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1 Thessalonians
Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 11


 

Christians have a lifelong goal: To become like Christ. This involve changes, and change isn't always easy. But the more you know of God's purposes for you, the more you can experience His joy and participate in His plan. The Lifechange Series of Bible studies on books of the bible can help you grow in Christlikeness through a life changing encounter with God's Word. Leaders guide is included in each book.


 2 Thessalonians
Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 7


In Paul's second letter to the Thessalonians, he continues to encourage them to stand firm in the hope of Christ's return. Here he assures his readers that Christ had not yet returned, despite rumors that Paul himself had said the opposite. To encourage them, Paul briefly describes the circumstances that will surround Christ's return, giving them signs to look for when trying to confirm rumors of the Second Coming.


Acts
Author: Life Application Bible Studies
Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 13

Thirteen lessons through the book of Acts brings you through the birth and growth of the Christian church. The events following the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, His ascension, what happened to the apostles and how they handled it, along with a detailed account of Paul—the apostle to the Gentiles—and his missionary journeys completes the historical information which began in the gospel accounts.

 
 

Acts: Build Community
Author: John Ortberg
Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 6

Today, some people think of the church as a powerless institution made of ancient traditions and stuffy buildings. They're wrong! The church is the new community of God's people. It's filled with the power of the Holy Spirit. And it has as much to say to the world today as it did two thousand years ago. In Acts, you will discover that God wants to do a fresh work among his people by the power of the Holy Spirit. You will find the pathway to authentic community. You will learn how to grow as a worshiper. And you will deepen your passion to invite others into the fellowship of Christ-followers we call the church. Sound exciting? Let's rediscover church together!


Becoming a Contagious Christian
Author: Mark Mittelberg, Lee Stroebel & Bill Hybels
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 6

This Willow Creek Resources evangelism course for churches and groups of all sizes is designed to equip believers for effective evangelism by showing them how they can share the gospel in a natural and powerful way while being the person God made them to be.
 

Becoming a Good Samaritan
Author: Michael R. Seaton & Ashley Wiersma
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 6

This is a groundbreaking six-session DVD hosted by John Ortberg that will help believers learn how to make an individual difference today, right where they live.Think of the world-changing impact Christians could have if we banded together to tackle today's most critical issues. It's happening now. 



Being God's Man...In the Face of Temptation
Author: Stephen Arterburn, Kenny Luck & Todd Wendorff
Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 8

All men are tempted to compromise. But not all men do. What makes the difference? Some men have learned the secret of being undivided between what they believe and how they actually think and live. They possess integrity. They've gained new perspectives on the trials and temptations they face, new tools to help them overcome automatic human responses to challenging situations, and new actions that produce humility and flexibility in God's strength. You, too, can be a man of such integrity. This study of the book of James will equip you to think clearly and choose wisely when dealing with temptations. Being God's Man...in the Face of Temptation will help you confront this pervasive problem in God's wisdom and strength...and begin to live the undivided life.
 

Four Great Loves
Author: Judith Allen Shelly
Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 8

We are called to four great loves: to love God, God's Word, God's people and God's purposes in the world. These eight studies offer you tangible ways to love and serve the God who loves you perfectly and who longs for you to know him more intimately.
 

Go Fish
Author: Andy Stanley
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 6

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 life as naturally as we can spin fishing tales? This companion study guide to the DVD is complete with a leader's guide and six lessons, including conversation-starting exercises, discussion questions, and application steps.
 

The Gospel According to Jonah - A new kind of obedience
Author: JD Greear
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 6


The Gospel According to Jonah takes a six-week look at the book of Jonah. Not just about a runaway prophet swallowed by a big fish, it is primarily about a God who pursues those He loves. Through this study, group members can recognize the "Jonah" in themselves and come into a deeper personal faith and have an increased desire to help others meet God.


Gospel in Life
Author: Timothy Keller
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 8



This is a study of the gospel and how to live it out in everyday life. In Week One you and your group will study the city, our home now—the world, that is. Week Eight closes with the theme of the eternal city, our heavenly home—the world that is to come.  In between, you’ll learn how the gospel changes our hearts, our community, and how we live in this world. Gospel in Life is an invitation to all who seek to live the message of Jesus right here and right now…in our hearts, in our homes, and in the community around us.
 

Heaven: Finding Our True Home
Author: Douglas Connelly
Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 8

Heaven is hard for us to picture. We think of floating on clouds, singing praises and playing harps, or walking on streets of gold. While we know we want to go to heaven, we are a little nervous about what it will be like. These Bible studies provide a biblical perspective on heaven--something richer and more exciting than we can imagine.
 

Impacting Your World
Author: Don Cousins & Judson Poling
Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 12

Do you have difficulty sharing Christ with others? Do you have a hard time telling them how they can come to know God personally? God wants to help you have an impact in their lives. He doesn't require you to resort to gimmicks or expect you to memorize pat answers to tough questions. In this study you'll discover a variety of styles of evangelism, and you'll be able to determine the style that best fits you.



The Invisible War
Author: Chip Ingram
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 8

In a culture where witches are no fairy tale, Chip Ingram reminds Christians of the battle being waged against them! Using Ephesians 6 as his foundation for these eight sessions, the host of Living on the Edge reveals what believers need to know to prayerfully defend themselves---and their families---against Satan's daily spiritual warfare. 
 

Isaiah (Life Change Series)

Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 18



This verse-by-verse Bible study takes a deeper look at the meaning of the name Isaiah, meaning the "Lord's Salvation". Participants will gain a firm foundation in Isaiah and apply scriptures to their lives. It includes historical insights, word definitions, discussion questions and assignments.



Jonah, Joel & Amos
Author: Doug & Doris Haugen
Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 12

In today's world it's easy to wander away from God. Hectic schedules and the quest for success often mean that time with God gets neglected. But if you slow down long enough to listen, the minor prophets can have a major impact on the quality of your life. These twelve studies in Jonah, Joel and Amos will help you focus on your number one priority--to seek the Lord and live!


Just Walk Across the Room
Author: Bill Hybels
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 4

Believers universally affirm that evangelism is a vital part of what God calls them to do, but very few make a practice of doing it. They feel awkward and ill-equipped, either because they've never been trained, or because their lack of interaction with non- Christians prevents them from using and developing the skills they do have. Bill Hybels addresses these concerns and signals the next era in personal evangelism with Just Walk Across the Room. Drawing on fresh perspectives from the author's own experiences, as well as time-tested and practical illustrations, Just Walk Across the Room encourages and equips readers to routinely initiate spiritual conversations with those who don't know Christ.  
 

Let the Nations Be Glad
 Author: John Piper
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 6

This study offers a biblical defense of God's supremacy in all things, providing readers with a sound theological foundation for missions. Topics include defining missions and defining peoples, the urgency of missions, the goal and the fuel of missions, prayer, and suffering.



The One True God
Author: Paul David Washer
Format: Workbook
Sessions: 12

The One True God is a unique kind of workbook, intending not just to teach truth but to lead to an encounter with the living God. Beneath that goal the book aims to ground believers in orthodox Christian theology and the actual contents of the Bible. Participants are encouraged to thoughtfully draw conclusions from the Scriptures rather than to merely absorb the principles, inferences, and illustrations set before them by the author. Participants are guided throughout the study to think through and apply the truths they learn, meditating on the demands of Scripture for their heart and mind. The book puts us squarely in the middle of the material, and demands we give searching thought to how we will live before such a God.

 
 Paul the Apostle
Author: David Nasser
Format: DVD
Sessions: 4

Ancient Rome was a culture obsessed with entertainment, achievement, and self. Sound familiar? Follow David Nasser to Italy, from the Roman Coliseum to the Mamertine Prison---and let his passionate teaching on Paul's life inspire you to resist today's cultural "norms" and stand firm in Christ! Features four teaching sessions on two DVDs, leader's guide, and reproducible handouts.
 
 

Seeds

Author: Evantell
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 12


SEEDS is a training curriculum that helps any believer become more comfortable and confident to share Christ. It is a creative, interactive study that addresses the theology and the real-life challenges of evangelism. With three months of study, prayer and accountability, believers are thoroughly equipped to share the gospel clearly and simply.
 


Sharing Christ Together
Author: Brett & Dee Eastman, Todd & Denise Wendorff & Karen Lee-Thorp
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 6


Lost and hurting people are all around us. Jesus said he came to seek and save the lost, and he calls us into the same mission of love. But we often get bogged down in the how-tos of sharing our faith when the heart of the matter is just that, our heart. These six sessions expose us to the heart of Jesus as he shows and teaches his disciples how to have a vibrant witness that draws lost people, so they can find the way home.
 

Sharing You Life Mission Every Day
Author: Brett & Dee Eastman
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 6

Sharing your life mission every day just isn't that hard. You need a few skills, a few friends for support, and a glimpse of God's heart for those who don't know him. These six sessions will equip you to extend love to seekers around you and talk about your experience with God in ways that people will understand. God doesn't ask you to do it alone - discover the power that comes from teaming up.
 

Stand: A Call for the Endurance of the Saints
Author: John Piper, John MacArthur, Jerry Bridges, Randy Alcorn & Helen Roseveare
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 6

Are you struggling to remain firm as you live out your faith? Here's help from people who've endured! From John MacArthur's longtime pastoring to Randy Alcorn's obedience in the culture wars; from Jerry Bridges's patience through suffering to Helen Roseveare's constancy in the mission field, you'll glean the strength you need to practice Christ-exalting endurance.

 

Twisting the Truth:

Learning to Discern In a Culture of Deception
Author: Andy Stanley
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 6
In this study, Andy Stanley exposes some common ways God's truth gets twisted. Each one has the potential to destroy your relationships, cloud your decisions, and distort your perception of Him. This study helps us discover the ways the truth gets twisted in our lives and culture and, more importantly, how we can recognize and overcome them.
 

What the Bible Says About Angels
Author: Dr. David Jeremiah
Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 10

Responding to the wide-spread, modern cultural interest in-even obsession with-the agents of heaven and their role in our world, popular Bible teacher David Jeremiah provides an in-depth, biblical look at the hot topic of angels, giving a broad and thorough survey of Scriptural teaching illustrated by powerful quotes from prominent teachers Billy Graham, Corrie ten Boom, C.S. Lewis, and others. 
 

When I Don't Desire God:
How to Fight for Joy

Author: John Piper
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 8
Does the command to love God with all our heart, soul, and mind really obligate us to enjoy God above all things? Joy and delight are emotions after all, so isn't such love simply a decision of the will, not a feeling? According to John Piper, emotions are commanded everywhere in Scripture. They're not just instructions to think a certain way but to feel a certain way. And though we don't have complete control of our emotions, eternity hangs on the presence of proper affections for God. Therefore, the fight for joy is not optional. It is essential. This study guide explores the necessity and strategies of delighting in Christ.



White Flag
Author: Andy Stanley
Format: DVD
Sessions: 3

Did you ever run away from home? Maybe you got to the end of the block before turning around and going back. It all seems silly in retrospect, but at the time you had plans. You’d show ‘em what was what. But your plans always fell apart, didn’t they? In this three-part series, Andy Stanley walks us through the story of one of the world's most famous runners—Jonah. From trying to outrun God to wrestling with grace and discipline, we'll explore the lessons we can all learn when it comes to surrendering.

Go

1 Thessalonians
Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 11


 

Christians have a lifelong goal: To become like Christ. This involve changes, and change isn't always easy. But the more you know of God's purposes for you, the more you can experience His joy and participate in His plan. The Lifechange Series of Bible studies on books of the bible can help you grow in Christlikeness through a life changing encounter with God's Word. Leaders guide is included in each book.


 2 Thessalonians
Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 7


In Paul's second letter to the Thessalonians, he continues to encourage them to stand firm in the hope of Christ's return. Here he assures his readers that Christ had not yet returned, despite rumors that Paul himself had said the opposite. To encourage them, Paul briefly describes the circumstances that will surround Christ's return, giving them signs to look for when trying to confirm rumors of the Second Coming.


Acts
Author: Life Application Bible Studies
Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 13

Thirteen lessons through the book of Acts brings you through the birth and growth of the Christian church. The events following the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, His ascension, what happened to the apostles and how they handled it, along with a detailed account of Paul—the apostle to the Gentiles—and his missionary journeys completes the historical information which began in the gospel accounts.

 
 

Acts: Build Community
Author: John Ortberg
Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 6

Today, some people think of the church as a powerless institution made of ancient traditions and stuffy buildings. They're wrong! The church is the new community of God's people. It's filled with the power of the Holy Spirit. And it has as much to say to the world today as it did two thousand years ago. In Acts, you will discover that God wants to do a fresh work among his people by the power of the Holy Spirit. You will find the pathway to authentic community. You will learn how to grow as a worshiper. And you will deepen your passion to invite others into the fellowship of Christ-followers we call the church. Sound exciting? Let's rediscover church together!


Becoming a Contagious Christian
Author: Mark Mittelberg, Lee Stroebel & Bill Hybels
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 6

This Willow Creek Resources evangelism course for churches and groups of all sizes is designed to equip believers for effective evangelism by showing them how they can share the gospel in a natural and powerful way while being the person God made them to be.
 

Becoming a Good Samaritan
Author: Michael R. Seaton & Ashley Wiersma
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 6

This is a groundbreaking six-session DVD hosted by John Ortberg that will help believers learn how to make an individual difference today, right where they live.Think of the world-changing impact Christians could have if we banded together to tackle today's most critical issues. It's happening now. 



Being God's Man...In the Face of Temptation
Author: Stephen Arterburn, Kenny Luck & Todd Wendorff
Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 8

All men are tempted to compromise. But not all men do. What makes the difference? Some men have learned the secret of being undivided between what they believe and how they actually think and live. They possess integrity. They've gained new perspectives on the trials and temptations they face, new tools to help them overcome automatic human responses to challenging situations, and new actions that produce humility and flexibility in God's strength. You, too, can be a man of such integrity. This study of the book of James will equip you to think clearly and choose wisely when dealing with temptations. Being God's Man...in the Face of Temptation will help you confront this pervasive problem in God's wisdom and strength...and begin to live the undivided life.
 

Four Great Loves
Author: Judith Allen Shelly
Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 8

We are called to four great loves: to love God, God's Word, God's people and God's purposes in the world. These eight studies offer you tangible ways to love and serve the God who loves you perfectly and who longs for you to know him more intimately.
 

Go Fish
Author: Andy Stanley
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 6

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 life as naturally as we can spin fishing tales? This companion study guide to the DVD is complete with a leader's guide and six lessons, including conversation-starting exercises, discussion questions, and application steps.
 

The Gospel According to Jonah - A new kind of obedience
Author: JD Greear
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 6


The Gospel According to Jonah takes a six-week look at the book of Jonah. Not just about a runaway prophet swallowed by a big fish, it is primarily about a God who pursues those He loves. Through this study, group members can recognize the "Jonah" in themselves and come into a deeper personal faith and have an increased desire to help others meet God.


Gospel in Life
Author: Timothy Keller
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 8



This is a study of the gospel and how to live it out in everyday life. In Week One you and your group will study the city, our home now—the world, that is. Week Eight closes with the theme of the eternal city, our heavenly home—the world that is to come.  In between, you’ll learn how the gospel changes our hearts, our community, and how we live in this world. Gospel in Life is an invitation to all who seek to live the message of Jesus right here and right now…in our hearts, in our homes, and in the community around us.
 

Heaven: Finding Our True Home
Author: Douglas Connelly
Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 8

Heaven is hard for us to picture. We think of floating on clouds, singing praises and playing harps, or walking on streets of gold. While we know we want to go to heaven, we are a little nervous about what it will be like. These Bible studies provide a biblical perspective on heaven--something richer and more exciting than we can imagine.
 

Impacting Your World
Author: Don Cousins & Judson Poling
Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 12

Do you have difficulty sharing Christ with others? Do you have a hard time telling them how they can come to know God personally? God wants to help you have an impact in their lives. He doesn't require you to resort to gimmicks or expect you to memorize pat answers to tough questions. In this study you'll discover a variety of styles of evangelism, and you'll be able to determine the style that best fits you.



The Invisible War
Author: Chip Ingram
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 8

In a culture where witches are no fairy tale, Chip Ingram reminds Christians of the battle being waged against them! Using Ephesians 6 as his foundation for these eight sessions, the host of Living on the Edge reveals what believers need to know to prayerfully defend themselves---and their families---against Satan's daily spiritual warfare. 
 

Isaiah (Life Change Series)

Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 18



This verse-by-verse Bible study takes a deeper look at the meaning of the name Isaiah, meaning the "Lord's Salvation". Participants will gain a firm foundation in Isaiah and apply scriptures to their lives. It includes historical insights, word definitions, discussion questions and assignments.



Jonah, Joel & Amos
Author: Doug & Doris Haugen
Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 12

In today's world it's easy to wander away from God. Hectic schedules and the quest for success often mean that time with God gets neglected. But if you slow down long enough to listen, the minor prophets can have a major impact on the quality of your life. These twelve studies in Jonah, Joel and Amos will help you focus on your number one priority--to seek the Lord and live!


Just Walk Across the Room
Author: Bill Hybels
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 4

Believers universally affirm that evangelism is a vital part of what God calls them to do, but very few make a practice of doing it. They feel awkward and ill-equipped, either because they've never been trained, or because their lack of interaction with non- Christians prevents them from using and developing the skills they do have. Bill Hybels addresses these concerns and signals the next era in personal evangelism with Just Walk Across the Room. Drawing on fresh perspectives from the author's own experiences, as well as time-tested and practical illustrations, Just Walk Across the Room encourages and equips readers to routinely initiate spiritual conversations with those who don't know Christ.  
 

Let the Nations Be Glad
 Author: John Piper
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 6

This study offers a biblical defense of God's supremacy in all things, providing readers with a sound theological foundation for missions. Topics include defining missions and defining peoples, the urgency of missions, the goal and the fuel of missions, prayer, and suffering.



The One True God
Author: Paul David Washer
Format: Workbook
Sessions: 12

The One True God is a unique kind of workbook, intending not just to teach truth but to lead to an encounter with the living God. Beneath that goal the book aims to ground believers in orthodox Christian theology and the actual contents of the Bible. Participants are encouraged to thoughtfully draw conclusions from the Scriptures rather than to merely absorb the principles, inferences, and illustrations set before them by the author. Participants are guided throughout the study to think through and apply the truths they learn, meditating on the demands of Scripture for their heart and mind. The book puts us squarely in the middle of the material, and demands we give searching thought to how we will live before such a God.

 
 Paul the Apostle
Author: David Nasser
Format: DVD
Sessions: 4

Ancient Rome was a culture obsessed with entertainment, achievement, and self. Sound familiar? Follow David Nasser to Italy, from the Roman Coliseum to the Mamertine Prison---and let his passionate teaching on Paul's life inspire you to resist today's cultural "norms" and stand firm in Christ! Features four teaching sessions on two DVDs, leader's guide, and reproducible handouts.
 
 

Seeds

Author: Evantell
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 12


SEEDS is a training curriculum that helps any believer become more comfortable and confident to share Christ. It is a creative, interactive study that addresses the theology and the real-life challenges of evangelism. With three months of study, prayer and accountability, believers are thoroughly equipped to share the gospel clearly and simply.
 


Sharing Christ Together
Author: Brett & Dee Eastman, Todd & Denise Wendorff & Karen Lee-Thorp
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 6


Lost and hurting people are all around us. Jesus said he came to seek and save the lost, and he calls us into the same mission of love. But we often get bogged down in the how-tos of sharing our faith when the heart of the matter is just that, our heart. These six sessions expose us to the heart of Jesus as he shows and teaches his disciples how to have a vibrant witness that draws lost people, so they can find the way home.
 

Sharing You Life Mission Every Day
Author: Brett & Dee Eastman
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 6

Sharing your life mission every day just isn't that hard. You need a few skills, a few friends for support, and a glimpse of God's heart for those who don't know him. These six sessions will equip you to extend love to seekers around you and talk about your experience with God in ways that people will understand. God doesn't ask you to do it alone - discover the power that comes from teaming up.
 

Stand: A Call for the Endurance of the Saints
Author: John Piper, John MacArthur, Jerry Bridges, Randy Alcorn & Helen Roseveare
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 6

Are you struggling to remain firm as you live out your faith? Here's help from people who've endured! From John MacArthur's longtime pastoring to Randy Alcorn's obedience in the culture wars; from Jerry Bridges's patience through suffering to Helen Roseveare's constancy in the mission field, you'll glean the strength you need to practice Christ-exalting endurance.

 

Twisting the Truth:

Learning to Discern In a Culture of Deception
Author: Andy Stanley
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 6
In this study, Andy Stanley exposes some common ways God's truth gets twisted. Each one has the potential to destroy your relationships, cloud your decisions, and distort your perception of Him. This study helps us discover the ways the truth gets twisted in our lives and culture and, more importantly, how we can recognize and overcome them.
 

What the Bible Says About Angels
Author: Dr. David Jeremiah
Format: Study Guide
Sessions: 10

Responding to the wide-spread, modern cultural interest in-even obsession with-the agents of heaven and their role in our world, popular Bible teacher David Jeremiah provides an in-depth, biblical look at the hot topic of angels, giving a broad and thorough survey of Scriptural teaching illustrated by powerful quotes from prominent teachers Billy Graham, Corrie ten Boom, C.S. Lewis, and others. 
 

When I Don't Desire God:
How to Fight for Joy

Author: John Piper
Format: DVD/Study Guide
Sessions: 8
Does the command to love God with all our heart, soul, and mind really obligate us to enjoy God above all things? Joy and delight are emotions after all, so isn't such love simply a decision of the will, not a feeling? According to John Piper, emotions are commanded everywhere in Scripture. They're not just instructions to think a certain way but to feel a certain way. And though we don't have complete control of our emotions, eternity hangs on the presence of proper affections for God. Therefore, the fight for joy is not optional. It is essential. This study guide explores the necessity and strategies of delighting in Christ.



White Flag
Author: Andy Stanley
Format: DVD
Sessions: 3

Did you ever run away from home? Maybe you got to the end of the block before turning around and going back. It all seems silly in retrospect, but at the time you had plans. You’d show ‘em what was what. But your plans always fell apart, didn’t they? In this three-part series, Andy Stanley walks us through the story of one of the world's most famous runners—Jonah. From trying to outrun God to wrestling with grace and discipline, we'll explore the lessons we can all learn when it comes to surrendering.