Extra Reading and Podcasts for the Alpha Course
Is there more to life?
What’s So Amazing About Grace? - Philip Yancey
The Return of the Prodigal Son: A Story of Homecoming - Henri J. M. Nouwen
Does Religion Do More Harm Than Good? - Nicky Gumbel
Who is Jesus?
Mere Christianity - C. S. Lewis
The Case for Christ - Lee Strobel
Orthodoxy - G. K. Chesterton
Jesus Is - Judah Smith
Why did Jesus die?
The Cross of Christ - John Stott
Why Does God Allow Suffering? - Nicky Gumbel
Unreachable - Darrell Tunningley
Mud, Sweat and Tears - Bear Grylls
Why Jesus? - Nicky Gumbel
The Hiding Place - Corrie Ten Boom
How can I have faith?
The Reason for God - Tim Keller
Is Faith Irrational? - Nicky Gumbel
One Step Beyond: One Man’s Journey From Near Death to New Life - Gram Seed
Why and how do I pray?
How to pray - Pete Greig
God on mute – Pete Grieg
What About Other Religions? - Nicky Gumbel
Why and how should I read the Bible?
Why Trust the Bible? - Amy Orr-Ewing
30 Days - Nicky Gumbel
The Bible (The Message is an acceptable paraphrase)
NIV Alpha Bible in One Year
How does God guide us?
Chasing the Dragon - Jackie Pullinger
The Holy Spirit?
Come, creator spirit – Raniero Cantalamessa
The mystery of Pentecost – Raniero Cantalamessa
Sober Intoxication of the Spirit: Filled with the fullness of God – Raniero Cantalamessa
The Jesus lifestyle – Nicky Gumbel
Life in Christ – Raniero Cantalamessa
How can I resist evil?
The Screwtape Letters - C. S. Lewis
Café Theology - Michael Lloyd
Why and how should I tell others?
The Case Against Christ - John Young
Searching Issues - Nicky Gumbel
Does God heal today?
Dancer Off Her Feet- Julie Sheldon
Power Evangelism- John Wimber
What about church?
Questions of Life - Nicky Gumbel