Resources for Small Group Leaders


Here are some helpful resources for Small Group leaders...

Contact Brandon Lauranzon at the church office for information on how to obtain any of the studies listed below. Also available each week are Sermon Disccussion Guides. Ask Brandon for details.

Books of the Bible Studies

Genesis: What Were We Put in the World To Do?, Tim Keller*
Mark: Doctrine of Christ and Basic Spiritual Disciplines, Tim Keller*
Acts: Evangelism--Studies in the Book of Acts, Tim Keller*
Galatians: Living in Line with the Truth of the Gospel, Tim Keller*
The Message of Romans, Tim Keller*
Romans: A Study Course in the Gospel, Tim Keller*
1 John: That We May Know Him, Angel Richard
James: Genuine Faith, Angel Richard

*Tim Keller studies may be viewed in the Seven Rivers  bookstore. There is an $8 cost for all participant guides for any Tim Keller study.

Topical Bible Studies

Gospel In Life, Tim Keller* -- Gospel In Life is an intensive eight-session course on the Gospel and how it is lived out in all of life -- first in our hearts, then in our community, and out into the world.
Prodigal God, Tim Keller* -- A fresh look at Jesus' most familiar parables that reveals God's grace toward both the irreligious and the moralistic.
Image of God: In His Image, Angel Richard
Living in Light of the Gospel, World Harvest Missions
Gospel Transformation, World Harvest Missions
Under His Smile: Breaking Free from the Need to Perform, Sue Cortese
The Story of the Kingdom: A Simple Explanation of the Bible, Jonathan Gibson
The Gospel for Real Life (with Study Guide), Jerry Bridges
How People Change: A Guide for Gospel-Centered Change
Do I Know God (with disussion questions), Tullian Tchividjian
Fermi Project "Shorts": articles about grace, the Gospel, and culture with discussion questions (Download .zip file - you will nedd to right click on this link, choose "Save Target As" and save to your computer to use this file.)
Is Our Gospel Too Small? Authentic ways of believing, sharing, and living a rich Gospel message. (6-session course)
The Gospel-Centered Life -- A nine lesson small group study intended to help you understand how the gospel shapes every aspect of life. Developed by experienced church-planting pastors the material is designed to promote transformational conversations among groups of mature Christians, new Christians, and non-Christians. Each lesson is self-contained, featuring clear teaching from scripture, and requires no extra work outside of the group setting. If you are interested, the study in its entirety, is available free of charge from Seven Rivers. Contact Caryn Poloske at the church office for details.
God's Big Picture: Tracing The Story-Line Of The Bible, Vaughan Roberts - In this excellent overview, Vaughan Roberts gives you the big picture--showing how the different parts of the Bible fit together under the theme of the Kingdom of God. He provides both the encouragement and the tools to help you read the Bible with confidence and understanding. And he points you to the Bible's supreme subject, Jesus Christ, and the salvation God offers through Him.

Leader Resources

The Emotionally Healthy Church and Workbook, Peter Scazzero
The Psalms For Prayer, T.M. Moore
Grace Presbyterian Community Group Leader's Handbook (.zip file - you will need to right click on this link, choose "Save Target As" and save to your computer to use this file)
Soli Deo Gloria: An Introduction To Reformed Theology, Dr. Scott Swain - 9-lesson DVD series available from Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church (contact Caryn Poloske for details) - Dr. Swain's teaching notes.