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1 Corinthians - The Challenges of Life Together
  Author: Paul Stevens & Dan Williams
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 13

Life among Christians can be great. But it can also be exasperating! The joys of fellowship in Christ too often give way to division and debate. You may find yourself drawn into arguments over such things as the correct form of worship or the proper role of charismatic gifts. Perhaps you wonder, Why don't we get along together as we should? Or How can we recapture the unity of the early church? Surprisingly, the first Christian believers didn't always live in harmony either! As Paul Stevens and Dan Williams lead you through this study of 1 Corinthians, you will see that the issues facing the Corinthian church are little different from the ones your church struggles with year after year. Here in 1 Corinthians is a portrait of Christian community not as it was meant to be, but as it often really is.


  2 Corinthians - Finding Strength in Weakness
  Author: Paul Stevens & Dan Williams
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 11



Do you despise your weaknesses? Do you hate hardships? Do you beg God to remove obstacles from your life? The apostle Paul delighted in his weaknesses, welcomed hardship as a friend and thanked God for obstacles that offered opportunities to experience God's power. Was he crazy? In this study Paul Stevens shows you how this foundational Christian disciple and church leader will turn your thinking upside down! In everything Paul teaches you to rely, as he did, on God's great promise: "My grace is sufficient for you."


  1 Timothy - Life Change Series
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 10

 

 


In the first of the pastoral epistles, Paul wrote to Timothy to encourage him in the faith, and affirming his leadership and abilities. Paul gave him guidelines for choosing leadership within the congregation to help in his ministry. There are 10 lessons that cover false teachers, an overview, grace, how the church works, officers in the church, words to Timothy, various instructions, love of money, final charge, looking back, background information, and study aids.


 2 Timothy - Life Change Series
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 8





From a Roman prison shortly before his execution, the Apostle Paul writes to encourage a beloved disciple. Timothy, now guiding the church Paul founded at Ephesus, faces persecution, strife among believers, and counterfeit teachers. As his own labor ends, Paul urges Timothy to "fan the flame the gift of God that is in you". Paul's last words of counsel continue to instruct and inspire all who seek to serve God.


40 Days of Love - We Were Made for Relationships
  Author: Rick Warren
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 6



What is your number one priority in life? This study teaches us that LOVE is to be that priority -- loving God with all your heart and loving your neighbor as yourself. But in today's world, consumed with everyday challenges, flooded by distractions, and bombarded with temptations ... how do you arrange your life to make loving God and loving your neighbors your deepest desire, highest aspiration, and constant focus? Rick Warren shares practical, Christ-centered advice on how to authentically do just that ... love God and love your neighbor as a normal way of life. With a focus on the spiritual truths of patience, kindness, truth, and forgiveness, you will learn to love like Jesus---in 40 Days.


  Being God's Man
  Author: Stephen Arterburn, Kenny Luck & Todd   Wendorff
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 8

Where are you leading your family spiritually? More than ever, families are desperate for spiritual leadership. And that starts with you, the husband and father. Are you equipped and ready to assume the role and responsibility God has for you? Being God's Man...in Leading a Family will help you accept your calling and experience God's blessing as the spiritual leader to your wife and children. 


 The Blended Marriage
  Author: Focus on the Family Marriage Series
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 4


Because 33 percent of Christian marriages end in divorce, many divorced Christians ask if there is any hope of building a unified marriage in the future. This book teaches that even in second or third marriages, couples can overcome past hurts and issues, and connect to one another in love. This Bible study will provide guidance on how to create one united family and can be used for couples' counseling or for couples on their own. This is the perfect resource for couples who are starting over!


  Boundaries
  Author: Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 9


Do you have trouble saying no? Can you set limits and still be a loving person? Are you in control of your life? What are legitimate boundaries? Do people take advantage of you? How do you answer someone who wants your time, love, energy, and money? Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend offer biblically based answers to these tough questions as they show us how to set healthy boundaries with our parents, our spouses, our children, our friends, our coworkers, and even ourselves.


  Boundaries In Dating
  Author: Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 4



Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend apply their award-winning boundaries concepts to the dating relationship. Not only is dating a good source of growth and fun, it is, at it's deepest level the best way to find a lifelong soul mate in marriage. At the same time, many people have found themselves confused or hurt, or discouraged in the dating process. This workbook helps the reader work through the principles in the book to make the dating arena a more satisfying and productive one. Those who are in the dating phase will learn to enjoy its benefits to the fullest, increasing their ability to find and commit to a marriage partner.


  Boundaries With Kids
  Author: Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 8


 



This study will help parents take strides toward bringing control to an out-of-control family life, setting limits while still being a loving parent--and above all, instilling in children the godly character that is the foundation for healthy, productive adult living.


  Boundaries With Kids
  Author: Dr. James Dobson
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 12



Learn from Dr. Dobson's decades of expertise at your own pace as he shares the secrets of raising boys and answers important questions in this lively, relevant, and life-changing series.This series is based on Dr. Dobson's book, Bringing up Boys. It will equip you with the practical understanding, dynamic biblical principles, and encouragement they need to steer the boys they care about toward confident, responsible manhood.


  Building Your Church
  Author: Don Cousins & Judson Poling
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 13



God wants you to play a vital role in his Kingdom. He’s prepared a custom-made position, perfectly suited to your interests and capacities—a position that allows you to be a key contributor. You can discover how God designed you and find great fulfillment serving him according to that design. This guide helps you discover your role in God’s plan, building on the foundation laid in the previous book in the Walking with God series, Discovering the Church. Whether or not you start with that book, these studies will assist you in finding your niche in the church so you can truly make a difference.


  Church Essentials
  Author: Mark Dever
  Format: DVD, Study Guide
  Sessions: 6

This is a 6-session Bible study for adults that helps the people of your congregation understand the essential marks of a healthy church. What does it mean to be a healthy church? Church Essentials provides a framework and description of the characteristics to be incorporated into the life of a church. Whether you're a church leader or an involved member of your congregation, you can help cultivate these elements in your church, bringing it new life and health for God's glory.



 The Covenant Marriage
  Author: Focus on the Family Marriage Series
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 4

Brush up on the biblical essentials of marriage with The Covenant Marriage! The covenant relationship between God and Abram and his descendants serves as the example, as these four lessons examine God's covenant as the role model for commitment in marriage. Each lesson is designed to help individuals study the Word, and then study and apply the marriage-strengthening principles they learn.


  Crazy Love
  Author: Francis Chan
  Format: DVD
  Sessions: 10



The answer to religious complacency isn't working harder at a list of dos and don'ts?it's falling in love with God. God calls each of us to a passionate love relationship with Himself. TheCrazy Love DVD is a companion to the best-selling Crazy Love book by pastor Francis Chan. Each short video segment corresponds to the ten chapters of the book and includes questions to initiate group discussion, interactions, and practical application. Read the book during the week, then watch the video and discuss the topic at the group meeting.


  Developing Your Shape to Serve Others
  Author: Brett & Dee Eastman
  Format: DVD
  Sessions: 6



The way you’re wired is no accident! God designed your unique mix of gifts, natural abilities, personality, values, and life experiences to play an essential part in his kingdom. These six sessions will help you develop your God-given design at home, at work, at church, and in your community in a way that extends God’s love to others and enriches your own life immeasurably. This study will help your group discover what God created you for and how you can turn this dream into an everyday reality. Experience the transformation firsthand as you begin Connecting, Growing, Developing, Sharing, and Surrendering your life together for him.


  Deepening Life Together: Romans
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 7




Paul boldly told believers "Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world." But how does that work on the day-to-day level? What does the Christian life look like when it is lived out both individually and on communities of faith? This study helps answer these and many more. Each 10-15 minutes session guides you deeper into the Scriptures, with provocative insights from renowned scholars at leading Christian institutions.


  Discovering the Church
  Author: Don Cousins & Judson Poling
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 12


When God saves you, he puts you on his team. This team is more enduring than any human institution—for it will continue to exist in heaven forever. But many Christians are unconnected to the team God has given them as a gift. In some cases their experience has left them bewildered or even hurt. This guide explores the wonder and beauty of God’s plan to connect his children in the life-sustaining community called the church. Together with the next book in the Walking with God series, Building Your Church, you’ll see the biblical view of a healthy church—and learn how it can impact you in profound ways.


 Ephesians - Life Change Series
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 14




This verse-by-verse study of Ephesians, looks at a fuller need for Christ. It examines the truths about a believer's new identity of Christ. Also focusing on unity holiness, submission, and steadfastness. In this Bible study participants will be encouraged to apply God's Word to your life.


  Ephesians: See Ourselves in Jesus
  Author: Group
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 8

See, hear, smell, taste, and touch God's Word as you study an entire book of the Bible. Open your time together with a snack that relates to the session; experience a Scripture passage on DVD; and interact with the Bible through creative encounters - questions, activities, and group projects. Then end with ways everyone can apply what they've learned.


  The Fighting Marriage
  Author: Focus on the Family Marriage Series
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 4


Brush up on the biblical essentials of marriage with The Fighting Marriage! All marriages have their troubles, but they can be worked out, not fought through. This examination of biblical conflict will shed light on godly resolution to disagreement. Let this guide lead the way to handling conflict positively.


  Gifts: The Joy of Serving God
  Author: John Ortberg, Laurie Pederson & Judson Poling
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 7


Gifted--that's you! Uniquely equipped to help build up the body of Christ. As a follower of Jesus, serving others is an integral part of your identity and an important key to your personal growth. But how do you cultivate a servant's heart and your spiritual gifts in ways that build up your church, your family, your friends, and your world--without wiping you out in the process?

Gifts guides you to the answers. Through personal study and small group interaction, this study will help you develop a passion to be used by God. You'll find out about your unique place in the body of Christ and how to surmount the obstacles that keep you from thriving. You'll discover the joy of serving with others--doing together what you cannot do alone. And you'll learn how to abide in Christ, experiencing a freshness and vitality that grow as you give! 


  Hope: Never Beyond Hope
  Author: J.I. Packer & Carolyn Nystrom
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 6

Ever feel like a hopeless sinner? Look at the lives of Samson, Peter and Martha. God used their imperfections, and he can certainly use yours--no matter how bad you think they are. The Bible offers hope and encouragement through the testimonies of those that have gone before you. In this study you'll discover that just as these men and women of Scripture failed, they were also redeemed by God. And God wants to do the same for you.


  iMarriage
  Author: Andy Stanley
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 6





Giddy with excitement and burning with love's fire, engaged couples are filled with desires and expectations! Wonder and eager anticipation propel them forward. Then comes the marriage and if they take the wrong approach, those unrealized expectations and unmet wants can turn a life-giving covenant relationship into a dead-end contractual agreement. Suddenly your marriage has no love, joy, or peace. In this marriage-makeover study, Andy Stanley 's three key teachings help you transform your expectations and examine the "I's" of marriage: "Keeping My 'I' On You," "Putting Your 'I' Out," and "It Takes Three." This is one lesson your marriage won't survive without. 


  Learn It, Live It: Spiritual Gifts
  Author: Group Publishing
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 8


This is a study in spiritual gifts with practical applications. It discusses how to use your gifts in daily life; and feel encouraged to do so.


  Love & Respect
  Author: Dr. Emerson & Sarah Eggerichs
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 14

Cracking the communication code between husband and wife involves understanding one thing: Unconditional respect is as powerful for him as unconditional love is for her. You and your mate can truly start afresh with the groundbreaking guidance provided in this interactive guide.


  The Love Dare For Parents
   Author: Stephen & Alex Kendrick
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 6


The Love Dare for Parents applies the same technique used in the popular marriage book, The Love Dare, to parenting, challenging parents to understand, practice, and communicate life-changing Christ-like love to their children. During each of the 40 day journey, parents are given a key verse from Scripture, a biblical principle about love that applies to parenting, and a specific challenge for the parent to do that is done for the sake of their child. You'll also find journaling space for your reflections and a FREE parenting assessment tool is available online.


  Marriage: God's Design for Intimacy
  Author: James & Martha Reapsome
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 11

 

What makes a good marriage even better? How can you build an intimate relationship that endures? How do you live out your roles of husband and wife? The Bible takes a realistic and practical approach to these questions. As you explore what the Bible says about marriage, you'll discover how following God's design for intimacy helps you enjoy and grow your marriage to the full.


 The Me I Want to Be
  Author: John Ortberg
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 5


 


This study will show how God's perfect vision for you starts with a powerful promise. All those who trust in God "will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit" (Jeremiah 17:7-8). John Ortberg urges you to recognize your brokenness, understand that God is the project manager, and follow His directions. He also helps gauge your spiritual health and measure the gap between where you are now and where God intends you to be. 

 


  Network
  Author: Bruce Bugbee, Don Cousins & Bill Hybels
  Format: Study Guide

  Sessions: 8

Network is a six-session dynamic program to help Christians understand who God has uniquely made them to be and mobilize them to a place of meaningful service in the local church. Each participant in Network will work through a series of assessments which leads them to discover their unique blend of spiritual gifts, personal style, and ministry passion. 


  Parables: The Greatest Stories Ever Told
  Author: John White
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 12


We all love a good story. But the parables of Jesus are even better than that. They sneak up on us, catching us off guard and toppling our easy assumptions. When the familiar takes an unexpected twist, we find our secret thoughts exposed to the healing light of Jesus. This Bible study introduces twelve of the greatest stories ever told; how might they change your thoughts and actions?


  Parental Guidance Required
  Author: Andy Stanley & Reggie Joiner
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 6


Of all the assignments God will give you during your time on earth, none may be more sacred than the task of raising your children. The Parental Guidance Required Study Guide is designed to give you the counsel you need to help prepare your children for the future. This study is a practical resource that will encourage you to look at the relationships in your children's lives and ask the important questions. Asking the right questions is the key to helping you assess your family's needs and ensure that the influence you have is one that will last a lifetime.


  Parenting: The Early Years
  Author: Drs. Les & Leslie Parrott
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 6

A lot of times parents need help, but nobody likes to ask for help. That's why Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott have created this video-driven study. This teaching takes a Biblical approach into the traits parents want their children to have and what traits they want their children to see modeled in them. Captured on these six DVDs are real-life parenting moments taken inside the homes of 20 real families, who are trying to raise their kids in the best way possible.


 The Passionate Marriage
  Author: Focus on the Family Marriage Series
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 4

Brush up on the biblical essentials of marriage with The Passionate Marriage! God wants you to be filled with passion - both for one another, but most of all with Him. Learn why true passion thrives only in a Christ-centered marriage. The Passionate Marriage focuses on the sexual intimacy in marriage and how it is a picture of God's romance with us.



  Raising A Modern-Day Knight
  Author: Robert Lewis
  Format: DVD/Training Guide
  Sessions: 6



In Raising a Modern Day Knight, author Robert Lewis uses the customs of pursuing knighthood in the medieval era to draw parallels to achieving manhood today. It's a meticulous process that requires vision, goals and an uncompromising character. Inside this book, you'll find solid advice to help you courageously lead your son into a biblical masculinity that will impact others.
Beginning with a biblical perspective of manhood, Robert Lewis shares a unique approach to shaping a boy into a man by equipping him with three essential elements: a vision, a code of conduct, and a cause (Christianity) in which to invest his life. Complete with ceremony ideas to celebrate accomplishments and ingrain them in his mind, this softcover is as insightful as it is practical in raising a boy to be a chivalrous, godly man
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Revolutionary Parenting Workbook: How to Raise Spiritual Champions
 Author: George Barna
 Format: DVD/Study Guide
 Sessions: 8
Want to raise children who will love God passionately when they're adults? You'll need a plan! In this interactive workbook, Barna and Lee-Thorp help you develop goals that are tailored to your unique family. Learn how to lay out a step-by-step strategy for cultivating virtues like honesty, compassion, and trustworthiness in your kids.

  Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ
   Author: John Piper
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 6


In Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ Pastor Piper will help you explore Jesus' deity, power and wisdom. Once you have "Seen" Jesus for who he is and have "Savored" his beauty, goodness and truth, you cannot help but be changed. This accessible volume can awaken unbelievers and sweeten any Christian's view of the Lord's character.

  Serving Like Christ Together
  Author: Brett & Dee Eastman
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 6

Jesus said he "did not come to be served, but to serve." And he calls us as his followers to the same lifestyle and attitude of service. But how do we do that? In a world that values power and ease, we need some help in reorienting our hearts as well as our schedules. This study looks at key character traits taught and modeled by Jesus that are essential to a life of service in the steps of the Ultimate Servant. 


  The Treasure Principle Workshop
  Author: Randy Alcorn & Howard Dayton
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 6


Most people can significantly give to the Kingdom of God, but they don't know how or haven't been taught the awesome eternal benefits of sowing into God's work on Earth. Author Randy Alcorn calls it a hidden treasure, and we all must learn this life-changing principle to find that hidden treasure.


 You've Got Style
  Author: Andy Stanley
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 4
Fashion - home decor - accents and attitudes - different ways of expressing ourselves. We call it style and we all have one. Even the way we draw near to God has a style. Quiet - loud - outside - within - in word or deed. Our expressions of worship can be as varied as we are, but which way is the right way? This study explores the various styles of drawing near to God. The answers may surprise you!



  What Is A Healthy Church?
  Author: Mark Dever
  Format: Book




Author Mark Dever seeks to help believers recognize the key characteristics of a healthy church: expositional preaching, biblical theology, and a right understanding of the gospel. Dever then calls us to develop those characteristics in our own churches. By following the example of New Testament authors and addressing church members from pastors to pew sitters, Dever challenges all believers to do their part in maintaining the local church. What Is a Healthy Church? offers timeless truths and practical principles to help each of us fulfill our God-given roles in the body of Christ.

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1 Corinthians - The Challenges of Life Together
  Author: Paul Stevens & Dan Williams
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 13

Life among Christians can be great. But it can also be exasperating! The joys of fellowship in Christ too often give way to division and debate. You may find yourself drawn into arguments over such things as the correct form of worship or the proper role of charismatic gifts. Perhaps you wonder, Why don't we get along together as we should? Or How can we recapture the unity of the early church? Surprisingly, the first Christian believers didn't always live in harmony either! As Paul Stevens and Dan Williams lead you through this study of 1 Corinthians, you will see that the issues facing the Corinthian church are little different from the ones your church struggles with year after year. Here in 1 Corinthians is a portrait of Christian community not as it was meant to be, but as it often really is.


  2 Corinthians - Finding Strength in Weakness
  Author: Paul Stevens & Dan Williams
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 11



Do you despise your weaknesses? Do you hate hardships? Do you beg God to remove obstacles from your life? The apostle Paul delighted in his weaknesses, welcomed hardship as a friend and thanked God for obstacles that offered opportunities to experience God's power. Was he crazy? In this study Paul Stevens shows you how this foundational Christian disciple and church leader will turn your thinking upside down! In everything Paul teaches you to rely, as he did, on God's great promise: "My grace is sufficient for you."


  1 Timothy - Life Change Series
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 10

 

 


In the first of the pastoral epistles, Paul wrote to Timothy to encourage him in the faith, and affirming his leadership and abilities. Paul gave him guidelines for choosing leadership within the congregation to help in his ministry. There are 10 lessons that cover false teachers, an overview, grace, how the church works, officers in the church, words to Timothy, various instructions, love of money, final charge, looking back, background information, and study aids.


 2 Timothy - Life Change Series
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 8





From a Roman prison shortly before his execution, the Apostle Paul writes to encourage a beloved disciple. Timothy, now guiding the church Paul founded at Ephesus, faces persecution, strife among believers, and counterfeit teachers. As his own labor ends, Paul urges Timothy to "fan the flame the gift of God that is in you". Paul's last words of counsel continue to instruct and inspire all who seek to serve God.


40 Days of Love - We Were Made for Relationships
  Author: Rick Warren
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 6



What is your number one priority in life? This study teaches us that LOVE is to be that priority -- loving God with all your heart and loving your neighbor as yourself. But in today's world, consumed with everyday challenges, flooded by distractions, and bombarded with temptations ... how do you arrange your life to make loving God and loving your neighbors your deepest desire, highest aspiration, and constant focus? Rick Warren shares practical, Christ-centered advice on how to authentically do just that ... love God and love your neighbor as a normal way of life. With a focus on the spiritual truths of patience, kindness, truth, and forgiveness, you will learn to love like Jesus---in 40 Days.


  Being God's Man
  Author: Stephen Arterburn, Kenny Luck & Todd   Wendorff
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 8

Where are you leading your family spiritually? More than ever, families are desperate for spiritual leadership. And that starts with you, the husband and father. Are you equipped and ready to assume the role and responsibility God has for you? Being God's Man...in Leading a Family will help you accept your calling and experience God's blessing as the spiritual leader to your wife and children. 


 The Blended Marriage
  Author: Focus on the Family Marriage Series
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 4


Because 33 percent of Christian marriages end in divorce, many divorced Christians ask if there is any hope of building a unified marriage in the future. This book teaches that even in second or third marriages, couples can overcome past hurts and issues, and connect to one another in love. This Bible study will provide guidance on how to create one united family and can be used for couples' counseling or for couples on their own. This is the perfect resource for couples who are starting over!


  Boundaries
  Author: Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 9


Do you have trouble saying no? Can you set limits and still be a loving person? Are you in control of your life? What are legitimate boundaries? Do people take advantage of you? How do you answer someone who wants your time, love, energy, and money? Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend offer biblically based answers to these tough questions as they show us how to set healthy boundaries with our parents, our spouses, our children, our friends, our coworkers, and even ourselves.


  Boundaries In Dating
  Author: Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 4



Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend apply their award-winning boundaries concepts to the dating relationship. Not only is dating a good source of growth and fun, it is, at it's deepest level the best way to find a lifelong soul mate in marriage. At the same time, many people have found themselves confused or hurt, or discouraged in the dating process. This workbook helps the reader work through the principles in the book to make the dating arena a more satisfying and productive one. Those who are in the dating phase will learn to enjoy its benefits to the fullest, increasing their ability to find and commit to a marriage partner.


  Boundaries With Kids
  Author: Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 8


 



This study will help parents take strides toward bringing control to an out-of-control family life, setting limits while still being a loving parent--and above all, instilling in children the godly character that is the foundation for healthy, productive adult living.


  Boundaries With Kids
  Author: Dr. James Dobson
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 12



Learn from Dr. Dobson's decades of expertise at your own pace as he shares the secrets of raising boys and answers important questions in this lively, relevant, and life-changing series.This series is based on Dr. Dobson's book, Bringing up Boys. It will equip you with the practical understanding, dynamic biblical principles, and encouragement they need to steer the boys they care about toward confident, responsible manhood.


  Building Your Church
  Author: Don Cousins & Judson Poling
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 13



God wants you to play a vital role in his Kingdom. He’s prepared a custom-made position, perfectly suited to your interests and capacities—a position that allows you to be a key contributor. You can discover how God designed you and find great fulfillment serving him according to that design. This guide helps you discover your role in God’s plan, building on the foundation laid in the previous book in the Walking with God series, Discovering the Church. Whether or not you start with that book, these studies will assist you in finding your niche in the church so you can truly make a difference.


  Church Essentials
  Author: Mark Dever
  Format: DVD, Study Guide
  Sessions: 6

This is a 6-session Bible study for adults that helps the people of your congregation understand the essential marks of a healthy church. What does it mean to be a healthy church? Church Essentials provides a framework and description of the characteristics to be incorporated into the life of a church. Whether you're a church leader or an involved member of your congregation, you can help cultivate these elements in your church, bringing it new life and health for God's glory.



 The Covenant Marriage
  Author: Focus on the Family Marriage Series
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 4

Brush up on the biblical essentials of marriage with The Covenant Marriage! The covenant relationship between God and Abram and his descendants serves as the example, as these four lessons examine God's covenant as the role model for commitment in marriage. Each lesson is designed to help individuals study the Word, and then study and apply the marriage-strengthening principles they learn.


  Crazy Love
  Author: Francis Chan
  Format: DVD
  Sessions: 10



The answer to religious complacency isn't working harder at a list of dos and don'ts?it's falling in love with God. God calls each of us to a passionate love relationship with Himself. TheCrazy Love DVD is a companion to the best-selling Crazy Love book by pastor Francis Chan. Each short video segment corresponds to the ten chapters of the book and includes questions to initiate group discussion, interactions, and practical application. Read the book during the week, then watch the video and discuss the topic at the group meeting.


  Developing Your Shape to Serve Others
  Author: Brett & Dee Eastman
  Format: DVD
  Sessions: 6



The way you’re wired is no accident! God designed your unique mix of gifts, natural abilities, personality, values, and life experiences to play an essential part in his kingdom. These six sessions will help you develop your God-given design at home, at work, at church, and in your community in a way that extends God’s love to others and enriches your own life immeasurably. This study will help your group discover what God created you for and how you can turn this dream into an everyday reality. Experience the transformation firsthand as you begin Connecting, Growing, Developing, Sharing, and Surrendering your life together for him.


  Deepening Life Together: Romans
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 7




Paul boldly told believers "Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world." But how does that work on the day-to-day level? What does the Christian life look like when it is lived out both individually and on communities of faith? This study helps answer these and many more. Each 10-15 minutes session guides you deeper into the Scriptures, with provocative insights from renowned scholars at leading Christian institutions.


  Discovering the Church
  Author: Don Cousins & Judson Poling
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 12


When God saves you, he puts you on his team. This team is more enduring than any human institution—for it will continue to exist in heaven forever. But many Christians are unconnected to the team God has given them as a gift. In some cases their experience has left them bewildered or even hurt. This guide explores the wonder and beauty of God’s plan to connect his children in the life-sustaining community called the church. Together with the next book in the Walking with God series, Building Your Church, you’ll see the biblical view of a healthy church—and learn how it can impact you in profound ways.


 Ephesians - Life Change Series
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 14




This verse-by-verse study of Ephesians, looks at a fuller need for Christ. It examines the truths about a believer's new identity of Christ. Also focusing on unity holiness, submission, and steadfastness. In this Bible study participants will be encouraged to apply God's Word to your life.


  Ephesians: See Ourselves in Jesus
  Author: Group
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 8

See, hear, smell, taste, and touch God's Word as you study an entire book of the Bible. Open your time together with a snack that relates to the session; experience a Scripture passage on DVD; and interact with the Bible through creative encounters - questions, activities, and group projects. Then end with ways everyone can apply what they've learned.


  The Fighting Marriage
  Author: Focus on the Family Marriage Series
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 4


Brush up on the biblical essentials of marriage with The Fighting Marriage! All marriages have their troubles, but they can be worked out, not fought through. This examination of biblical conflict will shed light on godly resolution to disagreement. Let this guide lead the way to handling conflict positively.


  Gifts: The Joy of Serving God
  Author: John Ortberg, Laurie Pederson & Judson Poling
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 7


Gifted--that's you! Uniquely equipped to help build up the body of Christ. As a follower of Jesus, serving others is an integral part of your identity and an important key to your personal growth. But how do you cultivate a servant's heart and your spiritual gifts in ways that build up your church, your family, your friends, and your world--without wiping you out in the process?

Gifts guides you to the answers. Through personal study and small group interaction, this study will help you develop a passion to be used by God. You'll find out about your unique place in the body of Christ and how to surmount the obstacles that keep you from thriving. You'll discover the joy of serving with others--doing together what you cannot do alone. And you'll learn how to abide in Christ, experiencing a freshness and vitality that grow as you give! 


  Hope: Never Beyond Hope
  Author: J.I. Packer & Carolyn Nystrom
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 6

Ever feel like a hopeless sinner? Look at the lives of Samson, Peter and Martha. God used their imperfections, and he can certainly use yours--no matter how bad you think they are. The Bible offers hope and encouragement through the testimonies of those that have gone before you. In this study you'll discover that just as these men and women of Scripture failed, they were also redeemed by God. And God wants to do the same for you.


  iMarriage
  Author: Andy Stanley
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 6





Giddy with excitement and burning with love's fire, engaged couples are filled with desires and expectations! Wonder and eager anticipation propel them forward. Then comes the marriage and if they take the wrong approach, those unrealized expectations and unmet wants can turn a life-giving covenant relationship into a dead-end contractual agreement. Suddenly your marriage has no love, joy, or peace. In this marriage-makeover study, Andy Stanley 's three key teachings help you transform your expectations and examine the "I's" of marriage: "Keeping My 'I' On You," "Putting Your 'I' Out," and "It Takes Three." This is one lesson your marriage won't survive without. 


  Learn It, Live It: Spiritual Gifts
  Author: Group Publishing
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 8


This is a study in spiritual gifts with practical applications. It discusses how to use your gifts in daily life; and feel encouraged to do so.


  Love & Respect
  Author: Dr. Emerson & Sarah Eggerichs
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 14

Cracking the communication code between husband and wife involves understanding one thing: Unconditional respect is as powerful for him as unconditional love is for her. You and your mate can truly start afresh with the groundbreaking guidance provided in this interactive guide.


  The Love Dare For Parents
   Author: Stephen & Alex Kendrick
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 6


The Love Dare for Parents applies the same technique used in the popular marriage book, The Love Dare, to parenting, challenging parents to understand, practice, and communicate life-changing Christ-like love to their children. During each of the 40 day journey, parents are given a key verse from Scripture, a biblical principle about love that applies to parenting, and a specific challenge for the parent to do that is done for the sake of their child. You'll also find journaling space for your reflections and a FREE parenting assessment tool is available online.


  Marriage: God's Design for Intimacy
  Author: James & Martha Reapsome
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 11

 

What makes a good marriage even better? How can you build an intimate relationship that endures? How do you live out your roles of husband and wife? The Bible takes a realistic and practical approach to these questions. As you explore what the Bible says about marriage, you'll discover how following God's design for intimacy helps you enjoy and grow your marriage to the full.


 The Me I Want to Be
  Author: John Ortberg
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 5


 


This study will show how God's perfect vision for you starts with a powerful promise. All those who trust in God "will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit" (Jeremiah 17:7-8). John Ortberg urges you to recognize your brokenness, understand that God is the project manager, and follow His directions. He also helps gauge your spiritual health and measure the gap between where you are now and where God intends you to be. 

 


  Network
  Author: Bruce Bugbee, Don Cousins & Bill Hybels
  Format: Study Guide

  Sessions: 8

Network is a six-session dynamic program to help Christians understand who God has uniquely made them to be and mobilize them to a place of meaningful service in the local church. Each participant in Network will work through a series of assessments which leads them to discover their unique blend of spiritual gifts, personal style, and ministry passion. 


  Parables: The Greatest Stories Ever Told
  Author: John White
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 12


We all love a good story. But the parables of Jesus are even better than that. They sneak up on us, catching us off guard and toppling our easy assumptions. When the familiar takes an unexpected twist, we find our secret thoughts exposed to the healing light of Jesus. This Bible study introduces twelve of the greatest stories ever told; how might they change your thoughts and actions?


  Parental Guidance Required
  Author: Andy Stanley & Reggie Joiner
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 6


Of all the assignments God will give you during your time on earth, none may be more sacred than the task of raising your children. The Parental Guidance Required Study Guide is designed to give you the counsel you need to help prepare your children for the future. This study is a practical resource that will encourage you to look at the relationships in your children's lives and ask the important questions. Asking the right questions is the key to helping you assess your family's needs and ensure that the influence you have is one that will last a lifetime.


  Parenting: The Early Years
  Author: Drs. Les & Leslie Parrott
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 6

A lot of times parents need help, but nobody likes to ask for help. That's why Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott have created this video-driven study. This teaching takes a Biblical approach into the traits parents want their children to have and what traits they want their children to see modeled in them. Captured on these six DVDs are real-life parenting moments taken inside the homes of 20 real families, who are trying to raise their kids in the best way possible.


 The Passionate Marriage
  Author: Focus on the Family Marriage Series
  Format: Study Guide
  Sessions: 4

Brush up on the biblical essentials of marriage with The Passionate Marriage! God wants you to be filled with passion - both for one another, but most of all with Him. Learn why true passion thrives only in a Christ-centered marriage. The Passionate Marriage focuses on the sexual intimacy in marriage and how it is a picture of God's romance with us.



  Raising A Modern-Day Knight
  Author: Robert Lewis
  Format: DVD/Training Guide
  Sessions: 6



In Raising a Modern Day Knight, author Robert Lewis uses the customs of pursuing knighthood in the medieval era to draw parallels to achieving manhood today. It's a meticulous process that requires vision, goals and an uncompromising character. Inside this book, you'll find solid advice to help you courageously lead your son into a biblical masculinity that will impact others.
Beginning with a biblical perspective of manhood, Robert Lewis shares a unique approach to shaping a boy into a man by equipping him with three essential elements: a vision, a code of conduct, and a cause (Christianity) in which to invest his life. Complete with ceremony ideas to celebrate accomplishments and ingrain them in his mind, this softcover is as insightful as it is practical in raising a boy to be a chivalrous, godly man
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Revolutionary Parenting Workbook: How to Raise Spiritual Champions
 Author: George Barna
 Format: DVD/Study Guide
 Sessions: 8
Want to raise children who will love God passionately when they're adults? You'll need a plan! In this interactive workbook, Barna and Lee-Thorp help you develop goals that are tailored to your unique family. Learn how to lay out a step-by-step strategy for cultivating virtues like honesty, compassion, and trustworthiness in your kids.

  Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ
   Author: John Piper
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 6


In Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ Pastor Piper will help you explore Jesus' deity, power and wisdom. Once you have "Seen" Jesus for who he is and have "Savored" his beauty, goodness and truth, you cannot help but be changed. This accessible volume can awaken unbelievers and sweeten any Christian's view of the Lord's character.

  Serving Like Christ Together
  Author: Brett & Dee Eastman
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 6

Jesus said he "did not come to be served, but to serve." And he calls us as his followers to the same lifestyle and attitude of service. But how do we do that? In a world that values power and ease, we need some help in reorienting our hearts as well as our schedules. This study looks at key character traits taught and modeled by Jesus that are essential to a life of service in the steps of the Ultimate Servant. 


  The Treasure Principle Workshop
  Author: Randy Alcorn & Howard Dayton
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 6


Most people can significantly give to the Kingdom of God, but they don't know how or haven't been taught the awesome eternal benefits of sowing into God's work on Earth. Author Randy Alcorn calls it a hidden treasure, and we all must learn this life-changing principle to find that hidden treasure.


 You've Got Style
  Author: Andy Stanley
  Format: DVD/Study Guide
  Sessions: 4
Fashion - home decor - accents and attitudes - different ways of expressing ourselves. We call it style and we all have one. Even the way we draw near to God has a style. Quiet - loud - outside - within - in word or deed. Our expressions of worship can be as varied as we are, but which way is the right way? This study explores the various styles of drawing near to God. The answers may surprise you!



  What Is A Healthy Church?
  Author: Mark Dever
  Format: Book




Author Mark Dever seeks to help believers recognize the key characteristics of a healthy church: expositional preaching, biblical theology, and a right understanding of the gospel. Dever then calls us to develop those characteristics in our own churches. By following the example of New Testament authors and addressing church members from pastors to pew sitters, Dever challenges all believers to do their part in maintaining the local church. What Is a Healthy Church? offers timeless truths and practical principles to help each of us fulfill our God-given roles in the body of Christ.