Rediscover the biblical basis for being spiritually productive.
Your relationships, first with Jesus and then with His Spirit, are essential to maturity and productivity. This study will lead you to think through exactly where you need to pray, to listen to God more attentively, and to act more decisively, so the Lord can produce his fruit of the Spirit in you!
Based upon Galatians 5:22-23, But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.
Written with David Slamp’s insightful examples and easy-to-understand style, this resource is sure to contribute to spiritual growth in individual lives and in yout church as a whole.
Use for personal study or for leader’s material in preparation for teaching a Sunday School class or small group. A great resource for leadership development and retreats.
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This Leader’s Kit Includes:
- 70 page Study Guide and Leader’s Notes in print and on CDROM (PDF format),
- Audio CD of 10 session teaching by Dr. David Slamp, each session is 5 to 8 minutes in length.
- Two Fruit of the Spirit Assessments.
The Study Guide includes 70 pages of instruction and “thinking it through” questions, plus leader’s notes for guiding your group.
The 10 Study Guide chapters are…
1. By Way of Introduction
2. Pass It On
3. If You Want Joy
4. Peace Like a River
5. Fast-Track Patience
6. Level 2 Kindness
7. Goodness–Love in Action!
8. 24/7 Christians
9. Gentle As You Go
10. Self-Control–Running to Win
The Audio CD includes introduction and 10 mini-lessons led by Dr. Slamp, approximately 5 to 7 minutes each. These lessons complement, but do not duplicate, the material included in the Study Guide.
The Fruit of the Spirit Assessment reveals characteristics of the fruit of the Spirit to help you determine if your fruit is abundant and sweet or sparse and dry. Use this evaluation to discover the qualities the Holy Spirit is producing in you and identify areas of spiritual growth to which you might give greater study, prayer, and discipline.
Written with Author David Slamp’s insightful examples and easy-to-understand style, this resource is sure to contribute to spiritual growth in individual lives and in the church as a whole. The kit may be used for personal study or for leader’s material in preparation for teaching a group.
Dr. David A. Slamp has over 30 years experience as Senior Pastor, educator and staff member in churches in California, Texas, Kansas and Washington. He has served as Pastor of Small Groups and Adult Education Ministries and is Pastor of Adults and Community at First Church of the Nazarene in Medford, Oregon. Dave earned his doctorate from Fuller Theological Seminary. He has taught religion at SNU and Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, and has been a national speaker for Serendipity House. He is author of Small Groups that Work, CareRings: Sunday School and Small Groups Side by Side, Spiritual Growth Survey, Fruits of the Spirit Assessment and Bearing Spiritual Fruit.