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Get Your Life Back: The One Minute Pause

Get Your Life Back: The One Minute Pause

  I have calmed and quieted myself. — David, Psalm 131:2 WELCOME I wonder how many people in your office, your gym, your daily commute could say they’ve cultivated a quiet heart? What we assume is a normal lifestyle is absolute insanity to the God-given nature of our heart and soul. Nonetheless, this is the

You Are the Girl for the Job: Let’s Quit

GROUP STUDY WELCOME NOTE FROM JESS (2 MINUTES) Leader, read Note from Jess aloud to the group. Friends! I am so excited to be with you, to grow with you, over the next six weeks. There’s no getting around it. I believe God is going to change each of us, change our lives, and change

The Practice of Prayer

  They all joined together constantly in prayer. — Acts 1:14 WEEKLY SCHEDULE 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 Prayer and take notes Complete Group Discussion Questions Pray

Take Back Your Life: Look in the Mirror

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. ~ Albert Einstein WELCOME Harry Houdini was one of the greatest escape artists the world has ever seen. One of the most famous tricks he loved to perform was to escape from jail cells across the world. Houdini would travel to a city and challenge

God’s Plans Are Meant for Good

GATHER Group Study PREPARE! Before you show up to your gathering, check in with yourself. THE TITLE OF TODAY IS: ________________________________________________________ Title your day as if it were a chapter title in the book of your life. Be creative and not hasty. Think about the entire day or week you’ve had, not just the past

Galatians: The Hidden Power of Acceptance

Opening Group Activity (10–15 minutes) What you’ll need: ◃  Sheet of blank paper for each person ◃  Several packets of colored pencils or crayons Invite participants to sketch, or summarize in a few words, a memory in which they felt acutely unaccepted. On the flip side of the paper, invite participants to do the same regarding a

Who is God?

WELCOME A little girl in kindergarten was drawing a picture when her teacher walked up to her desk to take a look. She asked the child, “What are you drawing?” The bright-eyed girl quickly responded, “God.” The teacher smiled and then said, “Well, honey, no one actually knows what God looks like.” The child looked

The Birthplace of Disappointment

Welcome!  Welcome to Session 1 of It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way. Opening Discussion How would you define disappointment? Watch Session One: The Birthplace of Disappointment The Birthplace of Disappointment (28 minutes) This Week’s Statement to Hold Onto: What would happen in our lives if we really lived in the absolute assurance of God’s love

Same Kind of Different as Me

“Same Kind of Different As Me is a compelling story of tragedy, perseverance, triumph, dedication, faith, and the resilience of the human spirit. Ron and Denver, you truly are my heroes. This is a must read.” – Red Steagall (Texas Poet Laureate) Watch the Study Trailer Watch Session One:   Same as Me When you consider

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

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