Connected, Session 3 (Connected in Growth): Live It Out Option for Parent’s or Men’s groups

  Close the study by showing the scene from Courageous (Sherwood Pictures, 2011) where Adam talks with the other men and presents his resolution to become a better father. If you don’t see the video below, click here to watch on WingClips.com   Explain to group members that the spiritual growth of our children is [...]

Connected, Session 2 (Connected in Unity): Live It Out Option for Parent’s groups

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One way to strengthen the unity in the church is to pull the different age groups together. Share this idea with parents: Partner with the senior adults in your church to build relationships with your kids. The Fuller Youth Institute has written “40+ Ways to Build Sticky Faith in Your Grandkids” an article that shows [...]

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 Session 1(Connected in Christ): Discussion Option for Men’s groups.

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Share the following story: “A member of a certain church, who previously had been attending services regularly, stopped going.  After a few weeks, the pastor decided to visit him.  It was a chilly evening.  The pastor found the man at home alone, sitting before a blazing fire. Guessing the reason for his pastor’s visit, the [...]

And It Was Good, Session 2 (Our Work With Creation): Live it Out option for men

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In challenging your men to live out their responsibility to care for God’s creation, communicate that many people treat the world as if we have no responsibility for it. God clearly gave us a mandate to take care of His creation. Read what a college sophomore wrote in a “Christianity Today” magazine scholarship competition. “God [...]

And It Was Good, Session 1 (God’s Work of Creation): Introduction Option for Men

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  As an introduction to today’s lesson, challenge your men to think about our God’s power, wisdom, and love. Summarize the following paragraph. He is powerful. He is powerful enough to speak things into existence. God spoke, it exists. He is wise. He designed every detail of the earth and its’ inhabitants precisely and perfectly, [...]

Resilient Faith, Session 6 (Victorious Faith): Introduction Option for Men

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  At one point or another, a man will be forced to choose between giving up and pushing forward. Knowing that God will take care of you should bring the confidence to make it through any situation life throws your way. In the 2006 movie, “The Pursuit of Happiness,” Chris Gardner lost it all. He [...]

Resilient Faith, Session 4 (Ready 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 [...]

Resilient Faith, Session 5 (Joyful Faith): Live it Out option for Men

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  Challenge the men in your group to live out joyful faith. Point out that many believers go through life with a less than joyful disposition. The enemy, though he cannot steal our salvation, can steal our joy, making us counteract the faith we proclaim. Todd Agnew is a Christian musician who has contributed greatly [...]

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 [...]