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The Adventure of the Book of Psalms | Sandra Richter

The Book of Psalms is perhaps the most beloved book in our Christian Bibles. This anthology of prayers and praises is so familiar to us that quotations have found their way onto refrigerator magnets and cross stitch patterns, dedicatory plaques and...

The Starting Line Is Not Where You Think It Is | Jess Connolly

I got my first “F” in fifth grade, in English. I loved to read and write but hated to do homework. I barely made it through high school, but somehow miraculously got into college, where I pursued an English degree. Do you know how much you have to...

How to Guard Against Spiritual Identity Theft | Stasi Eldredge

I’m going to make a confession. Every now and again I like to shop. Not buy. Shop. Look around. Get ideas. Become inspired. One of my favorite places to do this is Target. I like to go. My husband John, however, does not—not even a little bit. So,...

Dear Women's Ministry Leader | Anne Graham Lotz

For the last few months, I have parked myself in John 17, the prayer the disciples overheard Jesus praying the night He was betrayed. The truly stunning element to this prayer is that facing the horror of His arrest, trials, crucifixion, and death,...

Embrace the Cape from Jesus | Sarah Jakes Roberts

Am I the only person who grew up watching Baywatch and wondered if I could heroically respond in a moment of crisis? I always assumed the answer to this pondering was no. Don’t get me wrong I can swim, but I’m not sure I’m proficient enough to keep...

How to Help Everyone Fall in Love with Revelation | Margaret Feinberg

Imagine Jesus standing before you with a golden envelope. It contains an invitation to know and experience him in ways like never before. If you tear open the contents, you’ll discover Christ anew in his breathtaking beauty, staggering strength,...

Good Friends for Your Teen | Jodie Berndt

When our son Robbie was six or seven years old, I tiptoed into his room late one night to give him a kiss. I was surprised to find him awake—and concerned when I realized that he was crying. “What is it?” I asked, feeling his forehead to see if he...

What if the Ache is the Gift? | Stasi Eldredge

I have always wanted to read a novel or enjoy a movie where the heroine was a normal, average-looking woman with an ordinary life who was not a concert pianist, brain surgeon, underwear model, or superhero in her spare time. I want to read about a...

The Jesus Question: "Who Are You?" | Diana Butler Bass

It feels odd to write the words “Jesus question,” because Jesus has never been much of a question for me. Over the years, when quizzed why I am still a Christian, I have always responded, “Because of Jesus. I know it sounds corny, but I love...

Unveiling the Unknown | Margaret Feinberg

Mention the book of Revelation, and you’ll receive a spectrum of responses. Some will be intrigued, others fascinated, some perplexed, others hesitant, some nervous, others afraid. Toss around a mention of the number 666 or the beast, and some will...

Forgiving What You Can't Forget | Lysa TerKeurst

Hi, friend. I’d be so grateful if you decided to join me for this study about forgiving what we can’t forget. I’m also proud of you for considering it. Because I know deeply and personally how hard all of this can be. When your heart has been...

Become a Bible Study Pro with Verse Mapping | Kristy Cambron

Mapping Bible verses isn’t new; it’s been a topic of conversation for years. You’ll find endless examples with a simple online search. And you guessed it—Bible journaling images and methods are popping up all over social media. But what is Verse...

God's Good Plans for You in 2021 | Megan Fate Marshman

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when...

Do You Need Rescue? | Rebekah Lyons

Through study and experience, I’ve come to understand four rhythms that help me replace stress and anxiety with life-giving peace and purpose. They help me nurture and sustain lasting emotional health. These rhythms aren’t complicated—Rest,...

Bethlehem | Kathy Lee Gifford

In the first session of The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi , you’ll discover the significance of some of the details of the story of Jesus’ birth you may have overlooked. Why was Jesus born in a cave? What is the meaning of the manger in which he...

An Unveiling of the Unknown | Margaret Feinberg

Mention the book of Revelation, and you’ll receive a spectrum of responses. Some will be intrigued, others fascinated, some perplexed, others hesitant, some nervous, others afraid. Toss around a mention of the number 666 or the beast, and some will...

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Using How (not) to Save the World with your church or small group?

Using How (not) to Save the World with your church or small group?

Here are some tools to help: 

The Small Group Tool Kit includes two mobile-friendly invitation cards, reflection cards to enhance your small  group experience, and a worship song playlist curated by Hosanna Wong that can beplayed during small group meetings or personal Bible study time. 

The Church Tool Kit includes a downloadable poster, bulletininsert, invitation card, and Power Point slide.

Is your church talking about anxiety, depression and mental health issues? You should be.

Is your church talking about anxiety, depression and mental health issues? You should be.

Shawn Johnson, lead pastor of Red Rocks Church, gives a
searingly honest portrait of anxiety and depression and shows readers how to fight back and live free. He also has put together three free tools pastors can use to help their congregation have a productive conversation around mental health, including a discussion guide, sermon notes and key Scripture verses.