Connecting in Jesus is book 2 in the Experiencing Christ Together Student Edition series designed for small groups. Six sessions explore Jesus' life and teaching to understand the true meaning of fellowship and loving others. Each session contains the five sections which represent the biblical purposes that lead to growth: fellowship, discipleship, ministry, evangelism, and worship. At the end of each session are options for students to do on their own. A group leader's guide is also included.
Experiencing Christ Together, Student Edition Curriculum The Experiencing Christ Together series is the newest discipleship course from Life Together---which features small group leader material and teaching DVDs of renowned Christian speakers from across the land. These six new study guides have six sessions each and enable small groups to explore the power and life application of Jesus' teaching on the five biblical purposes of a Christian life by closely examining Christ's model in the Gospels. The first book lays the foundation of who Christ is and what he has done for us. The other five books explore how Jesus trained his followers to live out the five basic biblical purposes for life. Each study includes a group project. The complete curriculum kit includes three four-hour DVDs and six study guides. The DVDs are also sold separately. * Beginning in Christ Together: Explore the power of Jesus' teaching on the five biblical purposes of the church * Connecting in Christ Together: Explore how Jesus loved us in his life, death, and resurrection---and how we respond by relating to him and others * Growing in Christ Together: Observe how Jesus trained his disciples in habits that made it possible to live with his love, joy, and power * Serving Like Christ Together: Create a personal mission statement * Sharing Christ Together: Learn the six heart attitudes that lead to passionate service * Surrendering to Christ Together: Explore the six heart attitudes that motivate groups to passionately embrace God's agenda
Doug Fields has been a leader in youth ministry for over 30 years. In addition to being a youth pastor at two churches for 11 and 20 years, Doug is the founder of Simply Youth Ministry, the co-founder of Downloadyouthministry.com, the author of more than 50 books, and is currently working with Youth Specialties andamp; Azusa Pacific University (HomeWord's Center for Youth/Family). More information about Doug is available at www.dougfields.com. SPANISH BIO: Doug Fields estuvo involucrado en el ministerio juvenil por mas de 2 decadas, y es autor de unos 30 libros --incluidos 'Ministerio juvenil con proposito' y 'Tus primeros dos anos en el ministerio juvenil'. Es egresado del Seminario Teologico Fuller, en el que obtuvo una maestria en divinidades. Asimismo, fue pastor de jovenes en la iglesia Saddleback y es orador frecuente en eventos de Especialidades Juveniles.
Brett Eastman has championed small groups and leadership development at both Saddleback and Willow Creek Community Church over the past decade. He is president and founder of LifeTogether, and one of the authors of the Silver Medallion winner Doing LifeTogether, the adult curriculum published by Zondervan. SPANISH BIO: Brett Eastman ha sido experto en grupos pequenos y desarrollo de liderazgo en las iglesias Saddleback y en Willow Creek durante la ultima decada. Es presidente y fundador del ministerio LifeTogether, ademas de autor ganador del Silver Medallion por un curriculum de estudio biblico publicado por Zondervan, denominado Doing LifeTogether.