Do we have destructive desires within us? Is there truly evil in the world? Or is it all explained away by a faulty education system or a damaged chromosome? James makes it very clear that there is not only evil in the world, but an evil one, Satan, the father of lies who tries to deceive us and tempt ..
A Faith That Works, Part 4: Destructive Desires
by Bill Hybels
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Secret sins can destroy us. And the truth is, many Christians have them. For many, there are a patterns of sin that have been going on for a long time. Even the Apostle Paul addresses this quagmire in Romans 7. James says that we are to rid ourselves of all types of sordidness that threatens our relationship ..
A Faith That Works, Part 6: No More, The Power to Stop
by John Ortberg
When Sadaam Hussein offered promising words of compliance to the U.S. to stave off an impending U.S. invasion, President Clinton responded with the statement, "We do not at all care what he says. But we are keenly interested in what he does." This is true of people outside the church. They do not care ..
A Faith That Works, Part 8: Religion According To God
by Nancy Ortberg
So you come to a moral intersection. You're standing at to the moral intersection, and you look one way and you sort of sense that that's the narrow way that Jesus talked about. That's the God-honoring path. Then you look at the other way, and you say, "Now, that's probably the road that Jesus would ..
Life's Defining Moments, Part 2: Defining Our Code Of Conduct
The Bible is quite clear on the issue of sex. Produced by God, it is a good thing, that enhances intimacy in a marriage. But if it such a great intimacy producer, why are there so many restrictions on it? Sex is a reflection of our existence as unending spiritual beings. Sharing that existence with ..
Money, Sex, and Power, Part 3: Sex
Risk It, Part 2: Modesty in an MTV World
by Gene Appel
Why can't guys and girls just get along? This program looks at many of the unique dynamics of male/female relationships. Respecting each other, how to date, how to have opposite sex friendships, and what happens when you break up are discussed. An opportunity for students to commit to seeing one another ..
Surviving Temptation Island, Part 1: Surviving Gender Games (Senior High)
by Student Impact Willow Creek Wheaton
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Surviving Temptation Island, Part 2: Surviving the Sexual Flame (Senior High)
The fact is we live in a sexual world and culture. Sexual temptations are all around junior high students. An honest look at the role lust plays as the precursor to sexual sin, God's wisdom on how to flee from sexual sin, and the opportunity to take steps forward in running toward holiness and purity ..
Surviving Temptation Island, Part 2: Surviving with Purity (Junior High)
by Elevate Willow Creek Wheaton
Guys and girls face unique struggles when it comes to their identity. How God sees us and how we can walk forward with integrity and a clear picture of ourselves is discussed. Students are given an opportunity to receive forgiveness and grace for the past, to embrace where they are at in their present ..
Surviving Temptation Island, Part 3: Surviving Identity Pains (Junior High)
The unique struggles guys and girls face when it comes to their identity is addressed. How does God see us, and how we can walk forward with integrity and a clear picture of ourselves? Students are given an opportunity to receive forgiveness and grace for the past, to embrace where they are in their ..
Surviving Temptation Island, Part 3: Surviving Indentity Pains (Senior High)
"Examine why it is that you're serving. Maybe you haven't done that before. Maybe you haven't done it recently. Ask yourself the hard question, 'What is it that is causing me to serve? What is it that's prompting me?' Is it God or pressure? "Then do what Jesus did. Find a quiet place where you can talk ..
The Heart of Ministry, Part 15: Successful Servanthood
by Dieter Zander