Overcome, Session 4 (Overcome Hard Times): Introduction Option for Boomers

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Ask the question, “ What were you doing December 31, 1999? Allow for responses. If people have a hard time associating anything with that date, say or write on the board “Y2K.” Watch this news clip from December 1999. If you don’t see the video below, click here to watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLyUpIqvlLA   Many of [...]

Overcome, Session 3 (Overcome Being Forgotten): Live it Out Option for Boomers

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As you close the session, display these pictures or similar ones on PowerPoint or by printing them out. Display these pictures for the class to see. If we are being honest, we can all admit to having forgotten something at sometime in our lives. Maybe it was something minor like our keys, a book we [...]

Overcome, Session 2 (Overcome Temptation): Introduction Option for Boomers or Parents

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Show the following video of the children and marshmallows. If you don’t see the video below, click here to watch on YouTube.  These children were tempted with harmless marshmallows. Who can resist a soft, sweet marshmallow? Notice how they all started the experiment with smiles on their faces. This was going to be fun. When [...]

Overcome, Session 1 (Overcome Betrayal): Introduction Option

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This option would work great for men, parents, or Boomers. Begin the session by showing the “This is Sports Center” commercial featuring Peyton, Eli, and Archie Manning. If you don’t see the video below, click here to watch on You Tube. After the video discuss these questions: What in the video indicates a sibling rivalry? [...]

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 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 5 (Connected in Service): Live it Out Option For Boomers

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  Katie Davis is a young woman from Tennessee who has answered the call to serve in Uganda. She has extended her view of church membership to those in greatest need. Watch her story below. If you do not see the video, click here to view on YouTube   Our generation, the Boomers, is often thought [...]

Connected, Session 4 (Connected Through Words): All Additional Resources

  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 4 (Connected Through Words): Intro option for Boomers

Open the discussion with these questions. Have you ever been robbed or been the victim of a burglary? If so how did you react? Has someone shown you a kindness you did not deserve? View the movie clip from Les-Miserables.  If you do not see the clip below, click here to watch on Wingclips (may [...]

Connected, Session 3 (Connected in Growth): Live It Out Option for Boomers groups

    Watch the NAMB Week of Prayer video, Partnering with St. Louis. If you don’t see the video below, click here to watch on You Tube:   The North American Mission Board provides support for missionaries across the United States. The work in St. Louis is one of many mission opportunities supported by NAMB. [...]