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 […]

Ready, Session 4 (Ready When Sex Destroys): Introduction Option for Men’s Groups

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As an option to the Live it Out section of this lesson, share the following information. The Center for Disease Control references a survey from National Health Statistics Reports that: The median number of female sexual partners men have had over their lifetime is 6.1 21.6% of men said they have had 15 or more […]

Ready, Session 3 (Ready When Sickness Comes to Stay): Introduction Option for Men’s Groups

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To help introduce today’s session, “Ready When Sickness Comes to Stay,” show the following clip (55 seconds) from the movie “Soul Surfer”: If you do not see the clip below, click here to watch on Wing Clips. Explain that this movie is based on a true story about Bethany Hamilton, who had her left arm […]

Ready, Session 2 (Ready To Help the Poor): Introduction Option for Men’s Groups

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To help introduce today’s session, “Ready to Help the Poor,” share the following statistics taken from the U.S. Census Bureau. Comment that these statistics were based on information taken in 2012. For that year, the poverty line was considered to be: Family of 1: earning $11,170 or less Family of 2: earning $15, 130 or […]

Ready, Session 1 (Ready When Injustice Prevails): Introduction Option for Men’s Groups

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To help introduce The Point of today’s session, “God Calls Us to Defend Those Who Can’t Defend Themselves,” show the following clip (2:47 in length) from Irreplaceable about how China’s “one-child policy” is a systemic dehumanization of human life. If you don’t see the clip below, click here to view on Wingclips.com (may not be […]

Storm Shelter, Session 6 (The Shelter of God’s Protection): Live It Out Option for Men’s Groups

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As we think about being sheltered by God’s protection, show the opening clip from the movie The Blind Side, in which the voiceover talks about the need to protect the quarterback (warning—no matter how many times you see it, the shot of Joe Thiesman’s leg getting broken is still tough to watch). If you don’t see the […]

Storm Shelter, Session 5 (The Shelter of God’s Peace): Live It Out Option for Men’s Groups

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As an option to the Live it Out section of this lesson, share the following clip from MacArthur, in which he appeals to the world’s leaders to pursue peace instead of war after the Japanese have surrendered and ended World War II: If you do not see the clip, click here to view the clip […]