RightNow Media is the world’s largest library of biblically based video resources. You can find a wide range of videos and bible studies that you can go through with your Group on this platform. This link is available for your Group members too, it could be a great option to watch material before coming to Group and then use it as a basis for discussion.

This is a general resource library we have access to, please vet any material before showing it to your group as you would with any other external resource.

More Group Study Resources

As well as the RightNow media resource, we have a team that is working on putting together topics for study and discussion at your groups. Feel free to browse and use the material in any order you want. We will continue to add to and refine our bank of material and would love any feedback - please contact [email protected] to give your feedback and to get access to our library of bible studies.

Check out the resources below:

SUNDAY MESSAGE STUDIES

WHY Suffering? – Ps Paul de Jong – Sunday 14 July 2024

Summary and questions from Founding Pastor, Ps Paul de Jong, who spoke on the second week of our ‘Why’ series, tackling Why Suffering? Ps Paul explored why there is suffering in the world, reflecting on his own health journey as well as Biblical principles.

WHY the Bible? – Ps Luke de Jong – Sunday 7 July 2024

Summary and questions from Senior Pastor Ps Luke de Jong who kicks off our new series, ‘Why?’. In this series, we’ll explore not just ‘what’ Christianity is, but why these things are so important to our lives as Christ followers. In this week’s message, Ps Luke looked at what the Bible is and how it’s a part of God’s plan in revealing Himself to humanity and guiding us.

Expansion ’24: Playing Our Part – Ps Luke de Jong and Ps Erin Manners – Sunday 23 June 2024

Summary and questions from Ps Luke de Jong (Senior Pastor) and Ps Erin Manners (LIFE Central Campus Pastor) who concluded our Expansion season by exploring how we can each play our part in reaching our community.

Expansion ’24: Seeing Expansion in our Lives – Ps Lee Domingue and Ps Luke de Jong – Sunday 16 June 2024

Summary and questions from guest pastor, Ps Lee Domingue from Church of the Highlands in the USA, and Senior Pastor Ps Luke de Jong, for week two of Expansion, who reminded us to not be discouraged by where we’re at in life, but rather to be encouraged by how God is wanting to use us.

Expansion ’24: The Holy Happy Meal – Ps Luke de Jong – Sunday 9 June 2024

Summary and questions from Senior Pastor, Ps Luke de Jong, who kicked off our Expansion season and invited us to explore God’s ability to multiply what’s in our hands when we place it in His hands.

Remind me to Remember – Ps Maree de Jong – Sunday 2 June 2024

Summary and questions from Founding Pastor, Ps Maree de Jong, who reminded us of the importance in taking time to remember Jesus and what He did for us on the cross. 

Confidence in Christ – Ps Scott Thornton – Sunday 26 May 2024

Summary and questions from Ps Scott Thornton’s message that explored the deep confidence we find in knowing and becoming like Christ, and the power of His Word in providing a bridge to know Him.

Pentecost Sunday – Ps Luke de Jong – Sunday 19 May 2024

Summary and questions from the message Senior Pastor Ps Luke de Jong brought about Pentecost Sunday, and the importance of drawing near to the Holy Spirit for guidance, certainty, truth, and transformation.

Mother’s Day: Who I am and Whose I am – Ps Melissa de Jong and Guests – Sunday 12 May 2024

Summary and questions from Senior Pastor Ps Melissa de Jong and guests Ps Erin Manners (LIFE Central Campus Pastor), Ps Maree de Jong (Founding Pastor) and Ps Jo Chanyau (LIFE South Campus Pastor) who brought a powerful message of hope. Throughout this message, they talked about the different pathways they took whilst seeking their identity, and how they all ended up at the same place: Jesus.

Common Cents: Financial Freedom Pathway Q&A – Ps Paul de Jong and Ps Luke de Jong – Sunday 5 May 2024

Summary and questions from Founding Pastor Ps Paul de Jong and Senior Pastor Ps Luke de Jong, who bring our ‘Common Cents: A Pathway to Financial Freedom’ series to a close. In this message, Ps Paul and Ps Luke answer some of the most commonly asked questions around the topics of stewarding our money, giving and honouring God through our finances.

Common Cents: Freedom’s Foundation – Ps Luke de Jong – Sunday 28 April 2024

Summary and questions from Senior Pastor, Ps Luke de Jong, who explores the different approaches we can have to money – whether it’s serving us or we’re serving it – and what it looks like to honour God first within our lives and within our finances.

Common Cents: Creating a Financial Freedom Pathway – Ps Paul de Jong – Sunday 21 April 2024

Summary and questions from our Founding Pastor, Ps Paul de Jong, who brought a powerful message of hope as he opened the series – Common Cents. He showed us how to discover and walk in the pathway of financial freedom that God has in store for us, through stewarding, seeding, saving and spending.

Christ-Centred Wisdom – Ps Joel Holm – Sunday 14 April 2024

Summary and questions from guest speaker Ps Joel Holm who encourages us to ask God for His wisdom, pray that He’d guide us and, in turn, discover more of who He is and what He has for those around us as we operate out of His wisdom.

Child-Like Faith – Ps Erin Manners – Sunday 7 April 2024

Summary and questions from Ps Erin Manners who encourages us to see the value and importance of maintaining a child-like faith – seeing God like a father and being able to trust Him fully to guide and lead us.

Easter Sunday – Ps Scott Thornton – Sunday 31 March 2024

Summary and questions from Ps Scott Thornton who shares how the Easter story and Jesus’ resurrection transforms us, and that there is so much power in letting go of the past, laying down our own desires, and taking hold of what God has for us.

Loose the Colt – Dr Michael Maiden – Sunday 24 March 2024

Summary and questions from guest speaker Dr Michael Maiden who encourages us to chase the will of God, boldly asking Him to remove that which would hinder us, and to step into His plans for us as individuals and as the Church.

Hearing in the Silence – Ps Alex Seely – Sunday 17 March 2024

Summary and questions from guest speaker Ps Alex Seely who encourages us to pay close attention to what God has said to us in the past, knowing that His Word and His character remain faithful and true through all seasons.

Fishing for a Miracle – Ps Priscilla Shirer – Sunday 10 March 2024

Summary and questions from guest speaker Ps Priscilla Shirer who encourages us to continue to trust God, knowing that He has miracles waiting if we would choose to participate in His plans and obey what He asks us to do.

God’s Heart For The One – Ps Dino Rizzo – Sunday 25 February 2024

Summary and questions from guest speaker Ps Dino Rizzo’s message to encourage us to view ‘the one’ from God’s perspective and the great love and grace He demonstrates towards us.

LIFE'S STUDIES

Belong, Believe & Build
This study will help you and your Group unpack and understand how we outwork our vision of bringing Jesus to our generation.

Be with Jesus, Become like Jesus, Do what Jesus Did
Gain a deeper understanding of what it means to be a modern day disciple of Jesus.

Discipleship Devotional
Gain a deeper understanding of what it means to be a modern day disciple of Jesus with this 10 day devotional.

Sabbath Devotional
This 7 day devotional will help equip and encourage you to create a biblical rhythm of rest in your life.

Obedience Devotional
This 7 day devotional will help equip you to live in a fresh surrender and a revelation of what God is calling you to.

Water Baptism
This study will help you take your Group through the why and what of baptism.

Prayer and Fasting
We have gathered and created some helpful information and resources to learn more about why we pray and fast, including studies for your Group.

Spirit, Sacred and Divine
A Group study for cultivating spiritual friends, sharing sacred moments, for a divine purpose.

Sabbath
This three session Group study will help you take your Group through what, why and how we sabbath.

Obedience
This three session Group study will help you take your Group through understanding how obedience is a way to show our love for our heavenly father and live in a greater level of freedom.

God’s Word
This five session Group study will help you take your Group through; why the Bible matters, what does it say and how does it speak to us today. 

There is also a God’s Word 7-day devotional you could do together as a Group. 

God, Money & Me
Leaders guide and video resource to take your Group through Ps Paul de Jong’s God, Money & Me curriculum.

The ONE
Group study and questions to assist learning what it means to follow the ONE and to share the ONE with others.

GENERAL STUDIES

Alpha – videos and resource to run the Alpha Course through your Group.

Raising Godly Children  – a 3 part series on raising Godly children

God Will Sustain You – a 1 part session on walking in obedience with Priscilla Shirer

Resolving Confict – a 1 part session on dealing with conflict well

Out of the Cave – a 2 part series on depression with Chris Hodges

The Prayer Course – An eight week journey that will help you and your community to grow and deepen your prayer life.

Unanswered Prayer – Following on from The Prayer Course, these five sessions go deeper, provoking honest conversation around the hardest and most personal questions we all ask about prayer.

Messenger X – A Full Collection of John & Lisa Bevere’s resources.
You will need to create a free account.

The Bible Project – Take a creative and insightful look at all the books and themes of the Bible

How to Unhurry – John Mark Comer – the digital companion to his book The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry.

Church of the Highlands – a large selection of messages and series from Church of the Highlands. These include a wide range of topics and provide message notes and discussion guides.

Life Church US – a large selection of Small Group Studies from Life Church in the USA. These include a wide range of topics.

Passion Equip – a great selection of materials from Louie Giglio and the team at Passion Church.

 

STUDIES ON BOOKS OF THE BIBLE

The Bible Project – Take a creative and insightful look at all the books and themes of the Bible

The Gospel of Mark: The Jesus We’re Aching For – Lisa Harper

Hebrews: The Nearness of King Jesus – Lisa Harper

Email [email protected] and we can give you access to these resources.

MEN'S STUDIES

I Declare War: Winning the Battle with Yourself – Levi Lusko

Fight: Winning the Battles That Matter Most – Craig Groeschel

Goliath Must Fall – Louie Giglio

 

Email [email protected] and we can give you access to these resources.

BUSINESS RESOURCES

Helpful resources for Business focused Groups.

Faith in Business Reflection Surveys:
Sparking Group discussion and personal insight, short surveys that can be completed at the start of the group and discussed.

Business Health Check

Faith in Business Survey

Holy Spirit Led Business

Wellness at Work

JR Musings – Quick thoughts inspiring faith and Business Group discussions

OTHER RESOURCES

Ice Breakers – a collection of ice breaker options you can use in your Group.

Baptism in Groups Guide – a guide to help Group leaders facilitate baptisms.

Creative Ideas for Groups – a list of suggestions and ideas you could use in your Group.

Group Thinking & Discussion Tools – strategies for leading discussions and getting people to think, reflect and discuss topics and ideas.

Email [email protected] and we can give you access to these resources.

Contact Us

Remember, you can always talk to your Connection Pastor or
email [email protected], about any Resource questions or requests you might have.

For questions about the myLIFE Portal and taking Group attendance, please email your Coach or Connection Pastor.