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 — […]

Storm Shelter, Session 6 (The Shelter of God’s Protection): Great is God’s Faithfulness

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  Afshin and Meredith Ziafat stand on the Word of God and the grace of the gospel. by Emily Ellis “My story is not about a man’s faithfulness to God; it’s about God’s faithfulness to a man.” These are the words of speaker, author, and pastor of Providence Church in Frisco, Texas, Afshin Ziafat. Afshin’s […]

Storm Shelter, Session 6 (The Shelter of God’s Protection): Your Resurrection Year

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With God’s help, you can start again after a shattered dream. by Sheridan Voysey My wife, Merryn, answered her cellphone on Christmas Eve, 2010. “Hi, Merryn,” the voice said, “It’s Emily, from the clinic.” That Christmas was shaping up to be like no other. Just a few days prior to that call, we’d been given […]

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

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As we think about being sheltered by God’s protection, show the opening clip from the movie The Blind Side, in which the voiceover talks about the need to protect the quarterback (warning—no matter how many times you see it, the shot of Joe Thiesman’s leg getting broken is still tough to watch). If you don’t see the […]

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

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The Point: God is My Ultimate Protector Opening Question What are the limitations of protection that we can provide for each other? What actions do you take to protect yourself and your family on a daily basis? When do you most often need protection during typical week? How would you describe your parents’ parenting style? […]

Storm Shelter, Session 6 (The Shelter of God’s Protection): Introduction option for Parent’s groups

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To introduce the topic of “The shelter of God’s Protection,” watch a few seconds of this clip of a man trying to protect his car from hail damage. The clip is over two and a half minutes long, but it won’t take that long to get the idea! If you don’t see the clip below, […]

Storm Shelter, Session 6 (The Shelter of God’s Protection): Current Events Connection

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To help introduce the Point of today’s session, God is my ultimate protection, lead class to consider some of the major news stories of 2014 as they relate to the issue of protection. Remind them, if they don’t mention them, of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa; the threat of terrorism, and identity theft. Ask, Which of these […]

Storm Shelter, Session 6 (The Shelter of God’s Protection): Optional Opening Activity for Young Adults/Collegiates

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Navigating the waters of young adulthood isn’t easy. School. Career. Serving God. Relationships. Family. Sometimes even the simplest of decisions can feel life-altering. What fears have you encountered? Read aloud or display the above text so that everyone in your group can see. Ask your group members to text in their responses to your phone.* […]