Alumni Authors

The following books were written by Gordon-Conwell alumni.  Click on the decades below to view the books written by alumni who graduated in that decade.  You also may look up specific names using the "find" function on your keyboard.  Books with links are available at our online store in partnership with Christian Book Distributors (CBD). Don't see your book?  Fill out the Alumni Authors Submission Form. If you would like to donate a copy of your book to our Alumni Library, contact us here.

Note: The views expressed in these publications are not necessarily the views of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.




Bradley Bitner (MAR 2000)

  • Paul's Political Strategy in 1 Corinthians 1-4; Constitution and Covenant (Cambridge University Press, 2015)

Sarah Blakeney (MACO 2000)

  • Ready For More: How Millennials Like You are Destined to Change the Church (Credo House Publishers, 2015)

Mark Briesmaster (M.Div. 2000)

  • The Cultural Challenges of Educating Mexican American Parents: Parenting Educators of Mexican Americans in Correctional and Community-Based Settings (VDM Verlag, 2009)

James R. Critchlow (M.Div. 2000; MAR 2001; MABL 2002)

  • Looking Back for Jehoiachin: Yaweh's Cast-Out Signet (Wipf& Stock, 2012)

Matt Forster (M.Div. 2000)

  • Colorado: An Explorer's Guide (The Countryman Press, 2008)
  • Backroads & Byways of Michigan (The Countryman Press, 2009)
  • Backroads & Byways of Ohio (The Countryman press, 2014)

Hugh Gray (MATH 2000)

  • Death in the Bible (Allen Bunker, 2012)

Randy Kilgore (M.Div. 2000)

Kar-Yong Lim (MANT 2000)

  • The Sufferings of Christ are Abundant in Us' (2 Cor 1:5): A Narrative Dynamics Investigation of Paul's Sufferings in 2 Corinthians (Library of New Testament Studies Monograph Series 399) (T&T Clark, 2009)

Rob MacEwen (M.Div. 2000)

  • Matthean Posteriority: An Exploration of Matthew's Use of Mark and Luke as a solution to the Synoptic Problem (Library of New Testament Studies) (Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015)

Richard Ostella (D.Min. 2000)

  • Preaching Communion Remembrances (, 2004)

Gary Rodriguez (D.Min. 2000)

  • Purpose Driven Public Speaking (LeaderMetrix, 2010)
  • Escape Through the Wilderness (Tate Publishing, 2014)

Michael Shelton (M.Div. 2000)

  • Once There Was, Twice There Wasn't: Fifty Turkish Folktales of Nasreddin Hodja (Bookbaby,2012)

William Sun (Th.M. 2000)

  • Synopsis of the Historical Books of the Old Testament (Bible Guide Series) (Ming Dao Press, 2007)

Jennifer Trafton (MACH 2000)

  • The Rise and Fall of Mount Majestic (Penguin, 2010)
  • NewHenry and the Chalk Dragon (Rabbit Room Press, 2017)

Michael Ayayo (M.Div. 2001)

  • Thinking about Adoption: A Practical and Theological Handbook for Christians Discerning the Call to Parent by Adoption (with Karelynne Gerber Ayayo, Cascade Books, 2017)

Michael Balboni (Th.M. 2001)

  • NewSpirituality and Religion Within the Culture of Medicine (co-edited with J. R. Peteet, Oxford University Press, 2017)

Sean Doyle (MAR 2001)

Chad Fernald (M.Div. 2001)

  • Living Wisdom: Principles for a Life Well Lived (Richter Publishing, 2016)

KeumJu Jewel Hyun (MANT 2001; D.Min. 2005)

  • Some Men Are Our Heroes: Stories by Women about The Men Who Have Greatly Influenced Their Lives (Wipf & Stock, 2010)
  • The Quest for Gender Equity in Leadership: Biblical Teachings on Gender Equity and Illustrations of Transformation in Africa (Wipf & Stock, 2016)

Leslie Ann McKinney (M.Div. 2001; D.Min. 2007)

Allen Yeh (M.Div. 2001)

Christopher Beetham (MANT; MAOT 2002)

  • Echoes of Scripture in the Letter of Paul to the Colossians (Brill, 2009)

Chris Castaldo (M.Div. 2002)

Abraham Chen (D.Min. 2002)

  • Together We... Sermons for Advancing the Gospel (Winepress Publishing, 2011)

Gary Choong (D.Min. 2002)

  • Counter-Cultural Paradigmatic Leadership: Ethical Use of Power in Confucian Societies (Wipf & Stock, June 2011)

Chris Chun (M.Div. 2002; Th.M. 2004)

Wendy Davis (M.Div. 2002)

  • Rishi Kumar: Son of India (Hindustani Native Fellowship, 2008)

Kevin DeYoung (M.Div. 2002)

Natalie Eastman (M.Div. 2002, D.Min. 2005)

  • Women, Leadership, and the Bible: How Do I Know What to Believe? A Practical Guide to Biblical Interpretation (Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2014)

Eddy Gilmore (MATH 2002)

  • The Emancipation of a Buried Man (Wandering Man Books, 2015)

Seong Whan Hyun (Th.M. 2002)

  • Job the Unfinalizable: A Bakhtinian Reading of Job 1-11 (Brill, 2013)

Matthew Kim (M.Div. 2002)

Dorothy Messenger (MACO 2002)

  • Borrowed Time: A Surgeon's Struggle with Transfusion-induced AIDS (Mosaic Press, 1995)

Michael Pawelke (D.Min. 2002)

  • Disciple: A catalyst to transformation (Word Alive, 2010)

Virginia Viola (M.Div. 2002)

  • Living In Two Economies: Following Christ into the Marketplace (Xlibris, 2008)
  • Walking Through Breast Cancer (Virginia Viola, 2014)

Benjamin White (MANT 2002)

Beulah Wood (D.Min. 2002)

Casey C. Barton (M.Div. 2003; Th.M. 2003)

  • NewPreaching Through Time: Anachronism as a Way Forward for Preaching (Cascade Books, 2017)

John Lathrop (MAUM 2003)

Lubomir Ondrasek (M.Div. 2003)

  • NewKrest'anstvo, etika a verejny, zivot [Christianity, Ethics and Public Life] (Vydavatel'stvo Michala Vaska, 2017)

Ron Ruthruff (D.Min. 2003)

Gerry Wheaton (MAOT 2003; MANT 2003)

  • The Role of the Jewish Feasts in John's Gospel. Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series (Cambridge University Press, 2015)

Thomas A. Wheeler (MTS 2003)

  • Bottom Fishing For Your Soul (Xulon Press, 2011)

Stephen Witmer (M.Div. 2003; Th.M. 2003)

  • Divine Instruction in Early Christianity (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen Zum Neuen Testament) (Mohr Siebeck, 2008)
  • The Depths of Grace. A Good Book Study Guide to Jonah (The Good Book Company, 2011)
  • Eternity Changes Everything: How to Live Now in Light of the Future (The Good Book Company, 2014)
  • Revelation: A 12 Week Study (Crossway, 2014)

Jared E. Alcantara (M.Div. 2004)

Joan Blake (MAUM 2004)

  • Standing on His Promises: Finding Comfort, Hope, and Purpose in the Midst of Your Storm (Key to Life Publishing Company, 2008)
  • Prayer and Meditation: Finding Comfort, Hope, and Purpose in the Midst of Your Storm (Key to Life Publishing Company, 2011)

Megan K. DeFranza (MABL 2004; MATH 2004)

Jeanne DeFazio (MAR 2004)

Jim Gulledge (D.Min. 2004)

  • A Poor Man's Supper (Deer Hawk Publications, 2017)

Nijay Gupta (M.Div. 2004; Th.M. 2005)

Jonathan A. Moo (MAOT 2004; MANT 2004)

Brian Peterson (MAOT 2004)

Rob Rienow (D.Min. 2004)

Eric Russ (M.Div. 2004)

  • Discipleship Defined (Xulon Press, 2010)

Craig Shaw (D.Min. 2004)

Nicole Unice (MACC 2004)

Jonathan Dodson (M.Div. 2005; Th.M. 2006)

Sue Edwards (D.Min. 2005)

Chip Furr (MTS 2005)

  • Thin Places: Surprising Collisions Between the Human Spirit and the Presence of God (HigherLife Development Services, Inc., 2010)

Arto Hämäläinen (D.Min. 2005)

  • How to Start Missionary Work in New Sending Countries (Fida International, 2003)
  • Together in One Mission: Pentecostal Cooperation in World Evangelization (Pathway Press, 2012)

Beverly Hislop (D.Min. 2005)

Mark A. Jennings (MABL 2005)

  • NewThe Price of Partnership in the Letter of Paul to the Philippians: "Make My Joy Complete" (T&T Clark, 2018)

Tony Metze (D.Min. 2005)

  • Biblical Leadership: The Fifth Frame: A Model of Leadership for Every Christian (BookSurge Publishing, 2006)
  • Jesus: Forty Days with the Transforming Power of the Messiah (CreateSpace, 2011)

Daniel Overdorf (D.Min. 2005)

Tamara Park (M.Div. 2005)

  • Sacred Encounters From Rome to Jerusalem (IVP Books, 2009)

Dawn Richardson (MACO 2005; MAR 2005)

  • Grass, Trees, Sunshine: The Story of Jihad Ramadan (Kindle Edition, 2012)
  • Middle East Insights: A Smattering of Writings (Kindle Edition, 2012)
  • Driving Through Walls (Dawn Richardson, 2012)

Charles Tieszen (M.Div. 2005; Th.M. 2006)

  • Re-Examining Religious Persecution: Constructing a Theological Framework for Understanding Religious Persecution (AcadSA/VKW, 2008)
  • Unheard Voices in the 'Son of God' Debate: The History of Christian-Muslim Encounter (Evangelism and Missions Information Service, 2012)
  • Christian Identity Amid Islam in Medieval Spain (Brill, 2013)
  • A Textual History of Christian-Muslim Relations: Seventh-Fifteenth Centuries (Fortress Press, 2015)
  • Cross Veneration in the Medieval Islamic World: Christian Identity and Practice Under Muslim Rule (I. B. Taurus, 2017)

Robert Alexander (MAR 2006)

  • Profession-al: Partnering with the Trinity in Everyday Living (CreateSpace, 2009)

Chris Brauns (D.Min. 2006)

Karl Dahlfred (M.Div. 2006; Th.M. 2011)

  • Theology Drives Methodology: Conversion in the Theology of Charles Finney and John Nevin (Amazon Digital Services, 2012)

Virginia Friesen (D.Min. 2006)

Stephen Chapin Garner (D.Min. 2006)

  • Lost in the Middle? Claiming an Inclusive Faith for Christians Who Are Both Liberal and Evangelical (Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2008)
  • Found in the Middle! Theology and Ethics for Christians Who Are Both Liberal and Evangelical (Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2009)
  • Scattering Seeds: Cultivating Church Vitality (Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2011)
  • As the Spirit Moves (Create Space Independent Publishing Platform; 1st edition, 2013)

David Go (D.Min. 2006)

  • Grace Amazed by Grace (Grace Strengthening Mission, 2012)
  • Grace Broke Through (Grace Strengthening Mission, 2013)

Kristin Johnson (Tremba) (M.Div. 2006)

  • Sexual Wholeness in a Broken World (OneByOne, 2008)

Ian Maddock (Th.M. 2006)

  • Men of One Book: A Comparison of Two Methodist Preachers (Pickwick, 2011)

James-Michael Smith (M.Div. 2006)

  • Cleansed and Abiding: A Proposed View of Christian Perfection (CreateSpace, 2012)
  • Dating Discipleship: Essays on Dating, Romance, and Singleness for the Follower of Jesus (Amazon Digital Services, 2012)
  • The Little Dragon Gospel: How Bruce Lee Shaped my Ministry (Amazon Digital Services, 2012)
  • You WANT to be "Left Behind": Essays on the Bible and Popular End-Times Teachings (Amazon Digital Services, 2012)
  • To Know and Be Known: Forming a Thoughtful Christian Sexual Ethic (Self produced DVD series, 2017)

Priscilla Oh (MAEM 2006)

Palolil Varghese Joseph (Th.M. 2006)

  • Indian Interpretation of the Holy Spirit: An Appraisal of the Pneumatology of Appasamy, Chenchiah, and Chakkarai (ISPCK/NTC, 2007)
  • Remapping Mission Discourse: A Festschrift in Honor of the Rev. George Kuruvila Chavanikamannil (ISPCK/NTC, 2008)

John Sowers (D.Min. 2006)

James Banks (D.Min. 2007)

Leland Botzet (D.Min. 2007)

  • A Heart for God's Glory: The Revival of a God-Centered Faith in a Self-Centered World (Xulon Press, 2007)

Debra Brown (M.Div. 2007)

  • Changes (Brentwood Christian Press, 2003)
  • Orange Alert: Learning from Stories and Reflections of September 11th (Trafford Publishing, 2006)

J. Patrick Daugherty (D.Min. 2007)

  • Cancer: The Unexpected Gift: Inspirational Stories of Hope & Significance (iUniverse, 2010)
  • Medical Discoveries in the American South: Events in Southern Medicine that Influenced the World (J. Patrick Daugherty, 2013)

Ashley Denton (D.Min. 2007)

  • Christian Outdoor Leadership (Smooth Stone Publishing, 2011)

Michael P. Friday (D.Min. 2007)

  • NewAnd Lead Us Not Into Dysfunction: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Church Organizations and Their Leaders (Wipf & Stock, 2017)

Dave Hickman (M.Div. 07)

Moreen Hughes (D.Min. 2007)

  • A Woman’s Journey with God: The Pursuit of Christian Character (Tabitha International Ministries, 2011)

Garry James (D.Min. 2007)

  • Drying Silent Tears (2010)

Jeremy McQuoid (D.Min. 2007)

Susan Moody (M.Div. 2007)

  • Fearfully and Wonderfully Made (Kalos Books, 2011)

Ajai Prakash (M.Div. 2007)

Don Sailer (D.Min. 2007)

  • Reclaiming the Two Books of God: Restoring Moral Sanity to the Church (Don Sailer Ministries, 2006)

Kerry Skinner (D.Min. 2007)

  • Breaking Free from the Bondage of Sin (Harvest House Publishers, 1994)
  • The Heart of the Problem (Book and Workbook) (Broadman & Holman, 1995)
  • The Word for the Wise (Broadman & Holman, 1995)
  • The Power of the Call (Broadman & Holman, 1997)
  • Marriage God’s Way (Broadman & Holman, 1999)
  • Created to be God’s Friend (Workbook Edition) (Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2000)
  • I Want to Enjoy My Children (Multnomah Publishers, 2002)
  • Called & Accountable (New Hope Publishers, 2002)
  • Chosen to be God's Prophet (Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2003)
  • The Joy of Repentance (KLS LifeChange Ministries, 2007)
  • Drying Silent Tears (2010)

Jonathan Bonomo (MACH 2008)

  • Incarnation and Sacrament: The Eucharistic Controversy between Charles Hodge and John Williamson (Wipf & Stock, 2010)

Daniel Brendsel (M.Div. 2008)

Cliff Huang (M.Div. 2008)

  • The Anvil of God: A Spiritual Reformation (CreateSpace, 2010)

Don Little (D.Min. 2008)

Ryan Lokkesmoe (MANT 2008)

Peter Mead (D.Min. 2008)

Zeke Pipher (D.Min. 2008)

Garrett Smith (M.Div. 2008)

  • Comfortably Jewish: Practical Ways to Enjoy Your Family Heritage (Purple Pomegranate, 2010)

Talbert Swan (MAUM 2008)

  • Exploring Ephesians: An Expository Commentary (Trumpet in Zion Publishing, 2003)
  • No More Cursing: Destroying the Roots of Religious Racism (Trumpet in Zion Publishing, 2003)
  • Closing the Closet: Testimonies of Deliverance from Homosexuality (Trumpet in Zion Publishing, 2004)

Dean Bonura (D.Min. 2009)

Adam Borneman (Th.M.; M.Div. 2009)

  • Church, Sacrament, and American Democracy: The Social and Political Dimensions of John Williamson Nevin’s Theology of Incarnation (Wipf and Stock, 2011)

Kwang Hyun Cho (Th.M. 2009)

  • Paul's Community Formation Preaching in 1 Thessalonians: An Alternative to the New Homiletic (Peter Lang International Academic Publishers, 2017)

Stephanie L. Derrick (MAR; MACH 2009)

  • NewThe Fame of C.S. Lewis: A Controversialist's Reception in Britain and America (Oxford University Press, 2018)

Michelle Sanchez (M.Div. 2009)

Tish Harrison Warren (MATH 2009)