in the meantime
6-SESSION VIDEO CURRICULUM
What do you do when there’s nothing you can do? What do you do when there’s no way forward and there’s no way out? In this 6-part study, Andy Stanley answers the question, “What do I do in the meantime?”
COMPLETING THIS STUDY AS A GROUP
- Purchase one In the Meantime Study Guide for each person in the group.
- Pre-Read (optional) the upcoming chapter to prepare for the group conversation.
- Watch the video online or via the In the Meantime DVD.
- Discuss the video as a group using the session questions located in the In the Meantime Study Guide.
LEADER'S GUIDE & TIPS
The downloadable Leader's Guide walks you through each question and exercise within the In the Meantime Study Guide. Additionally, if you find yourself as the lead facilitator of the discussion questions, here are three things to consider:
It is the ideas of everyone in the group that make a group meeting successful. Your role as the leader is to create an environment in which people feel safe to share their thoughts.
STAY ON TRACK
While you want to leave space for group members to think through the discussion, make sure the conversation is contributing to the topic being discussed that session. Don’t let it veer off on tangents. Go with the flow, but be ready to nudge the conversation in the right direction when necessary.
This is the most important thing you can do as a leader and as a group. Pray that God is not only present at your group meetings, but that he is directing them.
ABOUT ANDY STANLEY
Communicator, author, and pastor ANDY STANLEY founded Atlanta-based North Point Ministries in 1995.Today, NPM consists of six churches in the Atlanta area and a network of more than 50 churches around the globe that collectively serve nearly 90,000 people weekly. Andy and his wife, Sandra, have three grown children and live near Atlanta.