This four-session video-based study with participant's guide (sold separately) will help participants gain a deeper understanding of prayer and, in turn, make a more consistent practice of prayer. It will give viewers new vocabulary and methodology to pray with a holy confidence. It will help participants dream big, pray hard and think long. The four video sessions combine a teaching element with a creative element to draw viewers into the circle. Through this combination, participants will gain old theology and new methodology for prayer. The four-week study will not only revolutionize the personal prayer life of each participant, but together the group will form a prayer circle around each other's challenges, opportuni ... more
Captured live and unscripted, pastor and author Timothy Keller meets with a group of skeptics to address their doubts and questions about Christianity. This course will train you on how to deal with six of the most common questions from skeptics as well as give you the resources to meet with your own group DVD
What does it mean to be a Christian? Ask 100 people that question and you are likely to get 100 different answers. One reason people have such difficulty defining what a Christian should be is that the Bible never gives a definition. The followers of Jesus did not defer to themselves as Christians, it was a label placed on them from the outside. The early believers called themselves disciples, and the Bible is very clear in defining what a disciple looks like. Jesus gave his disciples one word that should define them. What if we as his followers embodied this one word? What if our behavior was so consistent with this word that folks around us were drawn to us---and to God? In Christian, you will learn: What one word shou ... more
This honest, hard-hitting, and eye-opening look into the ways people believe in God but live as if he doesn't exist is a classic in the making. You believe in God, attend church when it's convenient, and you generally treat people with kindness. But, have you surrendered to God completely, living every day depending upon the Holy Spirit? In this six-session DVD group study pastor and author Craig Groeschel will urge you and your group to be more than just 'Christian' in name, to be honest before God, and to break free of hypocrisy to live a more authentic, God-honoring life. Designed for use with The Christian Atheist Participant's Guide.
Emotions can help us connect with God's plan, building strong families and communities through shared passions. But unleashed emotion can be detrimental just as easily: controlled in public---darkening your heart---but dumped in private on those you care about most. How do we keep those raw emotions in check?In Unglued, Lysa TerKeurst addresses the issue, offering hope and healing alongside her own painful experiences. She spills the truth about her own struggle, disappointed that she can retain control in everyday situations only to fall victim to raw emotions at home with the family she loves.Grounded in both biblical truth and personal experience, this insightful six-session video based study with participant's guide ... more
DVD According to bestselling author Lysa TerKeurst, craving isn’t a bad thing, but we must realize God created us to crave so we’d ultimately desire more of Him in our lives. Many of us have misplaced that craving, overindulging in physical pleasures instead of lasting spiritual satisfaction.
For a woman struggling with unhealthy eating habits, Made to Crave will equip her to: • Break the “I’ll start again Monday cycle” and start feeling good about herself today • Stop beating herself up over the numbers on the scale and make peace with the body you’ve been given • Discover how weight loss struggles aren’t a curse but, rather, a blessing in the making • Replace justifications that lead to diet fa ... more
The Story of Jesus small group video Bible study is a seven-week exploration into the life and ministry of Jesus that is adapted from the original The Story Adult Curriculum. Pulled straight from the pages of the Bible, this study provides individuals and groups of all sizes the opportunity to learn, discuss, and apply Jesus' life, work, and teaching to their everyday lives. Pastor and author Randy Frazee presents seven ten-minute teachings on how the story of Jesus intersects with the story of our modern day lives. Bestselling author Max Lucado also adds some introductory insights. These seven video sessions will open your eyes to the culmination of God's master-plan as it unfolds in the life of Jesus. Discover the hear ... more
Most parents would give anything to anchor their children with a vibrant faith that 'sticks' and continues to mature into adulthood. Yet, despite this deep desire, research indicates that approximately 40-50% of high school seniors drift from their faith after graduation. The Sticky Faith Parent Curriculum is a video-based study that came from Kara Powell's desire to see her own kids emerge from adolescence with their faith intact. Through personal, real-world experiences of research and sharing, the Sticky Faith Parent Curriculum enables parents to instill a deep and lasting faith in their adolescents.This video curriculum presents powerful strategies and practical ideas to help parents encourage their children's spirit ... more
Guardrails: a system designed to keep vehicles from straying into dangerous or off-limit areas.] They're everywhere, but they don't really get much attention . . . until somebody hits one. And then, more often than not, it is a lifesaver. Ever wonder what it would be like to have guardrails in other areas of your life---areas where culture baits you to the edge of disaster and then chastises you when you step across the line? Your friendships. Your finances. Your marriage. Maybe your greatest regret could have been avoided if you had established guardrails. In this six-session video based study, Andy Stanley challenges us to stop flirting with disaster and establish some personal guardrails. Session titles: 1. Direct an ... more
Author and pastor Craig Groeschel helps you uncover who you really are---a man created with a warrior's heart in the image of God---and how to fight the good fight for what's right. You will find the strength to fight the battles you know you need to fight---the ones that determine the state of your heart, the quality of your marriage, and the spiritual health of your family. The battles that make you dependent on God as the source of your strength. The battles that make you come alive. Not only does God want you to fight, he wants to give you a cause greater than yourself. Then, once you love something enough that you're willing to die for it, you'll be set free to live. Consider what the leader Joab said to inspire his ... more