The nationally popular Bible study that deals with love in its many forms, such as romantic, family, community and church, and God. Afterlife is a thoughtful theological look at heaven, hell, the final judgement, purgatory, and other aspects of the afterlife.
Prayer: Living in God's Power & Presence will explore and define biblical and contemporary images of prayer. All the sessions will be based upon God's relationship with humans as the ground of all prayer and the essential human need to reach toward God that leads to prayer. Readers will explore defintions of prayer, Jesus' teachings and practices related to prayer, methods of prayer, aids to prayer, the varieties of individual and communal words, needs, and emotions that form the content of prayer, and more. You will be involved in Bible study, discussion, reflection, and experience transforming encounters with God.
This resource provides young adults with a chance to become a part of an exciting new contemporary Bible study series for adult learners in their 20's and 30's. Each volume in the series challenges young adults to examine a powerful biblical image that defines and shapes their lives. Each volume includes these helpful features:
Bible background on a respective image: covenant, exodus, community, and faith
Articles on group leadership, organizing a study group, using small break-out groups, and choosing teaching options
Case studies throughout the text and in the appendix to use as discussion starters
Seven easy-to-use sessions with clear teaching helps on every page
This book targets adult learners in their 20"s and 30"s. It will challenge you to examine the mystery of God and offers you the opportunity to delve into Christian mystery questions in order to experience the great mystery of Christian faith revealed in Jesus Christ. While God is ultimate mystery, no part of life is outside of God"s love and care.
Family: Finding Who We Are and How We Belong will explore questions like What, exactly, is a family? Is it a married couple with 2.3 children, a dog, and a minivan? Couples without children? Single adults? Friends? Church groups? Colleagues? The notion of "family" encompasses these forms and more. In this study, you will discover how family is shaped and nurtured by our relationship with God, a relationship that encourages mutual growth in love of God, self, and neighbor through our interactions with those whom we identify as "family." This resource helps users explore their questions about family with insights, images, and stories from Scripture.
NOOMA is a new format for spiritual direction. It's short films touching on issues that we care about, that we want to talk about, and it comes in a way that fits our world. It's a format that's there for us when we need it, as we need it, how we need it.