Resources

Often, Pastor Josh will mention resources in his sermons to “take you further”. We are listing those resources here, in case you missed them during the sermon.


  • Sermon Date: 9/5/21
  • Sermon Title: “Hope Choked?”

Resources

Overview video of 1 Samuel

Welch, When People are Big and God is Small: Overcoming Peer Pressure, Codependency, and the Fear of Man (1997).

J.K.A. Smith, You are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habits (2016).


  • Sermon Date: 8/29/21
  • Sermon Title: “Hope Fuel”

Resources

Overview of 1 Samuel

Keller, “Q & A: Does prayer really change things?”


  • Sermon Date: 8/22/21
  • Sermon Title: “The Danger of Unanswered Hope”

Resources

Judges sermon series – February 2019

Judges sermon series – June 2019

Overview video of 1 Samuel

Levin, The Fractured Republic: Renewing America’s Social Contract in the Age of Individualism (2016)


  • Sermon Date: 8/8/21
  • Sermon Title: “The Underdog’s Guide to Prayer, Part 2”

Resources

Bailey, “Parables in Luke: Pharisee and Tax Collector”

Keller, Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God, 2014.


  • Sermon Date: 8/1/21
  • Sermon Title: “The Underdog’s Guide to Prayer, Part 1”

Resources

Blackaby and King, Experiencing God: Student Bible Study, 2005.

Keller, Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God, 2014.


  • Sermon Date: 7/18/21
  • Sermon Title: “In the End…”

Resources

N.T. Wright History and Eschatology: Jesus and the Promise of Natural Theology (2019).


  • Sermon Date: 6/27/21
  • Sermon Title: Who’s the Boss?

Resources

See “The Crafty Manager” sermon from June 20, 2021.


  • Sermon Date: 6/13/21
  • Sermon Title: “The Story of Two Sons”

Resources:

Tim Keller, Prodigal God (2008).


  • Sermon Date: 6/6/21
  • Sermon Title: “Lost and Found!”

Resources:

“Word Study Video: Joy” from the BibleProject


Sermon Date: 5/16/21

Sermon Title: “Stewarding Time”

Resources:

Cloud and Townsend, Boundaries: When to Say Yes How to Say No To Take Control of Your Life (1992)

Challies, Do More Better: A Practical Guide to Productivity (2015). 


  • Sermon Date: 5/9/21
  • Sermon Title: “Stewarding Truth”

Resources:

Matt Chandler, The Explicit Gospel (2012).

Thom Rainer, I Am a Church Member: Discovering the Attitude that Makes the Difference (2013).


  • Sermon Date: 5/2/21
  • Sermon Title: “Stewarding Life”

Resources:

Clark Forsythe, Abuse of Discretion: The Inside Story of Roe v Wade (2013).

Douglas Moo and Jonathan Moo, Creation Care: A Biblical Theology of the Natural World (2018).

Carl Trueman, The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to Sexual Revolution (2020).


  • Sermon Date: 4/25/21
  • Sermon Title: “Time for the Cross

Resources:

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Cost of Discipleship, 1937.

Kyle Idleman, Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus, 2011.


  • Sermon Date: 4/18/21
  • Sermon Title: “Time for a Party, Part 2”

Resources:

Blomberg, Contagious Holiness: Jesus’ Meals With Sinners (2005).

Pathak and Runyon, The Art of Neighboring: Building Genuine Relationships Outside Your Door (2012).


  • Sermon Date: 4/11/21
  • Sermon Title: “Time for a Party, Part 1”

Resources:

Blomberg, Contagious Holiness: Jesus’ Meals With Sinners (2005).

Pathak and Runyon, The Art of Neighboring: Building Genuine Relationships Outside Your Door (2012).


  • Sermon Date: 4/4/21
  • Sermon Title: “The Time is Coming…”

Resources:

New City Catechism

“A Temple in Flames: The Final Battle for Jerusalem and the Destruction of the Second Temple” by The City of David Institute for Jerusalem Studies


  • Sermon Date: 3/21/21
  • Sermon Title: “Time for the Kingdom”

Resources:

Christopher Morgan, “The Kingdom of God”


  • Sermon Date: 3/7/21
  • Sermon Title: “Time to Settle”

Resources:

“The Test” by BibleProject

Tim Keller, The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism, chapter 2 “A good God would not allow suffering.” (2009)

On RightNow Media: “The Reason For God: Session 4 – Why Does God Allow Suffering?”

“Jesus of the Scars”, Edward Shillito


  • Sermon Date: 2/28/21
  • Sermon Title: “Time to Finish”

Resources:

https://erlc.com/resource-library/articles/what-is-the-equality-act/


  • Sermon Date: 2/7/21
  • Sermon Title: “Jesus and My Money”

Resources:

G.K. Beale, We Become What We Worship: A Biblical Theology of Idolatry (2008).


  • Sermon Date: 1/31/21
  • Sermon Title: “Jesus and My Fear”

Resources:

J.I. Packer, “Evangelical Annihilation in Review” (1997)


  • Sermon Date: 1/24/21
  • Sermon Title: “Jesus and My Religion”

Resources:

“Pharisees” article by Dr. Allen Ross

Kevin DeYoung, The Hole in our Holiness: Filling the Gap Between Gospel Passion and the Pursuit of Godliness (2014)


  • Sermon Date: 1/10/21
  • Sermon Title: “Jesus and My Loyalty”

Resources:

C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity (1952)


  • Sermon Date: 11/15/20
  • Sermon Title: “The Death of Wisdom”

Resources:

https://bibleproject.com/explore/ecclesiastes/

David Gibson, Living Life Backward: How Ecclesiastes Teaches Us to Live in Light of the End (2017).


Sermon Date: 11/1/20

Sermon Title: “What’s the Big Idea…About The End?”

Resources:

Section 12 of Scott Duvall, Experiencing God’s Story of Life and Hope: A Workbook for Spiritual Formation (2008)

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Ethics (1949)

Tim Keller, Walking with God Through Pain and Suffering (2015)

N.T. Wright, Evil and the Justice of God (2006).


  • Sermon Date: 10/25/20
  • Sermon Title: “What’s the Big Idea…About Mission?”

Resources:

Section 11 of Scott Duvall, Experiencing God’s Story of Life and Hope: A Workbook for Spiritual Formation (2008)

John Bunyan, Pilgrim’s Progress (1678)

John Piper, Let the Nations Be Glad: The Supremacy of God in Missions (2010)


  • Sermon Date: 10/18/20
  • Sermon Title: “What’s the Big Idea…About the Church?”

Resources:

Section 9 of Scott Duvall, Experiencing God’s Story of Life and Hope: A Workbook for Spiritual Formation (2008)

Gene Getz, Sharpening the Focus of the Church, 1975.