When the Game Is Over, It All Goes Back in the Box: Six Sessions on Living Life in the Light of Eternity DVD
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Publication Date: 2008
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Using popular games as a metaphor for our temporal lives, this six-session small group Bible study DVD, When the Game is Over, It All Goes Back in the Box, by John Ortberg, neatly sorts out whats fleeting and whats permanent in Gods kingdom.
Today is the day you choose which game you want to win which prize you want to collect which priorities you want to set. Its a thrill to win at checkers or Clue or Trivial Pursuit. You sweep aside the other players and you own the board. Its also a thrill to win a promotion at work the new house you wanted that sports car youve always eyed.
But just like the game cards, the tokens, and the timer, those prizes are temporary. When the game is over, they all go back in the box. Games can cast a powerful spell, says bestselling author John Ortberg. But the wisest player remembers that the game is always going to end. So when everything goes back in the box, youll have made what is temporary a servant to what is eternal, and youll leave this life knowing youve achieved the only victory that matters.
When the Game is Over, It All Goes Back in the Box will teach you to:
Live passionately and boldly
Learn how to be active players in the game that pleases God
Find your true mission and offer your best
Fill each square on the board with what matters most
Seek the richness of being instead of the richness of having
This DVD is designed for use with the companion Participant Guide (sold separately). When used together, they work as a powerful catalyst for spiritual growth.
1. When the Game is Over, It All Goes Back in the Box
2. Keeping Score Where It Really Counts
3. Resign as Master of the Board
4. Calling or Comfort? Choose Your Moves Wisely
5. Playing the Game with Greatness and Grace
6. The King Has One More Move
John Ortberg is the senior pastor of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church (MPPC) in the San Francisco Bay Area. His bestselling books include Soul Keeping, Who Is This Man?, and If You Want to Walk on Water, Youve Got to Get out of the Boat. John teaches around the world at conferences and churches, writes articles for Christianity Today and Leadership Journal, and is on the board of the Dallas Willard Center and Fuller Seminary. He has preached sermons on Abraham Lincoln, The LEGO Movie, and The Gospel According to Les Miserables. John and his wife Nancy enjoy spending time with their three adult children, dog Baxter, and surfing the Pacific. You can follow John on twitter @johnortberg or check out the latest news/blogs on his website at www.johnortberg.com.
RickConnecticutAge: 45-54Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5An outstanding small group experience.April 10, 2012RickConnecticutAge: 45-54Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5John Ortberg is an outstanding Christian leader whose insights are thought provoking and challenge us to lead more faithful and joyous lives. The DVD sessions are of the highest quality and Mr. Ortbergs creativity in making the truths of the Bible come alive are refreshing.
MarxRegina, SK.Age: 55-65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Excellent material.September 30, 2011MarxRegina, SK.Age: 55-65Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Used for a men's class and very much appreciated. Excellent material.
Wendy5 Stars Out Of 5March 18, 2010WendyI am a chaplain at a jail-and this was a great tool for the men to think of eternal things, instead of temporal. I always enjoy John Ortberg's sense of humor-and so did the men-very easy to teach from.
Jimmie Hackworth3 Stars Out Of 5September 2, 2009Jimmie HackworthThis is a great study and well produced, but it's frustrating that the leader's guide that is included is practically useless and has none of the discussion questions in it. I just ordered 15 sets of participant guides for my leaders.
Wilma Buchholz5 Stars Out Of 5January 30, 2009Wilma BuchholzWe had our first session in our life group this past Wed. evening and all were very pleased with the guide as well as the DVD. It makes you put on your thinking cap and give the future a little more consideration. We are only here for a season and our time and efforts and habits in life need to be given more attention with God as our main source--there is so little time to change when we wait until the last minute to think on these things. I would highly suggest any small group to do the study with open hearts and minds to keep God uppermost in their daily walk.
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If anyone in your group would like to purchase the book for their own study it is available (CBD stock #WW253501), but not required for the group sessions.
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