Like No Other, Session 4 (Teaching Like No Other): Introduction Option for Parents

  Summarize the following: Jesus lived a perfect life. Now, we cannot be perfect, but we are to imitate Jesus as well as we can gratefully realize that His grace has taken care of our sins. Jesus teaches us how to live. All we have to do is follow Him. Replace “The Bible Meets Life” […]

Like No Other Session 3 (Power Like No Other): Conclusion Option for Parents

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To conclude the lesson, consider leading in discussion questions to help parents verbalize how they are learning to trust Jesus. Many adults have difficulty express feelings of fear, trust, and distrust. You may have only one or two willing to share. Replace the “All My Fears” option with the following discussion questions: Looking back over […]

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

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Children think concretely. Most are not ready to understand abstract terms until older childhood and young adolescence. If the subject comes up in discussion with your child, and you feel ill-equipped to explain Jesus’ dual nature, consider framing the discussion in terms of your relationships. Although there is no adequately complete analogy of Jesus’ substance […]

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

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Ask your group to watch the following clip from the movie “Liar, Liar”: If you don’t see the clip below, click here to watch on wingclips.com: [http://www.wingclips.com/movie-clips/liar-liar/can-we-play] May not be viewable on Apple portable devices. When the video is complete, take time to discuss how it feels to be disappointed by broken promises and distrust. […]

Ready, Session 6 (Ready When Pornography Controls): Discussion Option for Parents

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In advance, print several copies of this article from Focus on the Family. Plan on printing one copy for each discussion group you plan to have. Resisting the Power of Pornography To help parents discuss the effects of pornography on both their sons and their daughters, divide parents into groups of 4-5. Direct them to group […]

Ready, Session 5 (Ready When Homosexuality Devastates): Additional Resource for Parent’s groups

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As you close today’s session, acknowledge that this may have been a very uncomfortable session, particularly for any parents whose children may be dealing with same-sex attraction. There may be some parents in your group who are dealing with this issue but may not be ready to talk with anyone about it. Encourage them to […]

Ready, Session 4 (Ready When Sex Destroys): Discussion Option for Parents

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Several years ago, Dove, makers of soap and other beauty products for women, produced a stunning short film showing the transformation of an ordinary young woman into a billboard model. Click here to watch the video on YouTube (You Tube disabled the embedding feature for this clip, so we can’t place it into the blog post.) After […]

Ready, Session 3 (Ready when Sickness Comes to Stay): Intro Option for Parent’s groups

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As you close, play the song “The Joy” by worship leader John Stratton. Lead group members to listen for something in the song that would give comfort to someone dealing with long-term illness. If you don’t see the video below, click here to watch on YouTube Explain that while we may not have words to help when […]

Ready, Session 2 (Ready to Help the Poor): Intro option for Parent’s groups

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Show this video. Explain that this is a video of a contemporary Christian artist setting up a video shoot for his song, “God of Second Chances” when a homeless man comes up and begins to sing with him. (By the way, the singer is Carlos Whittaker (son of Fermin Whittaker, Executive Director of the California Southern Baptist […]

Ready, Session 1 (Ready when Injustice Prevails):Intro option for Parent’s groups

Note: This is a “heavy” discussion topic. This option gives you an opportunity to get into the Bible Study on a lighter note.  As group members arrive, show the following clip: http://www.godtube.com/watch/?v=PYGZ7NNX. Butterfly Man – BluefishTV.com from bluefishtv on GodTube. One of the reasons super hero movies are so popular these days is because we all […]