Teenagers with a firm foundation are not easily swayed in situations that challenge their faith. These thirteen lessons instill a solid faith on the nature and character of God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit, why we need the Bible and apply it to our lives, Biblical perspectives on creation, human nature, and suffering plus much more. With concise and easy-to-use handouts, teachers will be able to help teenagers learn vital faith concepts with ease. Perfect for Youth Group ministry or teen Sunday School.
Students whove experienced the Bibles great truths, not just read about them, can walk through their lives with a firm foundation under their feet. They know what they believe and why, and they feel a lot more comfortable in situations that are challenging to their faith.
This collection of lessons covering the most important truths in the Bible gives you an easy-to-use resource that will plunge your teenagers into the beautiful basics: the reality of God in the world, the truth about who Jesus really is, and why all of us need a "Good Shepherd" to find us and reclaim us…13 powerhouse lessons in all. And because theyre created by the editors of Group/Simply Youth Ministry, every lesson uses the R.E.A.L. learning approachRelational, Experiential, Applicable, and Learner-based. This approach is not only easy to lead, but also guarantees that your students will engage with these great truths. Theyll learn how to live out their relationship with Jesus in their everyday lives as they wrestle with issues that really matter…
• Why bad things happen to good people, and how Jesus brings beauty out of ugly;
• What it means to "grow into" Jesusliving and loving others the way he does; and
• Learning how to depend upon the Holy Spirit in life.
No matter what the life issue, the Bible offers foundational truths that can help your students live more confidently with a deeper ongoing connection to Jesus. And our concise instructions and easy-to-use reproducible handouts make your job easy.
Use these lessons as "spice" in between a teaching series, or build a series around them. Also, theyre easily adapted for a confirmation setting, a "new believers" class, a "grow-deep" discipleship group, or even Sunday school.