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 To see all of the books, use the “Filter & Sort” function and select “Purchased and Unpurchased.” You can also view the books from previous lists on Amazon. Here are the recommended books for November – December 2021.

Cover of the book live no lies by john mark comer

Live No Lies
By: John Mark Comer
Learn how to recognize and resist the three enemies that sabotage your peace. We are at war; not with a government or domestic terrorists or artificial intelligence. No, it’s a war we feel deep inside our own chests: we are at war with lies.

Cover of the book Beautiful Resistance By Jon Tyson.

Beautiful Resistance
By: Jon Tyson
The joy of conviction in a culture of compromise. In a time of compromise and disillusionment, God is calling his people to a movement of beautiful resistance. For all who have felt this conflict in the soul between who we are and who God calls us to be, Beautiful Resistance is a bold invitation to reclaim what’s been lost.

Book cover: Ruth - Loss, Love & Legacy by: Kelly Minter

Ruth: Loss, Love & Legacy
By: Kelly Minter
Women’s Bible study of Ruth’s journey of unbearable loss, redeeming love, and divine legacy. This 6-week study delves into the virtuous character of Ruth, her unique relationship with her mother-in-law Naomi, and her blossoming love with Boaz.

Cover of the book ruth for you by tony merida

Ruth For You: Revealing God’s Kindness and Care
By: Tony Merida
Applied expository guide on the book of Ruth, a story of redemption that points us to Jesus. The book of Ruth is a love story. Like all love stories it has twists and turns, tension and resolution, and a happy ending. But it’s far more than that because it reveals to us a God who is deeply committed to caring for his people.

Resilient. By: Valerie Bell and Matt Markins

By: Valerie Bell and Matt Markins
Child discipleship and the fearless future of the church. Resilient child discipleship focuses on three areas: belonging, believing and becoming.

image of book cover of: watch for the light.

Watch for the Light
By: various authors
A compilation of readings for Advent and Christmas by some of the world’s best-lover spiritual writers
including: St. Thomas Aquinas, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Dorothee Soelle, Martin Luther, C. S. Lewis, Philip Yancey, T. S. Eliot, and Annie Dillard.

Image of the book cover of The Christmas story for children by: Max Lucado

The Christmas Story for Children
By: Max Lucado, Randy Frazee & Karen Davis Hill
Tells about the birth of a special baby whose story is filled with love for us all.