Connected, Session 6 (Connected through Prayer): All Additional Resources

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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 were […]

Connected, Session 6 (Connected Through Prayer): Additional Questions

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  The Point: Support Your Church Through Prayer Icebreaker If you got into trouble and could make one phone call, whose number would you dial? Would you rather: Pray in front of a large group of people or sit and listen to a 3-hour prayer? When you think of prayer, what comes to mind? What […]

Connected, Session 6 (Connected in Prayer): Introduction Option for Boomers

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   Listen to the song, Make My Life a Prayer to You by Keith Green. Keith Green (October 21, 1953 – July 28, 1982) was an American contemporary Christian music pianist, singer and songwriter originally from New York.You can listen to the song here, or directly on YouTube Find the lyrics at songlyrics.com search Make […]

Connected, Session 6 (Connected Through Prayer): 3 Steps to a Healthier Prayer Life

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by Joel A. Lindsey Tell me if this scenario sounds familiar: You decide it’s time to pray, so you close your eyes. Fifteen seconds in, out of nowhere, tomorrow’s to-do list pops up and your thoughts are off on a tangent. Before long, you realize what’s happening, and by sheer force of the will, you […]

Connected, Session 6 (Connected Through Prayer): Intro Option for Parent’s groups

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To introduce the session on the need of praying for our church, point out that surveys consistently show that the majority of Americans pray, and that number certainly rises if they are Christians. The practice of prayer is not the challenge of this session, but praying specifically for our church and its leaders may be. […]

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

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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 6 (Connected Through Prayer): Introduction Option for Collegiates or Singles Groups

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After reading Ephesians 6:18 explain that we as believers have been given the privilege of praying for each other within the body of Christ. But sometimes we find ourselves following formulas and using catchphrases in our prayers that may seem a bit unnatural. Show the following video from Christian comedian Tim Hawkins, where he talks about […]

Connected, Session 6 (Connected Through Prayer): Intro Option for Women’s Groups

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Many women say they need help in their prayer. They say they don’t have time. Or they don’t know how. Or they get distracted. Or fall asleep. But when was the last time you considered it a privilege to pray? Maybe these words from Beth Moore will change your attitude:   http://www.charismamag.com/spirit/prayer/4082-the-privilege-of-prayer If we consider prayer a […]

Connected, Session 6 (Connected Through Prayer): May I Pray For You Now?

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  by Kaye Johns “Brothers, pray for us also” (1 Thess. 5:25).  Most of us, if we are at all active in our churches, are occasionally asked to pray for someone. We say we will — and we fully we intend to — but sometimes we forget. One way to avoid this is to pray […]

Resilient Faith, Session 6 (Victorious Faith): All Additional Resources

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  We are pleased to offer suggested music for each session. These are links to purchase the songs on iTunes, as well as links to LifeWayWorship.com, which provides lead sheets, accompaniment tracks, and other resources for certain songs. Click here for Suggested music for the Resilient Faith unit Here are the magazine articles that were selected […]