Contact Us

  • Phone: (831)465-3300
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  • Address:
    2701 Cabrillo College Drive | Aptos, CA 95003

Service Times

  • Saturday: 6PM
  • Sunday: 9 & 11AM

Small Group Resources

     In addition to the resources listed below, there are a limited number of copies of many popular DVD Bible Study Series available through the TLC small group department. Call or email Pastor Jim 465-3331 /

  • TLC Sermon Notes: Meet and discuss the current sermon notes and daily meditations with your small group.
  • If by Mark Batterson. Wrestling with regrets? Let God take your "if onlys" and use them as a springboard to a future filled with great possibilities! In this 4-week DVD study, Mark Batterson helps you embrace a confident, ready-to-conquer attitude based on the astounding question posed in Romans 8: "If God is for us, who can be against us?"   Approx. 76 minutes total.
  • Shaken by Tim Tebow. Life is not easy. We all experience ups and downs, wins and losses. The world does not define you, but it certainly does try to and often, we let it. God has already defined us and because our identities are secure, we don't have to ride the roller coaster of life. The Shaken Bible Study is a 4-session study with Tim Tebow who has ridden the highs and lows in his NFL journey and learned what it means to be grounded in who you are no matter what life throws your way.
  • Love Does by Bob Goff. This small group study is based on Goff's New York Times best-selling book, Love Does, features five 10-12 minute video sessions with Bob Goff, and the content in the guide will lead you and your group through session-by-session discussion topics and encourage individual reflection between sessions.

    Sessions include: • I’m With You• Free to Fail• Audacious Love• Be Not Afraid• Follow Me

  • Stuck (A DVD-Based Study) God has a plan for the stuck spaces inside of us, the places we feel broken. But we have to go to Him. Stuck is an eight-session video-based small group Bible study to take an honest look at the fight going on inside, leading us to the God who has a plan to restore us.  At the end of our journey, we find God waiting for us with hope and freedom. Eight sessions, approx. 70 minutes.
  • All In by Mark Batterson. This four-session video-based Bible study by Mark Batterson is a call to complete consecration. The gospel costs nothing, but it demands everything! The study pack includes a DVD with four video sessions and one study guide with video notes, questions, personal reflections, action suggestions, and journaling space.
  • Parental Guidance Required by Andy Stanley. Of all the assignments God will give you during your time on earth, none may be more sacred than the task of raising your children. The Parental Guidance Required Study Guide is designed to give you the counsel you need to help prepare your children for the future. Intended for use in personal study or in small groups, this six-session companion study guide to the Parental Guidance Required DVD is a practical resource that will encourage you to look at the relationships in your children's lives and ask the important questions. Asking the right questions is the key to helping you assess your family's needs and ensure that the influence you have is one that will last a lifetime.
  • God Is Closer Than You Think by John Ortberg. In God Is Closer Than You Think, John Ortberg takes you on a journey that will help you experience God's presence in the busy matrix of your life. This pack includes one DVD and one participant's guide filled with insights, discussion questions, and applications that will help you align yourself with the flow of the Holy Spirit and draw closer to God even when He seems absent. Also included is a Leader's Guide with complete, step-by-step instructions and tips.
  • Who Is This Man: The Unpredictable Impact of the Inescapable Jesus by John Ortberg. Discover the influence and challenge Jesus has on history, and on your life! Bible Study includes Leader Guide and Teaching DVD (5-sessions =  total 90 minutes)
  • Crazy Love by Francis Chan. A video-based Bible study for small groups. The God of the universe loves us with a Radical Love. Includes teaching DVD (85 minutes), outtake footage, trailer, behind-the-scenes footage.  
  • The Reason for God by Timothy Keller. Why does God allow suffering in the world? How could a loving God send people to Hell? Why are Christians such hypocrites? How can one religion be “right” and the others “wrong”? Why is there so much evil in the world?" These are just a few of the questions and doubts even skeptics and ardent believers wrestle with today. Learn how to engage others in dialogue on six common objections to Christianity and some of the most important reasons for faith.
  • Twisting the Truth: Learning to Discern in a Culture of Deception bAndy Stanley. In this six-session small group video experience, Andy Stanley exposes some common ways God's truth gets twisted. Each one has the potential to destroy your relationships, cloud your decisions, and distort your perception of him. This study helps us identify where we have "twisted thinking" and overcome them. Includes DVD and Participant Guide.
  • Follow (DVD & Participant's Guide) By: Andy StanleyIn this eight-session DVD Bible study, Andy Stanley takes you and your small group on a Bible study journey through the Gospels as he traces Jesus’ teaching on what it means to follow. This package includes both Follow: A DVD Study and Follow Study Guide.
  • Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas. In this six-session small group Bible study writer and speaker Gary Thomas invites you to see how God can use marriage as a discipline and a motivation to reflect more of the character of Jesus. The DVD features six 10-15 minute live teaching vignettes from Gary Thomas. The Participant's Guide contains life-changing insights and discussion questions, sure to spark conversation in your small group.
  • The Prodigal God: Finding Your Place at the Table (Discussion Guide with DVD) by Timothy KellerIn this six-session small group Bible study, pastor and bestselling author Timothy Keller uses one of Jesus’ best-loved parables – the Prodigal Son – to illustrate the depth of God’s love and how his grace extends into some very unexpected places.Taking you beyond the traditional focus on the wayward younger son, Keller helps you glean insights from each of the characters in Jesus' parable: the irreligious younger son, the moralistic elder son, and the Father who lavishes his love on both. Inside this guide, you'll explore questions for group discussion and personal reflection, and exercises that will help you experience the truths of Jesus' parable in your own life. The gospel is neither religion nor irreligion, but something else entirely. Whether you're a devout believer or a skeptic, The Prodigal God will challenge you to see Christianity in a whole new way.
  • The Gospel of John The Gospel of John vividly comes to life in a faithful and powerful dramatization of the Biblical text on DVD ("The NIV Serendipity Bible For Study Groups" is a great companion to this DVD series).


    Bible Studies without video 

  • We Study Together, by Marilyn Miller. A web-based study and tools you can use and print your small group.
  • Life Application Bible Studies: These are verse-by-verse studies based on the New Living Bible Translation.
  • Life Change Series: These are verse-by-verse studies with references to other books of the Bible.