Lutheran Reading List

General Lutheran Topics

  • The Lutheran Confessions (The Book of Concord or Concordia: The Lutheran Confessions, A Reader’s Edition of the Book of Concord, CPH)
  • Spirituality of the Cross, The Way of the First Evangelicals: by Dr. Gene Vieth, Jr.
  • Dying to Live, The Power of Forgiveness, by Harold L. Senkbeil
  • Why I am a Lutheran, Jesus at the Center, by Daniel Preus
  • The Fire and the Staff, Lutheran Theology in Practice, by Kelmet Preus
  • Grace upon Grace, Spirituality for Today, by John W. Kleinig
  • Lutheranism 101, Scot A. Kinnaman, Ed
  • Lutheran Spirituality, Life as God’s Child, by Robert Baker, Ed.
  • God at Work, by Dr. Gene Vieth, Jr.
  • The Freedom of the Christian, by Martin Luther
  • Zion on the Mississippi, by Walter O. Forrester (The settlement of the Saxon Lutherans in Missouri 1839-1841)
  • Government in the Missouri Synod, by Carl S. Mundinger


Specific to Evangelism and Outreach

  • Mission from the Cross, (Lay Reader’s Edition), by Klaus Detlev Schutz
  • Mission from the Cross, The Lutheran Theology of Mission, by Klaus Detlev Schutz
  • Speaking the Gospel Today, by Robert Kolb

This list is not all inclusive, but it is a good place to start.