The Spirit-Filled Life: All the Fullness of God

The Spirit-Filled Life: All the Fullness of God (Lake Mary, FL: Bible Study Media, Inc., 2015)

THE SPIRIT-FILLED LIFE: ALL THE FULLNESS OF GOD

A study for the season after Pentecost

JESUS GAVE US AN AMAZING GIFT. ARE WE EXPERIENCING IT?

Jesus calls the Holy Spirit a “gift” who will guide us, lead us, and empower us. Yet many believers don’t experience the power and presence of the Holy Spirit in their lives. This unique small-group curriculum provides a space in which we can explore what it truly means to “walk in the Spirit” on a daily basis.

This small-group curriculum centers on a 6-part DVD teaching series examining the life-giving and creative work of the Holy Spirit in our lives.

As you walk through this curriculum with a small group or Sunday school class, you will have the opportunity to hear in-depth Biblical teaching and openly discuss what you learn in your group. You’ll also strengthen the bonds of community as you grow together, allowing your lives to be powerfully changed by the truths you discover. It’s time to begin the journey to a Spirit-filled life!

The Spirit-Filled Life is part of the Christian Life Trilogy series.

Spirit-Filled Life

The Spirit-Filled Life devotional book has a Small Group companion Study Guide with a teaching DVD.

Chapters include:
Baptized
Adopted
Transformed
Equipped
Empowered
Anointed

The Resurrected Life (Lake Mary: Bible Study Media, Inc., 2014)

The Resurrected Life: Making All Things New

NEW LIFE! IT IS SOMETHING WE ALL WANT.

BUT HOW DO WE FIND IT?

The Resurrected Life: Making All Things New

The Resurrected Life: Making All Things New

The Bible promises that those who are in Christ are “new creatures.” But how does that transformation take place? What does it look like to live on the other side of the cross? This unique Easter-season curriculum provides a space in which we can discover what it truly means to live a new life.

The Resurrected Life Devotional provides a daily Scripture and meditation by which you’ll learn how Jesus Christ is making all things new—right now!

The small-group study & DVD teaching series explores seven key areas of life transformation as Jesus heals, redeems and makes us new. Hear in-depth Biblical teaching and openly discuss the power of God in Christ in community.

As you walk through the curriculum together, you’ll find that the glory of the Resurrected Life is the power of the Church. Christ’ resurrection from the dead gives us new and abundant life. So strengthen the bonds of community, grow together and allow your lives to be powerfully changed by the truths you discover. Begin the journey to New Life!

Order materials today. This a great study to do as an individual daily devotion, or even better, invite a few friends to gather in a small discussion group.

Session One
All Things New: Overcoming Doubt and Fear
Session Two
New Life: Letting Go and Letting God
Session Three
New Temple: Inviting God’s Presence
Session Four
New Body: Manifesting Jesus
Session Five
New Covenant: Experiencing Resurrection Power
Session Six
New Creation: Stewarding the Good News
Session Seven
New Day: Living in the “Now” but “Not Yet”

The Resurrected Life can be used as a Church-wide campaign. Designed to accompany the Christian Life Trilogy. the Campaign Manual and the Leader Training DVD provide resources and training as to how to maximize the engagement of your congregation by doing the Christian Life Trilogy studies as a Church-wide Campaign. Each of the three titles can stand alone, or they can be done in a series. Many congregations use the Crucified and Resurrected Life for Lent and Easter and then kick off the Spirit-Filled Life in the Fall season.The Training Videos provide teaching for the senior pastor, and campaign leadership teams as well as the small group hosts.

 

The Crucified Life (Lake Mary, FL: Bible Study Media, Inc., 2014)

WORDS ARE POWERFUL.

THE WORDS OF JESUS, ESPECIALLY SO.

The Crucified Life Devotional provides a daily space in which we can meditate on Jesus’ final words from the cross. As we consider His words, we understand and identify with His suffering in a way that challenges us, transforms us, and ultimately brings us hope. Whether used as part of The Crucified Life small group study series or individually, this Daily Devotional will help you hear Jesus’ words from the cross in a personal and life changing way.

Visit http:christianlifetrilogy.com to learn more about the Crucified Life and other materials in the Christian Life Trilogy.

The Crucified Life

The Crucified Life is also a small group study with a teaching DVD.

 

Renovation of the Heart (NavPress, 2012)

What I am reading right now…

I am currently reading Renovation of the Heart by Dallas Willard. I have found it an excellent book about spiritual formation. I have to say Dallas Willard is one of my top 10 favorite authors. I also love his book Divine Conspiracy.

From the Back Cover

As Christians, we know that we are new creations in Jesus, so we try to act differently, hoping this will make us more like Him. But changing our outward behavior doesn’t change our hearts. Only by God’s grace can we be transformed internally.

Renovation of the Heart lays a biblical foundation for understanding what best-selling author Dallas Willard calls the “transformation of the spirit”––a divine process that “brings every element in our being, working from inside out, into harmony with the will of God.” This fresh approach to spiritual growth explains the biblical reasons why Christians need to undergo change in six aspects of life: thought, feeling, will, body, social context, and soul. Willard also outlines a general pattern of transformation in each area, not as a sterile formula but rather as a practical process that can be followed without the guilt or perfectionism so many Christians wrestle with.

Don’t settle for complacency. Accept the challenge Renovation of the Heart offers to become an intentional apprentice of Jesus Christ, changing daily as you walk with Him.

About the Author

Photography by Dieter Zander

Dallas Willard (September 4, 1935 – May 8, 2013)

The late DALLAS WILLARD (September 4, 1935 – May 8, 2013) was a professor and former director of the School of Philosophy at the University of Southern California. He received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin and is the best-selling author of more than thirty publications, including The Divine Conspiracy, The Spirit of the Disciplines, and Hearing God.

Jamestown, the Buried Truth (University of Virginia Press, 2008)

Jamestown the Buried Truth tells the story of how William Kelso rediscovered the ancient site of James Fort. I love this book because it provides the details of many of the discoveries and history of Jamestown straight from the historian/archeologist who discovered and is excavating the site. This is an ongoing excavation where new items and structures are literally coming out of the ground on a daily basis. I have had the privilege of attending a “In the Trenches” tour of the Historic Jamestown site led by Dr. Kelso personally. I highly recommend the book and encourage you to visit and tour the birthplace of our nation.