Date: July 29 Plan The Point: Serving God requires intentionality. Get Into the Study Use this story to introduce the Live It Out Section. LeBron James recently announced his move to sign a four-year, $154 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. Such a contract isn’t offered without planning and intentionality. The Lakers have a
Team Up for Child Discipleship! By Dixie Walker That’s their job! If you’re like most parents, when it comes to your family’s relationship with the church you may think it’s their job to initiate the discipleship efforts for your family. After all, that’s what the staff is paid to do—serve the church membership, right? As
Date: July 22 Pray The Point: Pour out your heart to God in prayer. Get Into the Study Use this story to introduce Question 1. A gunman killed five people at the Capital Gazette newsroom on Thursday, June 28th. Armed with a shotgun and smoke grenades, Jarrod Ramos, stormed into the newsroom. He had previously
Teach Them to Pray BY VANESSA DOLBERRY MOST OF US WANT TO DEEPEN OUR PRAYER LIVES. WE FEEL GUILTY THAT WE DON’T PRAY ENOUGH. WE LONG TO COMMUNE WITH GOD THROUGH DEVOTED PRAYER, BUT IT’S NOT ALWAYS EASY. PRAYER IS HARD FOR MANY REASONS. SOMETIMES IT’S BECAUSE OF A SHORT ATTENTION SPAN, BUSYNESS, AND OTHER
Now, What Was I Praying? Delight the Lord with uninterrupted conversation. by BILL PATTERSON SOMETIMES I LOSE focus while praying. I try to concentrate, but my thoughts stray to things other than talking with the Lord. On those occasions, I ask His forgiveness and begin our conversation again. But I don’t like being distracted. The
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