We Saved You a Seat: Finding and Keeping Lasting Friendships (Teen Girls Bible Study)
: Some of the best and most difficult work God calls us to do is to love other people. In a culture where friendship is measured in follows, likes, mentions, and snaps, and being "unfriended" is a very...
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Some of the best and most difficult work God calls us to do is to love other people.
In a culture where friendship is measured in follows, likes, mentions, and snaps, and being "unfriended" is a very real worry, girls often think they need to have it all together-the pressure for perfection creates distance instead of real, authentic relationships.
We Saved You A Seat takes girls deeper into Scripture to learn how to create, invest in, and keep up lifelong friendships. Jesus is the role model for our friendships and Scripture is the foundation. We don't wait until we're all put together to come to Jesus. Over the course of seven sessions, girls will learn that true friendship takes…
Showing up and being willing to go first Being vulnerable and knowing that real friendship is messy Encouraging rather than competing The desire for connection over perfection Forgiveness Knowing when to walk away Action
While girls may talk about the follows and likes and the perfect promposal, what they really want is true, lasting, unconditional friendship. They want connection. They want to know that someone saved them a seat.
Leader helps in the back of the Bible study book so anyone can facilitate a group Personal Study to be completed between the 7 group sessions
Debunk the myth that friendship is easy. Overcome the fear of knowing and being known. Quit running from friendship and find the courage to connect.
Lisa-Jo Baker has been the community manager for www.incourage.me, an online home for women all over the world, for nearly a decade. She is the author of Never Unfriended and Surprised by Motherhood, as well as the creator of The Temper Toolkit, and her writings have been syndicated from New Zealand to New York. She lives just outside Washington, DC, with her husband and their three very loud kids, where she connects, encourages, and champions women in person and through her blog, lisajobaker.com. She is convinced that the shortest distance between strangers is a shared awkward story, and she'd love to connect with you on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram @lisajobaker.
LISA-JO BAKER, a former attorney and longtime Community Manager at (in)courage, is the bestselling author of Never Unfriended and Surprised by Motherhood. Her writings have resonated with thousands and been featured on Huffington Post Parents, Bible Gateway, Fox News, Christianity Today, IF Table, and more. She is the co-host of the Out of the Ordinary Podcast and a sought-after national speaker who considers connecting with women in real life the best part of her job. Lisa-Jo and her husband of over twenty years live just outside Washington, DC, with their three very loud children.
- :<div>introduction<br /> Why Should You Do A Bible Study About Friendship?<br /><br /> Session 1<br /> Friendship Takes Showing Up<br /><br /> Session 2<br /> Friendship Takes Vulnerability<br /><br /> Session 3<br /> Friendship Takes Encouragement<br /><br /> Session 4<br /> Friendship Takes Service<br /><br /> Session 5<br /> Friendship Takes Forgiveness<br /><br /> Session 6<br /> Friendship Takes Walking Away Wisely<br /><br /> Session 7<br /> Friendship Takes Action<br /><br /> Leader Guide</div>