Small Group Studies

Text Week 2 Study

BIG IDEA When we approach God’s word, a fair question is, “How do I know it is reliable?” If you have ever played the game “telephone,” you pass a message around a circle to see if the message changes when it reaches the last person; you know that this game always...

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Text Week 1 Study

BIG IDEA If we want to be successful students of the Bible, we must first understand how we got the Bible, how to approach Bible study, and why we study it. This understanding will give us guidelines as we begin studying it, and it will help us view Bible study as a delight, not a duty. Today...

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An Extra Helping Week 3 Study

BIG IDEA In a world where so many often use their words to argue, tear others down, and complain, we often miss opportunities to encourage others. People are desperate to hear kind and encouraging words. As followers of Christ, the good news is that you and I get to be ambassadors of the...

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An Extra Helping Week 2 Study

BIG IDEA Of all the things we might need an extra helping of in our lives, perhaps the most important thing we need is prayer. After all, prayer is one of the main outlets we have to communicate with God. Because of this, it stands to reason that prayer is vital. Today we are going to take a...

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An Extra Helping Week 1 Study

BIG IDEA In our world today, patience is hard to come by. Life moves faster than we can keep up with, and emotions are high. Many people do not like to wait. Anger comes quickly; forgiveness is slow. This is not the way things are to be. Scripture teaches that there is a better way, and that...

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Greater Than Week 6 Study

BIG IDEA Whether we want to admit it or not, we all carry baggage. We all carry baggage from our sins, our fears, the regrets we have made, and many more things. While we may be tempted to deal with and carry our baggage on our own, there is a better way. Christ offers to not only carry our...

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Greater Than Week 5 Study

BIG IDEA From the moment we were old enough to answer the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up,” we have had dreams and hopes for our lives. As we reflect on these dreams and hopes, some of them have come to fruition, others we are still dreaming and hoping for, and...

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Greater Than Week 4 Study

BIG IDEA Robert Frost ends his well-known poem “The Road Not Taken” with these words, “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” The poem is excellent, but something has always bothered me about it...

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Greater Than Week 3 Study

BIG IDEA We do many things to protect ourselves from thieves, right? We install security systems; we use locks; we utilize alarms when necessary. We do all of these things to protect what is valuable to us. All of these precautions are necessary and right to take, but did you know that we may...

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Greater Than Week 2 Study

BIG IDEA Whether we acknowledge it or not, we all struggle with fear. With the uncertainties that this world brings, the tragedies that each one of us faces in life, and the disappointments that will inevitably come our way, if we are not careful, we can become bombarded with fear in such a way...

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