Overcome, Session 1 (Overcome Betrayal): All Additional Resources

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Click Here for the suggested playlist for the Overcome unit.   Here are the magazine articles that were selected to go along with this session: Bible Studies For Life: Adults—Finding Your Way Out of the Desert Bible Studies For Life: Adults (KJV)—Finding Your Way Out of the Desert Bible Studies For Life: Young Adults—Finding Your Way […]

Overcome, Session 1 (Overcome Betrayal): Introduction option for collegiate groups

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Point out the image of the bridge on page 70 of the Personal Study Guide. Or, display the image below on PowerPoint (yes, you have our permission to do so!)                        Ask: If this bridge were the only option to get to the other side, would […]

Overcome, Session 1 (Overcome Betrayal): Additional Questions

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The Point: God is at work, even when it’s not obvious.  Icebreaker  Why do we often fail to notice God at work in our lives? Why did most of us fail to notice God at work as we came to Bible study today? What betrayal have you seen in recent, current events in the news? […]

Overcome, Session 1(Overcome Betrayal): Intro Option for Women’s groups

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  To open the session, play the scene from The Lion King in which Simba finds out Scar was the one who killed Mufasa. If you don’t see the video below, click here to watch on YouTube    How did Simba respond when he realized he’d been betrayed? How did the other lions respond? In what ways […]

Overcome, Session 1 (Overcome Betrayal): Introduction Option

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This option would work great for men, parents, or Boomers. Begin the session by showing the “This is Sports Center” commercial featuring Peyton, Eli, and Archie Manning. If you don’t see the video below, click here to watch on You Tube. After the video discuss these questions: What in the video indicates a sibling rivalry? […]

Overcome, Session 1: Finding Your Way Out of the Desert

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by Jim Johnston One of my favorite television shows is Man vs. Wild, an ingenious reality show that attempts to show you how to survive in any number of hostile environments—from the Costa Rican rainforest to the Alaskan frontier to a wide array of desert locations. The host is an aptly named British gentleman named […]

Overcome, Session 1: Life Puzzle

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by June Chapko As a child, whenever we visited my grandparents, I had the honor of choosing a puzzle from the closet in my mother’s old bedroom.  The closet was piled high with boxes of jigsaw puzzles, waiting to be selected. I loved sorting the pieces and finding several that seemed to fit, but I […]

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): Additional Questions

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The Point: Church membership is a privilege made possible through Christ. Icebreaker What ideas or images come to mind when you hear the word membership? What club or group did you long to join as a child? When has someone helped you belong? When have you felt like you belonged? Ephesians 2:17-18 How have you benefitted […]

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 […]