Free Bible Studies For Life Session: How Did We Get Here… and Why?

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This week, a huge audience watched by webcast as Bill Nye, “the Science Guy” squared off against Ken Ham, CEO of Answers in Genesis and founder of the Creation Museum in Kentucky. If you missed the debate, you can watch it by clicking on the image above. The debate and the conversation it has sparked coincides nicely [...]

Bonus Session For Bible Studies For Life, “Honest to God”

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Response to our six sessions of Honest to God has been great! Small groups all over the country have been having great conversations and meaningful Bible study as they have pondered the sanctity of life, the existence of God, the authority of Scripture, the origin of the Universe, and the character of God. So for [...]

Honest to God, Session 4: All Additional Resources

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Here are the magazine articles that were selected to go along with this session: For users of Bible Studies For Life: Adults— On the Same Page For users of Bible Studies For Life: Senior Adults and Bible Studies For Life: Adults (KJV)—Mom Taught Me Scripture, And It Stuck For users of Bible Studies For Life: Young Adults– Spiritual [...]

Honest to God, Session 5: Live It Out Application Options for Women’s Groups

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  To close this session on the origin of the Universe, play the song “Hallelujahs” by Chris Rice. Here is the link to purchase the song from iTunes. You may also wish to search online for the lyrics. Ask: How does this song celebrate the truths we learned in Scripture today? Why is it important for Christians [...]

Honest to God, Session 5: Conclusion Option for Men

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As a conclusion option for today’s session on God’s work as Creator, ask the men if they have ever seen “The Truman Show,” starring Jim Carey and Ed Harris. For those not familiar with the movie, explain that Harris plays Christof, the creator of a television show that placed Truman Burbank (Carey) in a custom-made [...]

Honest to God, Session 5: Current Event Connection

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On February 4th, the Creation Museum near Cincinnati, OH will host a debate between Ken Ham, CEO of Answers in Genesis, and Bill Nye “The Science Guy.” The debate will begin at 7:30 Eastern Standard Time and conclude at 9:30. You can watch a promotional video for the debate at www.debatelive.org For small groups that [...]

Honest to God, Session 3: All Additional Resources

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Here are the magazine articles that were selected to go along with this session: For users of Bible Studies For Life: Adults— Men in the Grip of Ministry Bible Studies For Life: Adults (KJV)—A Beautiful Show of Hands For users of Bible Studies For Life: Young Adults– A Reason to Pray For users of Bible Studies For Life: [...]

Honest to God, Session 4: Introduction Option for Boomers

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One of the most popular rallying cries in the 1960′s was “Never trust anyone over 30.” Ask, “Does anyone know the origin of that phrase?” Allow for responses, and then explain that the phrase is credited to a man named Jack Weinberg, who was a student activist at the University of California, Berkeley and the [...]

Honest to God, Session 4: Intro Option for Women’s Groups

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To introduce the question, “Why should I trust the Bible?” play the following  clip from The One Minute Apologist. If you do not see the video below, click here to watch on YouTube. Ask: What did you find in this clip that would be helpful in deciding for yourself whether or not the Bible can be [...]

Honest to God, Session 4: Current Events Connection

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As an alternate conclusion for today’s session, share the following story and video: Ryan Bell, a former California pastor, has been in the news recently for “going atheist” for 2014. Share this video from cnn.com with your group. You can also read the accompanying article on the CNN Belief Blog . Following the video, lead group [...]