Suggested Bible Studies

Sample booklets of the following Bible Study options are in the church office. If you are interested in using any of these, tell Pastor Stephen which one you want and how many people are in your Care Group, or simply fill out the form below. We will buy the materials, give you a free booklet, and do all the prep-work. We’ll give you enough booklets for all your group members but you will need to ask your group members to pay Parkway for them.

LifeGuide Bible Study on 1 & 2 Peter and Jude by Carolyn Nystrom

The writers of 1 & 2 Peter and Jude understand how difficult it is to grow into maturity.  In this 12-week study, Carolyn Nystrom will lead you through these letters and help your group see how God provides direction and comfort when we travel dark roads. And discover what it takes to be mature in Christ.  We will give you:

•   Booklets ($6 each for group members)

•   Pens

Choose Joy DVD Study by Kay Warren

In this 4-week video-based study, Kay Warren shatters common stereotypes about joy and uncovers unsatisfying sources of joy that many of us depend upon.  Learn from Jesus, the Man of Joy, how to think, feel and live in a new way and embrace this gift from Jesus!  We  will give you:

•   Booklets ($6 each for group members)

•   Pens

•   1 DVD (20-30 minute sessions)

Your Legacy Bible Study by James Dobson

As Dr. Dobson shares what his ancestors passed down in their family—trust in Jesus Christ and living for God—this 4 session, thought-provoking Bible study will guide you through evaluating the type of spiritual legacy you are leaving to your children and grandchildren.  We will give you:

•   Booklets ($7 each for group members)

•   Pens

Desiring God DVD Study

This is a 12-week teaching from Pastor John Piper in Minneapolis. It lays out the biblical foundations for what John Piper calls “Christian Hedonism,” which teaches that God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him. We will give you:

•   Booklets ($8 each for group members)

•   Pens

•   1 DVD (20-30 minute sessions)

Bible Study on Judges by Donald Baker

This is a 12-week Bible Study on the book of Judges in the Old Testament. Simply open the booklet together, read paragraphs from the booklet and from the Bible, and discuss questions from the booklet. Group members will need to bring their own Bibles. We will give you:

•   Booklets ($5 each for group members)

•   Pens

Walking with God in the Desert DVD Study by Ray Van Der Laan

This is a 7-week teaching about following God during difficult periods in life. This series is recommended by Pastor Ron Marsh. One of the strengths of this option are the amazing videos, which are all filmed on location in Israel. This Bible study will bring the Bible to life for you and your group. We will give you:

•   Booklets ($8 each for group members)

•   Pens

•   1 DVD (15-30 minute sessions)

From This Day Forward DVD Study by Craig and Amy Groeschel

This 5-week Bible study by Craig and Amy Groeschel walks through five commitments to a great marriage: Seek God, fight fair, have fun, stay pure, and never give up. We will give you:

•   Booklets ($8 each for group members)

•   Pens

•   1 DVD (20-30 minute sessions)