Like No Other, Session 8 (Exalted Like No Other): Introduction Option for Men

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  “George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States, is the only commander in chief in modern times who has declined to write a memoir. Now George W. Bush, the 43rd president, strides into the void with a book of his own intended to give voice to his modest father’s life and […]

Like No Other, Session 7 (Ascended Like No Other): Discussion Option for Men

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  On Wednesday November 12, the European Space Agency’s Rosetta Mission safely landed a space explorer module named Philae on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Launched in 2004 the mission took 10 years to travel 4 billion miles into space and into the orbit of this particular comet. The historic landing, scientists hope, will provide […]

Like No Other, Session 6 (Resurrected Like No Other): Live It Out Option for Men

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Back in the 1950’s a massive earthquake shook China, and as a result, a huge boulder was dislodged from a mountain. It exposed a great cache of wonderful ancient artifacts over a thousand years old. A new world became visible. It was similar, but very, very different, when the stone was rolled away from Jesus’ […]

Like No Other, Session 5 (Death Like No Other): Discussion Option for Men

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Everyone alive at the time remembers where they were when they heard President John Kennedy was assassinated. Elvis Presley died August 16, 1977 and thousands still throng to his estate on the anniversary of his death, and on his birthday each January 8. We remember how we felt as we heard of the thousands who […]

Like No Other, Session 4 (Teaching Like No Other): Discussion Option for Men

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“Those who can, do; those who can’t, teach” is an idiom made famous by author Bernard Shaw in his work Man and Superman. The premise is that people who are able to do something well can do that thing for a living, while people who are not able to do anything that well make a […]

Like No Other, Session 3 (Power Like No Other): Live It Out Option for Men

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The struggle for power is really a struggle for control, and nowhere is this seen more vividly than with the TV remote. For men, control of the remote is almost seen as a right guaranteed by being born male. In fact, in a rather dated study concerning men and control of the TV remote control […]

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

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Yogi Berra famously claimed, “90% of baseball is mental, the other half is physical.” The man who was famous for his confusing quotes was describing the most important paradox in sports. Webster’s dictionary defines the word “paradox” as a “statement that seems contradictory, unbelievable or absurd, but that may be actually true in fact.” In […]

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

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Everyone knows that when it comes to empty or broken promises politicians have the monopoly. Herbert Hoover never made the promise of “a chicken in every pot” but his party convention ran the slogan to advertise his platform of prosperity just before the Great Depression, forever linking it to him. Theodore Roosevelt famously promised not […]

Ready, Session 6 (Ready When Pornography Controls), Live It Out Option for Men

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As an option to the Live it Out section of this lesson, show the clip from the move Fireproof  (2:38 in length) in which the main character, Caleb, takes drastic measures to deal with his addiction to pornography. If you don’t see the clip above, click here to watch on Wingclips.com (may not be viewable […]

Ready, Session 5 (Ready When Homosexuality Devastates): Live It Out Option for Men’s Groups

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As an option to the Live it Out section of this lesson, comment that all of us have heard that as Christians we must “hate the sin, but love the sinner.” That is a difficult thing to do, and it is never more difficult than with homosexuality because most Christians seem to find it harder […]