Can We Talk? Resources

Can We Talk? Resources

In a realm of diverse views, Trinity Community Church presents the sermon series “Can We Talk” to foster a space of exploration and discussion. Our resource page is here to accompany you, offering insights on challenging topics. We don’t have all the answers, but we aim to come alongside you wherever you find yourself on life’s journey. Your questions and reflections are warmly welcomed as we engage with life’s hard questions, seeking to understand together through the lens of Jesus Christ and the Bible’s wisdom.

Week 1 Resources – Truth + Love

The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel

Total Truth by Nancy Pearson 

Confronting Christianity by Rebecca Mclaughlin

Reasonable Faith: Christian Truth and Apologetics by William Lane Craig

The Reason for God by Timothy Keller 

Red Pen Logic

Alisa Chiders

Four Things Christians Must Reclaim by Timothy Keller 

Week 2 Resources – Love + God’s Standard

Love Does by Bob Goff

Crazy Love by Francis Chan

Gentle & Lowly by Dane C. Ortlund?-

Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer 

Conspiracy of Kindness by Steve Sjogren 

No Greater Love by A. W. Tozer

Forgive: Why Should I and How Can I? By Tim Keller 

How to Speak the Truth in Love 

5 Guidelines for Speaking the Truth in Love 

Love One Another

Grace, Law, and Speaking the Truth in Love

Week 3 Resources – Family + Communication

Grace-Based Parenting by Tim Kimmel

Risen Motherhood (book & podcast) by Emily Jenson & Laura Wifler

Family Shepherds by Voddie Baucham Jr.

Focus on the Family Resource List

Raising Tiny Disciples by Phylicia Masonheimer

Mother and Son by Emerson Eggerichs

Take Back Your Family by Jefferson Bethke

Habits of the Household by Justin Whitmel Earley

The Purpose of the Family

Building Healthy Families

Parenting with Grace

Week 4 Resources – Sexuality

Gay Girl, Good God by Jackie Hill Perry

Sex, Jesus, and the Conversations the Church Forgot by Mo Isom

Sam Allberry | Sexual Challenges and Your Church’s Response | TGC Podcast

Is God Anti-Gay?

The Changed Movement

Out of Egypt Ministries by Patti Height

Confronting Christianity by Rebecca Mclaughlin

Focus on the Family- Sex Education

Focus on the Family- Marital Intimacy

Kingdom Sexuality Podcast

Week 5 Resources – Perversion + Sex + LGBTQ

God and the Transgender Debate by Andrew Walker

Love Thy Body by Nancy Pearson

Because He Loves Me by Elyse M. Fitzpatrick

Truth-Filled by Ruth Chou Simons

Grace for the Good Girl by Emily Freeman

Week 6 Resources – Identity + Design

How Should We Then Live?: The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture by Francis A. Schaeffer

Identity and Idolatry: The Image of God and Its Inversion by Richard Lints

Biblical Critical Theory: How the Bible’s Unfolding Story Makes Sense of Modern Life and Culture by Christopher Watkin

The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness: The Path to True Christian Joy by Tim Keller

Who Am I? Identity in Christ by Jerry Bridges

We Become What We Worship: A Biblical Theology of Idolatry by G. K. Beale

Taking God At His Word: Why the Bible Is Knowable, Necessary, and Enough, and What That Means for You and Me by Kevin DeYoung

God and the Transgender Debate by Andrew Walker

Love Thy Body by Nancy Pearson?

Because He Loves Me by Elyse M. Fitzpatrick-

Truth-Filled by Ruth Chou Simons

Grace for the Good Girl by Emily Freeman

Week 6 Resources – Politics + Government

The Pourover News

The Daily Citizen

Eve in Exile by Rebekah Merkle

Ground News

Kingdom Politics: Returning God to Government by Tony Evans

Politics – According to the Bible: A Comprehensive Resource for Understanding Modern Political Issues in Light of Scripture by Wayne A. Grudem