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Ruth’s remarkable step of faith and trust Part 23

Faith in God can take you to unexpected places. For Ruth, it meant moving to a foreign land, with no prospect of finding a husband or starting a family.

How embracing the pain can open us to more of God’s love and healing Part 4

Has a broken relationship left a hole in your heart? Perhaps a recent hurt has crushed your defenses. Don’t miss this encouraging discussion.

Let's take God’s message of healing to those in need Part 5

Dealing with painful circumstances tends to draw us inward. Sometimes we even forget there are others around us struggling with brokenness and sorrow as well! We’re learning how to share “The Beauty of Broken.”

How to repair and reinforce sibling relationships with biblical love Part 11

They were the people we grew up with. And whether we enjoyed a close relationship with our siblings, or never really knew them, sometimes our brothers and sisters are the hardest people to love! Ready to reconnect with your family?

Discover how it's our very brokenness that makes us candidates for serving the Lord Part 15

Ever feel like all the flaws in your family history make you ineligible for God’s work? Maybe you’ve heard God’s call for your life, but don’t feel qualified to accept. It's the conclusion of the series “The Beauty of Broken.”

Discover a man name “Malchus” and how he showed up in the first Easter Part 1

We can learn a lot from the prominent characters in the Bible, people like David, Esther, and Peter. But sometimes the minor personalities in Scripture can have just as much impact!

An encouraging story you won’t want to miss Part 1

If you’ve ever been through a difficult season, you know the comfort a friend can offer. Today we welcome special guest, Carol Kuykendall to the discussion table. She’ll share her personal story of walking down cancer’s dark road, with close friend, Elisa, by her side!

Following God even when the road ahead is uncertain Part 2

When life is good, trust comes easy. But when our journey starts to feel like an uphill battle, we sometimes question God’s methods. Let's talk about “faith tests.”

Maybe you feel like God is testing your own faith right now Part 3

Isaac was the answer to Abraham and Sarah’s lifelong prayer. So why would God ask them to give him up? Personal insights into Abraham’s “faith test.”

Discover how God’s provision often comes when we are in a place of surrender Part 4

Sometimes it takes drastic circumstances to lead us to depend on God. Perhaps you’re going through a particularly difficult season right now. Biblical and personal examples of God's provision when we surrender to Him.

Find encouragement for your walk with God Part 5

Ever feel like your faith is being tested? Don’t worry; you’re not alone! The group, with special guest Carol Kuykendall, share their own personal trials of faith and how God came through each and every time.

A powerful illustration on the compassion of Christ Part 3

Let's continue our study in Mark, chapter one. It’s the story of a man stricken with a deadly disease, and his personal appointment with the Great Physician, Jesus Christ.

Jesus cares for and redeems the people our world typically tosses aside Part 1

Ever stopped to think about how much garbage we throw away? Once something stops being useful, into the trash it goes! An insightful conversation about a story in Mark chapter 5.

Waiting for God to show up Part 2

Anticipating medical test results, standing in a long line, sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic, sometimes waiting seems impossible! Let's study a passage in Mark chapter 5 where a woman has been waiting 12 years for God to show up and heal her. What was taking Him so long?

A moving portrayal of God’s love for His children Part 3

Life is full of interruptions. And our usual response to these disruptions is annoyance. But that’s not the case with Jesus! Let's look at how Jesus took a break from His plans, to touch a person in need.

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How our very brokenness is what makes us candidates for serving the Lord! Part 2

Ever feel like all the flaws in your family history make you ineligible for God’s work? Maybe you’ve heard God’s call for your life, but don’t feel qualified to accept. A “best of” conversation coming up.

Engage in an important and personal conversation Part 1

Whether you’re a new listener, or a regular “Discover the Word” Bible study partner, you won’t want to miss the conversation. It’s one of the best discussions this year!

An eye-opening discussion on the motives behind Jesus’ ministry Part 3

Throughout His earthly ministry, Jesus healed the sick, fed the hungry, and forgave the sinner. But have you ever wondered why?

Life Stories > Service

How do you view serving others? Part 4

Sometimes we raise our hand and volunteer. Other times, it can seem like we're pushed into helping. Join us today as we discover how Simon of Cyrene came to carry Jesus' cross.

How to be generous toward others regardless of what we do or don’t have Part 9

You don't have to be a millionaire to be rich in good deeds! In fact, God has a special assignment for those He has blessed. So, how can we be generous?

Engage in an important and personal conversation Part 1

Whether you’re a new listener, or a regular “Discover the Word” Bible study partner, you won’t want to miss the conversation. It’s one of the best discussions this year!