Recent LIFE Group Guides

for use in Small Group Ministry

 

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 May 2017 - Guide 2 - Thrive: Wise Up (Proverbs 1:1-7)

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 May 2017 - Guide 1 - Senior Sunday - 2 Corinthians 4:5-18

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 April 2017 - Guide 2 - Come to the Table (Part 2)   Luke 24:13-35

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 April 2017 - Guide 1 - Come to the Table (Part 1)   Luke 22:7-23

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 March 2017 - Guide 2 - A Kingdom Family (Mark 3:20-32)

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 March 2017 - Guide 1 - Faith at Home Sunday (Deuteronomy 6:1-15)

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 February 2017 - Guide 2 - Welcome Home: Home Alone (Hebrews 10:19-25)

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 February 2017 - Guide 1 - Welcome Home: A Hospitable God (Romans 5:1-11)

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 January 2017 - Guide 2 - A New Year's Revolution: Go Deep (John 15:1-8)

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2017 January 2017 - Guide 1 - A New Year's Revolution: Think Big

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 December 2016 - Guide 2 - The Gift of Christmas Peace (Luke 2:1-20)

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 December 2016 - Guide 1 - A Gift of Christmas Hope (Luke 1:57-80)

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 November 2016 - Guide 2 - A Song of Tears (Psalm 13)

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 November 2016 - Guide 1 - A Deeper Love (Luke 6:27-31)

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 October 2016 - Guide 2 - What Really Matters? Work Matters (Eph 6:5-9)

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 October 2016 - Guide 1 - What Really Matters? Marriage Matters (Eph. 5:21-33)

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 September 2016 - Guide 2 - What Really Matters? Holiness Matters (Eph. 4:7-5:2)

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 September 2016 - Guide 1 - What Really Matters? Gospel Matters (Eph. 2:11-22)

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 August 2016 - Guide 2 - What Really Matters? You Matter (Ephesians 1:3-14)

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 August 2016 - Guide 1 - What Really Matters?  Church Matters

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 July 2016 - Guide 2 - Been There, Done That ... The Good Life

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 July 2016 - Guide 1 - Two Are Better Than One

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 June 2016 - Guide 2 - Same Old, Same Old

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 June 2016 - Guide 1 - Minister Ordination: The Work of Ministry Together

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 May 2016 - Guide 2 - Epic Fail: A Monument to Failure

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 May 2016 - Guide 1 - Epic Fail: No Regrets

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 April 2016 - Guide 2 - Epic Fail: Blamestorming

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 April 2016 - Guide 1 - Epic Fail: Your Failure Isn't Final

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 March 2016 - Guide 2 - Wait Watchers: A Story of Hopeful Anticipation

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 March 2016 - Guide 1 - Great Samaritans: A Story of Amazing Compassion

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 February 2016 - Guide 2 - Small Seed: A Story of Incredible Potential

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 February 2016 - Guide 1 - Scandalous Forgiveness

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 January 2016 - Guide 2 - Focusing Our Vision

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2016 January 2016 - Guide 1 - A New View for the New Year

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 December 2015 - Guide 2 - The Story of Christmas Future (Matthew 2:1-12)

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 December 2015 - Guide 1 - The Story of Christmas Past (Luke 1:26-38)

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 November 2015 - Guide 2 - Rich Toward God: Learning to Give Generously

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 November 2015 - Guide 1 - Overflow 2015: with Thanksgiving  (Philippians 4:4-9)

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 October 2015 - Guide 2 - Rooted: Meditation, Memorization, Application

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 October 2015 - Guide 1 - Pray Big: Praying for Reign

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 September 2015 - Guide 2 - Pray Big: Praying with Power

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 September 2015 - Guide 1 - Pray Big: Praying Authentically

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 August 2015 - Guide 2 - Pray Big: Praying for Our Family

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 August 2015 - Guide 1 - Pray Big: Praying for Our City

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 July 2015 - Guide 2 - Game Changers: Game Changing Shepherds

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 July 2015 - Guide 1 - Game Changers: Game Changing Focus

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 June 2015 - Guide 2 - Game Changers: Game Changing Joy

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 June 2015 - Guide 1 - Game Changers: Game Changing Grace

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 May 2015 - Guide 2 - Game Changers: Game Changing Leadership

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 May 2015 - Guide 1 - Game Changers: Game Changing Community

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 April 2015 - Guide 2 - Game Changers: Changing Influence

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 April 2015 - Guide 1 - Easter Sunday: First Importance

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 March 2015 - Guide 2 - In All His Glory: The (Real) Lord’s Prayer 

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 March 2015 - Guide 1 - In All His Glory: No Longer Servants

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 February 2015 - Guide 2 - In All His Glory: Love Does

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 February 2015 - Guide 1 - Vision Sunday – Mission and Vision Recap

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 January 2015 - Guide 2 - Vision Sunday: Excite, Equip, Engage

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2015    January 2015 - Guide 1 - A New Word for a New Year

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 December 2014 - Guide 2 - Christmas Lights: Watching

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 December 2014 - Guide 1 - Christmas Lights: Waiting

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 November 2014 - Guide 2 - Signs of Life: Life in Plain Sight

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 November 2014 - Guide 1 - Overflow 2014: with Thanksgiving

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 October 2014 - Guide 2 - Signs of Life: Bread of Life

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 October 2014 - Guide 1 - Signs of Life: Two Kinds of Faith

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 September 2014 - Guide 2 - Signs of Life: Night Life

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 September 2014 - Guide 1 - In Him Was Life

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 August 2014 - Guide 2 - Our Motive for Mission

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 August 2014 - Guide 1 - Spirit-Driven Mission

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 July 2014 - Guide 2 - United for Mission

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 July 2014 - Guide 1 - God's Dream for Your Life

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 June 2014 - Guide 2 - Our Father

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 June 2014 - Guide 1 - Connecting with Your Spouse

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 May 2014 - Guide 2 - Nurturing Healthy Relationships

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 May 2014 - Guide 1 - The Power and Importance of Relationships

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 April 2014 - Guide 2 - Resurrection Changes Everything

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 April 2014 - Guide 1 - Resurrected Living

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 March 2014 - Guide 2 - Resurrection Changes Everything

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 March 2014 Guide 1 -  Resurrection Hope

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 February 2014 Guide 2 - Our God is Greater Than Our Fears

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 February 2014 Guide  1- Our God is Greater Than

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 January 2014 Guide 2 - God's Work, Our Hands: All Hands on Deck

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 2014  January 2014 Guide 1 - No More Excuses

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 Family Holiday Bonus Guide

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 December 2013 Guide 2 - Matthew 2:1-23 - Gifts of Christmas: Presence

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 December 2013 Guide 1 - Mark 15:21-41 - All In: Three Sides of the Cross

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 November 2013 Guide 2 - Mark 10:32-45 - All In: When Last Is First

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 November 2013 Guide 1 - Philippians 4:4-9 - Overflow 2013: With Thanksgiving

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 October 2013 Guide 2 - Mark 7:1-23 - All In: Missing the Point

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 October 2013 Guide 1 -  Mark 5:1-20 - All In: The Exorcist

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 September 2013 Guide 2 - Mark 2:13-17 - All In: Unsettling Dinner Guests

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 September 2013 Guide 1 - Mark 1:1-13 - All In: On Your Mark

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 August 2013 Guide 2 - Luke 12:32-34 - Cross Training: The Start of Generosity

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 August 2013 Guide 1 - Luke 11:1-13 - Cross Training: Learning to Pray

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 July 2013 Guide 2 - Luke 15: 11-32 - LOST: Squandered Wealth

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 July 2013 Guide 1 - Luke 15:1-7 - LOST: One in a Hundred

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 June 2013 Guide 2 - 1 John 1:8-2:2 - The Weight of Sin 

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 June 2013 Guide 1 - Matthew 6:25-34 - The Weight of Fear

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 May 2013 Guide 2 -Matthew 11:25-30 - The Weight of the World

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 May 2013 Guide 1 - Numbers 6:22-27 - The Lord Bless You

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 April 2013 Guide 2 - 2 Timothy 4:1-8 - The Last Days of Paul

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 April 2013 Guide 1 - Acts 2:42-47 - A Community of New Beginnings

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 March 2013 Guide 2 - Mark 8:27-38 - A Certain Kind of Son

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 March 2013 Guide 1 - Mark 1:40-45 - Compassion and Community

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 February 2013 Guide 2 - Nehemiah 8:1-12 - Rebuilding Our Lives

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 February 2013 Guide 1 - Haggai 1:1-15 - Rebuilding Home, Rebuilding Hope

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 January 2013 Guide 2 - Ezekiel 36:1-37:14 - The Downfall and The Hope

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2013 Vision Sunday: Dreaming Together, Praying Together

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Other Lesson Series:    

The Church has Left the Building -- a 12-week series based on the book, Treasures in Clay Jars (Lois Barrett, 2004).

  12 lessons  By John Grant

Discerning God's Call
-- God called people in scripture and God calls us today.   Available at 21st Century Christian Bookstore for $12.50.
   5 lessons  By John Grant

Fruit of the Spirit
-- a series by John Grant, Jon Camp, Trey Finley, and Ben Siburt.  Based on Philip Kenneson's book Life on the Vine (1999).
  10 lessons  

 

Lives are changing, faith is growing!


 

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