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Growth Series

U-Pick

U-Pick Series (Results from: U-Pick the topics survey)

Session 1 Audio: "How do I Share My Faith?"

- Notes from the message

Growth Steps

1. Download and take the Evangelism Styles Questionnaire.

- Pray about how to apply your God given strengths.

2. Download and scan thru the Share My Faith resources list.

- Listen for what the Holy Spirit directs you towards on the list.

3. Look over the Alpha cards you received in the program.

- Who are the two people you can invite to Alpha?

- Pray for an open door to have that conversation with them.

- Consider straightening your own foundation and signing up.

More Information about Alpha at GT

Session 2 Audio: "Are We Living in the End Times?"

- Notes from the message

Growth Steps

Download the file: SIGNS OF THE TIMES

- Look up the scripture and read each Sign

- Think about the culture/world we live in today

- Pray: "How can I be Salt & Light?"

Session 3 Audio: "What About Sex & Sexuality?"

- Notes from the message

Articles, Audio, Videos, etc:

Study Guide: God, Sex and Church (A Theology of Healthy Sexuality)

Book: The Seven Desires of Every Heart by Mark & Debbie Laaser

Video: Connected, but alone? (Shery Turkle)

Report: Pornography's Impact on Marriage & The Family

Report: Effects of Pornography on Christian Marriage

Online: Sex Addiction Self-Test

Journey Canada (website)

Books to Read:

Divine Sex: A Compelling Vision for Christian Relationships in a Hypersexualized Age by Jonathan Grant

Sexual Ethics: by Stanley J. Green

Sex, Economy: Freedom & Community by Wendell Berry

The End of Sexual Identity: Why Sex Is Too Important to Define Who We Are by Jenell Williams Paris

Being Single in the church today: insights from history and personal stories by Philip B. Wilson

Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Sherry Turkle

Session 4 Audio: Freedom From Addictions

- Notes from the message

- BC Resources for Help getting free from addictions

Session 5 Audio: Speaking in Tongues

- Notes from the message

VIDEOS

1) Jack Hayford - The Beauty of Spiritual Language

2) Robert Morris - "Pure Language"

3) John Bevere - Don't Forbid Speaking in Tongues

BOOKS TO READ:

1. Speaking in Tongues: A Biblical Perspective by Robert Lindfelt

2. Speaking in Tongues by Larry Christenson

3. With Signs Following: the Story of the Pentecostal Revival in the Twentieth Century by Stanley Howard Frodsham

4. They Speak with Other Tongues by John Sherrill

----More Info Links--------

- Why should I get involved in a Spiritual Growth Series?

- GT Audio Podcast page (LINK)

Session 6 Audio: What Does it Mean to be Spiritual

- Notes from the message

Videos (Click to View)

New Age Spirituality vs Jesus Spirituality

by John Paul Jackson

The Gospel in Light of New Age Spirituality

by Ravi Zacharias

Articles

The 5 Awakenings by Dave Ferguson

New Age of Ancient Christian Spirituality by Dallas Willard

Books to Read

Why Jesus? by Ravi Zacharias

True Spirituality by Francis Schaeffer

Christian Spirituality by Alister E. McGrath

Unmasking the New Age by Douglas R. Groothuis

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