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Lesson 8: April 23, 2017

God’s Reconciling Love: Romans 5:1-11; 8:31-39 Teaching Strategy: Lead a creative writing exercise. If Jesus were to send you (us) a note of encouragement today based on this scripture, what would he say? Who or what threatens to separate you from the love of God in Christ? What hardships, or distress,…

Lesson 7: April 16, 2017 (EASTER)

God’s Love as Victory over Death:  John 20:1-10; I Peter 1:3-5, 8-9 Teaching Strategy: Discuss…Do Christians today think of the resurrection of Jesus more as a doctrine requiring assent or as a life-changing reality with implications for daily life? Search I Peter 1:3-9 for ways Christ’s resurrection can and should…

Lesson 6: April 9, 2017

God's Saving Love in Christ: John 3:1-21 Teaching Strategy: Discuss: What difference does/should God’s Saving Love in Christ make in our lives and in our world? In what ways might we be called to sacrifice for the sake of others? To what extent are we willing to sacrifice ourselves for others?…

Lesson 5: April 2, 2017

God as Our Shepherd: Psalm 23 Teaching Strategy: Have learners share times when Psalm 23 was of great comfort to them – and discuss how the words of the psalmist fit their own experience of God’s goodness, mercy, guidance and protection as they have faced challenges in their lives. How does…

Lesson 4: March 26, 2017

God's Love Restores: Joel 2:12-32   Teaching Strategy: Explore one or more of the contemporary efforts to restore broken relationships and bring about the reconciliation made possible in Jesus Christ. What is the role of repentance in the process? The role of forgiveness? How might the model of God’s love for God’s…

Lesson 3: March 19, 2017

God's Love is Manifest: John 15:1-17 Teaching Strategy: Use the growth cycle of a vine or plant to explore the metaphor of the vine and the branch as expressions of God’s love and our ability to be fruitful.  Ask participants to identify the ways that God shows love to us…

Lesson 2: March 12, 2017

Saving Grace: Ephesians 2:1-10 Teaching Strategy: Show a clip from a movie or online video that might spark conversation about the meaning of grace. What aspects of God's nature does the entertainment world get right?  What "corrections" about the meaning of grace do we know to be true according to Scripture?   There…

Lesson 9: April 30, 2017

God’s Preserving Love: John 10:1-15 Teaching Strategy: Compare and contrast the role of Jesus (the Good Shepherd) with church leaders and other leaders. Discuss how much of what Jesus says refers strictly to himself and his unique role, and what applies by extension to church – or other – human leaders…

Lesson 1: March 5, 2017

The Source of All Love: 1 John 4:7-19 Teaching Strategy: In advance of your meeting time invite participants to select new media, music, or art that speaks to them about the ways God’s love is reflected in their lives and in the lives of others. During your meeting give 2-3…

Lesson 13: February 26, 2017

Christ Creates Holy Living: Galatians 5:18 - 6:10 Teaching Strategy: Examine the qualities of being Paul names as “fruits of the Spirit.” Identify evidence of each of these spiritual fruits as you experience them at work in the Body of Christ. Further consider the impact Christians might have in the world if we more fully exemplified the fruits of the…