Like Glue, Session 1 (Stick With Love): Additional Questions


The Point: Let love permeate every relationship Opening Question Would you rather eat stale bread or drink day-old coffee? What could use a little “freshening up” in your life? Who was your first good friend in elementary school and what made you become friends? What was the first birthday party you were invited to attend […]

Like Glue, Session 1 (Stick with Love): Conclusion Option for Parents

Replace Question #5 with the following option: Have a volunteer read the following aloud: “Love is patient, love is kind. Love does not envy, is not boastful, is not conceited, does not act improperly, is not selfish, is not provoked, and does not keep a record of wrongs. ⌊Love⌋ finds no joy in unrighteousness but […]

Like No Other, Session 8 (Exalted Like No Other): Live It Out Option for Parents

Vertical and Horizontal Our vertical relationship with God and our horizontal relationships with others are indicators of our spiritual maturity. Below, circle areas of that need work in each of these relationships. Vertical: (with God) Time in Bible study; Time in Prayer; Time in Meditation; Grateful Attitude, Good, Faithful Horizontal: (with family, children, coworkers, etc.) Loving, […]

Like No Other, Session 8 (Exalted Like No Other): No Greater Life

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Like No Other, Session 8 (Exalted Like No Other): More than a Feeling


 BY MICHAEL KELLEY Set up faith as the engine of your life instead of your emotions. It’s confession time: I didn’t go to the gym this morning. It wasn’t because I suddenly decided that working out was no longer beneficial, nor was it because I had something else pressing that I had to do. I […]

Like No Other, Session 8 (Exalted Like No Other): Introduction Option for Men


  “George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States, is the only commander in chief in modern times who has declined to write a memoir. Now George W. Bush, the 43rd president, strides into the void with a book of his own intended to give voice to his modest father’s life and […]

Like No Other, Session 7 (Ascended Like No Other): One Student Can Start a Movement


This article originally was posted on on August 12, 2013 Most of the students in the small province would choose to attend any other university in the country. Their local university, located on a Southeast Asian island, is neither prestigious nor acclaimed. However, it holds the potential to be the starting point of a […]

Like No Other, Session 7 (Ascended Like No Other): Discussion Option for Men


  On Wednesday November 12, the European Space Agency’s Rosetta Mission safely landed a space explorer module named Philae on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Launched in 2004 the mission took 10 years to travel 4 billion miles into space and into the orbit of this particular comet. The historic landing, scientists hope, will provide […]

Like No Other, Session 7 (Ascended Like No Other): Damascus Road


A Fromer Muslim’s Dramatic Conversion Story by KARIM SHAMSI-BASHA April 8, 1992, started out as a beautiful day. The purple sky was clear and crisp; a slight chill was in the air. I had just met my wife at the day care of our 3-month-old son, Zade. SUDDENLY, I HEARD A FIRE CALL on the […]

Like No Other Session 7 (Ascended Like No Other): Afloat and Alone


BY MICHAEL KELLEY When you start to drift, fight the current, and get back to Jesus. “We must, therefore, pay even more attention to what we have heard, so that we will not drift away” (Hebrews 2:1). I don’t spend a lot of time on boats, but whenever I find myself on the water, I’m […]