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The Color of Compromise

The Color of Compromise

Racism is one of the most polarizing conversations in our world and in the church. So why should the church wade into this difficult topic? In session 1, we’ll make the case for The Color of Compromise. INTRODUCTION On September 15, 1963, four little girls Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley

James 4:17

Making Spiritual New Year’s Resolutions

Every January, millions of people begin their year with New Year’s resolutions. Losing weight, getting organized, exercising more, eating healthier, and managing finances better are some of the most common resolutions. But what about making spiritual New Year’s resolutions? We make commitments and tell our friends and family on January 1st, only to give it

Get Ready to Dream Big

  There is a path to discover and release your most beautiful and lasting ambitions into the world. ~ Bob Goff WELCOME Once upon a time, as kids or young adults, we had big dreams. Now life has become a maze of responsibilities, obligations, expectations, and assumptions about who we are and what we must

The Practice of Prayer

Sign up for the 28-Day Prayer Journey Online Bible Study here!   They all joined together constantly in prayer. — Acts 1:14 Before Session One Group Meeting Spend some time considering where your prayer life is currently and what your prayer experiences have been. In Your Group Watch Video Session One: Introduction: The Practice of

Because of Bethlehem: God Has a Face

The Word became flesh and blood, and moved into the neighborhood. — John 1:14 MSG The celebration of Advent is possible only to those who are troubled in soul, who know themselves to be poor and imperfect, and who look forward to something greater to come. — Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Christmas Sermons Video: God

The Case for Christmas: Setting the Record Straight

The Son of God became a man to enable men to become sons of God. ~ C. S. Lewis, Mere Christianity Introduction Holidays just bring out the best in us. Whether it’s roses and chocolates for Valentine’s Day, or baskets of candy for Easter, or flags and fireworks for the Fourth of July, we love

Jesus Over Everything: Putting God First

Sign up here!   He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together. — Colossians 1:17 NIV WELCOME Leader, read aloud to the group. Today we’re talking about something beautiful and powerful: what it means to live a Jesus over everything kind of life. We’ll explore the mindsets that often keep us

What Am I Supposed to Do With All the Hurt

WELCOME! (SUGGESTED TIME: 2–5 MINUTES) Welcome to session 1 of Forgiving What You Can’t Forget. If this is your first time together as a group, take a moment to introduce yourselves to one another before watching the video. Then let’s get started! OPENING REFLECTION: (SUGGESTED TIME: 10–15 MINUTES) Leader Note: Have a few people share

I Am Loved: Walk in the Light

Prayer: Oh God, I’m excited for a new journey through Your Word. Open my eyes to see, my ears to hear, and my heart to understand eternal mysteries that only You can reveal on this exciting adventure through the book of Your “beloved,” John. Carve out time for me each day to spend with You.

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