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Books & Media

Find out how you can access Christian books & other media such as movies and music.

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Most of the resources reviewed on our website are part of the collection of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church library.

Many of the books may also be found in Löhe Memorial Library at the Australian Lutheran College. Anyone is welcome to join and use the resources of this well-stocked theological library.



A list of bookshops with Christian resources including the addresses of the outlets located in Adelaide, plus links to the web sites of online bookshops. Check their web site for addresses in other locations.

Even if you don’t plan to order books from the web site, it is always worth checking whether they are in stock at a local Christian bookseller. If you do decide to order online, be aware of the added cost of postage.

Koorong Books

Over 150, 000 Christian titles, CDs, DVDs etc are available in the store itself or on-line.

In Adelaide:
198 Waymouth Street
Adelaide 5000
Tel. 08 8239 6777


Australian Church Resources

This distributor of Christian (mainly Lutheran) resources, has a basic book stock of about 300-400 current and popular titles.

While they will order requested resources from AugsburgFortress and Concordia publishers in the USA, there is usually a waiting period of several months.

In Adelaide:
Unit 1 14 Drury Tce
Clovelly Park 5042
Tel. 1300 36 75 75


Word Bookstore

A bookstore stocking a wide range of books, Bibles, Christian music, DVDs, software, cards and gifts.

In Adelaide:
Shops 3 & 4, 84-96 Newton Rd
Campbelltown SA 5074
Tel. 08 8336 9001


Pauline Books and Media

A vast range of books, music, computer software, videos, posters, interactive media and any other medium suitable for the proclamation of the Gospel in the modern world. Catholic resources predominate.

In Adelaide:
27 Hindmarsh Square
Adelaide SA 5000
(Also accessible from 28 Twin Street, Adelaide)
Tel. 08 8223 2735


The Bible Society Shop

Bibles and other Christian resources.


Matthias Media

This Sydney-based Anglican publisher provides quality resources that meet the following criteria: Does it meet a gospel ministry need? Is the content faithful to the Bible? Is the quality of a high standard?


John Garrett Publishing

This organization both publishes and sells religious and spiritual books on a large scale. Most of the resources are Catholic, with the aim of offering resources for schools and parishes ‘to make Christ more present in the world today’.

There is a very strong selection in the areas of both Christian spirituality and education, and they are able to obtain AugsburgFortress publications.

A regular mailing list (posted or emailed) of their latest books and other resources is available.



This mega Internet store, based overseas, has a surprising number of Christian, including Lutheran, publications.

Delivery is prompt and reliable. It is best to order several books at the same time to help ease the cost of postage!


The Book Depository

This UK Internet store also has a surprising number of Christian, including Lutheran, publications.

Delivery is very prompt and there are no postage costs!