Overcome, Session 4 (Overcome Hard Times): All Additional Resources


Click Here for the suggested playlist for the Overcome unit.   Click Here for the Overcome Promotional Video Click Here for an invitation to the study from Pastor Alex Himaya Here are the magazine articles that were selected to go along with this session: Bible Studies For Life: Adults—This Too Shall Pass Bible Studies For Life: Adults (KJV)—No […]

Overcome, Session 4 (Overcome Hard Times): Live It Out Option for Women’s Groups


Natalie Grant is a four time Dove Award winner for female vocalist of the year. Her song “Held” is one of her most personal and gut-wrenching recordings. Share this video with your small group. If you don’t see the video below, click here to watch on YouTube:  In an interview with 5 Fold Media, Natalie was […]

Overcome, Session 4 (Overcome Hard Times): Introduction Option for Boomers


Ask the question, “ What were you doing December 31, 1999? Allow for responses. If people have a hard time associating anything with that date, say or write on the board “Y2K.” Watch this news clip from December 1999. If you don’t see the video below, click here to watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLyUpIqvlLA   Many of […]

Overcome, Session 4: This Too Shall Pass


by Steve Rogers Are you in a difficult situation? Is your patience being tried, giving new meaning to the word exasperation? If so, you are not alone. As the saying goes, there are three kinds of people in the world — those who are currently in trouble, those who have just come out of trouble, […]

Overcome, Session 4: No Surprises


God’s presence and faithfulness are sufficient for all your needs. By Scott Attebery It may be the most creative question ever posed. Out of the blue, my son, Bryce, loves to ask, “Aren’t you forgetting something?” Then he loves to wait in silence to see if I can guess from the 43 billion possible things […]

Overcome, Session 4: Providential Provision


      God gives you just what you need just when you need it.  by Rhett H. Wilson, Sr. God provided in an unusual way and challenged me to trust Him financially in the years that followed my college experience. The summer after graduation, while preparing for seminary, I worked as a children’s minister. God […]

Overcome, Session 4 (Overcome Hard Times): Optional Discussion for Collegiates/Young Adults

Ask, Do you consider yourself a long-term planner or a spur of the moment planner? Explain. If time allows, create two posters with the phrases “Long term” and “Spur of the moment” on each one. Post these somewhere visible on a wall in your meeting room. Invite group members to consider the question and indicate […]

Overcome, Session 4 (Overcome Hard Times): Additional Questions


The Point: God has a plan to see you through any crisis.  Icebreaker What kind of crisis frequently makes you unsure about the future? Can you describe the most hopeless day of your life? Have you ever encountered an impossible problem? What is the worst crisis our nation has ever faced? What is a situation you […]

Connected Session 6 (Connected Through Prayer): Heart of the Matter


Through their son’s unexpected health crisis, Matt Hammitt, lead singer of the award-winning band Sanctus Real, and his wife, Sarah, rediscovered the meaning of childlike faith. by Lindsay Williams “I don’t know if you’ve ever experienced a time in your life when a single moment changes everything and takes you down a new path. Something […]

Connected, Session 4 (Connected Through Words): All Additional Resources

  Here are two songs from LifeWay worship that have been selected to go along with the Connected study. They can both be found on BSFL Songs Volume 1: “This is Our Prayer” ties to the 2nd session on Ephesians 4:1-6 “Speak Through Me” ties to the 4th session on  Ephesians 4:25-32. Here are the magazine articles that […]