Young Adults Resources

This page is a list of GREAT books, and audio sermon series  as you grow deeper in your faith!  Sometimes it's hard to know where to go next or where to dig next into your faith. Here you go!  I'd LOVE your feedback on this page and I would LOVE to know what you are digging into. 


Books:
Theme: Growing closer to God -MUST reads
      Crazy Love by Francis Chan    Forgotten God by Francis Chan    Emotionally Healthy Spirituality by Peter Scazzero
       Walking With God by John Eldredge      Searching for God Knows What by Donald Miller

Theme: Relationships & Emotional Health   Having difficulties in relationships with people?  EXCELLENT lifelong lessons in these books!!
       Boundaries in Dating,   Boundaries,     Boundaries Face to Face   all by Cloud & Townsend

Theme: Defending your faith (Apologetics) How to know if you can really believe in God and the Bible.
      The Case for Faith, The Case for Christ , The Case for the Real Jesus, The Case for a Creator  all by Lee Strobel

Theme: Books for men
      Every Young Man’s Battle by Arterburn & Stoeker (How to deal with sexual temptation)
      Wild At Heart, The Way of the Wild Heart  both by John Eldredge  (What it means to be a man & how God created you.)
      Seasons of Life by Jeffery Marx  (Fun book about football, and developing manly character)

Theme: Books for women
      Every Young Woman’s Battle by Arterburn & Stoeker (How to deal with beauty issues and other common struggles of women)
      Captivating by John and Stasi Eldredge (What it means to be a woman and how God created you.)

Audio Sermon Series:


Christian - Andy Stanley.  What's it mean to be a Christian?  Unexpected thoughts, solid teaching!
  1- Brand Recognition   2- Quitters 3 - Insiders Outsiders 4- Christian
  5- Grace and Truth  6 - Angry Birds   7 - Loopholes  8 - Working it Out

Forgiveness - Rob Bell   The BEST, and healthiest teaching I've ever heard on Forgiveness.
1- Drop the Jawbone      2- Tortured by Books       3- It Stops HERE

Responsibility - Andy Stanley AWESOME, impactful, lifelong lessons in this series!  (28 minutes each)
Part 1    Part 2    Part 3    Part 4

Decision Making- Andy Stanley Good teaching on how to make important decisions well. (28 minutes each)
Part 1   Part 2    Part 3    Part 4

The Comparison Trap - Andy Stanley  Why do we compare ourselves? 
1 - The Land of Er    2 - Looking Around    3 - Two Bags Full

Right in the Eye - Andy Stanley  It's about Judges and how things work when we tro to "do what is right for me".  VERY insightful!
1 - Stranger than Fiction    2 - One King Leads Another 3 - Good at Looking   4 - Nobody's THAT stupid (about Samson)
5 - Extraordinary (about Gideon)   6 - Ruth and Bo Save Christmas (about Ruth and Boaz)

Christianity & Science - Partners or enemies? - Tony Campolo  This sermon is heady & will blow your mind, listen when you have time to think!
  Christianity and Science