Relationships: Loving, Forgiving & Getting Along

Develop the tools you need to authentically love others well, and to resolve conflict and restore broken relationships, including handling your raw emotions, controlling what you say, taking responsibility, dealing with unreasonable people, fighting cleanly, giving and receiving forgiveness, and showing unconditional love.

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  • Find Your People (Jennie Allen)

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    Before this study was a study, it was the number-one question Jennie Allen got from women: "How do I make friends as an adult?" We'll look back at the community almost every generation has had until us—and how we are living differently. We'll look at what God meant relationships to be and how we ...

  • Everybody, Always (Bob Goff)

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    Bob Goff shares stories from his life that have helped him understand what it truly means to love everybody the way Jesus loved them...without fear, insecurity, or restriction. Following Christ means more than just putting a toe in the water when it comes to loving others. It means grabbing your ...

  • When Making Others Happy Is Making You Miserable (Karen Ehman)

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    Let God be the one who calls the shots in your life. Karen Ehman knows firsthand how people-pleasing locks us in a prison, trapping us in unhealthy habits which distract us from our true selves and our God-given purpose. Explore why we fall into people-pleasing behaviors, which is nothing more th...

  • When to Walk Away (Gary Thomas)

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    Sometimes, best course of action for us to take with some relationships is to walk away . . . or let the other person walk away. In the Gospels, we discover that Jesus never gave chase to those who left. He didn't run after people who rejected him and try to change their minds or bargain with the...

  • Forgiving What You Can't Forget (Lysa TerKeurst)

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    Why should I have to be the one who forgives when I'm the one who has already suffered the most? We know God commands us to forgive. But how, when the hurt plays over and over in our mind? And why, when we have already suffered so much? And, are there exceptions, such as when the other person kee...

  • How to Lead When You're Not In Charge (Clay Scroggins)

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    One of the greatest myths of leadership is that you must be in charge in order to lead. Great leaders don’t buy it. Great leaders lead with or without the authority and learn to unleash their influence wherever they are. Pastor Clay Scroggins explains what is needed to be a great leader–even when...

  • Emotionally Healthy Relationships (Peter & Geri Scazzero)

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    Learn 8 practical relationship skills to develop mature, loving relationships with others such as:
    - Stop Mind Reading and Clarify Expectations
    - Incarnational Listening
    - Climb the Ladder of Integrity
    - Clean Fighting
    And since loving others and loving God cannot be separated, this course a...

  • Love Does (Bob Goff)

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    Can a simple concept shift your entire world? Bob Goff certainly thinks so. When it comes to loving your neighbors, instead of focusing on having the “right answers” or checking the “right boxes,” what if you decide to simply do love? To shamelessly show love and grace to those around you—what wo...

  • Relat(able) (Louie Giglio)

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    From the time we are born, relationships shape who we are and how we engage with the world around us. We develop a view of God and others that impacts how we relate to our family and friends. All of us  desire more meaningful relationships, but where do we start? In this study, Louie Giglio explo...

  • Listen, Love, Repeat (Karen Ehman)

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    In this six-session video Bible study, Karen Ehman, New York Times bestselling author of Keep it Shut, helps you rediscover the life-changing joy that comes from putting others first. In a culture that tells us a me-first, you-second way of living is the key to happiness, Ehman explains that the ...

  • Keep It Shut (Karen Ehman)

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    From Bible times to modern times women have struggled with their words: what to say and how to say it. What not to say. When it is best to remain silent. Or what to do when you’ve said something you wish you could now take back. Beyond just a “How not to gossip” study, Karen will teach what the B...

  • Unglued (Lysa TerKeurst)

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    Many women spend an entire lifetime trying to keep their raw emotions in check. These emotions can flare up at strangers, but more often, they affect the people we love the most. Author and speaker Lysa TerKeurst admits that she, like most women, has experiences where others bump into her "happy,...

  • Beyond Boundaries (Dr. John Townsend)

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    In this study, bestselling author Dr. John Townsend helps you discover a simple path to regain the intimacy and fulfilling closeness that every person needs. Difficult relationships can damage our ability to trust, causing us to shut down. But God designed us to experience freedom and love. To li...

  • Truth Plus Love (Matt Brown)

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    Study of a Key Bible Passage: Galatians 5:22-23

    Christians today are facing a crisis of influence. In our rush to speak truth to today's tensions, cultural issues, and trending controversies, it becomes all too easy for us to focus on proving our points rather than extending God's grace. Convers...

  • Vanishing Grace (Philip Yancey)

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    In Vanishing Grace, Philip Yancey shows the desperate need our world has for grace, and how Christians can truly make the gospel good news again. Explore what kind of news is good to a culture that thinks it has rejected the Christian version. Hear illuminating stories from former cynics who have...

  • Jesus Prom (Jon Weece)

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    In Jesus Prom, a six-session, video-based study, Jon Weece explains that Jesus loved people, which means we should love people. We don’t “kind of” love people—we love them the way Jesus loves us. We impersonate his every move. Jesus loved verbs. He loved action words such as live, come, rest, lea...

  • Same Kind of Different As Me (Ron Hall & Denver Moore)

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    From a burning plantation hut in Louisiana to an upscale New York art gallery, you will see the heart of God in this unexpected tale of love and the unlikely friendship between Ron Hall and Denver Moore. Gritty with pain and betrayal, Same Kind of Different as Me is an inspirational, true story t...

  • 40 Days of Love (Rick Warren)

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    Study of a Key Bible Passage: 1 Corinthians 13

    Through this six-session small group Bible study, 40 Days of Love, pastor Rick Warren teaches you how to make authentically loving God and loving others the deepest desire, highest aspiration, and constant focus.

    So what is your number one priority...

  • Real Relationships (Les & Leslie Parrott)

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    The better your relationships — with friends, family, the opposite sex, and God — the better your life. This six-session, video-based study by acclaimed relationship experts Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott, will help you learn to make bad relationships better and good relationships great. It all begi...

  • Taking Responsibility for Your Life (Andy Stanley)

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    Responsibilities. We all have them. But we don't all take them as seriously as we ought to. Wouldn't it be great, though, if we all took responsibility for the things we are responsible for? Wouldn't it be great if you took responsibility for everything you're responsible for? It's time to stop t...

  • The Daniel Plan: Friends (Dr. John Townsend & Dee Eastman)

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    In this four-session video-based study, the Daniel Plan team explores the spiritual and physical benefits of following a healthy lifestyle by focusing on the fifth and final essential of The Daniel Plan: Friends. Each session will highlight testimony from those who have incorporated The Daniel Pl...

  • Making Your Small Group Work (Henry Cloud, Bill Donahue, John Townsend)

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    In Making Your Small Group Work, a four-session, video-based study, Cloud, Donahue, and Townsend provide a wealth of teaching sessions to train leaders and group members in the foundational values and practices of becoming a life-changing community. Designed to create healthy group dynamics and a...