Study Guides & Leader Resources



We are encouraging all Connect Groups to follow along with the church in reading “The Story” by Randy Frazee and Max Lucado.

Please use the chapter discussion questions in the back of the book, adapting them to your group as needed. The schedule is below. (Note: if your group meets later in the week, you can discuss the chapter one week earlier, if you prefer – starting January 8 with chapter 1 and so forth…)

For the week of January 8: Discuss the forward, preface, and timeline – sharing your expectations and hopes for The Story experience.
For the week of January 15: Ch 1
For the week of January 22: Ch 2
For the week of January 29: Ch 3
For the week of February 5: Ch 4
For the week of February 12: Ch 5
For the week of February 19: Ch 6
For the week of February 26: Ch 7
For the week of March 5: Ch 8
For the week of March 12: Ch 9
For the week of March 19: Ch 10
For the week of March 26: Ch 11
For the week of April 2: Ch 12
Break for Holy Week/Easter/Youth Sunday

For the week of April 23: Ch 13
For the week of April 30: Ch 14
For the week of May 7: Ch 15
For the week of May 14: Ch 16
For the week of May 21: Ch 17
For the week of May 28: Ch 18
For the week of June 4: Ch 19
For the week of June 11: Ch 20
For the week of June 18: Ch 21


Leader Resources

Links to help you lead: (for Bible study resources); (for small group articles and resources); (for small group video content).  Contact Kendra if you need help navigating these sites or for info regarding free or reduced costs on resources from them.

Hard copies of FP Connect Group resources:
Connect Group Goal Setting Questionnaire
The Greats Bible passage sheet
Connect Group Expectations sheet