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This is the leader's guide to the Silver Medallion award-winning six session curriculum based on the critically acclaimed author's book. John Ortberg teaches participants the skills essential to water-walking in faith with God: discerning God's call, transcending fear, risking faith, managing failure, and trusting God. The separate complete curriculum kit includes a leader's guide, a participant's guide, a Closed Captioned DVD video and VHS video, and a hardcover edition of the book.
The kit includes a leader's guide, participant's guide, both a DVD and a VHS video, and a hardcover edition of the book.
Ortberg, in his engaging and humorous style, reflects on the biblical story in Matthew 14 and applies it to our lives today. He helps us recognize what boat we're in--the comfortable situation where we're hiding--and encourages us to face our fears and embrace the unique calling of God in our lives.
Based on John Ortberg's award-winning best-seller.You're One Step Away from the Adventure of Your Life'Lord, if it's you, tell me to come to you on the water.'---Simon PeterPeter may have been the first one out of the boat, but Jesus' invitation to walk on water is for us all. But walk on water? What does that mean? Walking on water means-facing our fears and choosing not to let fear have the last word-discovering and embracing the unique calling of God on our lives-experiencing the power of God to accomplish what we would not be capable of doing on our ownIf You Want to Walk on Water, You've Got to Get Out of the Boat ZondervanGroupware helps your group answer Christ's call to greater faith, power-filled deeds, and a new way of knowing him. Through six sessions that include video clips and group discussions, you will discover how to discern God's call, transcend fear, risk faith, manage failure, and trust God. Relating the story in Matthew 14 to life today, teacher and best-selling author John Ortberg invites you to consider the incredible potential that awaits you all outside your comfort zones. This leader's guide provides the clear, step-by-step instructions you need to maximize interaction, support, and insights within your group. Most of the preparation has been done for you---just follow the easy-to-use lesson plan, complete with helpful tips. Because this book includes the full text of the participant's guide, it's the only guidebook you need to track page-for-page with your group.Sessions include: 1.What's Water-Walking?2.The Tragedy of the Unopened Gift3.Find Your Calling and Get Your Feet Wet 4.Facing Our Challenges, Conquering Our Fears5.Good News for Cave Dwellers6.Learning to Wait on Our Big GodIf You Want to Walk on Water, You've Got to Get Out of the Boat kit includes: 1 -- 90-minute VHS and DVD---use either format1 -- Leader's guide*1 -- Participant's guide*1 -- If You Want to Walk on Water, You've Got to Get Out of the Boat hardcover book**Also sold separatelyZondervanGroupware delivers personal spiritual growth through: -compelling biblical content-minimal preparation time for both leader and participant-proven learning techniques using individual participant's guides and a variety of media-meaningful interaction in groups of any size in any setting