Who Is Jesus? Have you or someone you know ever wondered about whether Jesus was truly who he claimed to be in the Bible? Is he truly God or just a good teacher? Is he truly a friend or just a judgmental foe? Is he the way to God or just a way among many? In Louis Giglio's 5-session Bible Study, Who Is Jesus? You will explore these and other questions. Designed to be used in conjunction with the DVD study, this Who Is Jesus? Study Guide is to be used in your small group gathering and at home for between-session personal study. Each session consists of the following sections: Welcome, Share, Watch, Discuss, Respond, and Prayer. In Who Is Jesus? Pastor Louie Giglio shows how God has called Christians to be storytellers of his grace, sharing the message of salvation.
Go Fish - We've all heard them. "It was this big." "You should have seen the one that got away." People love to tell stories of their fishing adventures. When it comes to faith, however, most people clam up. Why is it we can't talk about what God has done in our lives as naturally as we can spin fishing tales? This companion study guide to the six-part DVD is complete with a leader's guide and 6-sessions, including conversation-starting exercises, discussion questions, and application steps. Let’s Go Fishing… by Andy Stanley
Guardrails: Avoiding Regrets in your life – In this 6-session video-based study, Andy Stanley challenges us to stop flirting with disaster and establish some personal guardrails. This study shows you how to establish guardrails in your friendship, your finances, your marriage, and other important areas in life.
Fruits of the Spirit - Robert Strand believes that an understanding of the qualities of a Christian deserves a close look. This is a 6-session study. Mr. Strand has developed a nine-book study series on the fruits of the spirit, emphasizing not only that a properly balanced Christian life must include love, joy, peace, patience, etc., but that God will judge us on our willingness to incorporate them into our daily walk. Written in Strand's famous storytelling style, each book in the series includes study questions and special insights.
The Comeback - Have you ever longed for a comeback? This is a 6-session study. We all know what it feels like to have life disappoint us and not work out as we’d hoped. We all know what it’s like to long for something different, something better, something more. The Comeback celebrates new beginnings. The good news is that God is in the business of giving fresh starts to people. He gives hope to the hopeless. Direction to the directionless, and help to those who need help. God is always good, all the time, and God’s plans will always prevail, even when our plans don’t. God already knows what the solutions are. No matter what kind of disappointment or grief, pain, trouble or heartache you encounter, God always offers a new beginning, a change of heart, or a powerful spiritual turnaround. God offers the way forward, and his pathways are always good.
Beyond Boundaries - Has someone violated your trust, broken your heart, left you wondering if you can experience intimacy again? Beyond Boundaries, by bestselling author Dr. John Townsend, is a 6-session, video-based study with participant’s guide that takes participants through the process of trusting and opening up to love again. Starting over is not easy, but with some work, participants can rediscover the intimacy they were created to enjoy.
Soul Detox Clean Living in a Contaminated World – is a 5-session video-based study by Craig Groeschel that addresses how toxic relationships, thoughts, and behaviors quietly compromise our values and become spiritual burdens that weigh down our souls. As we are empowered to recognize these toxins, we can then become liberated from these weights to live more committed to Christ.
Developing The Leader In You - This is a 6-session study for men and women. #1 New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell explains how true leadership works and makes it accessible to everyone. You will discover the biblical foundation for leadership that John has used as a pastor and business leader for more than forty years. These same principles and practices are available for everyday leaders in every walk of life. You will learn the true definition of a leader. “Leadership is influence. That’s it. Nothing more; nothing less.” The traits that are the raw materials of leadership can be acquired. Link them up with desire, and nothing can keep you from becoming a leader. The Difference between Management and Leadership. Inspiring others to do better work is the accomplishment of a leader. God has called every believer to influence others, to be salt and light.
Goliath Must Fall - Pastor Louie Giglio examines the story of David and Goliath to reveal how we must slay the giants of fear, rejection, complacency, anxiety, anger, and addiction in our lives. The 6-session video study shows how the key to living free from our giants is not better slingshot accuracy, but keeping our eyes on the one and only giant-slayer: Jesus. Put your hope in Him, and watch Goliath fall.
How To Be Rich - is a 6-session video-based study by Andy Stanley that provides considerable food for thought as he seeks to change your mind about your resources. It's not about how much you have, it's about what you do with what you have. Most of us don't think we're rich. We think that since we worry about paying bills, and wonder how we'll pay for large expenses that we're not wealthy, we're only average. We say to ourselves, "If I had just a little bit more, then I'd feel less anxious about my situation." However, the reality is that even millionaires worry, and wish for more. There's no end to "having enough." What we need is a shift in our perception of wealth.
5 Things God Uses To Grow Your Faith - This exciting 5-session small group bible study establishes the biblical case for five things God uses to grow an unshakable faith in you. Imagine how different your outlook on life would be if you had absolute confidence that God was with you. Imagine how differently you would respond to difficulties, temptations, and even good things if you knew with certainty that God was in all of it and was planning to leverage it for good. In other words, imagine what it would be like to have PERFECT faith. In this new small group bible study, Andy Stanley builds a biblical case for five things God uses to grow BIG faith.
Follow - is an 8-session DVD Bible Study by Andy Stanley. This small group will discover that Jesus invitation is an invitation to a relationship. Lots of People think Christianity is all about doing what Jesus says. But what IF doing what Jesus says isn’t what Jesus says to do at all? Jesus made a simple request, "follow me". Religion says, “change and you can join us.” Jesus says, “Join us and you will change,” There is a HUGE difference. Jesus doesn’t expect people to be perfect. He just wants them to follow Him. This study will show you how.
Twisting The Truth - This 6-session video-based study by Andy Stanley is developed to help the small group understand how truth can get twisted and distorted, and how that impacts your life. Throughout the study, Stanley exposes four destructive and all-too-prevalent lies about authority, pain, sex, and sin. There are deceptions powerful enough to ruin our relationships, our lives, even our eternities—but only if we let them. With his gift for straight, to-the-heart communication, Andy helps us exchange falsehoods for truths that can turn our lives completely around.
Weird - This is a 6-session video-based study on spiritual disciplines by Craig Groeschel that identifies how our overstressed, overwhelmed, over-tired culture has redefined what it means to live a “normal lifestyle.” The author shares a Christ-centered philosophy on practical everyday stuff (i.e., money, scheduling, purity) to help you become conscious of and break free from the ruts of society’s norms to live according to the grace and truth of God’s Kingdom.