Connected, Session 5 (Connected in Service): 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 5 (Connected in Service): Additional Questions

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  The Point: Serving in the Church is not about what I want. Icebreaker What is something you have always wanted? What is something you always wanted and never got? What’s the toughest part of not getting what you want? What’s the toughest part of seeing others get their way? Ephesians 5:15-17 Why do our desires [...]

Connected, Session 4 (Connected Through Words): All Additional Resources

  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 3 (Connected in Growth): Additional Questions

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The Point: Church members need one another in order to grow in Christ. Icebreaker:  What is your favorite team sport? If you are an athlete, do you prefer individual sports, such as running or golf, or team sports? Why? If you are on a team at work, how is the work divided? Are there any [...]

Connected, Session 4 (Connected Through Words), Additional Questions

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  The Point: Our Words Matter Icebreaker When you have news, is your first reaction to communicate it face-to-face, or by phone, text, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram? Why? When you want to communicate news to several people, do you communicate it face-to-face, by phone, text, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram? Why? Ephesians 4:25-28 Dishonesty creates a path [...]

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): Additional Questions

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The Point: Unity is a given, but staying unified takes work. Icebreaker In any group, team, or club, what attitudes and actions give evidence that there is unity in the group? There is excitement inherent in championship games, but when a team with average talent wins, the excitement is even greater. Why? What principles apply to [...]

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): Additional Questions

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The Point: Church membership is a privilege made possible through Christ. Icebreaker What ideas or images come to mind when you hear the word membership? What club or group did you long to join as a child? When has someone helped you belong? When have you felt like you belonged? Ephesians 2:17-18 How have you benefitted [...]

And It Was Good, Session 2 (Our Work With Creation): Additional Questions

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The Point: God has given us responsibility over His creation. Icebreaker Do you think people are taking better or worse care of the earth than 40 years ago? How do we find balance in using and caring for this earth? Is environmentalism (or ecology) a political issue, non-issue, or biblical issue? Explain your reasoning. Do [...]