Life Community Study Guides

True Belonging

1/7/19 - Mark 3:20-35 - PDF - Word Doc

Hope to the World

12/10/18 - Luke 1:26-38 - PDF - Word Doc

True Belonging

11/26/18 - Romans 16 - PDF - Word Doc

11/12/18 - Romans 14:1-11 - PDF - Word Doc

10/29/18 - Romans 8:1-11 - PDF - Word Doc

10/15/18 - Romans 13:1-10 - PDF - Word Doc

10/1/18 - Romans 12:1-8 - PDF - Word Doc

9/17/18 - Romans 12:1 - PDF - Word Doc

Neighbor

6/11/18 - John 4:1-30 - PDF - Word Doc

5/29/18 - Luke 7:11-17 - PDF - Word Doc

UnBroken

5/14/18 - 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 - PDF - Word Doc

4/30/18 - 2 Corinthians 3:12-18 - PDF - Word Doc

4/16/18 - 2 Corinthians 5:1-10 - PDF - Word Doc

4/2/18 - Luke 24:36-49 - PDF - Word Doc

Broken

3/19/18 - Zechariah 3:1-10 - PDF - Word Doc

3/5/18 - Habakkuk 2:10-20 - PDF - Word Doc

2/19/18 - Micah 6:6-13 - PDF - Word Doc

Your Place In God's World

2/5/18 - Ephesians 1:13b-23 - PDF - Word Doc

1/22/18 - John 1:19-30 - PDF - Word Doc

1/8/18 - Ephesian 4:1-6 - PDF - Word Doc

Peace Be With Us

12/11/17 - Luke 1:26-39 - PDF - Word Doc (view "Peace in the Unexpected" sermon here)

11/27/17 - Isaiah 9:1-17 - PDF - Word Doc (view "Peace in the Tumult" sermon here)

The Divine Invitation

11/13/17 - Mark 8:31-36 - PDF - Word Doc (view "A Strange Recruiting Pitch" sermon here)

Reformation Sunday

10/30/17 - 1 Peter 2:9-10 - PDFWord Doc (view "Reformation Breakthroughs" sermon here)

The Divine Invitation

10/16/17 - Matthew 16:13-19 - PDF - Word Doc (view "RSVP" sermon here)

10/2/17 - Matthew 10:1-20 - PDF - Word Doc (view "How to Turn Every Day Into an Adventure" sermon here)

9/18/17 - Matthew 5:13-20 - PDF - Word Doc (view "The Salt and Light Company" sermon here)

For the Good of the World

6/5/17 - Acts 3:1-16 - PDF - Word Doc (view "Ordinary Time, Extraordinary Power" sermon here)

5/22/17 - Deuteronomy 6:1-12 - PDF - Word Doc (view "For the Good of My Family" sermon here)

5/7/17 - Jeremiah 29:1-7 - PDF - Word Doc (view "How Can the Church Be Good For the World?" sermon here)

Campus Pastor Sunday

4/23/17 - John 20:1-10 - PDF - Word Doc (view "The Call vs. The Pull" sermon here)

The Roots Challenge

Click here for Roots leader resources.

Next

1/23/17 - 2 Corinthians 9:6-8 - PDF - Word Doc (view "Life Without Lack" sermon here)

1/9/17 - Matthew 28:16-20 - PDF - Word Doc (view "The Great Go-Mission" sermon here)

Advent

12/12/16 - Luke 2:1-7 - PDF - Word Doc (view "When Home is Far" sermon here)

Thrive

11/28/16 - Colossians 1:3-6 - PDF - Word Doc (view "A Gratitude Attitude" sermon here)

Neighboring Well

11/14/16 - Mark 12:28-33 - PDF - Word Doc (view "Neighboring Well, Part 2" sermon here)

THINKING BIBLICALLY ABOUT POLITICS

10/31/16 - Philippians 3:20-4:1 - PDF - Word Doc (view "Thinking Biblically About Politics" sermon here)

Thrive

10/17/16 - Colossians 3:18-21 - PDF - Word Doc (view "House Rules" sermon here)

10/3/16 - Colossians 3:1-11 - PDF - Word Doc (view "A New Wardrobe" sermon here)

9/19/16 - Colossians 1:15-22 - PDF - Word Doc (view "The Big Story" sermon here)

Strong to the Finish

6/20/16 - Matthew 16:13-20 - PDF - Word Doc (view "Decision Time" sermon here)

6/6/16 - 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 - PDF - Word Doc (view "Almost Everything You Need to Know About the Second Coming" sermon here)

5/23/16 - Hebrews 2:10-18 - PDF - Word Doc (view "Our Friend in High Places" sermon here)

5/9/16 - Acts 1:1-11 - PDF - Word Doc (view "Where's Jesus?" sermon here)

Stalled

4/25/16 - Matthew 14:22-33 - PDF - Word Doc (view "A Dark and Lonely Night" sermon here)

4/11/16 - Mark 4:1-20 - PDF - Word Doc (view "Running on Empty" sermon here)

Easter 2016

3/28/16 - Luke 24:13-35 - PDF - Word Doc (view "Alive, Again" sermon here)

Lent 2016: On the Road

How will the Lenten "On the Road" series will play out in the context of our Life Communities?

  • Click here for a video introduction from Pastor Tim
  • Click here for an overview card, handed out at the Training Brunch (scroll to page 2 for details)

Week 1: 2/21/16 - Luke 12:13-21 - PDF - Word Doc

Week 2: 2/28/16 - Luke 13:6-9 - PDF - Word Doc

Week 3: 3/6/16 - Luke 16:1-9 - PDF - Word Doc

Week 4: 3/13/16 - Luke 16:19-31 - PDF - Word Doc

State of the Church

2/8/16 - 2 Corinthians 9:6-15 - PDF - Word Doc (view "Generous" sermon here)

REALLY?!?

1/25/16 - John 8:39-59 - PDF - Word Doc (view "The Quest for the Real Jesus, Part 2" sermon here)

1/11/16 - Mark 10:17-22 - PDF - Word Doc (view "The Quest for the Real Jesus" sermon here)

Rediscovering Jesus

12/14/15 - Matthew 1:18-25 - PDF - Word Doc (view "Relationships" sermon here)

11/30/15 - Matthew 1:18-25 - PDF - Word Doc (view "The Mother of All Miracles" sermon here)

11/16/15 - Ezekiel 34:1-16 - PDF - Word Doc (view "The Good Shepherd" sermon here)

Global Awareness Week

11/2/15 - 1 Samuel 17:32-40 - PDF - Word Doc (view "Five Smooth Stones" sermon here)

Rediscovering Jesus

10/19/15 - Job 19:1-7, 20-27 - PDF - Word Doc (view "Jesus in the Land of Uz" sermon here)

10/5/15 - Genesis 3:1-24 - PDF - Word Doc (view "Earth, We Have a Problem" sermon here)

9/21/15 - Luke 19:1-10 - PDF - Word Doc (view "Lost and Found" sermon here)

Reset

8/16/15 - Luke 12:13-31 - PDF - Word Doc (view "FOMO, Silos, and Pharaohs" sermon here)

Never Too Small

7/19/15 - 1 Samuel 3:1-10 - PDF - Word Doc (view "A Midnight Calling" sermon here)

MORE: Life. Love. Spirit.

6/21/15 - 1 Corinthians 12:1-12 - PDF - Word Doc (view "One In The Spirit" sermon here)

6/7/15 - Galatians 5:7-18 - PDF - Word Doc (view "A Super-Natural Life" sermon here)

5/24/15 - Acts 2:1-13 - PDF - Word Doc (view "One Church Sunday" service here)

5/10/15 - Acts 1:15-26 - PDF - Word Doc (view "Anticipation" sermon here)

UnBELIEVEable

4/26/15 - Revelation 21:1-5a - PDF - Word Doc (view "A Beautiful Faith" sermon here)

4/5/15 - John 20:21-29 - PDF - Word Doc (view "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt?" sermon here)

At the Table

Discussion guides, videos, and Bible readings for this 5-week Lenten series can be accessed here.

NEXT

2/8/15 - Joshua 3 - PDF - Word Doc (view "The Incredible Power of Intention" sermon here)

1/25/15 - 2 Corinthians 8:1-7, 9:6-11 - PDF - Word Doc (view "The Generosity Journey" sermon here)

1/11/15 - 1 Timothy 6:17-19  PDF - Word Doc (view "The Next Chapter" sermon here)

Let There Be...

12/14/14 - Luke 2:8-20  PDF - Word Doc (view "Starry, Starry Night" monologue here)

11/30/14 - Isaiah 59 and 60  PDF - Word Doc (view "A Distant Light" sermon here)

Come Together

11/16/14 - Philippians 2:12-18  PDF - Word Doc (view "Shining Stars" sermon here)

11/2/14 - Matthew 9:35-38  PDF - Word Doc (view "Seeing The World As Jesus Sees" sermon here)

10/19/14 - Philippians 4:1-9  PDF - Word Doc (view "How Healthy Are We?" sermon here)

10/5/14 - Acts 2:42-47  PDF - Word Doc (view "Practical Steps To Overcoming The Fear Of Being In Community" sermon here)

9/21/14 - Philippians 2:1-11  PDF - Word Doc (view "Letter From A Roman Jail" sermon here)

9/7/14 - Philippians 1:1-11  PDF - Word Doc (view "Vision Sunday" sermon here)

EveryDay Matters

6/15/14 - 1 Timothy 4:6-16  PDF - Word Doc (view "Church Matters" sermon here)

Women in Leadership

6/1/14 - 1 Timothy 2:1-15  PDF - Word Doc (view "Women, Leadership, and the Church, Part 2" sermon here)

5/4/14 - Ephesians 4:1-13  PDF - Word Doc (view "Women in Leadership, Part 1" sermon here)

Contagious Community

5/18/14 - Acts 2:41-47  PDF - Word Doc (view "Contagious Community" sermon here)

Life: Easter 2014

4/20/14 - Luke 24:1-12  PDF - Word Doc (view "Looking for Life" sermon here)

S7CK

4/6/14 - Mark 14:32-42  PDF - Word Doc (view "Sloth? Seriously?" sermon here)

3/23/14 - Ephesians 5:1-14  PDF - Word Doc (view "Lust" sermon here)

3/9/14 - Romans 12:1-8  PDF - Word Doc (view "It's Not About Me?" sermon here)

Jonah

2/23/14 - Jonah 3  PDF - Word Doc (view "This Great City" sermon here)

2/9/14 - Jonah 1  PDF - Word Doc (view "The Call" sermon here)

Work Matters

1/26/14 - Ecclesiastes 2:17-26  PDF - Word Doc (view "Working On Commission" sermon here)

1/12/14 - 1 Corinthains 7:17-24  PDF - Word Doc (view "More Than A Job" sermon here)

Give More Presence

12/15/13 - In lieu of a study this week, we suggest reading the Christmas story together, singing some carols, and sharing in each other's presence together. Merry Christmas!

12/1/13 - Luke 1:5-25  PDF - Word Doc (view "Give Hope" sermon here)

On Mission

11/17/13 - Acts 19:21-41  PDF - Word Doc (view "Missional Courage" sermon here)

11/3/13 - Acts 19:1-20  PDF - Word Doc (view "What Kind of Church Is This, Anyway?" sermon here)

10/20/13 - Acts 18  PDF - Word Doc (view "Ordinary Heroes" sermon here)

10/6/13 - Acts 17:16-23  PDF - Word Doc (view "A Heart for the City" sermon here)

9/22/13 - Acts 16:11-24  PDFWord Doc (view "The Power of AND" sermon here)

9/15/13 - Overview of Acts 16-20  PDF - Word Doc (view the video of Tim Ghali's teaching here)

Short Start-Up Bible Study

9/8/13 - Acts 1:1-9 and Acts 16:6-10  PDF - Word Doc (view "How to Save the World" sermon here)

True

6/16/13 - Ephesians 6:5-9  PDF - Word Doc (view "True Work" sermon here)

6/2/13 - Ephesians 5:15-20  PDF - Word Doc (view "True Wisdom" sermon here)

5/19/13 - Ephesians 6:1-4  PDF - Word Doc (view "True Family" sermon here)

5/5/13 - Ephesians 4:1-6  PDF - Word Doc (view "True Church" sermon here)

A Response to the Marathon Bombings

4/21/13 - Psalm 10  PDF - Word Doc (view 4/21 sermon here)

Share This

4/7/13 - John 21:1-19  PDF - Word Doc (view "Share Purpose" sermon here)

3/24/13 - Mark 2:13-17  PDF - Word Doc (view "Share Friendship" monologue here)

3/10/13 - John 4:1-30  PDF - Word Doc (view "Share Truth" sermon here)

2/24/13 - Luke 6:6-11  PDF - Word Doc (view "No Drive-by Goodness" sermon here)

2/10/13 - John 2:1-12  PDF - Word Doc (view "Share Joy" sermon here)

Loaded

1/27/13 - Mark 12:41-44  PDF - Word Doc (view "How to Be a Great Giver" sermon here)

1/13/13 - Luke 16:1-13  PDF - Word Doc (view "How to Be Shrewd" sermon here)

Advent Conspiracy

12/23/12 - Luke 1:26-38  PDF - Word Doc

12/9/12 - Matthew 1:18-25  PDF - Word Doc

En Christo

11/25/12 - Ephesians 3:1-21  PDF - Word Doc

11/11/12 - Micah 6:1-16  PDF - Word Doc

10/28/12 - Ephesians 2:11-22  PDF - Word Doc

10/14/12 - Ephesians 2:1-10  PDF - Word Doc

9/30/12 - Ephesians 1:1-14  PDF - Word Doc

9/16/12 - Ephesians 1:1-14  PDF - Word Doc

Living God's Story

6/17/12 - Revelation 21:1-8; 22  PDF - Word Doc

6/3/12 - Revelation 1:9-20, 2:1-7  PDF - Word Doc

5/20/12 - Ephesians 4:1-16  PDF - Word Doc

5/6/12 - Acts 9:1-19  PDF - Word Doc

4/22/12 - Acts 2:1-13  PDF - Word Doc

4/1/12 and 4/8/12 - Matthew 21:1-11 and 1 Corinthians 15:20-28, 55-58  PDF - Word Doc

3/25/12 - John 3:1-21  PDF - Word Doc

3/11/12 - Mark 9:14-19  PDF - Word Doc

2/26/12 - Matthew 4:18-22, Matthew 26:69-75, John 21:15-19  PDF - Word Doc

2/12/12 - Matthew 3:1-17  PDF - Word Doc

1/29/12 - Isaiah 40:18-20, 27-31  PDF - Word Doc

1/15/12 - Daniel 1:1-21  PDF - Word Doc

1/1/12 - Ecclesiastes 3:1-14  PDF - Word Doc

12/11/11 - Isaiah 8:19 - 9:7  PDF - Word Doc

11/27/11 - 1 Kings 19:1-18  PDF - Word Doc

11/13/11 - Joshua 24:1-15, 31  PDF - Word Doc

10/30/11 - Joshua 1  PDF - Word Doc

10/16/11 - Exodus 32:1-16  PDF - Word Doc

10/2/11 - Genesis 12 and 22  PDF - Word Doc

9/18/11 - Genesis 1-2  PDF - Word Doc

Short Start-Up Bible Study

9/4/11 - John 17:13-23  PDF - Word Doc

Answering the Radical Call of Christ

6/5/11 - Radical Stewardship, Luke 12:35-48  PDF - Word Doc

5/22/11 - Radical Family, Luke 14:25-35  PDF - Word Doc

5/8/11 - Radical Commitment, Luke 9:18-27  PDF - Word Doc

Living Close

4/24/11 - Easter, Come Awake, John 21:1-14  PDF - Word Doc

4/10/11 - True Friends, John 1:43-51  PDF - Word Doc

3/27/11 - Prayer Partners, Mt. 26  PDF - Word Doc

3/13/11 - Philemon  PDF - Word Doc

2/27/11 - Ruth 1 & 4  PDF - Word Doc

Many Rooms

2/13/11 - John 14:1-7  PDF - Word Doc

Living Deep

1/30/11 - I John 5:1-21  PDF - Word Doc

1/16/11 - I John 4:1-21  PDF - Word Doc

12/12/10 - I John 3:11-24  PDF - Word Doc

11/28/10 - I John 3:1-10  PDF - Word Doc

11/14/10 - I John 2:18-29  PDF - Word Doc

10/24/10 - I John 2:7-17  PDF - Word Doc

10/10/10 - I John 1:8 - 2:6  PDF - Word Doc

9/26/10 - I John 1:1-7  PDF - Word Doc

New Day of Grace

6/06/10 - Colossians 3:15 - 4:6  PDF - Word Doc

5/23/10 - I Peter 2:1-10  PDF - Word Doc

4/25/10 - 2 Corinthians 8:1 - 9:15  PDF - Word Doc - Special Leader Notes PDF - Special Leader Notes Word Doc

4/11/10 - Luke 24:1-12, 36-49  PDF - Word Doc

Bible Study Archives

2/7/10 - Acts 4:31 - 5:2  PDF - Word Doc

12/13/09 - Micah 5:1-5a  PDF - Word Doc

11/29/09 - Micah 1:1-7 & 7:18-20  PDF - Word Doc

11/8/09 - I Peter 2:9-12  PDF - Word Doc

10/25/09 - John 3:1-21  PDF - Word Doc

10/11/09 - John 4:46-54  PDF - Word Doc

10/4/09 - Matthew 25:31-46  PDF - Word Doc