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): Further Study for women’s groups

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To either help prepare for this session or to follow up afterwards, pass along this additional  Bible study about Euodia and Syntyche, two of the women Paul addresses by name in the book of Philippians: http://www.gci.org/church/ministry/buildunity   Have you ever been a part of a truly unified group of women? Is unity between women normal? Easy? [...]

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): Conclusion Option for women’s groups

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Ask the women in your group, Before we began this discussion today, what did church membership mean to you? What gave you your definition of what it means to be a member of a church? Explain that church membership may not be something you regularly consider, ponder, or study. But let’s take a moment to consider [...]

And It Was Good, Session 2 (Our Work With Creation): Live It Out Option and Discussion for Women’s Groups

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  From Live It Out (p.154) discuss ways to be good stewards of God’s creation. According to a large number of studies, women are more “green” than men in their attitudes and actions. Among the highlights of a report on The Green Market Oracle:  Women decision makers in business are more environmentally conscious than men [...]

And It Was Good, Session 1 (God’s Work of Creation): Intro Option and Discussion for Women’s Groups

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    As you begin, invite the women in your group to share favorite natural vacation spots. Ask, “What is it about that place that makes it your favorite?” Show “In the beginning, the Most High created the heaven and the earth.” If you don’t see the video below, click here to watch on YouTube.  [...]

Resilient Faith, Session 6 (Victorious Faith): Intro Activity and Reflection for Women’s Groups

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    (If you don’t see this video, click here to watch on YouTube) As an example of victorious faith, tell the story of Joni Eareckson Tada singing the title song for the movie “Alone, Yet Not Alone” and being nominated for an Academy Award (Ceremony was Mar.2, 2014). Explain that Joni, a 64-year-old quadriplegic, [...]

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): Live It Out Activity for Women’s Groups

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One Thousand Gifts is Ann Voskamp’s story of her search for joy and thanksgiving in the middle of everyday challenges and some darker parts of her past. She asks, “Would you, right where you are, take the journey towards fullness of joy with me?” Ann suggests you start a gratitude journal. Watch the preview video [...]

Resilient Faith, Session 4 (Ready Faith): Intro Activity for Women’s Groups

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Say: You were introduced to the writer of this unit, Mary Jo Sharp, on p.71. On December 12, 2013, LifeWay interviewed her about her book Why Do You Believe That? Demonstrating “ready faith,” Ms. Sharp says: “A particularly intimidating experience when sharing my faith … This is not going to be like a one-on-one kind [...]