Today’s faith and biblical illiteracy in general and among those who
attend church and claim to be Christian is staggering. Some alarmists
are claiming that the Christian faith is in danger of becoming extinct.
We can no longer rely on culture to support the passing on of faith in
Jesus Christ to the coming generations.
The Basics study is not a
quick fix to this situation. It is a handcrafted tool that when used by
compassionate, caring, and committed adults, will ignite their
imagination for God, the Scriptures, the faith community, and living a
The Basics will likely raise more questions than it answers, and that’s
intentional. Don’t feel the need to make sure all the loose ends are
tied up at the conclusion of your youth gathering. Allow your teens the
opportunity to leave with ideas and truths on which to reflect and
wrestle as they use the daily devotionals provided in the Groove: The Basics Student Journal.
The Groove Bible study series invites teens to
learn the essentials of their faith, own their story, and engage the
world in serving Jesus. Each topical study consists of four weekly
sessions that are easy to lead and relate to life issues teens face.
With up to 48 weeks available, Groove is great for Sunday and mid-week
gatherings for both large and small groups as well as retreats.The
student journal contains session-specific questions, background
information, and daily devotions for each session.