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Biblical Studies

BBL100 - Introduction to the Bible

Textbooks for Credit, PD and CE (optional) courses

  • The Essential Bible Companion by John H. Walton; ISBN# 9780310266624
  • IVP Introduction to the Bible by Philip S. Johnston (Editor); ISBN# 9780830839407

   

BBL211 - Synoptic Gospels

Textbook for Credit courses

  • Fortress Introduction to the Gospels by Mark Allan Powell; ISBN# 9780800630751
  • Familiar Stranger by Michael J. McClymond; ISBN# 9780802826800

 

BBL217 - Old Testament Historical Books

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses

  • Exploring the Old Testament, Volume 2: A Guide to by Philip E. Satterthwaite: ISBN# 9780830853106

BBL220 - Pentateuch

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses

  • Handbook on the Pentateuch by Victor P. Hamilton; ISBN# 0801097738

BBL224 - Psalms & Wisdom Literature

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses

  • Answering God by Eugene H. Peterson; ISBN# 9780060665128
  • Handbook on the Wisdom Books and Psalms by Daniel J. Estes; ISBN# 9780801038884
  • The Message of the Psalms by Walter Brueggemann; ISBN# 9780806621203

 

BBL310 - Biblical Hermeneutics

 Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses

  • Grasping God's Word by Scott J. Duvall; ISBN# 9780310492573
  • Grasping God’s Word: Workbook by Duvall, J. Scott, and J. Daniel Hays; ISBN# 9780310492597

 

BBL311 - Acts

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses

  • Called to be church by Anthony B. Robinson; 9780802860651

BBL314 - Pauline Epistles I

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses

  • Encountering the Book of Romans by Douglas J. Moo; ISBN# 978-0801049668
  • Paul for Everyone: Galatians and Thessalonians by N.T. Wright; ISBN# 9780664227852

 

BBL319 - General Epistles & Revelation

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses

  • A Survey of the New Testament by Robert H. Gundry; ISBN# 9780310238256
  • Hebrews by Donald Guthrie; ISBN# 9780830842452
  • How To Read The Bible For All Its Worth: A Guide T by Gordon D. Fee; ISBN# 9780310246046
  • The Letters of John by John R. W. Scott; ISBN# 0802803687

   

BBL322 - Old Testament Minor Prophets

 Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses

  • The Message of the Prophets by J. Daniel Hays; ISBN# 9780310271529

BBL324 - Old Testament Major Prophets

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses 

  • The Message of the Prophets by J. Daniel Hays; ISBN# 9780310271529

BBL412 - Gospel of John

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses

  • John: Storyteller, Interpreter, Evangelist by Warren Carter; ISBN# 9781565635234
  • The Gospel of John by F. F. Bruce; ISBN# 9780802808837
  • The Gospel of John, the Gospel of Relationship by Jean Vanier; ISBN# 9781616368906

  

BBL417 - New Testament Backgrounds

Textbooks

  • The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English by Vermes, Geza; ISBN: 9780141197319
  • The New Oxford Annotated Apocrypha by Coogan, Michael D.; ISBN: 9780195289619
  • Josephus, the Essential Writings by Maier, Paul L.; ISBN: 9780825429637
  • Jewish Backgrounds of the New Testament by Scott, J. Julius Jr.; ISBN: 9780801022401

   

Communication & Language

COM100 - Introduction to Communications

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses

  • Cut it Out by Laura Swart; ISBN: 1550597582
  • Artful Sentences: Syntax As Style by Virginia Tufte; ISBN: 9780961392185

 

LNG180 - Introduction to Academic Writing & Research

Textbooks for Credit

  • Cut it Out by Laura Swart; ISBN: 9781550597585
  • Say Something! by Laura Swart; ISBN: 9781550597790
  • Artful Sentences by Virginia Tufte; ISBN: 9780961392185
  • Asylum/Ransomed by Laura Swart; ISBN: 9781771833875

     

Christian Spirituality

CSP130 - Introduction to Christian Spirituality

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses

  • Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer; ISBN# 9780060608521
  • The Sense of the Call by Marva J. Dawn; ISBN# 9780802844590
  • The Voice of Jesus: Discernment, Prayer and the Witness of the Spirit by Gordon T. Smith; ISBN#0830823905

  

CSP231-Practice of Prayer

Textbook for Credit courses

  • The Next Right Thing: A Simple, Soulful Practice for Making Life Decisions by Freeman, E.; ISBN: 978-0800736521
  • Divine Echoes: Reconciling Prayer with the Uncontrolling Love of God by Mark Gregory Karris; ISBN: 978-1938480256
  • The Way of the Heart: Connecting with God through prayer, wisdom and Silence by Nouwen, H.; ISBN: 978-0345463357
  • The Art of Healing Prayer: Bringing Christ’s Wholeness to Broken People by Ringma, C. & Dickau, M.. London; ISBN: 978-0281060832
  • Teach Us to Pray by Smith, G. T.; ISBN: 978-0830845217

    

CSP350 - Personal & Spiritual Development for Leaders

Textbook for Credit courses

  • Spiritual disciplines handbook by Adele Ahlberg Calhoun  ISBN# 9780830833306
  • Ancient Sins...Modern Addictions by R. Scott Sullender; ISBN# 978-1620326909
  • Forming the Leader's Soul by Morris Dirks; 978-0615867090
  • Leadership and Self-Deception by Arbinger Institute; ISBN# 9781576759776
  • Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership by Ruth Haley Barton; ISBN# 9780830835133

    

Field Education

FE101 Field Education I

Textbook for Credit courses

  • Improving Your Serve byThomas Nelson; ISBN# 9780849945274

FE101-Human Services

Textbook for Credit courses

  • Improving Your Serve by Charles Swindoll; ISBN#  9780787947354

FE201 - Field Educations II

Textbook for Credit courses

  • Let Your Life Speak by Parker J. Palmer; ISBN# 9780787947354

FE201-Human Services

Textbook for Credit courses

  • Radical Compassion: Finding Christ in the Heart of the Poor by Gary Smith; ISBN# 0829420002
  • An Introduction to Human Services Policy and Practice, 9th Edition by Schram and Mandell; ISBN# 978-0134774831

 

FE301 Field Education III

Textbook for Credit courses

  • In the Name of Jesus by Henri J. M. Nouwen; ISBN# 9780824512590

FE301-Human Services

extbook for Credit courses

  • Slow Kingdom Coming by Kent Annan;  ISBN# 0830844554
  • An Introduction to Human Services Policy and Practice, 9th Edition by Schram and Mandell;  ISBN# 978-0134774831

 

History & Thought

HTH101 - Church of God Distinctives - History of the Church of God

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses

  • I Saw the Church: The Life of the Church of God to by Merle D. Strege; ISBN# 9780871629258
  • Mosaic by Patrick Nachtigall; ISBN# 9781593175139

 

HTH180 - Christian Mind

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses

  • Christian Mind by Brad Teigen (Provided by RMC)
  • The Fine Line by Kary Oberbrunner (Provided by RMC)
  • Heaven is a place on earth by Michael E. Wittmer; ISBN# 9780310253075

HTH272 -Introduction to World Civilizations

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses

  • The Heritage of World Civilizations, Vol. 1 by Albert M. Craig; ISBN# 9780205803484

HTH274 -Leadership Principles

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses

  • In the Name of Jesus by Henri J. M. Nouwen; ISBN# 9780824512590
  • Spiritual leadership by J. Oswald Sanders; ISBN# 9780802482273
  • The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John C. Maxwell; ISBN# 9780785289357

  

HTH276 - World Religions

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses

  • World Religions by Thomas A. Robinson; ISBN# 9780801049712

HTH283 - Principles of Philosophy

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses

  • The Philosophy Book by Will Buckingham; ISBN# 9780756668617

HTH287 - The History of Christianity I

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses

  • The Story of Christianity, Volume 1by Justo L. Gonzalez; ISBN# 9780061855887

HTH288 - The History of Christianity II

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses

  • The Story of Christianity, Volume 2 by Justo L. Gonzalez; ISBN# 9780061855894

Global Studies

ICS150 - Global Christian Citizenship

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses 

  • Creating understanding by Donald K. Smith; ISBN# 9780310531210
  • Ministering cross-culturally by Sherwood G. Lingenfelter; ISBN# 9780801097478

 

ICS250 - Crosscultural Communication

Textbook for Credit courses

  • Fortress Introduction to the Gospels by Mark Allan Powell; ISBN# 9780800630751
  • Familiar Stranger by Michael J. McClymond; ISBN# 9780802826800

 

ICS252 - Theological Foundations for Global Studies

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses 

  • Encountering Theology of Mission by Craig Ott; ISBN# 9780801026621
  • God's Global Mosaic by Paul-Gordon Chandler; ISBN# 9780830822515

 

ICS253 - Global Ministry Practices

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses 

  • Cross-cultural servanthood by Duane Elmer; ISBN# 9780830833788
  • Ministering cross-culturally by Sherwood G. Lingenfelter; ISBN# 9780801097478
  • Serving with Eyes Wide Open by David A. Livermore; ISBN# 9780801015199
  • Your Leadership Grip by Paul R. Ford; ISBN# 9781889638232

   

Leadership

LDR100 - Discipleship I

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses

  • Christian Discipleship by Brad Teigen (Provided by RMC)
  • A Long Obedience in the Same Direction by Eugene H. Peterson; ISBN# 9780830822577
  • Discipleship Essentials by Greg Ogden; ISBN# 9780830810871
  • Messy Spirituality by Mike Yaconelli; ISBN# 9780310277309
  • The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren; ISBN# 9780310329060

   

LDR101 - Discipleship II

Textbooks for Credit

  • Christian Discipleship by Brad Teigen (Provided by RMC)
  • Living the Gospel by Brad Teigen (Provided by RMC)
  • Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer; ISBN# 9780060608521
  • Discipleship Essentials by Greg Ogden; ISBN# 9780830810871
  • The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren; ISBN# 9780310329060
  • The Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning; ISBN# 9781590525029

   

LDR201 - Issues for Leadership Effectiveness

Textbooks for Credit

  • Emotionally Intelligent Leadership by Marcy Levy Shankman; ISBN# 9780470277133
  • Missional Spirituality by Roger Helland; ISBN# 9780830838073

 

LDR252 - Theological Foundations for Global Leadership

Textbooks for Credit

  • Encountering Theology of Mission by Craig Ott; ISBN# 9780801026621
  • God's Global Mosaic by Paul-Gordon Chandler; ISBN# 9780830822515

 

LDR301 - Leadership Strategies

Textbooks for Credit

  • Crucial Conversations by Kerry Patterson; ISBN# 9780071771320
  • Leading in a culture of change by Michael Fullan; ISBN# 9780787987664
  • Visioneering by Andy Stanley; ISBN# 9781576737873

  

LDR311 - Team Leadership Theories & Practices (Online Course)

Textbooks for Credit

  • Group Dynamics and Team Interventions by Timothy M. Franz; ISBN# 9781405186704
  • HBR's 10 Must Reads on Teams by Harvard Business Review; ISBN# 9781422189870

 

LDR402 - Leadership Capstone Course

Textbooks for Credit

  • Courageous Leadership by Bill Hybels; ISBN# 9780310495956
  • With by Skye Jethani; ISBN# 9781595553799

 

LDR411 - Communication to Youth

Textbooks for Credit

  • The Power of Multisensory Preaching and Teaching by Rick Blackwood; ISBN# 9780310515357
  • The Youth Worker's Guide to Creative Bible Study by Karen Dockery; ISBN# 9780805418378

 

LDR412 - Youth Leadership Foundations

Textbooks for Credit

  • A New Kind of Youth Ministry by Chris Folmsbee; ISBN# 9780310269892
  • Story, Signs, and Sacred Rhythms by Chris Folmsbee; ISBN# 9780310291992
  • Youth Ministry 3.0 by Mark Oestreicher; ISBN# 9780310669425

  

LDR413 - Youth Leadership Practices

Textbooks for Credit

  • Cultivate by Matt Wilks; ISBN# 9780834150607
  • Moving Forward by Looking Back by Craig Steiner; ISBN# 9780310282501
  • Your First Two Years in Youth Ministry by Doug Fields; ISBN# 9780310240457

  

LDR431 - Homiletics

Textbooks for Credit

  • Choosing to Preach by Kenton C. Anderson; ISBN# 9780310267508
  • Biblical Preaching by Haddon W. Robinson; ISBN# 9780801022623
  • Preaching with variety by Jeffery D. Arthurs; ISBN# 9780825420191

  

LDR432 - Theological Foundations of Pastoral Leadership

Textbooks for Credit

  • The Bible (any version that is appropriate for study)
  • Minding the Good Ground by Jason E. Vickers; ISBN# 9781602583603
  • Pastor: The Theology and Practice of Ordained Ministry by William H. Willimon; ISBN# 9780687045327

 

LDR434 - Pastoral Care

Textbooks for Credit

  • Sin and grace in Christian counseling by Mark R. McMinn; ISBN# 9780830828517
  • Foundations of Pastoral Care by Bruce L. Petersen; ISBN# 0834123053

 

LDR451 - Crosscultural Communication

Textbooks for Credit

  • Creating understanding by Donald K. Smith; ISBN# 9780310531210
  • Ministering cross-culturally by Sherwood G. Lingenfelter; ISBN# 9780801097478

 

LDR453 - Global Leadership Practices

Textbooks for Credit

  • Cross-cultural servanthood by Duane Elmer; ISBN# 9780830833788
  • Ministering cross-culturally by Sherwood G. Lingenfelter; ISBN# 9780801097478
  • Serving with Eyes Wide Open by David A. Livermore; ISBN# 9780801015199
  • Your Leadership Grip by Paul R. Ford; ISBN# 9781889638232

   

LDR454 - Cultural Intelligence Strategies

Textbooks for Credit

  • Handbook of cultural intelligence by Soon Ang; ISBN# 9780765622624
  • Leading with Cultural Intelligence by David Livermore; ISBN# 9780814449172

 

Social Science

SSC193 - Principles of Psychology

Textbooks for Credit

  • Psychology by David G. Myers; ISBN# 9781429261784

SSC194 - Principles of Sociology

Textbooks for Credit

  • Society by John J. Macionis; ISBN# 9780132091459

SSC195 -Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Textbooks for Credit

  • Children of the Broken Treaty by Charlie Angus; ISBN# 9780889774018
  • Introducing Cultural Anthropology by Jenell Paris; ISBN# 9780801038877

 

SSC282 - Social, Environmental & Disabling Issues in Development

Texrtbook for Credit

  • Understanding Social Problems, Canadian by Homes, Mooney, Knox, Schacht, Linda; ISBN# 9780176675240

SSC284 - Social Science Research

Textbooks for Credit

  • The Basics of Social Research  by Earl R. Babbie; ISBN# 9781133594147

SSC285 - Professional Foundations of Child & Youth Care

Textbooks for Credit 

  • Foundations of Child and Youth Care by Carol Stuart; ISBN# 9781465216946

SSC293 - Developmental Psychology

Textbooks for Credit

  • Visualizing the lifespan by Jennifer Tanner; ISBN# 9780470917794

SSC295 - Abnormal Psychology

Textbooks for Credit

  • Abnormal Psychology by R. J. Comer; ISBN# 9781464171703

SSC298 - Adolescent Psychology

Textbooks for Credit

  • Adolescence by Ian McMahon; ISBN# 9780205843718

SSC330 - Theoretical Approaches in Human Services

Textbooks for Credit 

  • Case Approach to Counseling and Psychotherapy  by Gerald Corey; ISBN# 9781111841768

SSC340 - Skills & Techniques in Human Services

Textbooks for Credit

  • Interviewing and Counseling Skills for Canadians, 7th Edition by Bob Shebib; ISBN# 9780134842486

SSC382 - Community Based Interventions

Textbooks for Credit 

  • Community development in Canada  by Jason D. Brown; ISBN# 9780205754700
  • Promoting Community Change by Henry Parada; ISBN# 9780176104306

 

SSC383 - Canadian Aboriginal Cultures

Textbooks for Credit

  • The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King; ISBN# 9780385664226
  • Canada's first nations by Olive Patricia Dickason and David T. McNab; ISBN# 9780195428926
  • Red Skin, White Masks by Glen Sean Coulthard; ISBN# 9780816679652
  • Ta'n Teliktlamsitasit (Ways of Believing) : Mi'kmaw Religion in Eskasoni, Nova Scotia by Angela Robinson; ISBN# 9780131770676

   

SSC384 - Substance Abuse & Related Health Issues

Textbooks for Credit 

  • Introduction to Addictive Behaviors by Denis L. Thombs; ISBN# 9781462510689

SSC392 - Working with Children & Adolescents

Textbooks for Credit 

Introduction to Addictive Behaviors by Denis L. Thombs; ISBN# 9781462510689

SSC399 - Intervening with Families

Textbooks for Credit

  • Family Therapies by Mark Yarhouse; ISBN# 9780830828050
  • Family Therapy by Michael P. Nichols; ISBN# 9780205827190

 

SSC496 - Advanced Practice

Textbooks for Credit

  • The Human Services Internship by Pamela Myers Kiser; ISBN# 9781111186876

SSC497 - Working with Groups

Textbooks for Credit

  • Groups in Action: Evolution and Challenges by Gerald Corey; ISBN# 9781285095059
  • Groups: Process and Practice by Marianne S. Corey; ISBN# 9781285057255

 

Theology

THO102 - Church of God Distinctives - Theological Overview

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses 

  • Signals at the Crossroads by Gilbert W. Stafford; ISBN# 9781593175443
  • Theology for Disciples by Gilbert W. Stafford; ISBN# 9781593176105

 

THO200 - History of Christian Theology

Textbooks for Credit and CE (optional) courses

  • The story of Christian theology by Roger E. Olson; ISBN# 9780830815050

THO300 - Salvation & Sanctification

Textbooks for Credit

  • A Community Called Atonement by Scott McKnight; ISBN# 9780687645541
  • How to Become a Saint by Jack Bernard; ISBN# 9780281059119
  • Why Salvation? by Joel B. Green; ISBN# 9781426756993