Filmed on location in Israel by Focus on the Family Films, Faith Lessons is a unique video series that brings God's Word to life with astounding relevance. By weaving together the Bible's fascinating historical, cultural, religious, and geographical contexts, teacher and historian Ray Vander Laan reveals keen insights into Scripture's significance for modern believers. These illuminating 'faith lessons' afford a new understanding of the Bible that will ground your convictions and transform your life. The completely new Faith Lessons curriculum takes your small group on a round trip to ancient times, places, and customs, and back again. This lively, interactive journey is more than fascinating - it's faith -inspiring and life-changing. This brand-new Participant's Guide carefully and plainly helps you turn the lessons you learn from the past into real-life applications that impact the way you live your faith. You'll find space for note-taking, topics for discussion, and questions for reflection, as well as maps, photos, sidebars, and other study tools to help you better grasp each faith lesson. You'll also find Action Points for translating each lesson into practical ways to make a unique, important difference in the world around you. The carefully organized format makes it easy for youth to gain tremendous benefits from the following sessions: Standing at the Crossroads, Wet Feet, First Fruits, Confronting Evil, Iron of Culture.
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Picture yourself standing on Mount Carmel, witnessing Elijah's fiery showdown with the prophets of Baal . . . or hearing the ram's horn sound from Herod's temple at the very moment when Jesus is breathing his last breath. What would you think? How would you think? What meanings would the places and events of the Bible hold for you as a person of a different time and culture? Azekah, Qumran, the Mount of Olives . . . Philistine weaponry, the Dead Sea Scrolls, the refining of olive oil . . . thanks to the ministry Ray of Vander Laan and That the World May Know, you can understand their significance in a way that transforms your faith today. Filmed in Israel by Focus on the Family, the Church Pak video series helps small groups understand ancient cultures and events from the mindset of a citizen of those times. Thanks to the Zondervan Groupware approach, the Church Pak series provides a dynamic way for participants to engage with biblical truths in a life-changing, group-interactive format. Each volume in this 4-volume series includes an all-new Leader's Guide and Participant's Guide designed for maximum clarity, relevance, and ease of use. Drawing on Ray Vander Laan's video presentations, participants will enjoy spirited discussions and find practical applications that turn faith lessons learned from past millennia into faith lessons lived today.About the Author:
Ray Vander Laan is the founder of That the World May Know Ministries and creator of the Faith Lessons video series with Focus on the Family. An ordained minister, he holds the chair of biblical cultural studies as a religion instructor at Holland Christian Schools in Holland, Michigan. He and his wife, Esther, have four children and fifteen grandchildren. SPANISH BIO: Ray Vander Laan es el fundador del That the World May Know Ministries. Cuando no ensenando y investigando en Israel, ensena en Michigan del oeste a un escuela secundaria y un semanario.
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Book Description Zondervan, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11031067896X
Book Description Zondervan. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 031067896X New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0865026