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 […]

Ready, Session 1 (Ready when Injustice Prevails):Intro option for Parent’s groups

Note: This is a “heavy” discussion topic. This option gives you an opportunity to get into the Bible Study on a lighter note.  As group members arrive, show the following clip: http://www.godtube.com/watch/?v=PYGZ7NNX. Butterfly Man – BluefishTV.com from bluefishtv on GodTube. One of the reasons super hero movies are so popular these days is because we all […]

Ready, Session 1 (Ready When Injustice Prevails): We Can’t Handle the Truth

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We Can’t Handle the Truth  Orphans and Human Trafficking  Excerpt from Orphan Justice: How To Care For Orphans Beyond Adopting, by Johnny Carr. Nashville: Broadman & Holman Publishing Group, pp. 21-25. Order Here Johnny, what would have happened to your little girl if she hadn’t been adopted?” My friend Matt’s words cut through the cool […]

Ready, Session 1 (Ready When Injustice Prevails): Additional Questions

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The Point: God calls us to defend those who can’t defend themselves   Opening Question   When you defended someone who was weaker than you? What is your initial reaction when you see people being treated unjustly? Where do you see examples of people suffering injustice in our community? In our world? If you were […]

Ready, Session 1 (Ready When Injustice Prevails): Freedom Fighter

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Award-winning vocalist Natalie Grant is a wife, mother, touring artist, actress, and activist who speaks on behalf of those with no voice — the millions of young girls worldwide sold into slavery. by Lindsay Williams This past spring, Natalie Grant found herself at the White House. In what she describes as a “once-in-a-lifetime experience,” Grant […]

Ready, Session 1 (Ready When Injustice Prevails): Live It Out Option for Women’s groups

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One of the big news stories of 2014 was the kidnapping of 300 Nigerian girls from their school on April 15, 2014 by Boko Haram, an Islamic militant group violently opposed to Western culture, including education for girls. An online slideshow of images can be found by clicking here: http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/08/world/gallery/bring-back-our-girls-movement/ You can read more by clicking here: […]

Ready, Session 1 (Ready When Injustice Prevails): Intro Option and Discussion for Boomers

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Show “Exodus: Gods and Kings” movie trailer. Click here to watch on YouTube if you don’t see the video. (Note: the movie has had mixed reactions among Christians. James Dobson’s Pluggedin.com gives a balanced and fair summary/review here.) God’s freeing the children of Israel from Egyptian slavery demonstrates He hates injustice. He is on the side […]