“It is not the reading of many books which is necessary to make a man wise and good, but the well-reading of a few, could he be sure to have the best.” Richard Baxter

Church Library

The HBC library provides resources for every age group in our church family. Our aim is to have a range of biblically sound books, videos and DVDs to assist you in your daily living for Christ. New resources are added to the library all the time, including: reference books, study aids, commentaries, biographies, devotionals, and more.

You can browse our catalogue here:


Recommended Reading

As a starting point, here is a list of recommended books on various topics related to Christianity, the gospel and topical issues.

Books are available to borrow from the church library are marked with an asterisk (*).

To purchase a personal copy, you may like to support the following Kiwi Christian booksellers:


Exploring Christianity


Basics of the Faith


Spiritual Growth








Topical Issues


Evangelism and Apologetics


Personal Evangelism:

Missions and Biographies:


Leadership and Preaching



“The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest men of past centuries.”
René Descartes