Awake Promotional Video

Many of you will be beginning Awake: The Call to a Renewed Life in your small groups next week. Here are a couple of videos you can share with your group. The first is the promotional video for the study: If you don’t see the video, click here to watch on YouTube. If you don’t see the video, click […]

Like No Other, Session 2 (A Birth Like No Other): Who Is This Jesus?

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  by Michael Kelley “For God loved the world in this way: He gave His One and Only Son . . . ”   So goes John 3:16, the most familiar verse in the Bible. If you look at more recent translations, you see that the phrase “One and Only” replaced the word “begotten” (KJV). […]

Like No Other, Session 2 (A Birth Like No Other): Mary, A Woman With God’s Favor

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  By Glenn McCoy I don ’t want to appear negative, but let us begin by admitting what we do not know about Mary. We know nothing of her parents, birth, or youth. We do not know her age when Jesus was born, what thoughts she may have had about Him as her Son grew into manhood. And, we do not […]

Like No Other, Session 2 (A Birth Like No Other): No Greater Life

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Click here to listen to the LifeWay Worship song “No Greater Life” from BSFL Songs, Volume 1

Like No Other, Session 2 (A Birth Like No Other): Motherhood: The Great Surrender

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by VICTORIA YORK Two important lessons learned from Mary, the mother of Jesus Debbie Bales remembers the day the Lord spoke to her heart that He was about to restore her relationship with her oldest child. Years before, when her son was 18 and still living at home, Debbie had discovered he had been lying, […]

Preschool EXTRA (Spring 2015)

Spring Life Verse Postcards Unit 1: Like No Other: The Life of Christ – One Conversation Placemat Session 1: Name Him Jesus (March 8) – Weekly Overview Video Session 2: Jesus Calmed a Storm (March 15) – Weekly Overview Video Session 3: The Rich Young Ruler (March 22) – Weekly Overview Video Session 4: People Welcomed Jesus (March 29) – […]

Kids Grades 1-6 EXTRA (Spring 2015)

Spring Life Verse Postcards Unit 1: Like No Other: The Life of Christ – One Conversation Placemat Session 1: Name Him Jesus (March 8) – Weekly Overview Video Session 2: A Fierce Storm (March 15) – Weekly Overview Video Session 3: The Triumphal Entry (March 22) – Weekly Overview Video Session 4: Jesus’ Last Days (March 29) […]

Ready, Session 6 (Ready When Pornography Controls): Additional Questions

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The Point: Help others to practice purity. Opening Question As a child, what tempted you to take something that wasn’t yours? How do you decide whether movies or TV shows are inappropriate? What is one thing that you do when you are alone that you would never do in public? In what ways are we […]

Ready, Session 6 (Ready When Pornography Controls): Discussion Option for Parents

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In advance, print several copies of this article from Focus on the Family. Plan on printing one copy for each discussion group you plan to have. Resisting the Power of Pornography To help parents discuss the effects of pornography on both their sons and their daughters, divide parents into groups of 4-5. Direct them to group […]

Ready, Session 6 (Ready When Pornography Controls): I’d Love You All Over Again

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God can redeem a marriage … even one that’s ended in divorce. by Traylor Lovvorn I was completely caught off guard. Thinking that we were going to have lunch with friends, I didn’t question my wife, Melody, when she jumped into the driver’s seat. It was our fifth anniversary, and I probably should’ve been aware that […]