The pastors at Brandywine Valley Baptist Church have created a list of recommended books. You can purchase them at your local book store or order them online through This list will be updated periodically. To see all of the books, use the “Filter & Sort” function and select “Purchased and Unpurchased.” Here are the recommended books for January and February 2019.

The Message of 1 Peter
By: Edmund P. Clowney
Peter shows us what the story of Jesus’ life means for us as we take up our cross and follow him.
The Forgotten Ways
By: Alan Hirsch
How to harness the power of missional movements for the future growth of the church.


The Gospel in a Pluralist Society 
By: Lesslie Newbigin
What is the Christian message in a society marked by religious pluralism, ethnic diversity, and cultural relativism? Should Christians concentrate on evangelism or on dialogue?

The Gospel in a Pluralist Society By: Lesslie Newbigin


Let the Nations Be Glad!
By: John Piper
This book gives a biblical theology of missions and helps you see God’s big picture as well as our role in missions.

Let the Nations Be Glad by: John Piper


The New Parish
By: Paul Spark, Tim Soerens and Dwight J. Friesen
How neighborhood churches are transforming mission, discipleship and community.

The New Parrish By: Paul Spark, Tim Soerens and Dwight J. Friesen


Out of the Salt Shaker & Into the World
By: Rebecca Manley Pippert
Evangelism as a way of life.
Out of the salt shaker and into the world by: Rebecca Manley Pippert.