This Extraordinary Life | Resources

You have extraordinary purpose right where you are.

Let’s be honest – sometimes life can feel ordinary. That dream you had as a kid got snuffed out by everyday life. But what if there’s more? Join us for this series as we discover the extraordinary purpose God has for your life right where you are.

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Books/Audiobooks
Take Your Life Back | How to Stop Letting the Past and Other People Control You | Stephen Arterburn

Radical | Taking Back Your Faith From the American Dream | David Platt

What’s Next? | The Journey to Know God, Find Freedom, Discover Purpose, and Make a Difference | Chris Hodges

Love Does | Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World | Bob Goff

Love Does for Kids | Bob Goff + Lindsey Goff

Podcasts / Blogs / Articles

Daily Grace Company |  Resolve to Live Life Well
How often are the New Year’s resolutions we made at the beginning of the year at the forefront of our minds at the end of that same year? Do we even remember what we resolved to do?

Got Questions | What Does it Mean That Jesus is Enough?
Christians sometimes use the phrase Jesus is enough as an encouraging tidbit, but what does it really mean? Jesus is “enough” for what?

Wild at Heart | Comparison is the Thief of Joy
It can be hard to be happy with how God made you at any particular time but especially in the teen years. We feel we are too flat or too curvy, too little or too big, not enough or too much. And it doesn’t feel good. 

The Gospel Coalition | Fighting the Lie That I’m Behind in Life
There’s a thought that swings through my brain like a predictable pendulum if I don’t stop it: You’re behind. Online, I see women who are building huge businesses, executing a five-step program for keeping their homes immaculate, or making freezer meals a month in advance. I glance around and see the toys on the floor and the school books on the kitchen table—and I don’t even know what I’m making for dinner tonight.

Daily Grace Company | When Dreams Fall Apart
We all have dreams to which we aspire. Echoing our original design as God’s image-bearers, dreams present a picture of us flourishing. However, since we are fallen, we often desire the wrong things for ourselves, and we sometimes worship these over the Lord. Dreams, too, can reveal God-given passions that He may use for His glory.


Studies:

Take Back Your Life | 40-Day Interactive Journey to Thinking Right So You Can Live Right | Levi Lusko

You’ll Get Through This | Hope and Help for Your Turbulent Times | Max Lucado

Get Out of Your of Your Head | Jennie Allen


Videos For Kids
God Loves You! | A Message of Encouragement for Kids