Ministry Apprenticeship Pathway
Reading List

The reading list will be provided free of charge to all MAP participants.


  • T. Desmond Alexander, From Eden to the New Jerusalem
  • Grahame Goldsworthy, According to Plan: The Unfolding Revelation of God in the Bible
  • Vaughan Roberts, God’s Big Picture
  • Scott Hafemann, “Pastoral Suffering: Recovering Paul’s Model of Ministry in 2 Corinthians”


  • Edward Bickersteth, A Treatise on Prayer, and The Scriptural Guide for Ministers in These Days
  • Nathaniel Dimock, A Word about Revival
  • Marcus Loane, Masters of the English Reformation
  • Handley Moule, Thoughts on Union with Christ and Christus Consolator
  • J.C. Ryle, Holiness
  • Richard Sibbes, The Bruised Reed
  • William Tyndale, “Prologue to the Prophet Jonas”

Christian Life and Ministry

  • Christopher Ash, The Priority of Preaching
  • Richard Coekin, Gospel DNA: 21 Ministry Values for Growing Churches
  • Andrew Heard, Growth and Change: The Danger and Necessity of a Passion for Church Growth
  • Richard Lovelace, The Dynamics of Spiritual Life
  • Colin Marshall and Tony Payne, The Trellis and The Vine
  • Paul Miller, A Praying Life
  • Dane Ortlund, Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers
  • Michael Reeves, Authentic Ministry: Serving from the Heart, and Gospel People: A Call for Evangelical Integrity
  • Francis Schaeffer, “The Lord’s Work in the Lord’s Way,” and True Spirituality

One of the following biographies

  • Jonathan ​​Aitken, John Newton: From Disgrace to Amazing Grace
  • Arnold Dallimore, George Whitefield: God’s Anointed Servant in the Great Revival of the Eighteenth Century
  • Hugh Evan Hopkins, Charles Simeon of Cambridge
  • Iain H. Murray, J.C. Ryle: Prepared to Stand Alone
  • John Battersby Hartford, Handley Carr Glyn Moule, Bishop of Durham: A Biography
  • Roger Steer, Basic Christian: The Inside Story of John Stott

Creeds and Confessions

  • 39 Articles of Religion (1571)
  • Ponet’s Catechism (1553)
  • Heidelberg Catechism (1563)

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