Let Hope In, Session 6: Hope Shared

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This week, as you prepare to discuss the hope that believers have in Christ, read THIS ARTICLE about getting your students to share their faith.  After, think about and answer the questions below. Remind your students that they have hope in Christ that nonbelievers don’t have. They cannot be selfish with this hope, but should share it. You’ll [...]

Let Hope In, Session 6 (Hope Shared): All Additional Resources

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  Note: In Bible Studies for Life: Adults (KJV) and Bible Studies for Life: Senior Adults, this is Session 13. Here are the magazine articles that were selected to go along with this session: Bible Studies For Life: Adults—Reaching Beyond the Beach  Bible Studies For Life: Adults (KJV)—Reaching Beyond the Beach Bible Studies For Life: [...]

Let Hope In, Session 5: Hope Renewed

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This week, you will discuss the hope Christ restores after failure. We’ve all been there. We’ve messed up, made a poor decision, and suffered with the consequences. It’s often a painful process, but Jesus restores us when we fail. Your students need to hear this truth. You’ll probably find that many of them feel like they’re [...]

From the Editor: Hope Even After Failure

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Take a minute to think about the biggest failure in your life. Perhaps it was a failed business venture. Or the failure to get into a certain school. Perhaps you feel like you have failed in an aspect of parenting. Or you have a failed marriage. Maybe you’ve experienced a moral failure. It may be [...]

Let Hope In, Session 6 (Hope Shared): Intro Option for Boomers

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To introduce the Point of today’s session, “After finding hope in Christ, we must share it with others,” lead group members to call out words which would describe “The wrong way to share your faith” If you have a whiteboard, write down their responses. Share this humorous video, “Real Christians of Genius.” If you don’t [...]

Let Hope In, Session 6 (Hope Shared): Current Events Connection

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    To help emphasize the Point, “After finding hope in Christ, we must share it with others,” lead group members to call out what kinds of information they typically share on social media. Write down items as they are called out, such as photos, videos, status updates, quotes, news stories, etc. Review the list [...]

Let Hope In, Session 6 (Hope Shared): Additional Questions

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     The Point: When we have found hope in Christ, we get to share it with others.  Icebreaker When have you seen what seemed to be a hopeless situation change for the better? When you have good news, who do you tell first? What skill, ability, or knowledge have you passed on to others? [...]

Let Hope In, Session 5 (Hope Renewed): All Additional Resources

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Note: In Bible Studies for Life: Adults (KJV) and Bible Studies for Life: Senior Adults, this is Session 12. Here are the magazine articles that were selected to go along with this session: Bible Studies For Life: Adults—Do You Make the Grade?  Bible Studies For Life: Adults (KJV)—Do You Make the Grade?  Bible Studies For [...]

Let Hope In, Session 5 (Hope Renewed): Discussion Option for Boomers

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  To help the Boomers in your group discuss what it means to recover from failure, print copies of the following article and distribute to small groups. Lead individuals to discuss how they have personally recovered from failure. Guide them to discuss the following: Of the five actions this article talks about, which is the [...]

Let Hope In, Session 5 (Hope Renewed): Discussion Option for Parents Groups

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Consider printing a copy of each of these articles and distributing them to small groups for discussion. Some of these are from Christian sources, others are from secular sources. Give each group a few minutes to discuss their article, with the following questions in mind: Is the advice given in this article consistent with the [...]