Sanctity of Human Life Studies

Every year Bible Studies for Life includes a study supporting the Sanctity of Human Life. These studies are typically studied around  the anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court decision Roe V. Wade. This is an important issue, and we are pleased to make available two studies to help you and your group address it from […]




Honest to God, Session 6: If God is Good, Why Is There Suffering?

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Watch this Q&A by Dr. Ravi Zacharias to help your group better understand this week’s session on suffering. After watching the video discuss the following questions: How does evil prove that God exists? How would you respond to someone who questions God’s existence because of evil and suffering in the world? Why is it important […]




Honest to God, Session 6: All Additional Resources

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Here are the magazine articles that were selected to go along with this session: For users of Bible Studies For Life: Adults— A Shoulder to Lean On and Bible Studies For Life: Young Adults— When Suffering Comes For users of Bible Studies For Life: Senior Adults: Why This Sad Day?  For users of Bible Studies For Life: Adults […]




From the Editor: If God is Good, Why Do People Suffer?

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We wrap up our six session unit, Honest to God: Real Questions People Ask with a question people have been asking for centuries: “If God is good, why do people suffer?” It’s a question that comes up with every natural disaster, school shooting, and wartime atrocity. If God could stop it, but chose not to, then […]




Honest to God, Session 5: All Additional Resources

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  Here are the magazine articles that were selected to go along with this session: For users of Bible Studies For Life: Adults and Bible Studies For Life: Young Adults— A Deeper Shade of Green For users of Bible Studies For Life: Senior Adults: Stargazing For users of Bible Studies For Life: Adults (KJV)—Designed for Life Ronnie Floyd’s […]




From the Editor: Why Are We Here?

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Session 5 of Bible Studies for Life’s Honest to God: Real Questions People Ask by Robert Jeffers deals with a two-part question: How Did We Get Here… and Why? Science works hard to explain the first part of that question: How did we get here? But even the most arrogant scientist will not even attempt to answer […]




Honest to God, Session 6: Current Events Connection

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To help discuss the session topic, “Why Does God Allow People to Suffer?” share this article from Baptist Press (You may print copies of article for members of your group.) Warren forgives seller of gun in son’s suicide, posts string of reflections on Twitter Explain that Rick Warren is the well-known pastor of Saddleback Church, […]




Honest to God, Session 5: How Did We Get Here…And Why?

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Watch all or a portion of the Bill Nye/Ken Ham Creation debate last week, or read this summary and reflection by Dr. Al Mohler HERE. Show parts of the video or summarize it for your group. Then discuss using the questions below. Did you watch or hear about this debate last week?   What did you […]




Honest to God, Session 6: A Shoulder to Lean On

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By Amy Fenton Lee Supporting Friends with a special needs diagnosis Lacking confidence for the right words, people often shy away from parents in the midst of receiving a special needs diagnosis. After interviewing a number of mothers of children affected by special needs, common pointers emerge to help caring friends better engage these families. […]




Honest to God, Session 6: Hard Cuts

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by Leighann McCoy Growing up, I consulted my mood ring to gauge my happiness. But dark days have taught me that while happiness is wonderful, holiness is life’s goal. Born at the tail end of the Boomer generation, I saw civil rights advance, the anti-war movement begin, mistrust of government grow, and the women’s rights […]