Ready,Session 6 (Ready When Pornography Controls): Introduction Option for Singles

As a group, watch this brief testimony from a pastor sharing his story about giving in to sexual temptation. If you don’t see the clip above, click here to watch on (may not be viewable on Apple portable devices). a movie clip that gives a brief testimony from a pastor about his story on […]

Ready, Session 5 (Ready When Homosexuality Devastates): Optional Introduction for Singles

  Substitute the following question for Question #1 in the Personal Study Guide – What do you think the Bible says about homosexuality?  What should our response be to those we love who are in homosexual relationships? Scripture is clear in regards to Homosexuality.  Focus on the Family recently published a book called, Loving my (LGBT) […]

Ready, Session 4 (Ready When Sex Destroys): Live It Out Option for Singles, Collegiates

  How can you apply these verses in your own life? Well, I like to think of it as, “don’t just sit there DO SOMETHING!” So you can use the acrostic ACT to help you remember. A – Accountability – Find a friend that will hold you accountable to those areas of your life that […]

Ready, Session 3 (Ready When Sickness Comes Stay): Introduction Option for Single Groups or Classes

Bethany Hamilton grew up surfing on the island of Kauai, Hawaii.   At age five she chose to follow Jesus.  When she was thirteen, a fourteen –foot tiger shark attacked her, and severed her arm.  Bethany returned surfing a month later.  A year later, despite her disability, she won her first national title. Bethany says, “It […]

Ready, Session 2 (Ready to Help the Poor): Live It Out Option for College and Career/ Singles

Supplement or replace the Live It Out options in the Personal Study Guide with these ideas. If you don’t see the video above, click here to watch on YouTube GO HUNGRY! Put yourself at least for one day in someone else’s shoes. World Vision has created an experience that you as a group can together […]

Ready, Session 1 (Ready When Injustice Prevails): Introduction Option for Singles and Collegiates

Begin the session by watching the following clip from the ENDIT Movement. If you don’t see the clip below, click here to watch on YouTube Since the Emancipation Proclamation was issued by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, modern Americans would conclude that slavery is illegal, and therefore does not exist.   Yet as of […]

Storm Shelter, Session 6 (The Shelter of God’s Protection): Optional Opening Activity for Young Adults/Collegiates

Navigating the waters of young adulthood isn’t easy. School. Career. Serving God. Relationships. Family. Sometimes even the simplest of decisions can feel life-altering. What fears have you encountered? Read aloud or display the above text so that everyone in your group can see. Ask your group members to text in their responses to your phone.* […]

Storm Shelter, Session 5 (The Shelter of God’s Peace) Optional Closing Activity for Collegiates/Young Adults

  God is our peace in the midst of turmoil. In fact, God provides a peace that is unmatched simply because He is God. He knows all and is all-powerful. When we combine the knowledge of His strength with His unmatched love for us, we find peace. As an optional closing activity, show the lyric […]

Storm Shelter, Session 4 (The Shelter of God’s Encouragement): Optional Activity for Collegiates

As group members arrive: Post the following question somewhere your whole group can see: What is your go-to place in God’s Word that keeps you centered? When your group arrives for Bible study, have background music playing and some coffee or snacks available. As your group members mingle, ask them to text you the answer […]

Storm Shelter, Session 3 (The Shelter of God’s Forgiveness) Extra Activity for Collegiates

Before the gathering: Acquire enough Post-it Easel Pad Tear Off Sheets to place around your room for you to divide your group into smaller groups of 3-4 college students. After studying David’s response to experiencing God’s forgiveness and living in that forgiveness, give each group another person from individual from Scripture that experienced God’s forgiveness. […]