Trusted Resources & Warnings

Teaching Ministries

Ligonier - exalting the holiness of God through the faithful preaching/teaching of R.C. Sproul and staff.

Truth for Life - practically applied biblical precepts from the faithful preaching/teaching of Alistair Begg.

Grace to You - exhorting Christians to be Bereans and fight the good fight of faith through the faithful preaching/teaching/writing of John MacArthur and staff.

HeartCry Missionary Society - training, equipping, and supporting indigenous preachers/teachers of the Gospel of Jesus Christ by Paul Washer and staff.

Living Waters - biblical evangelism resources by Ray Comfort and staff.

Community Service Opportunities

Human Coalition - Is a collective of individuals bound together in answer to a common call: to do all we can to remove the stain of abortion from America. HC is for preborn babies who need to be protected in the womb; for women who should not have to choose the life of their baby for a fulfilling life; for families whose members should flourish in an environment of value and love; for mothers and fathers who deserve a chance at being mothers and fathers; and for society that needs all its children to live and thrive if it is to be called “civilized.”

Palmer Home for Children - is a ministry where children are blessed through various staff and volunteers who provide: Campus Care where children who live on campus are loved within a Christ-centered family atmosphere, grounded in the Whole Child Initiative and designed for extensive support and stable home environments that allow children at Palmer Home to connect with trustworthy caregivers as they grow and develop; Foster Care where children receive support and the connection of a family through Palmer Home’s certified foster families; Family Care where infants of mothers in prison receive nurturing care with the goal of reunification and staff and caregivers offer support for mothers in prison and after release; Transitional Care where young adults receive guidance and coaching designed to build educational, career and life skills needed for independence.

For more Christ-honoring and loving volunteer opportunities and events at Palmer Home, click here.

Real Options - Goal is to empower clients to make informed choices when facing an unplanned pregnancy or possible STI infection. Pregnancy testing, sonograms, options assessment, community resources and STI screenings are all free and confidential services offered in a safe, loving, compassionate, and supporting environment.

Save the Storks - Provides state-of-the-art mobile medical units, called Stork Buses that serve women facing an unplanned pregnancy at their time of greatest need. As of December 2021, they have 63 Stork Buses in 26 states across America. Their partnership program equips pregnancy resource centers to more effectively connect with abortion-vulnerable mothers in their communities.

CASA of Collin County - Provides training and support for volunteers to become Court Appointed Special Advocates/Guardian ad Litems for abused and neglected children.

Embrace Texas - Goal is to provide a loving and stable home for every abused and neglected child through: partnerships with churches and other organizations (including CPS and CASA offices), providing support to Foster Parents with respite care volunteers and outings/events the parents and foster children, and The Collin House.

Direction61:3 - Walks alongside older foster and aged out youth to provide a network of support as they transition to become vibrantly independent young adults. The goal is for youth (ages 15-22) to discover God’s specific purpose and direction for their lives while being fully supported in our resident and non-resident programs.


  • Daily Bible Studies from Tabletalk Magazine (Ligonier Ministries)
  • Voices from the Past: Volume 1
  • Voices from the Past: Volume 2
  • Morning and Evening (Charles Spurgeon)
  • Faith's Checkbook (Charles Spurgeon)
  • Strength for Today (John MacArthur)
  • Drawing Near (John MacArthur)
  • My Utmost for His Highest (Oswald Chambers)


  • Reformation Study Bible
  • Keeping the Heart: How to Maintain Your Love for God (John Flavel)
  • A Heart for God (Sinclair Ferguson)
  • The Christian in Complete Armour (William Gurnall)
  • The Works of John Flavel - 6 Volume Series
  • The Crook in the Lot (Thomas Boston)
  • The Practice of Piety: A Puritan Devotional Manual, Directing a Christian How to Live, That He May Please God (Lewis Bayly)
  • Preparations for Sufferings (John Flavel)
  • The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment (Jeremiah Burroughs)
  • I Count All Things But Loss: 8 Sermons on Philippians 3:8-9 (Thomas Boston)
  • The Intimate Marriage: A Practical Guide to Building a Great Marriage (R.C. Sproul)
  • Knowing Christ (Mark Jones)
  • Knowing God (J.I. Packer)
  • Made in Our Image: What Shall We Do With a "User-friendly" god? (Steve Lawson)
  • A Word in Season to Suffering Saints (Thomas Brooks)
  • Aging in Grace: Letters to Those in the Autumn of Life (Archibald Alexander)
  • The Company We Keep: In Search of Biblical Friendship (Jonathan Holmes) *with the exception of the Tim Keller quotes, this book is on spot
  • The Pilgrim's Progress (John Bunyun)
  • The Religious Affections (Jonathan Edwards)
  • Slave: The Hidden Truth About Your Identity in Christ (John MacArthur)
  • A Place for Weakness (Michael Horton)


Keith and Kristyn Getty
Matt Boswell
Chelsea Moon
Norton Hall Band
David Nevue

Caution to Learn From

John Piper (Desiring God ministry)
Matt Chandler
Tim Keller
Scott Sauls
Robert Jeffress
Chuck Swindoll

Steer Clear of Anything From

Glennon Doyle Melton
Christine Caine
Jennie Allen
The If Gathering
Priscilla Shirer
Lysa TerKeurst (Proverbs 31 Ministries)
Joyce Meyer
Joel Osteen
Eugene Peterson (The Message, a bad paraphrased commentary, not translation of the Bible)
Mark Driscoll
Andy Stanley
Rick Warren
Louie Giglio (Passion Conferences)
NT Wright
Malcolm Muggeridge
Henri Nouwen