1. 40 Books to Every Pastor's Library

A pastor's library is a growing personal collection of counsel ready to be sought at a moment's need. Some are inspiring classics from your years of theological training. Others were gifted or recommended by a trusted mentor. Psychological reference, sermon prep, and wedding vows - these are only the tip of the iceberg in this sea of written wisdom.

Here at CBD we have pulled together what we believe are some of the essentials for your library. If you're just starting out as a pastor, take a look and see what might be helpful to add to your shelves - you never know when you might need it. If you have been a pastor for some years now, we're sure there's something in here especially for you. We have books on leadership, counseling, sermon application, burnout, adoption, sabbath and more - even a couple recommended works of fiction. What will you discover today?

  1. Spirit-Led Preaching: The Holy Spirit's Role in Sermon Preparation and Delivery, Revised Edition
    Spirit-Led Preaching: The Holy Spirit's Role in Sermon Preparation and Delivery, Revised Edition
    Greg Heisler
    B&H Academic / 2018 / Trade Paperback
    $14.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 25% ($5.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW643362
  2. Awaiting the King: Reforming Public Theology, Volume 3
    Awaiting the King: Reforming Public Theology, Volume 3
    James K.A. Smith
    Baker Academic / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $16.99 Retail: $22.99 Save 26% ($6.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW035790
  3. Christ & Culture Revisited
    Christ & Culture Revisited
    D.A. Carson
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $14.99 Retail: $20.00 Save 25% ($5.01)
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 12/12/18.
    Stock No: WW867384
  4. Mere Christianity
    Mere Christianity
    C.S. Lewis
    HarperOne / 2001 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 25% ($4.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 52 Reviews
  5. Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works - Reader's Edition Set
    Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works - Reader's Edition Set
    Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Fortress Press / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $32.49 Retail: $43.00 Save 24% ($10.51)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW406507
  6. New Dictionary of Biblical Theology
    New Dictionary of Biblical Theology
    InterVarsity Press / 2001 / Hardcover
    $41.49 Retail: $60.00 Save 31% ($18.51)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
  7. The Rest of God: Restoring Your Soul by Restoring Sabbath
    The Rest of God: Restoring Your Soul by Restoring Sabbath
    Mark Buchanan
    Thomas Nelson / 2007 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 38% ($6.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 10 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW918707
  8. A Theology for the Church, Revised Edition
    A Theology for the Church, Revised Edition
    Edited by Daniel L. Akin
    B&H Academic / 2014 / Hardcover
    $30.99 Retail: $54.99 Save 44% ($24.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW682131
  9. The Canon of Scripture
    The Canon of Scripture
    F.F. Bruce
    InterVarsity Press / 1988 / Hardcover
    $21.99 Retail: $35.00 Save 37% ($13.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
  10. Exegetical Fallacies, Second Edition
    Exegetical Fallacies, Second Edition
    D.A. Carson
    Baker Books / 1996 / Trade Paperback
    $14.49 Retail: $17.99 Save 19% ($3.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 10 Reviews
  11. Christian Theology, Third Edition
    Christian Theology, Third Edition
    Millard J. Erickson
    Baker Academic / 2013 / Hardcover
    $35.99 Retail: $54.99 Save 35% ($19.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
  12. Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling (Revised and Updated)
    Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling (Revised and Updated)
    Mark R. McMinn
    Tyndale House / 2011 / Hardcover
    $18.99 Retail: $24.99 Save 24% ($6.00)
  13. The Hardest Sermons You'll Ever Have to Preach: Help from Trusted Preachers for Tragic Times
    The Hardest Sermons You'll Ever Have to Preach: Help from Trusted Preachers for Tragic Times
    Bryan Chapell
    Zondervan / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $14.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 25% ($5.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW331210
  14. Christ-Centered Biblical Theology: Hermeneutical Foundations and Principles
    Christ-Centered Biblical Theology: Hermeneutical Foundations and Principles
    Graeme Goldsworthy
    IVP Academic / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $17.99 Retail: $24.00 Save 25% ($6.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW839698
  15. Church Discipline: How the Church Protects the Name of Jesus
    Church Discipline: How the Church Protects the Name of Jesus
    Jonathan Leeman
    Crossway / 2012 / Hardcover
    $9.49 Retail: $14.99 Save 37% ($5.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW532337
  16. The IVP Bible Background Commentary on the New Testament &  the Old Testament
    The IVP Bible Background Commentary on the New Testament & the Old Testament
    J.H. Walton, V.H. Matthews, M. Chavalas, Craig S. Keener
    InterVarsity Press / 2014 / Hardcover
    $46.99 Retail: $80.00 Save 41% ($33.01)
  17. Center Church: Doing Balanced, Gospel-Centered Ministry in Your City
    Center Church: Doing Balanced, Gospel-Centered Ministry in Your City
    Timothy Keller
    Zondervan / 2012 / Hardcover
    $21.49 Retail: $36.99 Save 42% ($15.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW494188
  18. Spiritual Care   (Dietrich Bonfhoeffer)
    Spiritual Care (Dietrich Bonfhoeffer)
    Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Fortress Press / 1985 / Trade Paperback
    $14.99 Retail: $19.00 Save 21% ($4.01)
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    Stock No: WW0618742
  19. The Pastor's Book: A Comprehensive and Practical Guide to Pastoral Ministry
    The Pastor's Book: A Comprehensive and Practical Guide to Pastoral Ministry
    R. Kent Hughes, Douglas Sean O'Donnell
    Crossway / 2015 / Hardcover
    $27.99 Retail: $50.00 Save 44% ($22.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW545870
  20. The Christian's Only Comfort in Life and Death: An Exposition of the Heidelberg Catechism, 2 Volumes
    The Christian's Only Comfort in Life and Death: An Exposition of the Heidelberg Catechism, 2 Volumes
    Theodorus VanderGroe
    Reformation Heritage Books / 2016 / Hardcover
    $39.99 Retail: $60.00 Save 33% ($20.01)
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 01/02/19.
    Stock No: WW784988
  21. New Dictionary of Theology: Historical and Systematic, Second Edition
    New Dictionary of Theology: Historical and Systematic, Second Edition
    Edited by Martin Davie, Tim Grass, Stephen R. Holmes et al.
    InterVarsity Press / 2016 / Hardcover
    $39.99 Retail: $60.00 Save 33% ($20.01)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
  22. Biblical Preaching: The Development and Delivery of Expository Messages, Third Edition
    Biblical Preaching: The Development and Delivery of Expository Messages, Third Edition
    Haddon W. Robinson
    Baker Academic / 2014 / Hardcover
    $16.49 Retail: $22.99 Save 28% ($6.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW049125
  23. Desiring the Kingdom: Worship, Worldview, and Cultural Formation, Cultural Liturgies Volume 1
    Desiring the Kingdom: Worship, Worldview, and Cultural Formation, Cultural Liturgies Volume 1
    James K.A. Smith
    Baker Academic / 2009 / Trade Paperback
    $15.99 Retail: $22.99 Save 30% ($7.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW035777
  24. Preaching & Preachers
    Preaching & Preachers
    D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
    Zondervan / 2012 / Hardcover
    $18.49 Retail: $24.99 Save 26% ($6.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
  25. Les Miserables
    Les Miserables
    Victor Hugo
    Signet Classics / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $7.99 Retail: $9.95 Save 20% ($1.96)
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    Stock No: WW419439
  26. Spiritual Depression
    Spiritual Depression
    D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 1965 / Trade Paperback
    $13.49 Retail: $18.00 Save 25% ($4.51)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 15 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW1387
  27. The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions- Gift Edition, black bonded leather
    The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions- Gift Edition, black bonded leather
    Arthur Bennett
    Banner of Truth / Bonded Leather
    $19.99 Retail: $26.00 Save 23% ($6.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 88 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW518214
  28. Godric: A Novel
    Godric: A Novel
    Frederick Buechner
    HarperOne / 1983 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 27% ($4.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW7288
  29. Adopted for Life: The Priority of Adoption for Christian Families & Churches, Updated and Expanded
    Adopted for Life: The Priority of Adoption for Christian Families & Churches, Updated and Expanded
    Russell D. Moore
    Crossway / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $13.99 Retail: $18.99 Save 26% ($5.00)
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    Stock No: WW549212
  30. Not the Way It's Supposed to Be: A Breviary of Sin
    Not the Way It's Supposed to Be: A Breviary of Sin
    Cornelius Plantinga Jr.
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 1995 / Trade Paperback
    $15.99 Retail: $22.00 Save 27% ($6.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW42186
  31. Surprised By Hope: Rethinking Heaven, The   Resurrection, and The Mission of the Church
    Surprised By Hope: Rethinking Heaven, The Resurrection, and The Mission of the Church
    N.T. Wright
    HarperOne / 2008 / Hardcover
    $15.99 Retail: $26.99 Save 41% ($11.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 10 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW551826
  32. Crafting a Rule of Life: An Invitation to the Well-Ordered Way
    Crafting a Rule of Life: An Invitation to the Well-Ordered Way
    Stephen A. Macchia, Mark Buchanan
    InterVarsity Press / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $13.99 Retail: $19.00 Save 26% ($5.01)
  33. The Emotionally Healthy Church, Updated and Expanded Edition
    The Emotionally Healthy Church, Updated and Expanded Edition
    Peter Scazzero
    Zondervan / 2015 / Hardcover
    $13.99 Retail: $22.99 Save 39% ($9.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW520757
  34. Healing the Wounded Heart: The Heartache of Sexual Abuse and the Hope of Transformation
    Healing the Wounded Heart: The Heartache of Sexual Abuse and the Hope of Transformation
    Dan B. Allender
    Baker Books / 2016 / Trade Paperback
    $12.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 24% ($4.00)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW015687
  35. He Is There & He Is Not Silent
    He Is There & He Is Not Silent
    Francis A. Schaeffer
    Tyndale House / 1972 / Trade Paperback
    $11.49 Retail: $13.99 Save 18% ($2.50)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
  36. The Cross of Christ: 20th Anniversary Edition, with Study Guide
    The Cross of Christ: 20th Anniversary Edition, with Study Guide
    John Stott
    InterVarsity Press / 2006 / Hardcover
    $17.99 Retail: $28.00 Save 36% ($10.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 12 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW83320X
  37. Renovation of the Heart: Putting on the Character of Christ, 10th Anniversary Edition
    Renovation of the Heart: Putting on the Character of Christ, 10th Anniversary Edition
    Dallas Willard
    NavPress / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 35% ($6.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW216321
  38. In the Name of Jesus: Reflections on Christian Leadership  (Paperback)
    In the Name of Jesus: Reflections on Christian Leadership (Paperback)
    Henri J.M. Nouwen
    Crossroad / 1989 / Trade Paperback
    $8.99 Retail: $14.95 Save 40% ($5.96)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 7 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW12596
  39. Imagining the Kingdom: How Worship Works, Cultural Liturgies Volume 2
    Imagining the Kingdom: How Worship Works, Cultural Liturgies Volume 2
    James K.A. Smith
    Baker Academic / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $16.99 Retail: $22.99 Save 26% ($6.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW035784
  40. The Shepherd as Theologian: Accurately Interpreting and  Applying God's Word
    The Shepherd as Theologian: Accurately Interpreting and Applying God's Word
    John MacArthur
    Harvest House Publishers / 2017 / Hardcover
    $15.99 Retail: $24.99 Save 36% ($9.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    Stock No: WW962117

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