Following Jesus in Loving People so People Will Fall in Love with Jesus.

The Story

Pursuing Paul’s Path

Chapter 29 of The Story: “Paul’s Mission” – Acts 13-14, 16-20; Romans 1, 3-6, 8, 12, 15; 1 Corinthians 1, 3, 5-6, 10, 12-13, 15-16; Galatians 1, 3,5-6;  1 Thessalonians 1-5 KEY POINTS: Amazingly Connected Completely Committed to God’s Mission – Paul’s 4 Missionary Journeys Continually Connected to the Spirit’s Leading Surprisingly Courageous in Conflict Joyfully Calm in all Situations…

New Beginnings

The Story: Chapter 28 “New Beginnings” – Acts 1-16 sel (NLT) KEY POINTS: Chill and Wait Pentecost Fulfillin’ The Gift of the Spirit’s Fillin’ Are You Willin’ to Receive God’s Ongoing Fillin? Questions to Stir Discussion: Would you benefit from putting some free time into your schedule? Please explain. Of all the happenings that occurred…

Easter Excitement!

Chapter 27 of The Story: “The Resurrection” – Matthew 27-28; Mark 16; Luke 24; John 19-21 Key Points: Stuck in Saturday’s Past – The Two Mary’s … Judas Coming to Grips with Sunday’s Living Savior Envisioning Tomorrow’s New Possibilities Questions to Stir Discussion: Why do you think people dispute Jesus’ Resurrection, more than His life or death on the…

Jesus, NO Ordinary Man

Chapter 24 of The Story, “No Ordinary Man” – Matthew 7:28-29 (NLT) “When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at his teaching, for he taught with real authority—quite unlike their teachers of religious law.”  Matthew 7:28-29 (NLT) KEY POINTS: Jesus is NO Ordinary Man Jesus’ Miraculous Power Jesus’ Unparalleled Words and Wisdom…

Christmas in July!

  Chapter 22 of The Story: “The Birth of the King” – John 1:1-14 sel (NLT) Key Points: Christmas means no more Waiting Christmas means God is With Us Christmas means God Becomes with Us! Christmas means God Loves Us! Questions to Stir Discussion: Think about what would be the benefits of celebrating Jesus’ birthday…