THE ULTIMATE PROPHETIC MINISTRY BOOKS! – John Boruff

Bickle, Mike. Growing in the Prophetic. Lake Mary, FL: Charisma House, 2008. By the pastor of the Kansas City Prophets. Uses the word “Puritan.”

Grudem, Wayne. The Gift of Prophecy in the New Testament and Today. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2000. A strong academic and Reformed Charismatic view of prophetic ministry. Uses the word “Puritan.”

Hill, Clifford. Prophecy: Past and Present. Guildford, UK: Eagle Publishing, 1995. Considers Paul Cain a false prophet.

King, Patricia. Spiritual Revolution. Shippensburg, PA: Destiny Image Publishers, 2006. Has prosperity and Word of Faith influence, but has shown ethical integrity in the wake of the Lakeland scandal with Todd Bentley.

Loren, Julia. Shifting Shadows of Supernatural Power. Shippensburg, PA: Destiny Image Publishers, 2006.

Milligan, Ira. Understanding the Dreams You Dream. Shippensburg, PA: Destiny Image Publishers, 2010. An indispensable guide for Biblical dream symbols and prophetic interpretation.

Price, Paula. The Prophet’s Dictionary. New Kensington, PA: Whitaker House, 2006. Has some prosperity and Word of Faith influence, which I regret, but is still a powerful prophetic teacher on other subjects.

________. The Prophet’s Handbook. New Kensington, PA: Whitaker House, 2008. A practical handbook on the prophetic ministry.

Sandford, John and Paula. The Elijah Task. Lake Mary, FL: Charisma House, 2006. One of the first books on prophetic ministry, originally released in 1977 during the Charismatic Renewal. Makes positive references to David Wilkerson.

Storms, Sam. The Beginner’s Guide to Spiritual Gifts. Ventura, CA: Regal Books, 2013. Reformed Charismatic and Third Wave.

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NOTE (10/12/12): The words “righteousness,” “holiness,” and “godliness” occur the most frequently in:

Ira Milligan‘s Understanding the Dreams You Dream (49)

Mike Bickle‘s Growing in the Prophetic (24)

John and Paula Sandford‘s The Elijah Task (16)

R. Loren Sandford‘s Understanding Prophetic People (14)

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UPDATE: 10/19/12…

Bill Jackson’s The Quest for the Radical Middle: A History of the Vineyard, mentions…

1. Mike Bickle’s Growing in the Prophetic (7 times)

2. Wayne Grudem’s The Gift of Prophecy in the New Testament and Today (3 times)

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UPDATE: 10/19/12…

Julia Loren’s Shifting Shadows of Supernatural Power, mentions…

1. John and Paula Sandford’s The Elijah Task (5 times)

2. John and Paula Sandford’s Elijah Among Us (2 times)

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10/19/12

A Solid Bibliography on Prophetic Ministry

Bickle, Mike. Growing in the Prophetic. Lake Mary, FL: Charisma House, 2008.

Grudem, Wayne. The Gift of Prophecy in the New Testament and Today. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2000.

Sandford, John and Paula. The Elijah Task. Lake Mary, FL: Charisma House, 2006.

Sandford, John. Elijah Among Us. Grand Rapids, MI: Chosen Books, 2002.

Sandford, R. Loren. Understanding Prophetic People. Grand Rapids, MI: Chosen Books, 2007.

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About John Boruff

John Boruff is a Philosophy and Religion graduate from UNC Pembroke. In his free time, he blogs about the Christian life; and has special interests in evangelism and spiritual gifts. He identifies himself as a Reformed Arminian Pentecostal. He’s also a husband and dad. John loves street preaching. His influences are Leonard Ravenhill, David Wilkerson, John Wesley, Charles Finney, etc. John is always in the process of writing; and is posting free e-books on this site for cultivating a deeper Christian life. Among them are his 'How to Experience God' and 'The Gospel of Jesus Christ.' He is currently working on the lives of great prophets in church history—from Catholic saints to Protestant reformers and revivalists. He is also working on a Biblical theology of poverty alleviation.
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