Fail: What to Do When Things Go Wrong (Leader Guide)
We all know the feeling. We take a leap, only to land flat on our face. Just when our plan appears to be perfect, it falls apart. Life's failures and disappointments can make it difficult to move forward; how do...
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We all know the feeling. We take a leap, only to land flat on our face. Just when our plan appears to be perfect, it falls apart. Life's failures and disappointments can make it difficult to move forward; how do we pick ourselves up and dust ourselves off?
Matt Miofsky examines the life of Jeremiah, whose failed pursuits are described in more detail and depth than any other prophet. Even though God set him apart to speak to the nation of Israel, Jeremiah's attempts to fulfill his calling were met with ridicule, punishment, and suffering. But through it all, God never left his side.
The story of "the weeping prophet" has much to teach us about trusting God during life's most trying times.
The Leader Guide contains everything needed to guide a group through the five-week study including session plans, activities, and discussion questions, as well as multiple format options.
Matt Miofsky is Lead Pastor of The Gathering UMC, St. Louis MO, a church begun in 2006 with over 1,000 people worship each week across four sites and 8+ services. The Gathering was founded with a vision of creating a Christian community that is compelling for new generations innbsp;St. Louis .nbsp; Matt gained a degree in Advanced Math and played football at Washington University and then attended Candler School of Theology.