Small Group Studies

The End Week 3 Study

Big Idea None of us like being deceived. Even well-intended, practical jokes do not often go over well. Why is this true? As human beings, we have a desire within us to know and want to hear the truth. Scripture teaches that we have an enemy, Satan, and he is a deceiver. He is constantly...

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The End Week 2 Study

We spend a lot of time studying all about Jesus’ birth. We even dedicate a whole season where we focus on His birth and our incredible hope because Jesus came to earth. However, we do not talk as often about His second coming. This coming will be far different than the first coming of...

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Worship Week 1 Study

Throughout Scripture, we read about God’s love for us. In fact, He loved us so much that He gave Jesus, His one and only Son, to die on a cross and rise from the grave to rescue us from our sins. David puts it this way in Psalm 63:3: God’s love is “better than life...

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The End Week 1 Study

Perhaps one of the greatest promises we have in Scripture is the promise that one day Jesus will return. We can cling to this promise on our hardest, darkest, and best days. Jesus is coming back. Because of this promise, we can have hope. Today we will begin studying what Scripture teaches about...

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Trouble Maker Week 10 Study

Can you imagine how Jesus’ followers and loved ones felt on the day Jesus died? I am sure there was grief, confusion, and a sense of deep loss of purpose now that it appeared that their teacher had been killed. If I could go comfort Jesus’ disciples and loved ones during the three...

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Trouble Maker Week 9 Study

Winter solstice, December 21st, is the darkest day of the year. However, after the 21st, the days become gradually lighter. Yes, it is a dark day, but the light always comes following that day. Similarly, each day in Jesus’ last week appeared to be getting darker and darker until the...

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Trouble Maker Week 8 Study

BIG IDEA What would you do if you knew you had one week to live? Maybe you would gather all of your loved ones and spend time with them. Maybe you would eat a meal at your favorite restaurant and order at least three courses. Maybe you would make things right with someone you have had a...

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Trouble Maker Week 7 Study

BIG IDEA We use the word “miracle” often. The other day, I put my niece and nephew to bed by 7:30 pm, and I thought I had witnessed a miracle. The truth is, we use the word so casually that it loses its wonder if we let it. God is a miracle-working God, and He performs miracles...

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Trouble Maker Week 6 Study

BIG IDEA Who was your favorite teacher growing up? Mine was my tenth-grade English teacher. She told great stories, was interesting, and made our entire class enthusiastic about reading classic literature, which is quite a feat. But, of all of the teachers in the world, Jesus was a master...

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Trouble Maker Week 5 Study

BIG IDEA When Jesus began His ministry on earth, He chose to pick a group of 12 men to be His close followers or disciples. This was not unexpected. After all, it was custom for a Jewish rabbi to have a group of devoted disciples to learn from him and follow him. What was unexpected, however...

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