Connected, Session 3 (Connected in Growth): Intro Option for Singles or Collegiate groups

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To address the idea of obstacles that keep us from equipping fellow believers or being equipped ourselves, consider the following article by Charles Stanley, http://www.christianpost.com/news/unity-in-the-body-of-christ-104577/.  The article, “Unity in the Body of Christ” recognizes that there are some obstacles that separate us as believers in the church. What are some of the obstacles that separate [...]

Connected, Session 2 (Connected in Unity): 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 2 (Connected in Unity): Introduction Option for Singles or Collegiates groups

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To begin this session, show the following video clips, which are a series of commercials produced to promote public transportation. If you don’t see the video below, click here to watch on You Tube:   Each of the three clips allows us to consider the significance of being connected during times of difficulty or danger. [...]

Connected, Session 1 (Connected in Christ): All Additional Resources

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  Here are the magazine articles that were selected to go along with this session: Bible Studies For Life: Adults—He’ll Come Running Bible Studies For Life: Adults (KJV)—Meaningful Ministry to Those Who Can’t Attend Bible Studies For Life: Young Adults—He’ll Come Running Bible Studies For Life: Senior Adults—All Excuses Ceasing Ronnie Floyd’s blog post, Connecting in [...]

Connected: My Life in the Church, Session 1: Live It Out Option for Singles or Collegiate Group

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    To conclude this session, show this video clip, “I Am Home” from the movie Freedom Writers. If you do not see the video, click here to view the video on WingClips.com. (May not be viewable on Apple portable devices). http://www.wingclips.com/movie-clips/freedom-writers/i-am-home. “I Am Home” reminds us of the significance of true connection. We all have difficulties we [...]

And It Was Good, Session 2 (Our Work With Creation): Optional Closing Activity for Collegiates

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  As God provided for His people, He expected them to care for others around them. Leviticus 25:6-7 tells us they were to use this food to car for their servants, hired hands, foreigners that were with them, their livestock, and even the wild animals. God was teaching His people that even as they were [...]

And It Was Good, Session 1 (God’s Work Of Creation): Optional Closing Activity for Collegiates

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Play the video “The Greatness of our God” by Hillsong. If you don’t see the video below, click here to watch on You Tube. As they are listening, invite your group members to silently consider the following questions: What have you seen or experienced recently that leads you to praise God? In your own life, [...]

Resilient Faith, Session 6 (Victorious Faith): Extra Activity for Collegiates  

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Before the Session Obtain enough index cards for each person in your group to have one Consider completing the following exercise yourself before you ask you group to do this experience  During the Session This exercise could be considered for a closing activity before your group prays to dismiss Give each individual in your group [...]

Resilient Faith, Session 5 (Joyful Faith): Extra Activity for Collegiates

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  Before the Session: Develop some scenarios for your group to discuss concerning some of the situations they may encounter on campus when there is a choice between joy or reacting in a way that does not reflect Christ.  Print the following scenarios on index cards to give to small groups during your session.  Feel [...]

Resilient Faith, Session 3 (Enduring Faith): All Additional Resources

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  We are pleased to offer suggested music for each session. These are links to purchase the songs on iTunes, as well as links to LifeWayWorship.com, which provides lead sheets, accompaniment tracks, and other resources for certain songs. Click here for Suggested music for the Resilient Faith unit Here are the magazine articles that were selected [...]