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Developing Your Shape to Serve Others (Doing Life Together Series)

Brett EastmanDee EastmanTodd WendorffDenise WendorffKaren Lee-Thorp
Developing Your Shape to Serve Others (Doing Life Together Series)
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Developing Your Shape to Serve Others (Doing Life Together Series)

Brett EastmanDee EastmanTodd WendorffDenise WendorffKaren Lee-Thorp

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With six sessions in each volume, this series provides small group members with basic yet comprehensive training on how to live healthy, balanced, purpose-driven lives. An experienced team of writers will take you on a spiritual journey, discovering not only what God created you for but how you can turn that dream into an everyday reality. Experience the transformation firsthand as you begin Connecting, Growing, Developing, Sharing, and Surrendering your life for him.

"Doing Life Together is a groundbreaking study . It's the first small group curriculum built completely on the purpose-driven paradigm .The greatest reason I'm excited about it is that I've seen the dramatic changes it produces in the lives of those who study it." - From the foreword by Rick Warren.

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With six sessions in each volume, this series provides small group members with basic yet comprehensive training on how to live healthy, balanced, purpose-driven lives. An experienced team of writers will take you on a spiritual journey, discovering not only what God created you for but how you can turn that dream into an everyday reality. Experience the transformation firsthand as you begin Connecting, Growing, Developing, Sharing, and Surrendering your life for him.

"Doing Life Together is a groundbreaking study . It's the first small group curriculum built completely on the purpose-driven paradigm .The greatest reason I'm excited about it is that I've seen the dramatic changes it produces in the lives of those who study it." - From the foreword by Rick Warren.
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The way you're wired is no accident! God designed your unique mix of gifts, natural abilities, personality, values, and life experiences to play an essential part in his kingdom. These six sessions will help you develop your God-given design at home, at work, at church, and in your community in a way that extends God's love to others and enriches your own life immeasurably. "Doing Life Together is a groundbreaking study...[It's] the first small group curriculum built completely on the purpose-driven paradigm...The greatest reason I'm excited about [it] is that I've seen the dramatic changes it produces in the lives of those who study it." --From the foreword by Rick Warren Based on the five biblical purposes that form the bedrock of Saddleback Church, Doing Life Together will help your group discover what God created you for and how you can turn this dream into an everyday reality. Experience the transformation firsthand as you begin Connecting, Growing, Developing, Sharing, and Surre
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The way you're wired is no accident! God designed your unique mix of gifts, natural abilities, personality, values, and life experiences to play an essential part in his kingdom. These six sessions will help you develop your God-given design at home, at work, at church, and in your community in a way that extends God's love to others and enriches your own life immeasurably. Teachers featured on Developing Your Shape to Serve Others: Bruce Wilkinson Alvin Bibbs Carol Kent Erwin McManus Joe Stowell Mike Wilkins Doing Life Together introduces . . . The Next Wave in Small Group Bible Studies You've never experienced anything like Doing Life Together. Harnessing the creativity, flexibility, and convenience of audio-video technology, this groundbreaking series is the first ever to integrate superbly crafted study guides with powerful new-media capabilities and apply them to the unique setting of group Bible study. DLT is riveting. Multidimensional. And so easy that anyone in your group can facilitate a dynamic group session. No need to be a seasoned leader. Just slip the DVD into your player and have everyone follow along with their study guides. Guidebooks and corresponding DVDs are carefully coordinated. Each of the six sessions includes: Leader Lifter-pre-session video training talk, offering weekly insights and practical techniques for leading small groups Creative Element-a personal story, interview, drama, or music video related to the weekly topic Dynamic Teaching-featuring well-known teachers such as Bruce Wilkinson, John Ortberg, Anne Ortlund, Joe Stowell, and Erwin McManus Worship Music-featuring the songs of Maranatha! Together with lyrics, uplifting video images, and visual introductions by popular Christian artists Based on the five biblical purposes that form the bedrock of Saddleback Church, Doing Life Together will help your group discover what God created you for and how you can turn this dream into an everyday reality. Experience the transformation firsthand as you begin Connecting, Growing, Developing, Sharing, and Surrendering your lives together for him. This DVD contains six small group study sessions. Each study session contains a theme-introducing video (3-4 minutes long) and a 10- to 15-minute long teaching segment. On-screen questions that match those found in the study book are also included, as is a song, if a group chooses to worship in music. The remaining time on the DVD is for leader training each week. The six sessions on this DVD are: 1)You Are God's Masterpiece featuring Carol Kent Testimony 2)A Servant's Heart featuring Mike Wilkin Drama: Flying Lessons 3)Discovering Your Gifts featuring Joe Stowell Testimony 4)Your Unique Personality featuring Alvin Bibbs Highway Video: What makes you unique? 5)Serving From Experience featuring Erwin McManus Testimony 6)Serving with Your Whole Heart featuring Bruce Wilkinson Testimony
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Meet the Authors

Brett Eastman

Dee Eastman is the co-director of the women's Bible study at Saddleback Church called 'The Journey.' SPANISH BIO: Dee Eastman es co-directora de una clase biblica para mujeres denominada. El Viaje, en la Iglesia de la Comunidad Saddleback Valley.

Dee Eastman

Brett Eastman has championed small groups and leadership development at both Saddleback and Willow Creek Community Church over the past decade. He is president and founder of LifeTogether, and one of the authors of the Silver Medallion winner Doing LifeTogether, the adult curriculum published by Zondervan. SPANISH BIO: Brett Eastman ha sido experto en grupos pequenos y desarrollo de liderazgo en las iglesias Saddleback y en Willow Creek durante la ultima decada. Es presidente y fundador del ministerio LifeTogether, ademas de autor ganador del Silver Medallion por un curriculum de estudio bibli

Todd Wendorff

Todd is the lead pastor of the River Church in the South Bay, California. SPANISH BIO: Todd Wendorff es pastor en el Departamento de Madurez Espiritual en la Iglesia de la Comunidad Saddleback Valley

Denise Wendorff

Todd is the lead pastor of the River Church in the South Bay, California. SPANISH BIO: Todd Wendorff es pastor en el Departamento de Madurez Espiritual en la Iglesia de la Comunidad Saddleback Valley

Karen Lee-Thorp

Karen H. Jobes is the Gerald F. Hawthorne Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis at Wheaton College. She is the author of many articles and several books, including The NIV Application Commentary: Esther.

Table Of Contents

  • Foreword 7
  • Acknowledgments 9
  • Read Me First 11
  • Session 1 You Are God's Masterpiece 15
  • Session 2 A Servant's Heart 22
  • Session 3 Discovering Your Gifts 30
  • Session 4 Your Unique Personality 39
  • Session 5 Serving From Experience 47
  • Session 6 Serving With Your Whole Heart 56
  • Frequently Asked Questions 64
  • Appendix
  • Purpose-driven Group Agreement 67
  • Small Group Calendar 69
  • Purpose Team Roles 70
  • Purpose-driven Life Health Assessment 72
  • Purpose-driven Life Health Plan 74
  • Spiritual Partners' Check-in Page 77
  • Shape Worksheet 78
  • Memory Verses 80
  • Daily Devotional Readings 81
  • Prayer And Praise Report 82
  • Sample Journal Page 84
  • Leadership Training
  • Small Group Leadership 101 85
  • (top Ten Ideas For New Facilitators)
  • Small Group Leadership Lifters 88
  • (weekly Leadership Tips)
  • Leader's Notes 93
  • About The Authors 107
  • Small Group Roster 108
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