Tough Questions Leaders Guide (Teacher’s Guide)
Reasonable answers to the tough questions about faith_for seeker small groups This revised edition of the Tough Questions series of small group curriculum faces head-on the difficult and challenging questions seekers ask about the Christian faith. This honest, informative series is the result of authors Garry Poole and Judson Poling’s extensive work with seekers at Willow Creek Community Church. Each of the 7 guides deals frankly with common objections to Christianity: * How Does Anyone Know God Exists? * What Difference Does Jesus Make? * How Reliable Is the Bible? * How Could God Allow Suffering and Evil? * Don’t All Religions Lead to God? * Do Science and the Bible Conflict? * Why Become a Christian? In 6 sessions, each guide is designed to get small groups thinking, discussing, and eventually discovering that the Christian faith can stand up to scrutiny. Quotes from non-Christian skeptics in various disciplines, together with responses from credible Christian apologists, fuel the discussions. The Tough Questions Leader’s Guide provides detailed lesson plans for facilitating the discussion and, in the process, giving an overview of the key elements of Christianity. This series is appropriate for small groups, churches, and Sunday school classes. It offers seekers and believers alike the kind of reasonable, factual answers that inspire faith, conviction, and trust in the reality and claims of Christ.
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SKU (ISBN): 9780310245094
Garry Poole | Judson Poling
Binding: Trade Paper
Published: September 2003
Publisher: HarperChristian Resources
Divine Disruption : Holding On To Faith When Life Breaks Your Heart$21.99Add to cart
An insightful biblical and conversational response from Dr. Tony Evans and his four children-Chrystal Evans Hurst, Priscilla Shirer, Anthony Evans, and Jonathan Evans-on how God uses the hard things of this life to draw us into a deeper faith in Him.
Divine Disruption explores the many hardships we experience in life and how God breaks through with the power of hope. In the book, Dr. Tony Evans and his four children-Chrystal Evans Hurst, Priscilla Shirer, Anthony Evans, and Jonathan Evans-discuss their faith-shaking experiences: from the deep grief of losing six loved ones in less than two years’ time, with the most devastating blow being the death of Lois Evans, the matriarch of the family, to a deep dive into dealing with the various hard, unexpected things we all face. Life throws many curves-whether the loss of a job or health due to the ongoing worldwide pandemic, or marriage and relationship issues, problems with children, even the recent racial and political unrest.
The authors step together into a unique Kingdom Legacy partnership, opening themselves to the honest questions, raw emotions, and solutions they learned to cling to amid their various struggles as they honor their mother’s wish to work together. Through their bond and individual strengths, they demonstrate how even the most devastating tragedies can bring glory to God as He continues to meet their needs and build their faith.
Power Of Gods Names$16.99Add to cart
In his exciting new book, bestselling author Dr. Tony Evans shows that it’s through the names of God that the nature of God is revealed to us. Who is God in His fullness? How has He expressed His riches and righteousness? How can you trust His goodness?
As you get to know the names of God and understand their meaning, God’s character will become real to you in life-changing ways.
You will explore the depths of God as
Elohim: The All-Powerful Creator
Jehovah: The Self-Revealing One
Adonai: The Owner of All
Jehovah-Jireh: The Lord Who Provides
El Shaddai: The Almighty Sufficient One
El Elion: The Most High Ruler
Jehovah Nissi: The Lord’s Banner of Victory
Jehovah Shalom: The Lord Our Peace
Jehovah Mekadesh: The Lord Who Sanctifies
Jehovah Rophe: The Lord Who Heals
Jehovah Tsikenu: The Lord My Righteousness
Jehovah Robi: The Lord My Shepherd
Immanuel: God With Us
By studying and understanding the characteristics of God as revealed through His names, you will be better equipped to face hardship and victory, loss and provision, and all of the challenges life throws at you.
Praying Through The Names Of Jesus$14.99Add to cart
Are You Making the Most of Praying Jesus’ Names?
In the Bible, names are significant–an important window into who someone is. The names of Jesus give us rich insight and deeper understanding of His power, His sacrifice, and His love for us.
In Praying Through the Names of Jesus, Dr. Tony Evans serves as your guide as you learn what it means to call on all of Jesus’ names. As you get to know the significance and power of His many names in Scripture and what they reveal about His character, you will experience an even closer relationship with the Savior.
Through devotions and prayers, you will meet Jesus as Immanuel, Prince of Peace, Lamb of God, Great High Priest, and Son of God. Draw nearer to Jesus and transform your prayer life as you petition His names every day!
Your Comeback : Your Past Doesnt Have To Determine Your Future$16.99Add to cart
Moses Was a Murderer…
Rabab was a harlot….
Esther was a diva.
These and other Bible heroes were far from perfect. They failed, they sinned, they deceived…and yet each of them had a dramatic comeback and were used of God beyond their richest imagination. The Bible isn’t the only source of “comeback” stories. Life is full of such dramatic turnarounds. Whether it’s a sports team coming from behind to win an upset or a late blooming student who wins the scholarship, or….your life story, God delights in arranging for comebacks.
Like the Biblical and contemporary examples told in The Comeback, your future can include an amazing comeback story. Popular pastor and Bible teacher, Dr. Tony Evans offers hope by pointing you to the good news that God loves to use less than perfect people. If you’re less than perfect, you qualify!
“It is definitely not too late for you. God has a purpose, a destiny, and a goal for your life. Don’t go backward on Him now. You’ve come too far. You can’t change your past regardless of how much you may want to. But your past does not have to determine your future.” Dr. Tony Evans