Below we have put together resources that we hope will help you on your spiritual walk. We hope these resources can be as fruitful in your life as they have been in ours! 

This section is new for Cornerstone Cru and we hope to be continually updating this page with more resources as we learn and grow!

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Sermons and talks:

Find past sermons from our own church as well as others below.

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Sermons at UIC


More Sermons 

Great sermons from other pastors and churches below:

Find links to more sermons by some of the pastors listed above, though we could not list them all here we hope these other libraries of work will help you as well! All the links above and below can be listened to for free!


Below are links to panel discussions, and many different types of talks on topics related to christian living:

  • The Village Church has talks on a number of christian topics, you can access the library of these talks organized by topic here.
  • The Prayer Course: Journey through the Lord's Prayer with six short videos and a handy 'cheat sheet' for each session, all designed to fuel discussion and deepen your own personal prayer life.


Find music from Cornerstone Cru services as well as other worhsip music we love below!

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Our Worship Music

Find a complete collection of our worship music as well as weekly worship playlist below:

General Playlist:

Weekly Playlist:

Fall 2018:

  • Week One 9/2/18
  • Week Two 9/9/18
  • Week Three 9/16/18
  • Week Four 9/23/18
  • Week Five 9/30/18

Worship and General Christian Music Playlist

Other playlist of worship music we love!

These are just a few of our favorites, for a complete list of playlist see here.

    Music Suggestions

    A list of some of our favorite groups/songs/albums:

    These are just a few of our favorites to get you started!


    Organized by topic, find helpful voices on some of the most common questions, concerns, and issues we all have on our walk with God.

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    General Christian Living:

    By topic:

    Mental Illness:


    More from:


    Christian literature can often be a great way to familiarize your self with difficult concepts in a an approchable way. Below you will find just a few of our favorites!

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    Introduction to Christianity and Christian Living  

    • Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
    • More than a Carpenter by Josh McDowell
    • The Reason for God by Timothy Keller
    • Simply Christian by N.T. Wright
    • The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel
    • The Reason Why Faith Makes Sense by Mark Mittelberg

    Christianity for College Students

    As college students we face a completely different set of barriers and challenges to our faith, these books aim to help you on your walk with Christ while addressing these unique life circumstances. Some of these books though not directly aimed towards college students, discuss matters that are particular true or relevant to those near the begging of their walk with god, or in a time of great transition, both of which are common places for college student to abide in. We hope these can be especially applicable to you during your time at UIC!

    • Knowing God by J.I Packer
    • Prayer by Tim Keller
    • Desiring God by John Piper
    • Just Do Something by Keven DeYoung
    • What’s So Amazing About Grace by Philip Yancey
    • Taking God at His Word by Kevin DeYoung
    • The Headrest Peace by Kara Tippetts
    • The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis
    • Present over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living by Shauna Niequists

    By topic


    • The Treasure Principle by Randy Alcorn


    • Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption by Katie Davis
    • Do Hard Things by Alex and Brett Harris

    Trusting God:

    • Believing God by Beth Moore

    • It's Not Supposed to Be This Way by Lysa TerKeurst

    • God Is Able by Priscilla Shirer


    • Anxious for Nothing: Finding Calm in a Chaotic World by Max Lucado

    Love (both Gods and our own):

    • Uninvited: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out and Lonely by Lysa TerKeurst


    • The Knowledge of the Holy by A. W. Tozer