Nearly each week, Pastor Matt recommends a book related to his sermons for further study. You are invited to purchase any of them from one of our Charleston area bookstores. For 2016 recommendations, click here.

Made Well: Finding Wholeness in the Everyday Sacred Moments

This Week's Recommended Book November 19, 2017 - Sermon Series: Not Alone Sermon: Being Thankful for the Past Book: Made Well: Finding Wholeness in the Everyday Sacred Moments by Jenny Simmons   … [Read more...]

Becoming Home: Adoption, Foster Care & Mentoring

This Week's Recommended Book November 12, 2017 - Sermon Series: Not Alone Sermon: Accepting Broken People Book: Becoming Home: Adoption, Foster Care & Mentoring by Jedd Medefind (Barna Group)   … [Read more...]

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality

This Week's Recommended Book November 5, 2017 - Sermon Series: Not Alone Sermon: Not Alone Book: Emotionally Healthy Spirituality by Peter Scazzero   … [Read more...]

A Meal with Jesus: Discovering Grace, Community, and Mission around the Table

This Week's Recommended Book October 22, 2017 - Sermon Series: Victorious: Christ Has Won! Sermon: Putting Others in Their Place Book: A Meal with Jesus: Discovering Grace, Community, and Mission around the Table by Tim Chester   … [Read more...]

How People Change

This Week's Recommended Book October 15, 2017 - Sermon Series: Victorious: Christ Has Won! Sermon: Putting Life in Its Place Book: How People Change by Timothy Lane & Paul Tripp   … [Read more...]

Three Free Sins: God’s Not Mad at You

This Week's Recommended Book October 8, 2017 - Sermon Series: Victorious: Christ Has Won! Sermon: Putting Legalism in Its Place Book: Three Free Sins: God's Not Mad at You by Steve Brown   … [Read more...]

The Invisible War

This Week's Recommended Book October 1, 2017 - Sermon Series: Victorious: Christ Has Won! Sermon: Putting Angels and Demons in Their Place Book: The Invisible War by Chip Ingram *Watch this book’s video version by signing up for a free RightNow Media account. … [Read more...]

Foxe’s Book of Martyrs

This Week's Recommended Book September 24, 2017 - Sermon Series: Victorious: Christ Has Won! Sermon: Putting Suffering in Its Place Book: Foxe's Book of Martyrs by John Foxe … [Read more...]

Your Jesus is Too Safe: Outgrowing a Drive-Thru, Feel-Good Savior

This Week's Recommended Book September 17, 2017 - Sermon Series: Victorious: Christ Has Won! Sermon: Putting Jesus in His Place Book: Your Jesus is Too Safe: Outgrowing a Drive-Thru, Feel-Good Savior by Jared C. Wilson … [Read more...]

Going Deeper: A Study in Colossians

This Week's Recommended Book September 10, 2017 - Sermon Series: Victorious: Christ Has Won! Sermon: Putting the News in Its Place Book: Victorious: Christ has Won! Going Deeper | A Study in Colossians -Available in the Gathering Space -Online: BibleCenterChurch.com/colossians -On the App … [Read more...]

Center Church: Doing Balanced, Gospel-Centered Ministry in Your City

This Week's Recommended Book August 27, 2017 - Sermon Series: Find Your Fit Sermon: Why a Church Charleston Can't Live Without? Book: Center Church: Doing Balanced, Gospel-Centered Ministry in Your City by Timothy Keller … [Read more...]

The Lost Art of Disciple Making

This Week's Recommended Book August 13, 2017 - Sermon Series: Find Your Fit Sermon: What is Bible Center Called to Do? Book: The Lost Art of Disciple Making by LeRoy Eims … [Read more...]

Start with Why

This Week's Recommended Book August 6, 2017 - Sermon Series: Find Your Fit Sermon: Why is Bible Center in Charleston? Book: Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek … [Read more...]

Theology and Practice of Mission: God, the Church, and the Nations

This Week's Recommended Book July 30, 2017 - Sermon Series: Lost in Translation Sermon: God's Word to the World Book: Theology and Practice of Mission: God, the Church, and the Nations by Bruce Riley Ashford … [Read more...]

When I don’t Desire God: How to Fight for Joy

This Week's Recommended Book July 16, 2017 - Sermon Series: Lost in Translation Sermon: The Bible: The Key to Blessing Book: When I Don't Desire God: How to Fight for Joy by John Piper … [Read more...]

The Gospel Story Bible

This Week's Recommended Book July 9, 2017 - Sermon Series: Lost in Translation Sermon: Why Have Vacation Bible School Book: The Gospel Story Bible: Discovering Jesus in the Old and New Testaments by Marty Machowski … [Read more...]

The Bible Knowledge Commentary

This Week's Recommended Book June 25, 2017 - Sermon Series: Lost in Translation Sermon: Handle with Care: The Do's & Don'ts of Understanding the Bible Book: The Bible Knowledge Commentary [Old Testament / New Testament] Website: BestCommentaries.com … [Read more...]

40 Questions about Interpreting the Bible

This Week's Recommended Book June 18, 2017 - Sermon Series: Lost in Translation Sermon: Is the Bible full of errors? Book: 40 Questions about Interpreting the Bible by Robert L. Plummer … [Read more...]

The God Who is There: Finding Your Place in God’s Story

This Week's Recommended Book June 11, 2017 - Sermon Series: Lost in Translation Sermon: What is the Bible All About? Book: The God Who is There: Finding Your Place in God's Story by D.A. Carson … [Read more...]

Discover the Book God Wrote

This Week's Recommended Book June 4, 2017 - Sermon Series: Lost in Translation Sermon: What is the Bible? Book: Discover the Book God Wrote by Bill Bright … [Read more...]

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t

This Week's Recommended Book May 28, 2017 - Sermon Series: Not So Picture Perfect Sermon: How Can I Be a Peacemaker? Book: Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek … [Read more...]

The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict

This Week's Recommended Book May 21, 2017 - Sermon Series: Not So Picture Perfect Sermon: How to Make Friends with Enemies Book: The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict by Ken Sande … [Read more...]

If You Bite & Devour One Another: Principles for Handling Conflict

This Week's Recommended Book May 14, 2017 - Sermon Series: Not So Picture Perfect Sermon: A Face Only a Mother Could Love Book: If You Bite & Devour One Another: Principles for Handling Conflict by Alexander Strauch … [Read more...]

Relationships: A Mess Worth Making

This Week's Recommended Book May 7, 2017 - Sermon Series: Not So Picture Perfect Sermon: What Does God's Family Look Like? Book: Relationships: A Mess Worth Making by Timothy Lane & Paul Tripp … [Read more...]

Gospel Resources

This Week's Recommended Resources April 30, 2017 - Sermon Series: HopeFull Sermon: Why the Gospel Can Change Charleston Resources: Books & Videos … [Read more...]

Abide in Christ

This Week's Recommended Book April 23, 2017 - Sermon Series: HopeFull Sermon: Jesus Hears My Prayers Book: Abide in Christ by Andrew Murray … [Read more...]

Surprised by Hope

This Week's Recommended Book April 16, 2017 - Sermon Series: HopeFull Sermon: Why Easter Gives Me Hope Book: Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church by N. T. Wright … [Read more...]

One Perfect Life: The Complete Story of the Lord Jesus

This Week's Recommended Book April 9, 2017 - Sermon Series: HopeFull Sermon: The King Came for Me Book: One Perfect Life: The Complete Story of the Lord Jesus by John MacArthur … [Read more...]

The Mission of God’s People

This Week's Recommended Book March 26, 2017 - Sermon Series: HopeFull Sermon: God is With Us Book: The Mission of God’s People: A Biblical Theology of the Church’s Mission by Christopher J. H. Wright … [Read more...]

When God Sings

This Week's Recommended Book March 19, 2017 - Sermon Series: HopeFull Sermon: God Always Tells The Truth Book: When God Sings: The Breathtaking Truth of God Singing Over His Own  by Dr. Bill Tanzey … [Read more...]