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): All Additional Resources

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  Here are two songs from LifeWay worship that have been selected to go along with the Connected study. They can both be found on BSFL Songs Volume 1: “This is Our Prayer” ties to the 2nd session on Ephesians 4:1-6 “Speak Through Me” ties to the 4th session on  Ephesians 4:25-32. Here are the magazine articles that [...]

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): Intro Option for Parent’s groups

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  After highlighting what The Bible Meets Life says about the perks of membership, point out that some cell phone providers offer perks for family plans. Instead of buying separate data plans for each family member, a family plan can offer savings and allow family members to share minutes and data. Some plans offer the [...]

And It Was Good, Session 2 (Our Work With Creation): Live It Out Option for Parent’s groups

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    Play this clip from “ The Lorax.” Explain that often in our culture “green” issues become political. Ask: Why do you think environmental issues become so political? Lead parents to discuss how they can avoid falling into political chatter and guide their families to have a biblical perspective on caring for the environment. [...]

And It Was Good, Session 1 (God’s Work of Creation): Intro Option for Parent groups

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Have you ever thought about the fact that we are creative because we have been made in the image of a creative God? Do you think of yourself as a creative person? What about your kids? Do you see them as creative? Do they see themselves as creative? Share the following quote from Christopher Bergland, [...]

Resilient Faith, Session 6 (Victorious Faith): Live It Out Option for Parents groups

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Sometimes you just need to look at your life through a different lens to truly understand that God has given you strength and will continue to strengthen you through the difficult road of parenthood. See how you identify with the following video: THE PARENT RAP – Funny parenting song! from bluefishtv on GodTube. If you [...]

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): Intro Option for Parents groups

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Sometimes we parents, have trouble choosing faith in light of reality. We see situations as hopeless that, for all real indicators, are hopeless. But kids don’t always see them that way. Consider this video about Emma and Teddy. If you don’t see the video, click the link to watch on God Tube: http://www.godtube.com/watch/?v=WG7YD7NX How has Emma [...]