NEW! Jonah: Navigating a Life Interrupted, by Priscilla Shirer - What do we do when God interrupts our lives? Many times, like Jonah, we run! In this 7-session Bible study, Priscilla redefines interruption and shows that interruption is actually God’s invitation to do something beyond our wildest dreams. When Jonah was willing to allow God to interrupt his life, the result was revival in an entire city.
NEW! Malachi: A Love That Never Lets Go, by Lisa Harper – Even on your worst day, God won’t leave you. Know God’s unchanging love in a new way through the Book of Malachi with Lisa Harper’s first women’s 8-session, video-driven Bible study. No matter how many times we mess up, God loves His broken people.
Not A Fan by Kyle Idleman – If Jesus were to sit down with you right now and have a DTR (Define the Relationship) conversation, how would you respond? Are you truly his follower or just a fan—or perhaps someone who doesn’t even care about the difference? Not a Fan invites you to make Jesus not merely the object of your admiration, but the very center of your life. A 6 weeks study that includes a leader’s guide and six lessons on 2 DVDs.
Gospel In Life by Timothy Keller – an eight-week, video- based study of the gospel and how to live it out in everyday life. In Week One you and your group will study the city, our home now–the world, that is. Week Eight closes with the theme of the eternal city, our heavenly home–the world that is to come. In between, you’ll learn how the gospel changes our hearts, our community, and how we live in this world. Gospel in Life is an invitation to all who seek to live the message of Jesus right here and right now…in our hearts, in our homes, and in the community around us.
Fingerprints of God: Recognizing God’s Touch on Your Life, Jennifer Rothschild – 6 week DVD set. “The God who raised Mountains and set the mighty waves in motion wants you to feel His tender touch by recognizing six things we experience: honor, intimacy, shelter, guidance, redemption, and refinement.”
He Speaks to Me: Preparing to hear from God, Priscilla Shirer, DVD, 6 weeks. “How can I position myself to hear God’s voice? Using Samuel as the focus, Shirer teaches us how God speaks to Christians today, individually, personally.”
I Saw the Lord, Anne Graham Lotz, 8 weeks. “The world today is desperate for churches filled not with Good Christians, but great ones—men and women like Isaiah, the greatest of the Old Testament prophets, who have had a fresh vision of God, who enjoy a vibrant, personal relationship with Him, and whose lives are empowered to change the lives of others.”
The 7 Realities of Experiencing God: Knowing and doing the will of God, Henry Blackaby, VHS, 12 weeks, workbook. “Learn to hear when God is speaking to you; find out where God is working and join him; experience God doing through you what only God can do.”
The Truth Project: Developed by Dr. Del Tackett; a DVD based small group study designed to equip believers with a comprehensive biblical worldview. Be reintroduced to the truth claims of God. Address the need to marry our actions to our core beliefs. 12 one-hour lessons, discussion based application.
What’s So Amazing About Grace, Philip Yancy offers compelling, true portraits of grace’s life-changing power. He searches for its presence in his own life and in the church. He asks, how can Christians contend graciously with moral issues that threaten all they hold dear? And he challenges us to become living answers to a world that desperately wants to know, What’s So Amazing About Grace?
Belief Matters: Helping your kids stand strong in the face of today’s culture, Josh McDowell, 5 weeks, DVD, “The ‘Christianity’ our young people are adopting is making little to no difference in their everyday lives. Beliefs matter! McDowell will help you know how to reverse our young people’s distorted beliefs and deepen their convictions about who Christ really is—the one true Son of God and Savior of the world.”
Bringing up Boys, James Dobson, 12 weeks, VHS, workbook. “Boys are different from girls—but, unfortunately, our society’s mixed messages about the role of men is creating a lot of confusion. Practical advice and encouragement for those shaping the next generation of men; for parents, grandparents, teachers, youth leaders.”
Book and Workbooks
How People Grow: What the Bible reveals about personal growth, Henry Cloud/John Townsend. “Our desire to grow runs deep. Yet the issues in our lives that we wish would change often stay the same, even with our best efforts to build ourselves up spiritually. What does growth look like and how can we grow? Unpacking the practical and passionate theology that forms the backbone of their counseling, Drs. Cloud and Townsend shatter popular misconceptions about how God operates and how growth happens.”
If your Life Group would like to borrow these materials, please contact the church office at 360.297.2000