For the “Lead with Atmosphere” Engage Option, try a few of the ones available on this website. (This is an external website with content that cannot be controlled by LifeWay, please use caution and personal judgment any time you use activities involving the web.) Show students the small picture and let them guess the big [...]
Standing up for truth and what is right is not always easy. In this this session, Paul stood his ground for what he knew was right and consistent with the Scriptures. Truth was being compromised and God called him to act. There have been significant individuals in history that have stood up for what was [...]
Aaron Tyler, a university professor and Texas Baptist minister, travels in the back of a four-wheel-drive pickup truck, to a remote area in western Kenya where he participated in an international peacemaking initiative. (Click picture to go to article) To help introduce the point, “Step in to keep a bad situation from becoming worse,” summarize [...]
When it comes to debating your favorite sports team, things can get ugly. Some fans are rabid, others could care less. The NFL is the most profitable sports league in the United States and Nielsen, an organization that measures what people watch and listen to has reported on the most popular teams of late. Use [...]
Show a video of 10th Avenue North’s “Losing” CLICK HERE for link to video. If preferred, print out a copy of the lyrics to the song or read them aloud to students. Have a discussion about how conflict plays a role in forgiving others and receiving forgiveness. Allow students to talk about the ways they [...]
Use the following article to get some insight into the Psychological Scientific viewpoint on revenge. CLICK HERE for the article. Keep in mind that this is the science communities take on the subject, not the Bible. It can be helpful to know the perspective that science brings to the table as that is what many [...]
As you lead students on the topic of The Pressure of Words, use this article by Michael Hyatt as a way to help them contextualize how powerful our words can be. You may want to read it aloud or simply summarize the message for your group.
Use this additional illustration somewhere in your session to help with conversation. Summarize this story, which appeared in multiple news outlets on August 16, 2013 (Enter the phrase “Duck Dynasty facial profiling” in your search engine for more specifics). While in New York, Jase Robertson of Duck Dynasty fame was mistaken for a homeless man [...]