“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.

Recommended Reading

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

All of these books are available to borrow from the church library, Peter, or Joe. 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