Easter 2018 Resources

    03.28.18 |


    Ridge Staff Q&A

    What is it like to be forgiven by Jesus? (John 21:15-19)


    It’s one thing to be forgiven by someone for something you’ve done. It’s quite another to be forgiven by God himself who knows everything you have ever done, even the thoughts you have had and motives of your heart. It’s hard to find words for love that forgives like that. Once you invite that love into your life, it changes everything. You’ll never be the same.

    Erika, Director of First Impressions – Greenfield Campus



    WEEK 1
    DAY 1 | DAY 2 | DAY 3 | DAY 4 | DAY 5 



    Starting Over: Your Life Beyond Regrets (5 Days)
    Regrets. We all have them. Whether it be last week or last year, we long to make things right – to change direction, to begin again. The good news is this: You can escape the “Sorry Cycle” of longing and regret and start over. Give God the opportunity to redeem your regrets so you can see good come from life’s deepest disappointments. Yes, you can learn to live beyond your regrets!

    Speak to My Heart, Jesus (5 Days)
    This five-day plan will help you listen to His words of wisdom to bring clarity to your soul and comfort to restore your heart.

    Your Purpose Stands Regardless of Your Past (5 Days)
    Many of us have been there: broken, hurting, full of sorrow, ashamed. The list goes on. But out of this place God longs to restore and redeem us, regardless of our past. This journey will bring you from a place of questioning your future to one of hopeful purpose!




    The Good and Beautiful God: Falling in Love with the God Jesus knows by James Bryan Smith
    We all have ideas we tell ourselves about God and how He works in our lives. Some are true, but many are false. James Bryan Smith believes those thoughts determine not only who we are, but also how we live.

    In the pages of this book you are invited to put your ideas to the test to see if they match up with what Jesus himself reveals about God.

    Gain a clearer understanding of who God is, beyond how we think He is, toward how Jesus describes his Father.

    Available in the Next Steps room for $10



    Facing Regrets with Prayer and Courage
    Regrets can be helpful for us. This interview with Michelle Van Loon talks about sanctifying role of regret, the temptation to take shortcuts, and regret as a tutor. 

    Forgive Yourself: Don’t Waste Your Life on Regret
    Often we ask God for forgiveness, but we can’t forgive ourselves. 

    You Won’t Find Restoration Until You Do This
    What is the source of your pain? To find restoration or to restore someone spiritually, you need to understand what being spiritual is.



    Peter Is Restored Through Grace – Skit Guys
    In this conversation between Jesus and Peter, grace is illustrated when Jesus forgives the unforgivable.

    You Can Be Restored from Your Regrets
    We often mark our pasts by the regrets we have. Whether its trials we encounter, the disappointments we endure, or the unhealthy habits we foster, we each have lingering regrets in our lives. We allow ourselves to be burdened by our pain, scars and shame forgetting that Christ came to set us free.