SMALL GROUP STUDIES
WALK TOWARD CHRIST TOGETHER
Watch, read, and discuss the Gospel with our simple, three-step discussion guides designed to help your small group dive deeper into God’s Word, nurture conversation, and draw your group nearer to Christ. Our films and studies cover a vast array of topics, however the main intent of this material is to ultimately inspire worship of God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in your community.
Jason and Tracy were ecstatic to find out that they were expecting, but when the couple is told that their daughter is “incompatible with life”, they begin a journey that will forever change how they view God’s love.
Run Time: 12:27
Study Scripture: Psalm 22:1-5
Discussion Topics: Prayer, Suffering, and God’s Faithfulness
A GREAT LIGHT
As humanity persists in the bondage of rebellion and sin, God reveals a shocking plan to bring joy, freedom, and peace to the people who walk in darkness. A modern-day homage to Isaiah 9.
Run Time: 3:03
Study Scripture: Isaiah 9:2-7
Discussion Topics: Prophecy, Sin, and Salvation
OUT OF THE DARKNESS
At the age of 41, Cory starts having horrific nightmares of extreme abuse. Once he realizes that his dreams are actually repressed memories from his childhood, Cory begins a life-changing journey that will forever transform his relationship with God.
Run Time: 10:24
Study Scripture: 2 Corinthians 1:3-7
Discussion Topics: Sin, Suffering, and Forgiveness
BETTIE GOES TO JAIL
At the age of 70, Bettie Kaufmann has a conversation with God. Little does she know that this one interaction will eventually send her to jail.
Run Time: 5:30
Study Scripture: Matthew 25:31-46
Discussion Topics: Obedience, Service and Loving the “Least of These”
LIFT UP YOUR EYES
What if God asked you to leave everything you know behind? Well, that’s what happens to Marc and what God does with his response radically changes how residents of Sherbrooke, Québec see Jesus.
Run Time: 7:29
Study Scripture: Luke 18:18-29
Discussion Topics: Calling, Obedience, and Salvation
GIVING UP GRAHAM
Lore and Michael started their family with great hope for the future, but when their son’s life begins to spiral downward, they come face to face with what it truly means to trust in God.
Run Time: 11:56
Study Scripture: Philippians 4:4-7
Discussion Topics: Anxiety, Prayer, Trusting God
Over the span of a three and a half year wait, Peter and Erin realize that they are adopting for reasons much more personal than once thought. They are adopting, because they were adopted.
Run Time: 8:45
Study Scripture: Romans 5:6-11
Discussion Topics: The Gospel, Spiritual Adoption, Reconciliation
DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR STING?
Touch Bin lived most of her life gripped by fear, pain, and hopelessness, but when God opened her eyes to the truth of Christ, she left the path of death and began a journey toward life.
Run Time: 1:57
Study Scripture: 1 Peter 1:3-7
Discussion Topics: Faith, Eternal Hope, Trials and Difficulty
Though the world is by plagued by suffering due to the realities of sin, death, and evil, God is calling us to seek refuge in the only place it can truly be found…His presence. A symbolic adaptation of Psalm 46.
Run Time: 2:37
Study Scripture: Psalm 46
Discussion Topics: Suffering, Anxiety, Hope in Christ
THE MUSTARD SEED
Jesus compared the kingdom of God to one of the smallest seeds on Earth and over 2000 years later, the truth of this teaching can be seen all across the globe.
Run Time: 2:12
Study Scripture: Mark 4:30-32, Matthew 28:18-20
Discussion Topics: The Great Commission, Building God’s Kingdom, Mission
Sarah enjoys relating with people, but when an encounter with a Deaf woman challenges her ability to connect, God redefines what it means for her to be a follower.
Run Time: 5:40
Study Scripture: John 10:1-30
Discussion Topics: Obedience, Following Christ, Serving Others
There is an emptiness inside each of us that cannot be filled by life’s pursuits or ignored by its distractions. However, beyond the emptiness there is a voice calling. Do you hear the voice? Will you follow the call?
Run Time: 2:42
Study Scripture: Matthew 11:27-30
Discussion Topics: Faith, Surrender, God’s Love
Noah is homeless. Dwight and his family are his neighbors. Their friendship will challenge you to “love your neighbor as yourself”.
Run Time: 5:42
Study Scripture: Luke 10:25-37
Discussion Topics: Love Your Neighbor, Sacrifice, Obedience
THE GIFT OF GOD
You are dead in your sin, but God has intervened and offered you a gift of unimaginable value. What is your response? (Based on Ephesians 2:1-8)
Run Time: 2:01
Study Scripture: Ephesians 2:1-8
Discussion Topics: Grace, Salvation, Freedom in Christ
For years Walt and Annie struggled with infertility, but in a single moment they realized that God was writing a beautiful story for them that was over 20 years in the making.
Run Time: 14:10
Study Scripture: Proverbs 16:1-9
Discussion Topics: God’s Love, Suffering, God’s Sovereignty
ALEX WAS AN ATHEIST
Alex Pan was a Chinese immigrant, a science student, and an atheist attending a prestigious university in a post-modern city. Then a friend invited him to church and things got interesting.
Run Time: 4:10
Study Scripture: Matthew 11:27-30
Discussion Topics: Faith, Discipleship, Evangelism
An astonishing story of God’s love and grace, The Foremost intimately recounts the journey of Christopher LaPel, a Cambodian pastor who escaped the clutches of the Khmer Rouge regime only to return and cross paths with one of the most feared men in the country’s dark history. Chronicled in Time Magazine and news outlets across the globe, it’s an honest and hope-filled story that will challenge your views on forgiveness and grace no matter what you believe.
Run Time: 43:26
Study Scripture: 1 Timothy 1:15-16, 1 Timothy 1:12-17
Discussion Topics: Forgiveness, Mercy, Freedom in Christ
RUN THE RACE
Faith in Christ is a pursuit…a fight…a race. It’s a journey laden with difficulty, but at the finish line awaits an imperishable reward that is given to those who persevere…Christ Himself.
Run Time: 2:48
Study Scripture: Hebrews 11:1-3 & 12:1-2, 1 Corinthians 9:24-25, Acts 20:24, 2 Timothy 4:7
Discussion Topics: Perseverance in Faith, Devotion, Discipleship
Anderson and Robson came to know the love and grace of Jesus in the midst of poverty, violence, and sin. But now, transformed by the Spirit, they’ve each become beacons of that same love and grace in one of the most notorious favelas in Rio de Janeiro, The City of God.
Run Time: 15:01
Study Scripture: Ephesians 2:10
Discussion Topics: Salvation, Discipleship, The Great Commission
When Nilton Cordeiro was young, he heard about the love and grace of Jesus Christ through an old hymn. This love and grace quickly captured his heart and would change his life forever.
Run Time: 8:16
Study Scripture: Romans 1: 16-17
Discussion Topics: Evangelism, The Great Commission, Obedience
Raised? Part 1
Benjamin and Jessica Roberts grew up in the church, but when each of their faiths were challenged in different ways, their lives took an unexpected turn.
Run Time: 8:27
Study Scripture: John 20:24-29
Discussion Topics: Doubt, Faith, Evangelism
Raised? Part 2
Once Benjamin and Jessica Roberts stepped away from their faith in Christ, new beliefs emerged that propelled them into a cycle of hardships that was impossible to escape.
Run Time: 8:41
Study Scripture: Romans 3:10-20
Discussion Topics: Sin, Hopelessness, Evangelism
Raised? Part 3
After ten years of searching, Benjamin and Jessica Roberts make one more attempt to fill the emptiness in their lives and it leads them to something much more fulfilling than they could have ever imagined.
Run Time: 10:03
Study Scripture: Isaiah 53
Discussion Topics: Faith, God’s Love, Evangelism
Raised? Part 4
After putting their faith in Jesus Christ, Benjamin and Jessica Roberts find themselves empowered to share the same love and grace that changed their lives, even if it means great sacrifice.
Run Time: 10:14
Study Scripture: 1 Peter 1:3-9
Discussion Topics: New Life, Hope, Evangelism
Raised? THE COMPLETE SERIES
Benjamin and Jessica Roberts grew up in the church, but when each of their faiths were challenged in different ways, they were taken on a decade-long journey that would transform them both forever. This four-part documentary series takes unflinching look at doubting the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Whether you’re a Christian, atheist, or profess a different faith, you will appreciate the film’s honest portrayal of life inside and outside of faith in Jesus.
Run Time: 36:48
Study Scripture: John 20:24-29, Romans 3:10-20, Isaiah 53, 1 Peter 1:3-9
Discussion Topics: Doubt, Sin, Repentance, Evangelism
Pre·em·i·nent | adj. Superior to or notable above all others; outstanding. (Based on Colossians 1:15-23)
Run Time: 2:09
Study Scripture: Colossians 1: 15-23
Discussion Topics: Supremacy of Christ, Faith, God’s Sovereignty
1 IN 274
To everyone who knew him, Jonathan Hibrido was known as “Death Carrier”. That was until November 2nd, the Day of the Dead, when everything changed.
Run Time: 6:43
Study Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:16-21
Discussion Topics: Salvation, Worship, Evangelism
WHEREVER WHATEVER HOWEVER
While searching for direction during a sabbatical with his wife, Jay wrote three letters in the sand: WWH. God responded by sending them to one of the most dynamic cities in the world, Rio de Janeiro.
Run Time: 6:45
Study Scripture: Matthew 5:14-16
Discussion Topics: Obedience, Mission, The Great Commission
EL SHADDAI SINGS
This is El Shaddai. She is an Ethiopian orphan who is being raised by her adopted Ethiopian parents to love Jesus and to sing about His Word. This is her act of worship.
Run Time: 1:12
Study Scripture: 2 Timothy 3:14-17
Discussion Topics: Worship, God’s Word, Devotion
LIGHT ON THE WAY
For thousands of years the Kita Malinke people of Western Mali have lived in complete darkness without the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Then the Spirit of God moved and brought a magnificent Light on the Way.
Run Time: 11:40
Study Scripture: Matthew 28:16-20
Discussion Topics: Discipleship, The Great Comission, Mission
In 2006 Jonathan and his family moved to Austin, TX hoping to plant a church in the vibrant and creative city. By God’s grace and the mighty work of His Spirit, City Life began and flourishes today.
Run Time: 4:09
Study Scripture: Acts 2:42-47
Discussion Topics: The Great Commission,the Body of Christ, Mission
Since January 18, 2011, Egypt has been in a state of civil and political unrest, but in the midst of the violence and uncertainty, God is moving in a BIG way.
Run Time: 6:18
Study Scripture: Hebrews 12:18-29
Discussion Topics: Prayer, Unity, Fear of the Lord
Josiah grew up in the Amazon completely convinced that he was the luckiest kid on Earth, but when tragedy struck at the age of 13, God revealed to him a much greater identity.
Run Time: 6:36
Study Scripture: Matthew 9:35-38
Discussion Topics: Discipleship, Mission, Calling
Nate & Ruth Reutter were only moments away from having their first child while serving as missionaries along the Amazon River in Brazil. Then everything changed…most dramatically their faith in Christ and His living Word.
Run Time: 8:19
Study Scripture: 2 Corinthians 1:3-7
Discussion Topics: God’s Comfort, God’s Word, Joy
When Crystal Clapp gave her life to Jesus Christ, everything changed. Her thoughts became His thoughts. Her will became His will. The old was gone and, soon enough, so was she.
Run Time: 5:35
Study Scripture: Luke 9:23-27
Discussion Topics: Mission, Obedience, Folllowing Christ
HELPER OF THE FATHERLESS
Samuel loves Jesus and loves children, so God used him in a very big way.
Run Time: 4:39
Study Scripture: James 1:19-27
Discussion Topics: Caring for Orphans, Sacrifice, God’s Provision
One man’s life changed the course of history for billions of people across the globe. He is both revered and reviled, famed and feared and you know who he is without a single mention of his name.
Run Time: 3:25
Study Scripture: John 14:1-11
Discussion Topics: Christ’s Identity, Doubt, Evangelism
GARY & PEGGY
In 2001, Gary and Peggy Ifft lived in Bloomington, IL. They had normal jobs, a normal home, a normal life. Then God called them out of the normal and into His mission.
Run Time: 5:02
Study Scripture: Matthew 19:16-30
Discussion Topics: Sacrifice, Obedience, Mission
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