Another Kind of Life

“Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy or...

Week Six: What is Spiritual Formation? Part Two

READ  Read the following passage aloud slowly.Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like someone who looks at his face in a mirror and, after looking at...

Week Four: What is My Picture of Self? Part Two

READ  Read the following passage aloud slowly.Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires. The mind governed by the flesh is...

Week Three: What is My Picture of Self? Part One

READ  Read the following passage aloud slowly. We’ll be repeating a line from this Gospel text multiple times. Allow the group to wade into this passage and receive these words from God. Then​ ​Jesus​ ​came​ ​from​ ​Galilee​ ​to​ ​the​ ​Jordan​ ​to​ ​John,​ ​to​...

Week Two: What is My Picture of the Gospel?

Before listening to this teaching, take a moment for everyone to write down their own definition of the gospel in 2-3 sentences. READ Read the following passage aloud slowly.Therefore Jesus said again, “Very truly I tell you, I am the gate for the sheep. All who have...

Week One: What is My Picture of God?

READ Read the following passage aloud slowly.  Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. If you really know me, you will know my Father as well. From now on, you do know him and have seen him.” Philip...