Pathways

  • 21 Lessons

    The Upside Down Kingdom // Student Devotional

    You are gaining more influence, power, and authority in your life, even if it's in small ways like having more say in how you spend your time and money. You probably also have opinions about people in power, from politicians to pastors to parents. How we use our power matters. We're inviting you to examine how Jesus turned the world upside down with the unexpected ways He used His power.

  • 6 Lessons

    The Virgin Birth of Jesus Christ

    The virgin birth of Jesus, which is more accurately labeled the virginal conception of Jesus, teaches that Jesus Christ was born apart from the normal process of procreation, but was supernaturally conceived in the womb of the virgin Mary by the power of the Holy Spirit, and born of her, without sin.
  • 9 Lessons

    TikTok // A Parent’s Guide

    What in the world is TikTok? Why are teens and tweens obsessed with it? What should concern me about it? Should I let my kids use it? If you’ve ever had any of these questions, this Guide is for you. Get a crash course in the app and how to disciple your kids around it.
  • 7 Lessons

    Trusting God’s Promises: A 7-Day Devotional

    God has a plan for every one of us. We discover His plan by listening to His voice, and we learn His voice as we read His Word. In the Bible, we see that God has promised to save us, free us, purpose us, and make us part of His family.
  • 16 Lessons

    Twitch // Parent’s Guide

    Welcome to Twitch.tv, one of the largest communities on the Internet and the most popular eSports streaming service in the world. As the Internet’s de facto home for the phenomenon of video game streaming, Twitch.tv has fulfilled the dream of millions of middle schoolers: “professional video gamer” is now a legitimate career choice. It’s up to us as parents to teach our children how to navigate this new landscape in a healthy, God-honoring way.
  • 16 Lessons

    Understanding the Porn Threat // A Parent’s Guide

    Pornography is a threat for everyone, no matter our age. But we must especially be aware of how our teens’ exposure to porn. This guide will answer these questions you may have:
    • When will my teens encounter porn?
    • How to people rationalize porn?
    • What is our culture telling men and women?
    • What is porn telling men and women?
    • How does porn impact men and women who watch it?
    • What can I do to help my teens not fall prey to porn?
    • How do teens hide porn?
  • 14 Lessons

    Video Games // Parent’s Guide

    Few topics in today’s media-saturated world can get a parent or teacher ranting like kids and video gaming. According to Pew Research Center, 72% of teens have played video games in the last year, and they only represent 28% of the video-game-playing population. The video gaming world often represents unknown territory to parents, though, and their attempts to enforce boundaries and limits on their gaming kids typically end in tension and conflict.
  • 4 Lessons

    Violence // A Parent’s Guide

    This guide will help you discuss the following questions:

    • How do we react to violence?
    • How can we respond, rather than react, to violence?
    • How do we fight desensitization?
    • How do we fight empathy fatigue?
    • What does the Bible say about dealing with violence?
    • How can we develop empathy and love for those who are suffering?
    • How can we be hopeful despite the violence we see around us?
  • 8 Lessons

    What Happened During Holy Week: An 8-Day Devotional

    Holy Week. Passion Week. No matter what you call it, no week has made a greater impact on human history than the last week of Jesus’ earthly life.

  • 5 Lessons

    When Is It Pruning?

    Did you know that pain can be good news?  Perhaps you have heard or read scriptures which tell you to be joyful when facing trials.  This week we will help you understand a very important aspect of being a disciple of Christ...Pruning.  You need to understand what it is and why God does it so you don't become discouraged on your journey.
  • 4 Lessons

    When Jesus Said “No”

    How do we gain clarity on our mission in life? How do we gain clarity on saying yes to the essentials and saying no to the non-essential things? Those are the questions we will seek to answer in this 4-day plan examining the life of Jesus.
  • 1 Lesson

    Why Can’t Jesus Just Be a Great Teacher?

    In this video, Sam Allberry explains how Jesus grounded his greatest teachings in his claims of divinity and messianic status.
  • 7 Lessons

    With Us in the Wilderness: A Study of the Book of Numbers

    Join Lauren Chandler in this 7-session, in-depth study of the Book of Numbers and God’s people. Discover how even when they rebelled—and this book tells of many rebellions—God’s love and promises remained. It’s in that love and those promises the children of Israel found their identity and where we must find ours today.

  • 5 Lessons

    Work Through the Whole Bible, Part 1: Genesis – Deuteronomy

    Do you wonder if God has anything to say about your work? Explore key verses from each chapter of the Bible that offer wisdom, guidance, and purpose for everyday work. Part 1 of this devotional covers Genesis-Deuteronomy.
  • 3 Lessons

    Working Together in a Time of Crisis

    As we’re more isolated from each other than ever before during this unprecedented time, three biblical stories help us think about new ways we can work together.

  • 19 Lessons

    Your True Identity in Christ

    This devotional series looks at the lies we believe about ourselves and the Gospel truth in response to these lies.
  • 12 Lessons

    YouTube // Parent’s Guide

    If you’ve ever wondered how teens can spend hours upon hours watching random videos on YouTube, you’re not alone! YouTube is a phenomenon that has bypassed many of us adults to win over Gen Z. As the social network they “can’t live without,” we need to know all about it so we can help them think about it biblically.

  • 16 Lessons

    YouTube Stars // Parent’s Guide

    Logan Paul? PewDiePie? HolaSoyGerman? Jenna Marbles? As the preferred video platform of Gen Z, YouTube’s stars have tremendous influence on today’s teens. So who are they? How do we keep track of them? What if our kids wants to be YT stars, too? This guide will help you navigate the new age of influencers.