Overcome, Session 4 (Overcome Hard Times): Additional Questions

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The Point: God has a plan to see you through any crisis.  Icebreaker What kind of crisis frequently makes you unsure about the future? Can you describe the most hopeless day of your life? Have you ever encountered an impossible problem? What is the worst crisis our nation has ever faced? What is a situation you [...]

Overcome, Session 3 (Overcome Being Forgotten): Additional Questions

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The Point: Keep doing what God has gifted you to do.  Icebreaker What circumstances sometimes make you feel that you have been forgotten? What circumstances sometimes make you feel that God has little or no purpose for your life? Think about a time in your life when everything went wrong? Are we more victims of circumstance [...]

Overcome, Session 2 (Overcome Temptation): Additional Questions

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The Point: It’s easier to resist temptation when you know what’s at stake.  Icebreaker  Why is it common to hear the lament “Oh, if I had only known!”? What are some negative side effects of medications you take? Picture yellow caution tape. What serves as caution tape for you? What’s the first thing that comes to [...]

Overcome, Session 1 (Overcome Betrayal): Additional Questions

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The Point: God is at work, even when it’s not obvious.  Icebreaker  Why do we often fail to notice God at work in our lives? Why did most of us fail to notice God at work as we came to Bible study today? What betrayal have you seen in recent, current events in the news? [...]

Connected, Session 6 (Connected Through Prayer): Additional Questions

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  The Point: Support Your Church Through Prayer Icebreaker If you got into trouble and could make one phone call, whose number would you dial? Would you rather: Pray in front of a large group of people or sit and listen to a 3-hour prayer? When you think of prayer, what comes to mind? What [...]

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 [...]