The God Experiment Resources

WEEK 1: Story

You have a story and are part of a bigger story.


Joshua 1:1-9: God promises his presence to Joshua as he embarks on a new journey

Job 38:1-41: God chastises Job for doubting his existence.

Psalm 139:1-18: Our lives are in Gods hands from the beginning.

Ephesians 1:15-23: Paul offers a prayer to those who are seeking God.


Short: Why the Bible is relevant and reliable?

Longer: Chuck Mingo talks about being apart of a bigger story

Rent and watch “The Truman Show”

Week 2: Creation

God created it all.


Psalm 33:6-9: The Psalmist describes the beauty of God’s place above all creation.


Short: Nature Video

Longer: Louie Schwartzberg Video: Nature. Beauty. Gratitude

Listen and watch: Louis Armstrong What a Wonderful World

Greg Boyd talks about the world God created

Watch one of the Planet Earth clips

Week 3: The Fall

Sin entered the world through Adam.


Genesis 4:1-16: The story of Cain and Abel.

2 Samuel 11:1-27: Even the King David (the best) can do the worst (deception, murder)

Psalm 51:1-19: David confesses the depth of his sin and his need for restoration.

Romans 7:18-25: Paul calls out the struggle we’ve all experienced.


Short: Listen to Where have all the flowers gone by Pete Seeger. Clip 1.

Longer: Brian Tome speaks on the Fall from the series The Story

Rent and watch Hotel Rwanda

Rent and watch “Schindler’s List”

Week 4: The Law

God added order to the world through the law.


Exodus 11:1-12: The Passover is a defining event for Israel.

Leviticus 16:1-34: The law included provisions for lawbreakers.

Psalm 105:1-45: God initially fulfills his promise to Abraham through Israel.

Matthew 22:34-40: Jesus summarizes the heart of the Old Testament law.


Short: Listen to this song by Crossroads: The Lamb

Longer: Tim Keller tells the story of the Lamb

Rent and watch The Mission

Brian Tome speaks on Israel and the Law from the series The Story

Week 5: Me, Myself & I

We make a choice to agree with God or the Law.


Nehemiah 9:1-37: During one of Israel’s revival, they come clean about their rebellion.

Isaiah 1:1-20: The prophet highlights Israel’s rebellious ways and issues an ultimatum.

Matthew 23:1-39: Jesus gives his harshest remarks to the religious leaders of Israel.

Mark 1:1-8: The last great prophet prepares Israel for a final solution to their rebellion.


Short: Listen to this song by Bob Dylan: Gotta Serve Somebody

Longer: Chuck Mingo talks about Doubt vs. Belief

Shake it Out by Florence and the Machine (video by Crossroads)

Week 6: Grace

AKA Jesus.


Isaiah 53:2-12: The prophet foretells of Jesus’ sacrifice for us.

Romans: 3:21-31: An explanation of why we needed a redeemer.

1 Corinthians 15:1-3: The good news of salvation that came from Jesus.

Galatians 3:1-15: A discussion of trying to live by the law or live by faith in Jesus.


Short: Listen to this song by Andrew Peterson: Mystery of Mercy

Longer: Brian Tome talks about knowing who your dad is

Rent and watch Les Miserables

Week 7: Ghost

Believing in the spirit is now the law we live by.


Romans 8:5-14: The Spirit dwells within you, and you are heirs of Christ and in his family.

Galatians 5:16-25: Walking with the Spirit leads to a better relationship with Christ.

Acts 19:1-6: Pauls preaches to the people of Ephesus about being baptized in the Spirit.


Short: Listen to this song by The Crossroads Band: I Will Listen

Long: Chuck Mingo discusses the role of The Holy Spirit

Listen to this song by Mumford and Sons: Awake my Soul

Brian Tome talks about baptism and The Holy Spirit

Week 8: Eternity

What happens next? What does God promise us?


Revelations 21:1-4: A taste of what’s to come

Romans 8:18-25: Hope

1 Peter 1:3-12- Peter talks about eternal life.


Short: Listen to this song by Arcade Fire- My Body is a Cage

Longer: Brian Tome talks about eternity

Death, Be Not Proud a poem by John Donne