ONLINE SERMONS

Listen to past sermon audio.  Sermons are free and can also be accessed on iTunes. For questions about any sermon, if you would like to meet with someone to discuss personal application, or to request a Garden preacher to speak at your event, please email info@thegardenbaltimore.com


CURRENT SERIES  |  "The Downcast Soul: Psalm 42-43"

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PASTORS' papers

Below is a growing number of studies written by one of our pastors or a complied work of the elders. These papers are written, first, for your edification, that you may be built up in the faith and grow in Christ.  Secondly, they are practically helpful for us as a church and help to guide our thinking and stregnthen our Biblical worldview.

New papers will soon be added so check back soon.

The Pastors Papers:

On Congregationalism and Membership

On Sex and Marriage
 
On Cohabitation ("Staying Together")


(Check back, more to come)

How to become a christian

The message at the heart of Christianity is really quite simple - simple enough to be outlined in a few pages. It is a message from the Bible about God and his son, Jesus. It is about life and death, and the choice that we all face.

And it all starts with a loving creator God…

Read "Two Ways To Live"

Provided by Matthias Media this online resource is also available as an iPhone and iPad app.

Additional translations available.


If you would like to further explore the good news of Jesus and learn what it means to become a Christian, please contact us at info@thegardenbaltimore.com.

GOOD BOOKS

RECOMMENDED READING

With so many books out there it's often difficult to know what to read and where to begin. These are a few books which have helped shape our community, some of which we have read together as a church, and they are books that we would recommend for spiritual exploration and growth.

This list is consistently growing so check back for more recommended books.
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On the Church
What is a Healthy Church Member?  by Thabiti Anyabwile
Elders and Deacons  by Thabiti Anyabwile
Why Church Matters  by Joshua Harris
The Trellis and the Vine   by Collin Marshall
The Church and the Surprising Offense of God's Love  by Jonathan Leeman
Church Discipline by Jonathan Leeman
Total Church by Tim Chester and Steve Timis
What is a Healthy Church?  by Mark Dever
The Deliberate Church  by Mark Dever


On Exploring the Faith

The Reason for God  by Tim Keller
Mere Christianity   by C.S. Lewis
Where are All the Brothers?  by Eric Redmond
Simply Christian   by NT Wright

On the Christian Life
Give them Grace by Elyse Fitzpatrick
Generous Justice  by Timothy Keller
King's Cross by Timothy Keller
The Meaning of Marriage  by Timothy Keller
The Good Life by Trip Lee
Desiring God  by John Piper
Future Grace by John Piper
Don't Waste Your Life  by John Piper
The Bruised Reed  by Richard Sibbes
Spiritual Warfare in a Believer's Life  by Charles Spurgeon
The Power of Prayer in the Believer's Life by Charles Spurgeon
Ten Questions to Diagnose you Spiritual Health by  Donald Whitney

History and Culture
United by Faith  by DeYoung, Emerson, Yancey, and Chai Kim
Canaan Land  by Albert J. Raboteau
African American Religious History  by Milton Sernett
Countering the Claims of Evangelical Feminism  by Wayne Grudem

God, Marriage, and Family  by Andreas J. Kostenberger
Health, Wealth, and Happiness  by David Jones

Theology
Scandalous  by D.A. Carson
Charity and Its Fruits by Jonathan Edwards
What is the Gospel  by Greg Gilbert
Experiencing the Truth by Anthony Carter
Systematic Theology  by Wayne Grudem
Biblical Theology  by Michael Lawrence
Death of Death in the Death of Christ   by John Owen
Knowing God  by J.I. Packer

Biography
The Faithful Preacher   by Thabiti Anyabwile
Glory Road  Edited by Anthony J. Carter
Bonhoeffer  by Eric Metaxes
The Forgotten Spurgeon   by Iain Murray
The Life of Martyn Lloyd-Jones   by Iain Murray

C.H. Spurgeon, Volume 1  by Charles Spurgeon
C.H. Spurgeon, Volume 2  by  Charles Spurgeon