B O O K S
This adventure dives deep to chase after God’s grace found in fish bellies and beyond. Facing troubling circumstances, feeling lonely or struggling to forgive someone? Journey with Jonah. Sometimes it is in the pits where our hearts find their rest in God’s heart and are transformed by His grace.
sermon on the mount
Why did people flock to hear Jesus? His message. Sermon on the Mount remains perhaps the most celebrated and timeless of Jesus's teachings. Here He addresses practical life issues: contentment, anger, marriage, temptation, forgiveness, worry and so much more. Sit, listen and ponder this open window into God's heart for His people.
Want to look more like Jesus? James wants believers to look in the mirror and see Jesus staring back. Especially when in the midst of trials and suffering, James challenges believers to persevere and put faith into action. Learn to think, speak and do the right next thing, just like Jesus.
In a world of upheaval, trials, and trouble of various kinds, maybe you’ve wondered, “God, where are you?” Then, for such a time as this, perhaps the book of Esther is for you. Come and see how God is always working behind the scenes, through miracles big and small.
Life is full of heartbreak. None of us live unscathed by it. How do we keep bitterness from taking root in our hearts? Welcome to the remarkable story of Ruth. Study Ruth's life and see redemption and restoration on display. Find the antidote to bitterness in God’s grace!
i & ii peter
Overwhelmed by suffering? Welcome to Peter's message of hope. Peter assures us that suffering can be used for God's glory and for our good. He renews our call to trust God, live obediently and submit like Christ. His message will transform the way we think and live. Forever.
In this study, learn how to be gut-wrenching honest with God. Whether in lament and sorrow or thanksgiving and joy, the psalmist sang. We can too. No "playing church" here; this is soul-baring prayer at it's best. Come and learn to sing a new song!
8-week study // The Life of Joseph
23-week study // Can be broken into two 12 week studies
John, the beloved disciple of Jesus, provides a first-hand testimony into the life of Christ so that we might know, believe and enjoy the fullness of life. Gain assurance, hope, peace, joy and love. Whether a seasoned or beginner Bible student, studying the Gospel of John invariably leads to heart transformation. This is a must read.
Ever struggle with a sense of never being good enough? Break free with Christ. He alone is enough. Beginning in Acts, take a quick peek at Paul’s own stunning heart transformation. Then ponder his frank and passionate message to the Galatians. Find a window into a heart set free. Experience grace. Learn to walk and bear fruit in the Spirit.
Why live in spiritual rags? Know who you are. In Christ, you are rich! EVERY divine blessing is yours. Loved by God. Seated with Christ. You are His good work. So put off the old and put on the new. Learn to walk worthy. When we know who we are, we know what to do. No more living in spiritual poverty!
8-week study // In the Beginning, God…
Everything hinges on “the Beginning.” Consider light versus darkness, good versus evil, and life versus death. See the introduction to work, rest, relationships, control issues, marriage, parenting, bodies, food, souls, nakedness, fear and so much more. Be surprised by our Creator God Who invites us into the garden. Know His goodness and rest.
12-week study // The God of Abraham, Isaac, & Jacob
In Genesis chapter twelve, Scripture zooms in close to look at God’s relationship with one particular family: Abraham, his son Isaac, and his grandson, Jacob. Journey with God to better understand His covenant promises and unfailing love. (Spoiler alert: Unfailing love exists!)
Looking for joy? Contentment? Gratitude? Find these in Paul’s letter to the Philippians. In the midst of suffering, Paul rejoices. He provides encouraging and friendly insights to godly maturity by pointing to Christ’s example of love and humility.
Feeling trapped in the daily? Take time out and learn “to set your mind on things that are above.” Through Paul’s letter to the Colossians, be reminded that in Jesus, you are holy. Set apart. Loved. Rise above the mundane and savor worship.
Mark's fast-and-furious, action-packed gospel presents Jesus on mission as the hero of the whole Bible story. Mark's narrative reveals Jesus to be the Anointed One, set apart to save and usher in the Kingdom of God. Study Mark's gospel and become aware of our deepest longing: our need for a hero. The world has never seen, nor will ever see again, a hero quite like Jesus!
To us a child was born. Born to save and born to die. The Light of the world descended in the fullness of His grace and truth, and yet, in the hustle and bustle of Christmastime, it is easy to be distracted from the awe of His miraculous arrival. Allow this Advent guide to lead you in a closer examination of Christ's birth, that you might know and enjoy Him more this Christmas!