Like Glue, Session 1 (Stick with Love): Conclusion Option for Parents

Replace Question #5 with the following option: Have a volunteer read the following aloud: “Love is patient, love is kind. Love does not envy, is not boastful, is not conceited, does not act improperly, is not selfish, is not provoked, and does not keep a record of wrongs. ⌊Love⌋ finds no joy in unrighteousness but […]

Like No Other, Session 1 (Promised Like No Other): All Additional Resources

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  Click Here for the Like No Other Promotional Video Click Here for an invitation to the study from Dr. Tony Evans Here are some songs we think would go along especially well with this session. Click the song title to open up iTunes. Additional resources for some songs can be found by clicking the LifeWay Worship link. […]

Like No Other, Session 1(Promised Like No Other): Introduction Option for Boomers

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In the 1960’s, the term “credibility gap” became popular in the mainstream media. According to Wikipedia, “it was most frequently used to describe public skepticism about the Lyndon B. Johnson administration’s statements and policies on the Vietnam War.”  When Richard Nixon ran against Johnson, “Close the credibility gap” was one of his campaign slogans. Show this […]

Like No Other, Session 1 (Promised Like No Other): Introduction option for women

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To begin this session, explain that the following video is from a YouTube channel called “Dude Panel.” Watch how the “host dude” answers a question that was sent in: “Why can’t men keep their promises?” If you don’t see the video above, click here to watch on YouTube: http://youtu.be/1nI0vYmqIT0 Allow the women  in your group to […]

Like No Other, Session 1 (Promised Like No Other): Introduction Option for Parents

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Ask your group to watch the following clip from the movie “Liar, Liar”: If you don’t see the clip below, click here to watch on wingclips.com: [http://www.wingclips.com/movie-clips/liar-liar/can-we-play] May not be viewable on Apple portable devices. When the video is complete, take time to discuss how it feels to be disappointed by broken promises and distrust. […]

Like No Other Session 1 (Promised Like No Other): Additional Questions

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The Point: Jesus is the promised Messiah. Icebreaker When have you seen a leader present him/herself as one thing and turn out to be another? How do you decide whether someone is believable? Describe a time that a promise to you was broken. How did that make you feel? Do you ever struggle to keep […]

Like No Other, Session 1 (Promised Like No Other): Introduction Option for Men

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Everyone knows that when it comes to empty or broken promises politicians have the monopoly. Herbert Hoover never made the promise of “a chicken in every pot” but his party convention ran the slogan to advertise his platform of prosperity just before the Great Depression, forever linking it to him. Theodore Roosevelt famously promised not […]

Ready, Session 1 (Ready When Injustice Prevails): All Additional Resources

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  Click Here for the Ready Promotional Video Click Here for an invitation to the study from Chip Ingram Here are some songs we think would go along especially well with this session. Click the song title to open up iTunes. Additional resources for some songs can be found by clicking the LifeWay Worship link. “Already There” by […]

Ready, Session 1 (Ready When Injustice Prevails): There Has to Be More than a Red X

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Last week I joined millions around the world by taking a red permanent marker and placing a large X on my hand, agreeing with others across the globe: Human slavery must end. The “End It Now” campaign was birthed through Passion and a generation of college students that desire to see the end of the 27 […]

Ready, Session 1 (Ready When Injustice Prevails): Introduction Option for Singles and Collegiates

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Begin the session by watching the following clip from the ENDIT Movement. If you don’t see the clip below, click here to watch on YouTube Since the Emancipation Proclamation was issued by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, modern Americans would conclude that slavery is illegal, and therefore does not exist.   Yet as of […]