Ready, Session 6 (Ready When Pornography Controls): Additional Questions

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The Point: Help others to practice purity. Opening Question As a child, what tempted you to take something that wasn’t yours? How do you decide whether movies or TV shows are inappropriate? What is one thing that you do when you are alone that you would never do in public? In what ways are we […]

Ready, Session 6 (Ready When Pornography Controls): Discussion Option for Parents

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In advance, print several copies of this article from Focus on the Family. Plan on printing one copy for each discussion group you plan to have. Resisting the Power of Pornography To help parents discuss the effects of pornography on both their sons and their daughters, divide parents into groups of 4-5. Direct them to group […]

Ready, Session 6 (Ready When Pornography Controls): I’d Love You All Over Again

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God can redeem a marriage … even one that’s ended in divorce. by Traylor Lovvorn I was completely caught off guard. Thinking that we were going to have lunch with friends, I didn’t question my wife, Melody, when she jumped into the driver’s seat. It was our fifth anniversary, and I probably should’ve been aware that […]

Ready, Session 6 (Ready When Pornography Controls): Live It Out Option and Discussion for Boomers

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From Laurie Wang’s article “The Effects of Internet Pornography” (Power to Change Ministries) share several statistics: 66% of Internet-using men between the ages of 18 and 34 look at online porn at least once a month.   70% of 15-to-17-year-olds said that they had accidentally come across pornography online. 51% of pastors admit that looking at Internet […]

Ready, Session 6 (Ready When Pornography Controls): Live It Out Option for Women’s groups

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As the ladies discuss Question 5, How can we help a family member or friend who is struggling with pornography? invite and promote practical suggestions including ways to control what can be viewed on the computer and television. Remind the ladies that the greatest way to be ready to minister when pornography controls is to […]

Ready, Session 6 (Ready When Pornography Controls), Live It Out Option for Men

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As an option to the Live it Out section of this lesson, show the clip from the move Fireproof  (2:38 in length) in which the main character, Caleb, takes drastic measures to deal with his addiction to pornography. If you don’t see the clip above, click here to watch on Wingclips.com (may not be viewable […]

Ready,Session 6 (Ready When Pornography Controls): Introduction Option for Singles

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As a group, watch this brief testimony from a pastor sharing his story about giving in to sexual temptation. If you don’t see the clip above, click here to watch on wingclips.com (may not be viewable on Apple portable devices). a movie clip that gives a brief testimony from a pastor about his story on […]

Storm Shelter, Session 6 (The Shelter of God’s Protection): All Additional Resources

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  Click Here for the Storm Shelter Promotional Video Click Here for an invitation to the study from Philip Nation 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. Cover Me by […]

Storm Shelter, Session 6 (The Shelter of God’s Protection): Live It Out Option for Women’s groups

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Ask: What are some of your greatest fears? We all have big “if’s” in our lives that can paralyze us into modes of fearful self-preservation. Many times (most of the time) our greatest fears are never realized. However, women are well aware that bad things happen to God’s people. So how are women to express […]

Storm Shelter, Session 6 (The Shelter of God’s Protection): Traveling Light

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In the midst of the darkest circumstances, God is able. by Priscilla Shirer The airplane cabin was almost completely quiet, except for the occasional clicking of a flight attendant’s heels, responding to a passenger’s call for hot tea or a pillow. Night had fallen across the vast expanse of sky somewhere between London and Johannesburg — […]