Community Is Messy
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Community Is Messy

The Perils and Promise of Small Group Ministry

by Heather Zempel

Drawing on her background in environmental engineering and her current pastoral role, Heather Zempel assesses the perils and possibilities inherent in small groups and other environments for Christian community. The book helps leaders begin to see the inherent "mess" of such gatherings as raw material for arriving at something beautiful.

Couples of the Old Testament
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Couples of the Old Testament

LifeGuide Bible Studies

by Dale Larsen and Sandy Larsen

The Old Testament tells the stories of fascinating men and women in relationship: couples who overcome all obstacles to be together, in-laws who can’t stand each other, and a husband who takes back his wife when she becomes a prostitute. This nine-session LifeGuide® Bible Study helps you learn important lessons about marriage, God, and yourself.

Number of Studies: 9

Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit
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Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit

Growing in Christlikeness

by Christopher J. H. Wright

How should Christians live? Some Christians stress the importance of keeping all the rules, while others see the Christian faith as setting us free from religious burdens. Inviting us to live a life in step with the Spirit, Christopher Wright teaches us how to feed on the Word of God, grow in Christlikeness, and live a fruitful life.

Number of Studies: 9

Daniel
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Daniel

Spiritual Living in a Secular World

LifeGuide Bible Studies

by Douglas Connelly

A permissive society, a power-hungry people, a nation without God. Daniel's situation in Babylon sounds quite a bit like our own. In the midst of such forces, how can we remain loyal to biblical values? How can we have a positive impact on those around us? In this twelve-session LifeGuide® Bible Study, Daniel gives us practical and personal help with these questions.

Number of Studies: 12

David
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David

Developing a Heart for God

LifeGuide Bible Studies

by Jack Kuhatschek

In this twelve-session LifeGuide® Bible Study, Jack Kuhatschek introduces you to David the servant and the leader, the sinner and the redeemed, the man and the instrument of God's creative purposes. As you explore David's tumultous story, you too will discover what it means to have a passionate heart for God.

Number of Studies: 12

Depending on Jesus
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Depending on Jesus

Discovering the Sufficiency of Christ

LifeGuide Bible Studies

by Dale Larsen and Sandy Larsen

Depending on Christ for everything in our lives is a scary—but also a profoundly biblical—idea. In this ten-session LifeGuide® Bible Study, you'll explore instances of biblical people learning that they could rely on Christ to see them through, even when all other avenues of help failed. Just as they discovered that Christ is sufficient for any and all circumstances, you will be encouraged to discover the same.

Number of Studies: 10

Deuteronomy
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Deuteronomy

Becoming Holy People

LifeGuide Bible Studies

by Stephen D. Eyre

Do you long to experience God's presence in your life? In this twelve-session LifeGuide® Bible Study, Stephen D. Eyre leads you to explore the story told in Deuteronomy—the story of God's people seeking after him. As you trace their journey, experiencing their forward progress, their detours, and their obstacles, you, too, will learn to follow God more closely.

Number of Studies: 12

Discipleship Essentials
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Discipleship Essentials

A Guide to Building Your Life in Christ

The Essentials Set

by Greg Ogden

We grow in Christ as we seek him together. Jesus' own pattern of disciple-making was to be intimately involved with others. This expanded 25-session workbook by Greg Ogden, perfect for small groups or individuals, helps us influence others as Jesus did—by investing in a few. Working through it will deepen your knowledge of essential Christian teaching and strengthen your faith.

Number of Studies: 25

Distorted Images of God
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Distorted Images of God

Restoring Our Vision

LifeGuide Bible Studies

by Dale Ryan and Juanita Ryan

Though we say God is loving, trustworthy and all-powerful, our actions and thoughts reveal the subtle and not-so-subtle lies we're believing. Written with compassion and conviction, this eight-session LifeGuide® Bible Study brings to light our distorted thinking and points us to the truth of who God is—the great healer who knows us intimately and pursues us with love.

Number of Studies: 8

Distorted Images of Self
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Distorted Images of Self

Restoring Our Vision

LifeGuide Bible Studies

by Dale Ryan and Juanita Ryan

The way we think and feel about ourselves affects our peace of mind, our creativity and our ability to engage meaningfully in the world. Not least, it impacts our relationships with God and others. This eight-session LifeGuide® Bible Study by Dale and Juanita Ryan is designed to help us take a transforming look at some key aspects of our self-image under the clear reflection of God's love.

Number of Studies: 8