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John Maxwell has combined insights learned from his thirty-plus years of leadership successes and mistakes with observations from the worlds of business, politics, sports, religion, and military conflict. The result is a revealing study of leadership delivered as only a communicator like Maxwell can.
In this twelve-lesson workbook, Craig Groeschel delivers a powerful guide for on how to break free of destructive thought patterns and renew our minds for a bright and purposeful future.
In Wild at Heart, bestselling author John Eldredge thrust a generation of men, young and old, toward a journey to recover true masculinity?the soul of a man as God designed him. He reminded men they needed adventure in their livesin their work, in their love, and their spiritual livesand showed how God designed them to be dangerous. Sadly, most men today have abandoned these dreams and desiresaided by a Christianity that feels like nothing more than pressure to be a "e;nice guy."e; It is no wonder that many men avoid church, and those who go are often passive and bored to death.The Wild at Heart Field Manual, which corresponds chapter-by-chapter with the book, helps men understand how God wants to heal these deep wounds from earlier years that take away their confidence and, in some case, their masculinity. Men will discover that deep within their heart is a longing for a battle to fight, an adventure to live, and a beauty to rescuebecause that is how God created them. It is time for the church to reclaim these wounded warriors. It is time to give men permission to be what God designed them to bedangerous, passionate, alive, and free!Packed with new information and insights, the Wild at Heart Field Manual guides men along "e;the road less traveled."e; Filled with probing questions, creative exercises, and space to record personal field notes, this companion volume is designed to transition men from reading about the wild heart to living from it.
LEARN LEADERSHIP QUALITIES FROM THE GREATEST BOOK EVER WRITTEN AND BECOME A LEADER PEOPLE WANT TO FOLLOWWhere do you turn to learn leadership? Business experts? Management consultants? Theoreticians? The world of politics? Why not learn from the Biblethe original leadership book!In this study, John digs deep into the Bible to teach twenty-one indispensable qualities found in the men and women who led God's people God's way. These essential traits will help you to lead with integrity in every area of your life.In twenty-one lessons, John guides you to develop the core qualities all good leaders exhibit. Each lesson includes:THE QUALITY DEFINED: a brief description and introduction to the QualityCASE STUDIES: three biblical studiesincluding leaders such as Joshua, David, Ruth, Nathan, Esther, Elijah, Stephen, John, Titus, and Jesusthat reveal and illustrate the QualitySTUDY QUESTIONS: reflection and application questions to help you dig into the stories of the men and women in Scripture and learn from themLEADERSHIP INSIGHT AND REFLECTION: questions to help you assess and improve your own leadership skillsTAKING ACTION: practical takeaways and direction to help you incorporate the quality from each lesson into your daily lifeGROUP DISCUSSION QUESTIONS: questions to help you learn and process the Bible study material with other like-minded people who want to grow in leadershipLeadership is for everyone, because every person who accepts Christ is called to influence others. And the good news is that everyone can develop the leadership qualities exemplified by the men and women of the Bible.This workbook has been designed to enhance readers' experience of working through John Maxwell's leadership materials and is intended both for individual use and for small groups.
You can't be spiritually mature while remaining emotionally immature. In this eight-session video Bible study, author and pastor Pete Scazzero awakens participants to a biblical integration of emotional health and the classic practices of contemplative spirituality, leading to a relational revolution with Jesus.
In this companion to the revised trade book, author, speaker and leadership expert Ken Blanchard guides readers through the process of discovering how to lead like Jesus. Effective leadership-in all realms of your life-starts on the inside. Before you can hope to lead anyone else, you have to know who you are.
Love Is a Choice Workbook provides a ten-stage plan to help you find healing from the pain that created your codependency and then guides you through the plan using questions, self-tests, exercises, and journaling. This workbook helps you to step back and examine your life and then effectively deal with your codependency at your own pace.
New York Times bestselling author John Eldredge draws on his 20 years of teaching people how to pray to offer a step-by-step guide on why we pray, how we pray effectively, and what we can expect to receive when we pray.
In The Story of Heaven, a 3-session video Bible study, bestselling authors and pastors Max Lucado and Randy Frazee offer a hope-filled, biblical perspective of heaven.
This is the Participant's Guide for the Boundaries in Marriage GroupWare, a complete resource kit for groups of all sizes which will encourage the kind of spiritual and emotional growth and character development that enables marriage--within God's boundaries--to be fun, spiritually fulfilling, and growth producing.
The call to live a Godly life...Follow Dr. Jeremiah through the letters of 1 and 2 Peter in a chapter-by-chapter study that will help you understand what it meant to the people at the time it was written, and what it means to Christians today. Peterone of Jesus' closest disciplescomposed two short letters to Jewish and Gentile believers who were suffering persecution. He offers encouragement and instructions on perseverance and holy, righteous living. He teaches that God can actually use hardships to strengthen Christians and their witness.Each of this study's twelve lessons is clearly organized to include:Getting Started: An opening question to introduce you to the lesson.Setting the Stage: A short reflection to explain the context of the study.Exploring the Text: The Scripture reading for the lesson with related study questions.Reviewing the Story: Questions to help you identify key points in the reading.Applying the Message: Questions to help you apply the key ideas to their lives.Reflecting on the Meaning: A closing reflection on the key teachings in the lesson.ABOUT THE SERIESThe Jeremiah Bible Study Series captures Dr. David Jeremiah's forty-plus years of commitment in teaching the Word of God. In each study, you'll gain insights into the text, identify key stories and themes, and be challenged to apply the truths you uncover to your life. By the end of each study, you'll come away with a clear and memorable understanding of that Bible book.Each study also contains a Leader's Guide.
Lessons from the book of Exodus: learn how to stop walking in circles and rely on God's grace to show you the way to his good promise. Do you wonder if you'll ever get back on track after suffering a major setback or traumatic experience? Do you wondereven secretlyif God actually does keep his promises? Or if his love is far-reaching enough, his plan detailed enough to include even your daily struggles, habits, and hang-ups?In this Bible study, Rebecca Bender takes study groups and individuals straight into the book of Exodus where the Israelites are wandering after their own tracks immediately after escaping from bondage and oppression at the hands of Pharaoh. God is trying to get them to the land of his promise, but they, like many of us, are frustrated by doubts, fears, and self-destructive habits...This study guide will equip you to:See Exodus in a new and relatable way that will help you better understand God and yourself.Understand the historical and cultural nuances of Egypt to give you fresh insight into this powerful story.Learn applicable tips from the children of Israel by understanding what they did right and what they did wrong in order to reach their goals.Move beyond your own past and into your promises.Get back on track after experiencing a major setback in life or enduring a traumatic event.God has called you out of bondageto sin, to doubt, to defeatand into his Promised Land that flows with his grace and truth.This study guide includes biblical and historical background insights, practical application, group discussion questions, and a memory verse for each chapter.Inscribed is a collection of studies that lead women to not just survive but thrive by encouraging them to immerse themselves in the Word of God.
In this eight-session video group study (DVD/digital video sold separately), you will discover why Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis is one of the most read and beloved Christian books of all time. But seventy years later from when it was first delivered on radio, what relevance does it have to our world today? Host Eric Metaxas and a variety of Christian leadersincluding Philip Yancey, Alister McGrath, Devin Brown, Paul McCusker, Douglas Gresham, and othershelp us understand the timeless message of C. S. Lewis in fresh ways for a new generation.The first purpose of this video study is to explore the positive ideas that C.S. Lewis has so eloquently written about in Mere Christianity for those who already call themselves Christian. The second purpose is to explain in an engaging, winsome and non-threatening way the basic tenets of the Christian faith as illustrated by C.S. Lewis to those who do not claim to be Christian. This study aims to fulfill the vision of C.S. Lewis of reaching people from all faith backgrounds.Sessions include:Our Sense of Right and WrongWhat's Behind Our Sense of Right and WrongThe Rival Conceptions of GodFree Will and the Shocking AlternativeChristian Behavior and the Great Sin of PrideThe Christian Virtue of HopeGod in Three PersonsCounting the CostDesigned for use with the Discussing Mere Christianity Video Study 9780310699859 (sold separately).
I'll be happy after: the promotion the new house the next vacation a different car you fill in the blank. Why is a contented, satisfied life so evasive? What deep hungers drive the out of control accumulation, reckless purchasing habits, and crazy consumer lifestyle for so many of us? And why are we often driven more by what our neighbors own than what will truly make us happy?Filmed at biblically significant historical sites in Turkey and Greece and in the United States, this six-session, video-based Bible study provides an inspiring and transformative vision for living a deeply contented life in the midst of our consumer-driven, materialistic, and often shallow culture. Pastor Jeff Manion weaves masterful contemporary storytelling with rich biblical, historical, and cultural background, revealing the similarities between the struggles of today's culture with that of the New Testament churches.Satisfied explores the way in which the messages to the New Testament churches were received by the original readers and how these passages can alter the way we view wealth, accumulation, and ultimate contentment today.This study guide contains video notes, individual or group reflection questions, and between-session personal projects enhancing your journey through each of the video sessions, taught by Jeff Manion.Sessions include:The School of ContentmentComparisonIdentity ShiftThe Challenge of AffluenceThe Generous HeartThe InvitationDesigned for use with the Satisfied: A DVD Study 9780310694557 (sold separately).
The Jeremiah Bible Study Series captures Dr. David Jeremiah's forty-plus years of commitment in teaching the Word of God. In each study, he will help readers understand what the Bible says, what it meant to the people at the time it was written, and what it means to them today. Sections in each lesson include:Getting Started: An opening question to introduce readers to the lessonSetting the Stage: A short reflection to explain the context of the studyExploring the Text: The Scripture reading for the lesson with related study questionsReviewing the Story: Questions to help readers identify key points in the readingApplying the Message: Questions to help readers apply the key ideas to their livesReflecting on the Meaning: A closing reflection on the key teachings in the lessonAlong the way, readers will gain insights into the text, identify key stories and themes, and be challenged to apply the truths they find to their lives.
In this four-session video-based Bible study, The Daniel Plan team explores both the spiritual and the health benefits of following a healthy lifestyle by focusing on the fourth essential of The Daniel Plan: FOCUS.Sessions include:Brain HealthMindset MattersBreaking through BarriersDon't Mess with StressEach session will highlight testimony from those who have incorporated The Daniel Plan into their everyday lifestyle, plus tips on getting started and medically based information on maintaining a healthy lifestyle by following The Daniel Plan. Each of the other DVD/Study guides will focus on another essential: Faith, Food, Fitness, and Friends.Designed for use with the Focus DVD 9780310823308 (sold separately).
In this four-session video-based Bible study (DVD/digital video sold separately), The Daniel Plan team explores both the spiritual and the health benefits of following a healthy lifestyle by focusing on the second essential of The Daniel Plan: Food.The sessions include:Learning to Live AbundantlyJumpstart Your HealthCravings, Comfort Food, and ChoicesDesigning Your Eating LifeEach session will highlight testimony from those who have incorporated The Daniel Plan into their everyday lifestyle, plus tips on getting started and medically based information on maintaining a healthy lifestyle by following The Daniel Plan. Each of the other DVD/Study Guides will focus on another essential: Faith, Fitness, Focus, and Friends.Designed for use with the Food Video Study (sold separately).
Bestselling author, entrepreneur, and speaker Ruth Chou Simons calls women to discover how God's profound gift of grace and favor invites them to rest from chasing approval and earning love, and instead discover the freedom of true belonging and worth that doesn't depend on them.
The Hard Good shows why the divine road that leads to God's perfect plan for our lives is often paved with difficulties.
Racial divides, political strife, uncertain futures, challenging times---is this the story of Esther or the story of today? Thankfully, the promise of both then and now is this: Our God triumphs in troubled times and we are invited to be a part of the victory.
In this five-session video study, bestselling author Lee Strobel helps participants to understand what the Bible teaches about heaven, hell, and eternity, and how they can have confidence those beliefs are grounded in reality.
In this five-session video study, bestselling author and pastor Jim Cymbala shows participants how to stand strong against the spiritual attacks of Satan and defend their faith, love for others, calling, and relationship God.
Push past the loss of your 'normal' and embrace the soaring freedom found in living secure in God's love.
Too many of us walk through life feeling as if we don't measure up and can never be enough. But the truth is, we will never be. And thankfully, we don't have to be. The Gospel of John teaches us that in Jesus, we have nothing to prove. He alone is enough.
In this five-session video-based Bible study, Proverbs 31 author and speaker Wendy Blight shows women how to walk confidently in God's unconditional, extravagant, lavish love---and live it out for all to see.
The Flirtation Experiment operates from the belief that God intends our marriages to be both happy and holy. The Flirtation Experiment Workbook gives tangible ideas for the wife who wants romance, passion, and heart connection but isn't sure where to start.
In this ten-lesson study guide, bestselling author and pastor Dr. David Jeremiah opens up the Word of God to reveal what it has to say about the days in which we are living and offer hope to believers.