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Go Deeper with God

Have questions about something you heard on Sunday? Want to learn more? Check out these resources to help you dig deeper into the Bible and other topics we’re learning about as a community.

The Parables of Jesus

We all love a good story. Whether in a book, on a screen, or around a campfire, stories have a way of drawing us in and engaging our hearts and minds. Jesus knew this, and when he wanted to teach his closest followers, he told them parables. These simple stories may sound strange or confusing to our ears, but each hides a deeper meaning that’s meant to challenge and teach us. This summer, we’ll look at some of Jesus’s parables and explore the lessons they have for us today.
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Past Series
Money Talks
April 28-June 12, 2024

Faith in Action: Hard Lessons from James
February 18-April 21, 2024

Under Construction: Rebuilding a Lasting Faith
January 7-February 11, 2024

December 3-17, 2023

Philippians: Deepening Relationships with God & Others
September 24-November 26, 2023

Uniquely Us: Our Calling As a Church
September 10-17, 2023

Summer Camp: Adventures in Spiritual Practices
June 18 – September 3, 2023

Live This Book
September 11, 2022 – June 11, 2023

Psalms for the Summer
July 17 – September 4, 2022

June 19-July 10, 2022

Micah: This Just Got Serious
April 24-June 5, 2022

Becoming: The Sermon on the Mount
January 20-April 10, 2022

I’m Fine: How God Meets Us When We’re Not
January 2-23, 2022

Acts: To the Ends of the Earth
November 21 – December 19, 2021

Acts: Empowered for Mission
September 12 – November 14, 2021

Rooted: Grounded in Truth
July 4 – September 5, 2021

Because of His Grace
June 6-27, 2021

Homecoming: Ezra & Nehemiah
May 2-30, 2021

April 4-25, 2021

Galatians: The Letter that Saved the Church
January 31 – March 28, 2021

Hindsight 2020
December 27, 2020

I Am: The One Who Changes Everything
September 13 – November 15, 2020

Politics & Faith
October 25 – November 1, 2020

Race & Faith
June 7-14, 2020

Take Heart
April 19 – May 24, 2020

Next Steps Podcast

Each week, we’ll take the next steps to grow in our relationship with Christ, be formed into the kind of people He’s created us to be, and learn to better love and serve those around us.

Reading Plans

If you want a guide for reading through the entire Bible or just sections of it along a certain theme, we have several year-long and short-term reading plans.
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Exploring Faith

The Reason for God | Tim Keller
Simply Christian | N.T. Wright

Tools for Understanding the Bible

Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex | Michael Todd
The Meaning of Marriage | Tim Keller
Parent Unscripted | North Point Church
Belonging and Becoming | Mark & Lisa Scandrette
Boundaries | Henry Cloud
Spiritual Friendship | Wesley Hill

Spiritual Rhythm & Practices

The Deeply Formed Life | Rich Villodas
Celebration of Discipline | Richard Foster
Sacred Rhythms | Ruth Haley Barton
Spirit of the Disciplines | Dallas Willard
Emotionally Healthy Spirituality |  Pete Scazzero
The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry |  John Mark Comer
Spiritual Disciplines Handbook | Adele Ahlberg Calhoun
You are What You Love | James K.A. Smith

Race & Faith

The Color of Compromise (+ video series) | Jemar Tisby
White Awake | Daniel Hill
Be the Bridge | Latasha Morrison
Many Colors: Cultural Intelligence for a Changing Church | Soong-Chan Rah
For a longer list, visit our Race + Faith page

Politics & Faith
2022 Elder Statement | Blackhawk Church
For the Health of the Nation resources | National Association of Evangelicals
The After Party course | Redeeming Babel
The Liturgy of Politics | Kaitlyn Schiess
Not in it to Win it | Andy Stanley
Public Faith in Action | Miroslave Volf & Ryan McAnnally-Linz
Loving Your Neighbor

The Art of Neighboring | Jay Pathak
When Helping Hurts | Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert
I Once Was Lost | Don Everts & Doug Schaupp
This Invitational Life | Steve Carter

Other Group Studies

When Heaven Meets Earth | The Bible Project
Bible Studies | The Bible Project
Get Out of Your Head | Jennie Allen
Soul Keeping | John Ortberg
Fervent | Priscilla Shrier