First Book Challenge is made up of students like you who have chosen not to bow down to the prevailing trends of society or its pursuit of materialism and instead strive to embrace God's standard of absolute truth.
In the next four weeks, you will encounter the God of Scripture. This study will reveal the enormous ways He connects and reveals Himself to us through His word.
Each chapter includes:
-A main teaching principle -A key Scripture reference -Reflection and discussion questions -Personal life applications -Skills for reading the Word in a fresh and creative way
This pack includes two volumes--the First Book Challenge: Encounter God Through Scripture 4-week Bible study guide and The Message.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 80 Vendor: NavPress Publication Date: 2011 Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches)
"I've watched kids change the course of their culture and make a difference for Christ on their campus using the principles that John and Dave teach using First Book Challenge. As a parent, I've benefited from my teens using the First Book message and methods. As a pastor, I've watched a groundswell of a movement that has changed homes and families. I'm eager to see God use this resource to change a generation." -Dr. Richard Mark Lee, senior pastor, First Baptist Church, McKinney, Texas
"This is exactly what our students and adult need. Giving our students a handle to not only get in the Word but to get the Word in them is going to make an impact." -Matthew Crowe, student pastor, FBC Black Forest, Colorado Springs, Colorado
"There are books that impact a few lives and then there are book like this one that alter churches, schools, cities, states, and nations! Dave Edwards has a track record of being a transformational author, and through First Book Challenge he is at his best. Every student ministry in the country needs to take this journey." -Tony Nolan, speaker; author
David Edwards masterfully applies biblical truths to current issues in an honest, humorous, and understandable form. He has authored nineteen books and travels and speaks at churches, camps, retreats, and leadership meetings. David is from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
John Stamper is a speaker and author who encourages students to rise up and take a leadership role in their families, schools, and churches. Over the past fifteen years, he has been dedicated as a pastor to teach, disciple, and mentor students. He lives in Owensboro, Kentucky.