Through Oakland STUDENT MINISTRY, you can have free access to a huge, streaming, online, access-on-any-device library of over 10,000 video Bible studies, leadership videos, and DEVOTIONAL VIDEOS. There are thousands of video resources to help with discipleship, parenting, marriage, LEADERSHIP, and more. With content available for all ages and stages of life, additional family members can set up their own accounts as well.  

Bible study

Family Connection

Check back soon to see Family Connection pages from the Bible Study materials the students are learning from on Sunday mornings!

Helpful Websites

Answers in Genesis


Answers in Genesis is an apologetics ministry, dedicated to helping Christians defend their faith and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ effectively. We focus on providing answers to questions about the Bible—particularly the book of Genesis—regarding key issues such as creation, evolution, science, and the age of the earth.

Josh McDowell Ministry

Josh McDowell has been at the forefront of cultural trends and groundbreaking ministry for more than 50 years. The Ministry serves and equips the Body of Christ in raising generations of purpose-driven Christians who know what they believe, why it is true, and how to live it out.

Focus on the Family

Christianbook

Ultimately, we believe that the purpose of life is to know and glorify God through an authentic relationship with His Son, Jesus Christ. This purpose is lived out first within our own families then extended, in love, to an increasingly broken world that desperately needs Him.Through our radio broadcasts, websites, simulcasts, conferences, interactive forums, magazines, books, counseling and much more, Focus on the Family equips parents, children and spouses to thrive in an ever-changing, ever-more-complicated world.

From humble beginnings in the late 1970s to today's leading resource for Christian goods, Christianbook continues to provide an enormous selection at excellent value, with strong customer service and support. Learn more about the Hendrickson family, Christianbook's catalogs and website, staff, and facilities.

Recommended Books

His Needs, Her Needs

Willard Harley, Jr.

Time after time, His Needs, Her Needs has topped the charts as the bestselling marriage book available. In this classic book, Dr. Willard F. Harley, Jr., identifies the 10 most vital needs of men and women and shows husbands and wives how to make their marriage sizzle by satisfying those needs in their spouses. He provides guidance for becoming irresistible to your spouse and for loving more creatively and sensitively, thereby eliminating the problems that often lead to conflict and even extramarital affairs.

The 7 Rings of Marriage

Jackie Bledsoe

Jackie Bledsoe believes married life can be the best life, no matter what stage of marriage you may be living. He’s identified seven “rings” or stages all marriages have in common, and is equipping couples to enjoy a more fulfilling marriage through every ring. In his new book, The 7 Rings of Marriage, he prepares engaged, newlywed and long-time married couples for each of the seven stages, and offers practical advice for creating a lasting and fulfilling marriage.

Instructing a Child's Heart

Tedd & Margy Tripp

Picking up where Shepherding a Child's Heart left off, Tedd and Margy Tripp's new book, Instructing a Child's Heart, helps parents give instruction to their children that will persuade them of God's wisdom. Instead of focusing solely on behavior issues, the authors look at the heart of your child. Point your child toward the happiness they will find from doing things God's way! Paperback.

Kingdom Marriage

Tony Evans

What happens when a kingdom man marries a kingdom woman? Kingdom Marriage: Connecting God’s Purpose with Your Pleasure helps couples grow together as a kingdom couple to fulfill God’s design and purpose for their marriage. Through practical insights and powerful stories, Dr. Tony Evans inspires and instructs so couples will discover the hope, challenge, and guidance God’s Word provides for their journey together.

Capture Her Heart

Lysa TerKeurst

In this practical guide for husbands, Lysa TerKeurst outlines the needs, desires and longings of a woman. Then she discusses eight important ways to capture the heart of your wife. Filled with creative tips, Capture Her Heart is an excellent tool to help husbands with marriage-building.A Focus on the Family Resource.

Shepherding a Child's Heart

Tedd Tripp

Many parenting books are based on hit-or-miss theories steeped in secular thinking. This one draws from Pastor Tripp's seasoned experience as a father-and from God's Holy Word. Grounded in the Bible's divine plan for parenting, this guide defines your goals as a parent and provides the Scriptural methods for accomplishing them.