Home by Gloria Furman

The Turquoise Table by Kristen Schell

Own Your Life By Sally Clarkson