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.

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...]

The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism

This Week's Recommended Book March 12, 2017 - Sermon Series: HopeFull Sermon: How Can We Show Hope to Our Neighbors? Book: The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism by Tim Keller … [Read more...]

God is the Gospel

This Week's Recommended Book March 5, 2017 - Sermon Series: HopeFull Sermon: God is the Good News Book: God is the Gospel by John Piper … [Read more...]

Future Grace

This Week's Recommended Book February 26, 2017 - Sermon Series: Ouch! Healing from Hard Religion Sermon: Marinate in Grace Book: Future Grace by John Piper … [Read more...]

God’s Big Picture: Tracing the Storyline of the Bible

This Week's Recommended Book February 19, 2017 - Sermon Series: Ouch! Healing from Hard Religion Sermon: Just Put the Ball in the Hoop Book: God's Big Picture: Tracing the Storyline of the Bible  by Vaughan Roberts … [Read more...]

When People are Big and God is Small

This Week's Recommended Book February 12, 2017 - Sermon Series: Ouch! Healing from Hard Religion Sermon: Just Put the Ball in the Hoop Book: When People Are Big and God is Small: Overcoming Peer Pressure, Codependency, and the Fear of Man by Edward T. Welch … [Read more...]

The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse

This Week's Recommended Book February 5, 2017 - Sermon Series: Ouch! Healing from Hard Religion Sermon: Find a Safe Place Book: The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse: Recognizing and Escaping Spiritual Manipulation and False Spiritual Authority Within the Church by David Johnson & Jeff Van … [Read more...]

When God Sings

This Week's Recommended Book January 29, 2017 - Sermon Series: New Year. New You. Sermon: When God Sings Book: When God Sings; The Breathtaking Truth of God Singing Over His Own by Dr. Bill Tanzey … [Read more...]

The Relational Soul

This Week's Recommended Book January 22, 2017 - Sermon Series: New Year. New You. Sermon: God Can Change Me Book: The Relational Soul: Moving from False Self to Deep Connection by Richard Plass and James Cofield … [Read more...]

The Gift of Being Yourself

This Week's Recommended Book January 15, 2017 - Sermon Series: New Year. New You. Sermon: God Made Me Book: The Gift of Being Yourself: The Sacred Call to Self-Discovery by David Benner … [Read more...]

The Practice of the Presence of God

This Week's Recommended Book January 8, 2017 - Sermon Series: New Year. New You. Sermon: God is With Me Book: The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence … [Read more...]

Shame Interrupted

This Week's Recommended Book January 1, 2017 - Sermon Series: New Year. New You. Sermon: God Accepts Me Book: Shame Interrupted: How God Lifts the Pain of Worthlessness & Rejection by Edward T. Welch … [Read more...]