Honest to God, Session 5: All Additional Resources

  Here are the magazine articles that were selected to go along with this session: For users of Bible Studies For Life: Adults and Bible Studies For Life: Young Adults— A Deeper Shade of Green For users of Bible Studies For Life: Senior Adults: Stargazing For users of Bible Studies For Life: Adults (KJV)—Designed for Life Ronnie Floyd’s […]

From the Editor: Why Are We Here?

Session 5 of Bible Studies for Life’s Honest to God: Real Questions People Ask by Robert Jeffers deals with a two-part question: How Did We Get Here… and Why? Science works hard to explain the first part of that question: How did we get here? But even the most arrogant scientist will not even attempt to answer […]

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

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 […]

Honest to God, Session 5: Designed For Life

By Jennifer McCaman  God created us with a plan. It’s the time of year when everything’s in bloom. Flowers burst with color. Trees are lush and green. There’s no trace of winter. Watching the intricacy of life is a visual feast. A beautiful tree grows from a tiny seed. A stunning butterfly once crawled on […]

Honest to God, Session 5: A Deeper Shade of Green

By Jonathan Merritt Going green for the right reasons Green is the new black. Environmental awareness is trendy, cool, in vogue. What was once reserved for Birkenstock-wearing flower children is cruising into the mainstream like a speeding Prius. Fashion is green. Outdoor-wear company Patagonia produces fleece jackets made from recycled plastic bottles. Even Sam’s Club now sells […]

Honest to God, Session 5: Stargazing

By Rene Holt I am writing this column just a week after returning from a vacation in Hawaii. In my mind I am still savoring the sensations of the island — fragrant orchid leis, warm breezes, the roar of the ocean waves, the laughter of children playing just outside our room. I wish I could […]

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

  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

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

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 5: Free Student Devotion

This is the free Student devotional for Honest to God 5: How Did We Get Here…And Why? A Powerful Creator Pause Turn off your phone, the TV, or anything that would distract. Take a deep breath and spend some time in silence before God, asking Him to prepare your heart for what He wants to […]