Bible (Interlinear)

Green, Jay P., gen. ed.  The Interlinear Bible:  Hebrew-English, 3 vols.  Baker, 1979.

Kohlenberger III, John R.  The Interlinear NIV Hebrew-English Old Testament.  Zondervan, 1987.  

Bible Introduction

Lohfink, Gerhard. The Bible: Now I Get It! A Form-Criticism Handbook. Translated by Daniel Coogan. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1979. A delightful introduction to various literary forms in the Bible, presented in connection with different forms of communication in daily life.

Cotterell, Peter, and Max Turner. Linguistics and Biblical 

Interpretation. Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity, 1989. A superb guide to applying the principles of modern linguistics to the study of the Bible, including words, grammar, sentences, discourses, and nonliteral language. Appropriate for intermediate and advanced readers.

Bible History

Rusten, S. with E. Michael. (2005). The complete book of when & where in the Bible and throughout history (p. 46). Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

Bible / Study Bibles

New Oxford Annotated Bible, Kindle


Church Service

Corbett and Fikkert's (2009) When Heaping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor... and Yourself


Interpretation. Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity, 1989. A superb guide to applying the principles of modern linguistics to the study of the Bible, including words, grammar, sentences, discourses, and nonliteral language. Appropriate for intermediate and advanced readers.

The Sacra Pagina series (Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical, 1991–) is an excellent collection of commentaries on the NT from well-known Roman Catholic biblical scholars. Original-language terms appear in transliteration.

Dictionaries and Lexicons

Armstrong, Terry A., Douglas L. Busby and Cyril F. Carr.  A Reader’s Hebrew-English Lexicon of the Old Testament.  Zondervan, 1989.  

Botterweck, G. Johannes and Helmer Ringgren, eds.  Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament, 12 vols.  Eerdmans, 1974- (still in process)

Brown, Francis, S.R. Driver and Charles A. Briggs.  A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament.  Clarendon Press, 1951.  

Davidson, Benjamin.  The Analytical Hebrew and Chaldee Lexicon.  Zondervan, 1970.

Harris, R. Laird, Gleason L. Archer, Jr., and Bruce K. Waltke, eds.  Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament, 2 vols.  Moody Press, 1980.

Holladay, William L., ed.  A Concise Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament Based Upon the Lexical Work of Ludwig Koehler and Walter Baumgartner.  Eerdmans, 1971. 

Owens, John Joseph.  Analytical Key to the Old Testament, 4 vols.  Baker, 1992.

VanGemeran, Willem A., gen. ed.  The New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis, 5 vols.  Zondervan, 1997.  


Michael Anthony; Michelle Anthony; Ken Canfield A Theology for Family Ministry, Logos.

Friedman, Edwin H. Generation to Generation: Family Process in Church and Synagogue. The Guilford Family Therapy Series. New York: Guilford Press. Kindle.

Garland, Diana R. Family Ministry: A Comprehensive Guide. 2nd Edition. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2012. Kindle.

Jones, Timothy P., ed. Perspectives on Family Ministry. Nashville, TN: B&H Academic, 2000, Kindle.

Jones, Timothy Paul, and John David Trentham. Practical Family Ministry: A Collection of Ideas for Your Church. Randall House, 2015, Kindle

McKinney, Phil. D2: Becoming a Devoted Follower of Christ. Abilene, TX: Leafwood, 2019.

Thompson, Marjorie. Family: The Forming Center. Nashville: Upper Room Books, 1996


See Michale C. Gorman, Chapter 11, Kindle.

Jeannine K. Brown, Scriipture As Communication, Introducing Biblial Hermeneutics, Kindle.

William P. Brown, A Handbook to Old Testament Exegesis. KIndle.

Languages (Greek and Hebrew)

Arnold, Bill, and John Choi. A Guide to Biblical Hebrew Syntax. Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Beall, Todd S., William A. Banks and Colin Smith.  Old Testament Parsing Guide, 2 vols.  Moody, 1990.

Kelley, Page H. Biblical Hebrew: An Introductory Grammar. Eerdmans, 1992.

Lambdin, Thomas O. Introduction to Biblical Hebrew. Scribner’s, 1971.

Weingreen, J. A Practical Grammar for Classical Hebrew, 2nd edition. Clarendon Press, 1959.

Williams, Ronald J. Hebrew Syntax: An Outline, 2nd edition. University of Toronto Press, 1976


Barnes, M. Craig, The Pastor as Minor Poet: Texts and Subtexts in Ministerial Life (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008), Kindle

Branson, Mark Lau, Memories, Hopes, and Coversations:Appreciative Inquiring, Missional Engagement, and C0ngregational Change, Kindle.

Cooper, Pamela, White and Michael Cooper White, Exploring the Practices of Ministry (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2014). Kindle

Harder, Cam, Discovering the Other: Asset-Based Approaches for Building Community Together (Herndon, VA: Alban, 2013). Kindle

Moschella, Mary Clark, Ethnography as a Pastoral Practice: An Introduction (Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2008) Print Book

O’Connell Killen, Patricia, and John De Beer, The Art of Theological Reflection (New York: Crossroad, 1994), Print Book.

Scharen, Christian, Faith as a Way of Life: A Vision for Pastoral Leadership (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008), Kindle

New Testament

Aune, David. The New Testament in Its Literary Environment. Library of Early Christianity. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1987. A superb analysis of the literary genres of the NT writings in context.

Bailey, James L., and Lyle D. Vander Broek. Literary Forms in the New Testament: A Handbook. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 1992. A helpful guide to the specific forms found in the various kinds of NT documents

Old Testament

Dorsey, David A. The Literary Structure of the Old Testament: A Commentary on Genesis–Malachi. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1999. A novel “commentary” that considers the literary structure of each book and how that structure affects interpretation of particular texts.


González, Justo and Catherine, Preaching: The Pulpit and the Oppressed.


Adler, Mortimer J., and Charles Van Doren. How to Read a Book:The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading. Rev. ed. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1972; Touchstone edition, 1997.


Abraham, William J. / Vickers, Jason E. / Van Kirk, Natalie B. (Eds.), Canonical Theism: Proposal for Theology and the Church, Kindle.

McGrath, Alister E. Christian Theology Reader, Kindle

McGrath, Alister E., Chrstian Theology, An Introduction, Kindle.

William G. Rusch, The Trinitarian Controversy, Kindle.

Richard A. Norris and William G. Rusch, The Christological Controversy, Kindle


Complete Jewish Bible, Logos

The NET Bible, Logos

Traducción en Lenguaje Actual, Logos