September 15 Curriculum

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Words of Wisdom: Faith and works go hand in hand September 15, 2019 (click here for PDF version)   Overarching theme:  Living a year in God’s presence through the practice of following Jesus. Instructions: When using this material as teacher, feel free to pick and choose the point you want to emphasis in the lesson. The format of the curriculum is designed to have an abundance of information in which to refer as desired. Core Point:  We are focusing on the words and actions of people as they follow Jesus as disciples.  The salient point of this series is that as Christians we are called into community with other believers to be a holy nation representing the grace and love of God in the world by both word and deed.  This will be the final week for this series. Start point: The scripture focus is found in the Letter of … Read More

September 8 Curriculum

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Words of Wisdom: Wisdom’s Forgiveness Factor September 8, 2019 (click here for PDF version)   Overarching theme:  Living a year in God’s presence through the practice of following Jesus. Instructions: When using this material as teacher, feel free to pick and choose the point you want to emphasis in the lesson. The format of the curriculum is designed to have an abundance of information in which to refer as desired. Core Point:  We are focusing on the words and actions of people as they follow Jesus as disciples.  The salient point of this series is that as Christians we are called into community with other believers to be a holy nation representing the grace and love of God in the world by both word and deed.  This will be the final week for this series. Start point: This week, the scripture focus is found in the Letter of Ephesians. This … Read More

September 1 Curriculum

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Words of Wisdom: Elevate your speech September 1, 2019 (click here for PDF version)   Overarching theme:  Living a year in God’s presence through the practice of following Jesus. Instructions: When using this material as teacher, feel free to pick and choose the point you want to emphasis in the lesson. The format of the curriculum is designed to have an abundance of information in which to refer as desired. Core Point:  We are focusing on the words and actions of people as they follow Jesus as disciples.  The salient point of this series is that as Christians we are called into community with other believers to be a holy nation representing the grace and love of God in the world by both word and deed. Start point: This week, the scripture focus is found in the Letter of 2 Timothy.  This letter was written by Paul who was imprisoned … Read More

August 25 Curriculum

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Words of Wisdom: The care in listening August 25, 2019 (click here for PDF version)   Overarching theme:  Living a year in God’s presence through the practice of following Jesus. Instructions: When using this material as teacher, feel free to pick and choose the point you want to emphasis in the lesson. The format of the curriculum is designed to have an abundance of information in which to refer as desired. Core Point:  We are focusing on the words and actions of people as they follow Jesus as disciples.  The salient point of this series is that as Christians we are called into community with other believers to be a holy nation representing the grace and love of God in the world by both word and deed. Start point: The scripture focus is found in the Letter of James.  This letter was written by James, the brother of Jesus, who … Read More

August 18 Curriculum

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Words of Wisdom: The power to brand August 18, 2019 (click here for PDF version)   Overarching theme:  Living a year in God’s presence through the practice of following Jesus. Instructions: When using this material as a teacher, feel free to pick and choose the point you want to emphasis in the lesson. The format of the curriculum is designed to have an abundance of information in which to refer as desired. Core Point:  We are focusing on the words and actions of people as they follow Jesus as disciples.  The salient point of this series is that as Christians we are called into community with other believers to be a holy nation representing the grace and love of God in the world by both word and deed. Start point: The scripture focus is found in the Letter of James.  This letter was written by James, the brother of Jesus, … Read More

August 11 Curriculum

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Words of Wisdom: It’s a heart issue August 11, 2019 (click here for PDF version)   Overarching theme:  Living a year in God’s presence through the practice of following Jesus. Instructions: When using this material as teacher, feel free to pick and choose the point you want to emphasis in the lesson. The format of the curriculum is designed to have an abundance of information in which to refer as desired. Core Point:  We are focusing on the words and actions of people as they follow Jesus as disciples.  The salient point of this series is that as Christians we are called into community with other believers to be a holy nation representing the grace and love of God in the world by both word and deed.   Start point: Gospel overview: The Gospel of Luke was written sometime after 60 A.D. and before 70 A.D. The Gospel narratives were … Read More

August 4 Curriculum

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The Start of the Church: Sent to make a difference August 4, 2019 (click here for PDF version)   Overarching theme:  Living a year in God’s presence through the practice of following Jesus. Instructions: When using this material as teacher, feel free to pick and choose the point you want to emphasis in the lesson. The format of the curriculum is designed to have an abundance of information in which to refer as desired. Core Point:  We are focusing on being Called and Sent.  The salient point of last week was that as Christians we are called into community with other believers to be a holy nation representing the grace and love of God in the world.  This week, we will focus on being sent out to actively make a difference in the lives of people by leading them to encounter the activity of God. Start point: Gospel overview: The … Read More

July 28 Curriculum

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The Start of the Church: Called to make a difference July 28, 2019 (click here for PDF version)   Overarching theme:  Living a year in God’s presence through the practice of following Jesus. Instructions: When using this material as teacher, feel free to pick and choose the point you want to emphasis in the lesson. The format of the curriculum is designed to have an abundance of information in which to refer as desired. Core Point:  The beginning of the early church started with some very simple activity by the growing community. The early church grew through the activity of people devoting themselves to teachings, fellowship, breaking of bread, and prayer. These four simple, yet galvanizing, practices helped the church to develop into a life changing organization. This final Sunday of July, we will wrap up the four pillars of the church and begin focusing on being Called and Sent.  … Read More

July 21 Curriculum

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The Start of the Church: A Community committed to making a difference July 21, 2019 (click here for PDF version)   Overarching theme:  Living a year in God’s presence through the practice of following Jesus. Core Point:  The beginning of the early church started with some very simple activity by the growing community. The early church grew through the activity of people devoting themselves to teachings, fellowship, breaking of bread, and prayer. These four simple, yet galvanizing, practices helped the church to develop into a life changing organization. Last week of July 14th, we will dialogue about the aspects of Teachings and Fellowship. This week of July 21st, we will dialogue about the aspects of Break Bread and Prayer. The final Sunday of July, we will wrap up the four pillars of the church and begin focusing on being Called and Sent. Start point: Acts is the second letter of … Read More

July 14 Curriculum

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The Start of the Church: A Community committed to making a difference July 14, 2019 (click here for PDF version)   Overarching theme:  Living a year in God’s presence through the practice of following Jesus. Core Point:  The beginning of the early church started with some very simple activity by the growing community. The early church grew through the activity of people devoting themselves to teachings, fellowship, breaking of bread, and prayer. These four simple, yet galvanizing, practices helped the church to develop into a life changing organization. Over the course of the next three weeks, we will be looking at this model of the early church. This week of July 14th, we will dialogue about the aspects of Teachings and Fellowship. The week of July 21st, we will dialogue about the aspects of Break Bread and Prayer. The final Sunday of July, we will wrap the concept up with … Read More