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The leader guide contains everything needed to lead teens through a Groove study, including teaching outlines, leader notes, Bible background, reflections, and parent communication.
Number of Pages: 48
Vendor: Abingdon Press
Publication Date: 2015
Todays faith and biblical illiteracy in general and among those who attend church and claim to be Christian is staggering. Some alarmists are claiming that the Christian faith is in danger of becoming extinct. We can no longer rely on culture to support the passing on of faith in Jesus Christ to the coming generations.
The Basics study is not a quick fix to this situation. It is a handcrafted tool that when used by compassionate, caring, and committed adults, will ignite their imagination for God, the Scripture, the faith community, and living a transformed life. The Basics will likely raise more questions than it answers, and thats intentional. Dont feel the need to make sure all the loose ends are tied up at the conclusion of your youth gathering. Allow your teens the opportunity to leave with ideas and truths on which to reflect and wrestle as they use the daily devotionals provided in the Groove: The Basics Student Journal.
The Groove Bible study series invites teens to learn the essentials of their faith, own their story, and engage the world in serving Jesus. Each topical study consists of four weekly sessions that are easy to lead and relate to life issues teens face. With up to 48 weeks available, Groove is great for Sunday and mid-week gatherings for both large and small groups as well as retreats. The leader guide contains everything needed to lead teens through a Groove study, including teaching outlines, leader notes, Bible background, reflections, and parent communication.
Mike Adkins graduated from the University of West Georgia in 2009with a degree in Psychology. He has been in youth ministry for a decade,serving as an intern for two years at Cornerstone UMC in Newnan, Ga., beforestepping into full time ministry at Shepherd of the Hills UMC in Douglasville,Ga. He is currently at Forest Hills UMC in Macon, Ga., where he has served asthe youth minister for four years. He has unhealthy levels of love for reading,survival methodology, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.