Overcome, Session 6 (Overcome an Earthly Mindset): Live it Out Option for Boomers


Choose one of the following videos for the class to watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ylnx0NA9X4     (Lord I Need You Now, Plumb) video with lyric https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gS9e0nxHP-w   Lord, I Need You, Matt Maher We have all experienced situations that we would have rather avoided. Failure and disappointments are facts of life. In the midst of one of these […]

Overcome, Session 6 (Overcome an Earthly Mindset): Live It Out Option for Women’s groups


  The movie Soul Surfer tells the true story of Bethany Hamilton, a professional surfer who lost who arm in a shark attack. Watch this clip of her dealing with her struggles of how her accident could be part of God’s plan. If you don’t see the video below, click here to view on WingClips.com […]

Overcome, Session 6: Second Chances at First Loves


   God makes a new home for a widow, a widower, and their five children. by Gina Kell Spehn A child is born. He is mine. I’m made for him and he for me. Wonder and awe, that through me he arrived. My firstborn has me feeling poetic about life. Deep. Captivated. Suddenly fearful. My need […]

Overcome, Session 6 (Overcome an Earthly Mindset): What To Do When You Hit a Bad Light Cycle


I love it when I hit every green light on my way to my destination. Smooth sailing all the way. The truth is, it feels so right that many times I don’t really pay attention to the ease of the trip. Everything is as it should be. But I also know how it feels to […]

Overcome, Session 6 (Overcome an Earthly Mindset): Additional Questions


The Point: We can trust God is at work on our behalf. Icebreaker What could you do to increase your confidence that God is at work on your behalf in your most difficult situation? How can you believe that God is at work on your behalf when you can’t see what He is doing? Where on […]

Overcome, Session 4 (Overcome Hard Times): All Additional Resources


Click Here for the suggested playlist for the Overcome unit.   Click Here for the Overcome Promotional Video Click Here for an invitation to the study from Pastor Alex Himaya Here are the magazine articles that were selected to go along with this session: Bible Studies For Life: Adults—This Too Shall Pass Bible Studies For Life: Adults (KJV)—No […]

Relational Intentionality


This is part 6 of a series of posts from David Francis’ Transformational Class: Transformational Church Goes to Sunday School . Click here for a free download of the book, as well as training materials to help you present the material to your leaders. Transformational Church Goes to Sunday School Missionary Mentality, Part One Missionary Mentality, Part Two […]

From the Editor: God is Working Even When Things Are Falling Apart

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Originally posted on ronniefloyd.com on September 9, 2014 “Sometimes we can see a crisis looming in the distance. Yet other times we’re caught totally off guard by something huge that changes our lives in a moment. Thankfully, that’s not the case for God. No matter how shocked we may feel in moments of crisis, He’s […]

Help! What do I do If I Don’t Have All the Answers?


  As teachers and ministers we’re supposed to have the answers, right? While that’s certainly an ambitious goal to have, it’s not true to life. Furthermore, the problem with the “only ask questions with straight-forward answers” mentality of leadership is that it holds little water for young adults. They know better than to assume life […]

Overcome, Session 5 (Overcome Bitterness): Optional Activity for Collegiates


“Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart.” – Corrie ten Boom Divide your members into groups of 3-4 people each. Point out the Corrie ten Boom quote on page 118 in the Personal Study Guide. Or, display the image on PowerPoint.* Within each small group, […]