1. Brad R. Braxton (2004) Preaching Paul. Abingdon Press: Tennessee. ISBN 0687-02144-8.
  2. Henry H. Mitchell (1990). Celebration and Experience in Preaching. Abingdon Press: Tennessee. ISBN: 0-687-04744-7.
  3. Marvin A. McMickle (2006). The Star Book on Preaching. Judson Press: Pennsylvania. ISBN 0-81701492-6
  4. Olin P. Moyd (1995). The Sacred Art of Preaching and Theology in the African American Tradition. Judson Press: Pennsylvania. ISBN 0-8170-1220-6
  5. Fred Craddock (1985). Preaching. Abingdon Press: Tennessee. ISBN: 0-687-33648-1.
  6. William Evans (1964). How to Prepare Sermons. Moody Press: Chicago. ISBN 0-8024-3725-7.
  7. Haddon Robinson ( 2001). Biblical Preaching: The Development and Delivery of Expository Messages. Baker. ISBN: 0-801022622.
  8. Edward T. Hiscox (1994). The Starbook for Ministers. Judson Press: Pennsylvania. ISBN: 0-817001670.


  1. James C. Perkins (1999). Building Up Zion’s Walls: Ministry for Empowering the African American Family. Judson Press: Pennsylvania. ISBN 0-8170-1337-7.
  2. Jolene Roechlkepartain (year?). 101 Creative Worship Ideas for Children’s Church. Group: Colorado.
  3. Doug Fields (1999). The Purpose Driven Youth Ministry: essential foundations for healthy growth. Zondervan Publishing Company.
  4. Roderick Huron (1984). Christian Minister’s Manual. Standard Publishing: Ohio ISBN: 0-87329-592-8

Church Growth:

  1. C. Peter Wagner (1984). Leading Your Church to Growth: The Secret of Pastor/People Partnership in Dynamic Church Growth. Regal Books: California. ISBN 0-8307-0922-3
  2. Carlyle Fielding Stewart III (2006) Growing the African American Church. Abingdon Press: Tennessee. ISBN 0-687-49839-2

Spiritual Growth and Discipleship:

  1. Billie Montgomery Cook (2004). The Real Deal: A Spiritual Guide for Black Teen Girls. Judson Press: Pennsylvania.
  2. Lorraine Peterson (1994). Lord, I haven’t Talked to You Since the Last Crisis, but . . .: The Purpose and Power of Prayer in a Teen’s Life. Bethany House Publishers: Minnesota.
  3. Carol Eichling Lytch (2004). Choosing Church: What Makes a Difference for Teens. Westminister John Knox Press: Kentucky.
  4. James C. Perkins (2008). Playbook for Christian Manhood: 12 Key Plays for Black Teen Boys. Judson Press: Pennsylvania.
  5. Rev. Walter Arthur McCray (1992). Black Young Adults: How to Reach Them How to Teach Them. Black Light Fellowship: Illinois. ISBN: 9780933176096.


  1. Dr. Chip Ingram (2004), Love, Sex, and Lasting Relationships.
  2. Dr. Gary Chapman (2010).The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts. Northfield Publishing
  3. Dr. Gary Chapman (1999). The Other Side of Love: Handling Anger in a Godly Way. Moody Publishers.


The Word before the Powers: An Ethic of Preaching by Charles Campbell

Preaching as Local Theology and Folk Art by Leonora Tubbs Tisdale.

Audio Resources:

Bible on CD Video: Inspired By…
The creators of ‘The Bible Experience’ on the collection’s making.