BY MICHAEL KELLEY When you start to drift, fight the current, and get back to Jesus. “We must, therefore, pay even more attention to what we have heard, so that we will not drift away” (Hebrews 2:1). I don’t spend a lot of time on boats, but whenever I find myself on the water, I’m
The Point: Let love permeate every relationship Opening Question Would you rather eat stale bread or drink day-old coffee? What could use a little “freshening up” in your life? Who was your first good friend in elementary school and what made you become friends? What was the first birthday party you were invited to attend
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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