Category Archives: Small Groups

100,000 Lesson Downloads!

I am happy to say the small group and Bible class lesson downloads have surpassed the 100,000 mark! Thanks to everyone who has downloaded them, used them, shared them, etc. I am always happy to get emails of people giving feedback on using the lessons. To God be the glory!Continue Reading

Uploaded New Small Group Series – Being the Body of Christ

This series tackles what it means to be a community of faith. Who are we? What are we supposed to be doing? How do we form meaningful community? This series is meant to help people understand two things: identity and the resulting responsibility. Feel free to use this, share this, or do whatever you wantContinue Reading

Parables of Jesus – 12 weeks of free lessons on the Parables

I just wrapped up a lesson series on the parables. As always, I like to post them here for whoever might want them or need them for personal or public study. Thanks to all of you who have downloaded and used lessons in the past. I love to see that these get used! This bringsContinue Reading

Two More Small Group Lesson Series – The Gospel and Intergenerational Ministry

Here are the last two small group series I wrote before leaving Northwest: The Gospel Generations Seeking God TogetherContinue Reading

Two New Small Group Series Uploaded to Kingdom Living

I just uploaded two new small group lesson series. I wrote these for Northwest to use in my absence in order to help them transition to a new way of developing small group curriculum next year. Here they are: Generations Seeking God Together The GospelContinue Reading

How To Write a Bible Lesson Someone Else Can Teach From

One of my primary responsibilities at Northwest has been to lead our small group ministry. As a part of that I have always been interested in finding good curriculum. The problem is, the really good material is often really expensive (especially if you have to buy it for each group) and that cost makes itContinue Reading

Looking For Your Small Group Lesson Series Suggestions

I have started working on a new small group lessons series on the “One Another” passages in the Bible. It made me wonder what series topics/texts you guys would be most interested in doing if you could just pick something. So fire away in the comments with suggestions for future small group series. If thereContinue Reading

Who Do You Think You Are? Finding Your True Identity in Christ

In a previous post I asked for input for a new small group series I am going to teach in the spring. In the middle of working on that series I ran across something that put it all in perspective for me. This piece of information showed me that I was starting a series withContinue Reading

Wanting Your Input on a New Series of Small Group Lessons

I am writing the next set of curriculum for 2013 for our small groups. It is going to be called “Dealing with Life’s Difficulties” and will break down into three main categories: Dealing with difficult situations Dealing with difficult decisions Dealing with difficult people This is going to be intensely practical. I would like toContinue Reading

Spiritual Transformation: More Information is Not the Answer

The Jews had the Law for 1300 years before Christ came. There were all kinds of details in the Law about how to live, what to do in various situations, and how to maintain holiness and deal with sin. As we know today, the Law was not sufficient. What did God do in its place?Continue Reading


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