Textbook List

 

Fall Textbooks
Classes Book(s)
BIB1113 Old Testament History and Literature Arnold, Bill T. and Bryan E. Beyer. Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey. 3rd Edition. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic. ISBN: 978-0801049538.
BIB4343 Pentateuch Hamilton, Victor P. Handbook on the Pentateuch, 2nd Edition, Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2005, ISBN-13: 978-0801027161
THE2213 Biblical Hermeneutics Duvall, J. Scott, and J. Daniel Hays. Grasping God’s Word: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting and Applying the Bible, 4th Edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, Inc. 2020. ISBN: 978-0310109174.
BIB3113 Life of Christ Textbook 1: Blomberg, Craig L. Jesus and the Gospels: An Introduction and Survey. Second Edition. 2009. ISBN: 978-0805444827. Textbook 2: Blomberg, Craig L. Interpreting the Parables. Second Edition. 2012. ISBN: 9780830839674
COM1113 Fundamentals of Speech Hoogterp, Bill. Your Perfect Presentation. (New York: McGraw Hill Education, 2014 ). ISBN-13: 9780071825009.
ATH1113 Theology of Prayer Textbook 1: The Spirit Helps Us Pray by R. L. Brandt and Zenas J. Bicket. ISBN: 978-0882436784. Textbook 2: Grubb, Norman. Reese Howells Intercessor. Christian Literature Crusade, Fort Washington, Pa; 1973.
GEN1113 College Success Ellis, David B., and Doug Toft. Becoming A Master Student. 14th ed. Boston: Wadsworth/Cengage Learning, 2013. ISBN13: 9781133311584 available on e-book/Kindle
GEO2113 Historical Geography of The Ancient Near East, Greece, and Rome
Brisco, Thomas. Bible Atlas: A Complete Guide to the Expansive Geography of Biblical History. Nashville: Broadman and Holman Publishers, 1998 (2014).(ISBN 978-1558197091) OR 2nd Edition (ISBN 978-0805497601) 2.
THE3113 Theology 1 Erickson, Millard J. Introducing Christian Doctrine, 3rd ed. Edited by Arnold Hustad. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House 2015. ISBN 978-0801049194. Or a student may use: Erickson, Millard J. Christian Theology. 3rd ed. Grand Rapids. Baker Book House, 2013. ISBN 978-0801036439 (expanded edition – 1173 pages).
THE3313 Theology of Missions Missions in the Age of the Spirit by John V. York. ISBN: 978-0882434643.
BIO2113 Life Science Mader and Windelspecht . Inquiry into Life; 15th edition. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education, 2016. ISBN-10: 1259426165 ISBN-13: 978-1259426162
ATH2113 Evangelism in the 21st Century Coleman, Robert E. The Master Plan of Evangelism. 2006. ISBN: 0-8007-3122-0
ATH4113 Pastoral Theology The Pentecostal Pastor: A Mandate for the 21st Century. Edited by Thomas E. Trask, Wayde I. Goodall, Zenas J. Bicket. Gospel Publishing House, 2012.
ATH3243 Urban Youth and Children’s Ministry Textbook 1: Kilbourn, Phillis, ed. Children in Crisis: A New Commitment. Monrovia, California: 1996. Textbook 2: Completing the Big Picture of Youth Ministry (20 Unavoidable Principles) by Bret L. Allen.
ATH4153 Urban Compassion Ministry Textbook 1: Christensen, Michael J. City Streets, City People: A Call for Compassion. Nashville, Tn: Abingdon, 1988. Textbook 2: Hopler, Tom and Marcia. Reaching the World Next Door: How to Spread the Gospel in the Midst of Many Cultures. Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 1993, rev.
THE3413 Intro. to Pentecostal Theology Textbook 1. A. Palma, The Holy Spirit: A Pentecostal Perspective. Textbook 2. Menzies, Spirit and Power: Foundations for Pentecostal Experience.
ATH3244 Cross-Cultural Adjustment Textbook 1: Lingenfelter, Sherwood G., and Marvin K. Mayers. Ministering Cross-Culturally: An Incarnational Model for Personal Relationships. Baker Academic, 2003. Textbook 2: Johnson, Alan R. Apostolic Function in 21st Century Missions. William Carey Library, 2009. Textbook 3: Psychology of Missionary Adjustment 9780882433219 Marge Jones, E. Grant Jones Gospel Publishing House.
ATH4223 Pastoral Counseling Christian Counseling 3rd Edition: Revised and Updated by Gary Collins. ISBN: 978-1418503291
Winter Textbooks
Class Book(s)
BIB1213 New Testament History and Literature Elwell, Walter A. and Robert W. Yarbrough. Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey (Encountering Biblical Studies) 3rd Edition.
ENG1213 English Composition 1 Keys to Successful Writing: A Handbook for College and Career. by Ann Raimes and Maria Jerskey. ISBN: 978-1111353698.
MAT1213 Applied College Mathematics The student will purchase a subscription to Hawkes Learning. The student will receive an email with directions.
PSY2213 Intro. to Psychology Psychology: Modules for Active Learning by Coon, Dennis. 11th (eleventh) edition (2008). ISBN: 978-0-495-50496-2
BIB2213 Pastoral Epistles 1 & 2 Timothy and Titus: Understanding the Bible Commentary Series By Gordon D. Fee ISBN: 9780801046230
THE3213 Theology 2 Erickson, Millard J. Introducing Christian Doctrine, 3rd ed. Edited by Arnold Hustad. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House 2015. ISBN 978-0801049194. Or a student may use: Erickson, Millard J. Christian Theology. 3rd ed. Grand Rapids. Baker Book House, 2013. ISBN 978-0801036439 (expanded edition – 1173 pages).
ATH3113 Homiletics 1 Biblical Preaching: The Development and Delivery of Expository Messages by Haddon W. Robinson. ISBN: 978-0801049125
ATH3313 Church Business Administration Textbook 1: Hammar, Richard, and Frank Sommerville. 8 Legal Pitfalls for Churches (and How to Avoid Them) (Church Law & Tax Book 1). Kindle ed. Carol Stream, IL: Christianity Today, 2016. Textbook 2: Hammar, Richard. 10 Finance Questions Churches Ask (Church Law and Tax Book 3). Kindle ed. Carol Steam, IL: Christianity Today, 2016. (30 Pages) Textbook 3: Hammar Richard. 10 Tax and Employment Questions Churches Ask (Church Law & Tax Book 2). Kindle ed. Carol Stream, IL: Christianity Today, 2016.
BIB4323 Corinthian Correspondence 1 & 2 Corinthians. Expositor’s Bible Commentary: Revised Edition. By Verlyn Verbrugge and Murray Harris ASIN: B06WRPKX4M.
ATH3233 Youth Ministry Your First Two Years in Youth Ministry: A Personal and Practical Guide to Starting Right by Doug Fields. ISBN: 9780310240457
BIB4333 Biblical Models of Women in Leadership Textbook 1: Instruments for His Glory (Joyce Strong) (ISBN: 088419646-1). Textbook 2: Why not Women? (Cunningham) (ISBN: 1-57658-183-7). Textbook 3: God’s Women Then and Now (Gill and Cavaness) (ISBN: 0-09749539-0-3).
ATH3243 Urban Youth and Children’s Ministry Textbook 1: Kilbourn, Phillis, ed. Children in Crisis: A New Commitment. Monrovia, California: 1996; Textbook 2: Completing the Big Picture of Youth Ministry (20 Unavoidable Principles) by Bret L. Allen
ATH4263 Urban Church Planting Textbook 1: Conn, Harvey. Planting and Growing Urban Churches: From Dream to Reality. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 1977. Textbook 2: Benesh, Sean. Exegeting the City: What you need to know about church planting in the city today. Portland, 2015.
ATH1213 A Spirit-Empowered Church Textbook 1: A Spirit-Empowered Church by Alton Garrison. ISBN: 978-1681540016. Textbook 2: A Spirit-Empowered Life by Mike Clarensau. Springfield, MO; Vital Resources, 2015.
BIB4343 O. T. Major Prophets Handbook on the Prophets by Robert B. Chisholm, Jr. ISBN: 978-0801038600.
HEB2313 Hebrew Biblical Hebrew Grammar by D. Waylon Bailey and John O. Strange. ISBN: 978-0914520238.
HUM2213 Ancient Greco-Roman Literature Textbook 1: Barrett, C. K. The New Testament Background: Writings from Ancient Greece and the Roman Empire That Illuminate Christian Origins. San Francisco, CA: HarperOne, 1995. Textbook 2: Wilken, Robert Louis. The Christians as the Romans Saw Them. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2003.
ATH4223 Christian Spiritual Formation Textbook 1: Mulholland, M. Robert. Invitation to a Journey: A Road Map for Spiritual Formation. Downers Grove, Ill: InterVarsity, 1993. Textbook 2: RENOVATION OF THE HEART by Dallas Willard
GRK2213 First Century Greek Basics of Biblical Greek: Grammar by William D. Mounce. ISBN: 978-0310287681
Spring Textbooks
Class Book(s)
HIS1313 History of the Pentecostal Movement Textbook 1: McGee, Gary B., George O. Wood, and Charlie E. Self. People of the Spirit: The Assemblies of God. Springfield, MO: Gospel Publishing House, 2014.; Textbook 2: Blumhofer, Edith L. Restoring the Faith: The Assemblies of God, Pentecostalism, and American Culture. Champaign: University of Illinois, 1993. (ISBN: 978-0252062810); Textbook 3: Bartelman, Frank. Azusa Street. Whitaker House, 2000. (ISBN: 9780883686386)
BIB3313 Book of Romans Keener, Craig S. Romans: A New Covenant Commentary. Lutterworth Press, 2011. ISBN: 978-0718892388
ATH3213 Homiletics 2 Preaching to a Shifting Culture. 12 Perspectives. ISBN: 978-0801091629
HTH1313 Health Education Health and Wellness: Honoring God in Body, Mind, and Spirit. Robert T. Harper, General Editor. ISBN: 9781931283045
ATH3343 Leadership Development Textbook 1: Bradford, James T. Lead So Others Can Follow: 12 Practices and Principles for Ministry. Springfield, MO: Salubris Resources, 2015. Textbook 2: Ken Blanchard and Phil Hodges, Lead Like Jesus: Thomas Nelson (ISBN: 978-0-8499-1872-8).
BIB2363 Book of Revelation Textbook 1: Gentry, Kenneth, Sam Hamstra Jr., C. Marvin Pate, and Robert L. Thomas. Four Views on the Book of Revelation. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1998. ISBN: 978-0310210801. Textbook 2: Hindson, Ed and Mark Hitchcock. Can We Still Believe in the Rapture?. Harvest House Publishers, 2018. ISBN: 978-0736971898.
ATH4233 Crisis Intervention Textbook 1: Yperen, Jim Van. Making Peace: A Guide to Overcoming Church Conflict. Moody Publishers, 2002. Textbook 2: Competent Christian Counseling by Clinton and Ohlschlager. ISBN: 978-1578565177
BIB2313 Book of Acts Stanley Horton’s Acts, Logion Press. 2001. ISBN: 978-1607311393.
ENG1313 English Composition 2 Textbook 1: VanderMey, Randall, and Verne Meyer, John Van Rys, Pat Sebranek. The College Writer Brief: A Guide to Thinking, Writing, and Researching. 5th Edition. Chicago: Cengage Learning. 2014. ISBN 978-1285437965 (Available on Kindle for $53.49), Textbook 2: Turabian, Kate L., Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, Joseph Bizup, and William T. FitzGerald. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations Chicago Style for Students and Researchers. 9th Edition. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018. OPTIONAL TEXTBOOK: Is available on Questia.com Booth, Wayne C., and Gregory C. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams. The Craft of Research. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2008.
PHI1313 Intro. to Philosophy Nash, Ronald H. Life’s Ultimate Questions: An Introduction to Philosophy. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1999. ISBN 978-0310223641 (Available on Kindle)
THE4313 Theological Ethics Textbook 1: Ministerial Ethics by Joel Trull & James Carter ISBN: 0-8010-2755-1. Textbook 2: Meilaender, Gilbert. Bioethics: A Primer for Christians, Fourth Edition. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 2020. ISBN: 978-0802878168.
ATH2313 Intro. to Urban Missions Textbook 1: The Urban World by J. John Palen. 9th Edition. ISBN: 978-0199946044; Textbook 2: With Justice for All: A Strategy for Community Development by John Perkins. ISBN: 978-0801018169.
ATH2323 World Religions Textbook 1: Fisher, Mary Pat. Living Religions. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Publishing Co., 2010 (8th Edition). Textbook 2: Baker, W. David, Ed. Biblical Faith and Other Religions: An Evangelical Assessment. Kregel Academic & Professional, November 4, 2004.
HIS2213 Survey of Church History Shelley, Bruce L. Church History in Plain Language. 4th Edition. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2013. ISBN: 978-1401676315 
ATH3233 Youth Ministry Your First Two Years in Youth Ministry: A Personal and Practical Guide to Starting Right by Doug Fields. ISBN: 9780310240457
THE3213 Theology 2 Erickson, Millard J. Introducing Christian Doctrine, 3rd ed. Edited by Arnold Hustad. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House 2015. ISBN 978-0801049194. Or a student may use: Erickson, Millard J. Christian Theology. 3rd ed. Grand Rapids. Baker Book House, 2013. ISBN 978-0801036439 (expanded edition – 1173 pages).