Connected, Session 6: Connected through Prayer

Prayer is important. We know this, but so often we’re not sure how to pray or what to say. The same is true for your students. They know they need to pray, but they may not know how. As you discuss praying for your church this week, it will be helpful to give your students […]




Connected, Session 6: Free Student Devotion, “Peace, Church”

This is the free student devotional for Connected, Session 6: Connected Through Prayer. Pause Spend some time in confession before opening God’s Word. Invite God to reveal the places in your life you need to turn over to Him. Read Colossians 3:12-15 in your Bible. Underline everything believers are commanded to do in this passage. […]




Connected, Session 6 (Connected through Prayer): All Additional Resources

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Here are two songs from LifeWay worship that have been selected to go along with the Connected study. They can both be found on BSFL Songs Volume 1: “This is Our Prayer” ties to the 2nd session on Ephesians 4:1-6 “Speak Through Me” ties to the 4th session on  Ephesians 4:25-32. Here are the magazine articles that were […]




Connected, Session 6 (Connected Through Prayer): Additional Questions

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  The Point: Support Your Church Through Prayer Icebreaker If you got into trouble and could make one phone call, whose number would you dial? Would you rather: Pray in front of a large group of people or sit and listen to a 3-hour prayer? When you think of prayer, what comes to mind? What […]




Connected, Session 5: Connected in Service

Serving others is good for your students. It teaches countless lessons and greatly influences them as they grow into adulthood. This article describes some of the reasons serving others is beneficial for teenagers. Most importantly, serving is a way to share the love of Christ and the hope of the gospel with people both inside […]




Connected, Session 5 (Connected in Service): All Additional Resources

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  Here are two songs from LifeWay worship that have been selected to go along with the Connected study. They can both be found on BSFL Songs Volume 1: “This is Our Prayer” ties to the 2nd session on Ephesians 4:1-6 “Speak Through Me” ties to the 4th session on  Ephesians 4:25-32. Here are the magazine articles that […]




Connected, Session 5 (Connected in Service): Additional Questions

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  The Point: Serving in the Church is not about what I want. Icebreaker What is something you have always wanted? What is something you always wanted and never got? What’s the toughest part of not getting what you want? What’s the toughest part of seeing others get their way? Ephesians 5:15-17 Why do our desires […]




Connected, Session 5: Free Student Devotion, “Answer the Call”

This is the free student devotional for Connected, Session 5: Connected in Service. Pause Start with a time of prayer. Focus on one characteristic of God and praise Him for it. Then, thank Him for one thing He has done for you this week. Recall yesterday’s devotion. As a Christian, you know that God has […]




Connected, Session 6 (Connected in Prayer): Introduction Option for Boomers

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   Listen to the song, Make My Life a Prayer to You by Keith Green. Keith Green (October 21, 1953 – July 28, 1982) was an American contemporary Christian music pianist, singer and songwriter originally from New York.You can listen to the song here, or directly on YouTube Find the lyrics at songlyrics.com search Make […]




Connected, Session 6 (Connected Through Prayer): 3 Steps to a Healthier Prayer Life

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by Joel A. Lindsey Tell me if this scenario sounds familiar: You decide it’s time to pray, so you close your eyes. Fifteen seconds in, out of nowhere, tomorrow’s to-do list pops up and your thoughts are off on a tangent. Before long, you realize what’s happening, and by sheer force of the will, you […]