Like Glue, Session 2 (Stick with Encouragement): Live It Out Option for Parents

Children are individually unique. Consider the differences in your children. (If you only have one child, consider the differences between yourself and your siblings or friends.) God created each person with different characteristics and interests. Christians have differing talents and spiritual gifts. How do you encourage your children to use their uniqueness to serve the […]

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 7 (Ascended Like No Other): Conclusion Option for Parents

After teaching the section on Acts 1:9-11, distribute a pen and a piece of paper to each person in your group. Play the song “Holy Spirit” by Jesus Culture, (found at []), and ask learners to write a letter to the Holy Spirit thanking Him for His work and what He means to them. As […]

Like No Other, Session 4 (Teaching Like No Other): Introduction Option for Parents

  Summarize the following: Jesus lived a perfect life. Now, we cannot be perfect, but we are to imitate Jesus as well as we can gratefully realize that His grace has taken care of our sins. Jesus teaches us how to live. All we have to do is follow Him. Replace “The Bible Meets Life” […]

Like No Other Session 3 (Power Like No Other): Conclusion Option for Parents

To conclude the lesson, consider leading in discussion questions to help parents verbalize how they are learning to trust Jesus. Many adults have difficulty express feelings of fear, trust, and distrust. You may have only one or two willing to share. Replace the “All My Fears” option with the following discussion questions: Looking back over […]

Like No Other, Session 2 (A Birth Like No Other): Live It Out Option for Parents

Children think concretely. Most are not ready to understand abstract terms until older childhood and young adolescence. If the subject comes up in discussion with your child, and you feel ill-equipped to explain Jesus’ dual nature, consider framing the discussion in terms of your relationships. Although there is no adequately complete analogy of Jesus’ substance […]

Like No Other, Session 1 (Promised Like No Other): Introduction Option for Parents

Ask your group to watch the following clip from the movie “Liar, Liar”: If you don’t see the clip below, click here to watch on [] May not be viewable on Apple portable devices. When the video is complete, take time to discuss how it feels to be disappointed by broken promises and distrust. […]

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

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 5 (Ready When Homosexuality Devastates): Additional Resource for Parent’s groups

As you close today’s session, acknowledge that this may have been a very uncomfortable session, particularly for any parents whose children may be dealing with same-sex attraction. There may be some parents in your group who are dealing with this issue but may not be ready to talk with anyone about it. Encourage them to […]