“A good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever” (M.F.Tupper).

Here, in the eleventh [of 12] of our lists of books worth reading  we recommend some titles about the church. What is the church? Who is she, and what is she supposed to do?

Top Ten - The Church

Ian Stackhouse: The Gospel Driven Church - Pursuing charismatic renewal without fanatic revivalism

Zac Poonen: One Body in Christ - A simple little book on the meaning of true fellowship

Ron Trudinger: Cells for Life - One of the first books ever written on small groups

Dawn & Peterson: The Unnecessary Pastor - Pastors equipping the Body, not doing all the ministry

Barney Coombs: A Guide to Practical Pastoring - Help for leaders without formal training

Jonathan Leeman: The Church & the surprising offence of God’s Love - Why church membership matters

Bob Kaulflin: Worship Matters - A Biblical approach to worship in Spirit and in Truth

Baloche & Owens: God Songs - What makes good worship songs good? Lyrics and music

Wayne Grudem: The Gift of Prophecy in the New Testament & Today - Part of the life of the church

D.A.Carson: Showing the Spirit - Seeing from 1 Cor 12-14 that the “gifts are the Spirit” are still here!