Description

Intended for a mixed group of believers and non-believers, this small group discussion booklet explores the existential issues central to our life, our world, and today’s college student: concepts like isolation, reconciliation, meaning, value, truth, and God. How do you launch into such weighty subjects? Center the conversation on the great artists and masterpieces of the western world: The Scream by Munch, Mona Lisa by Da Vinci, Return of the Prodigal Son by Rembrandt, among other works. The paintings surface the universal cries of the human heart and ultimately lead the discussion to our need for a Savior. Paintings reproduced in full-color, looks and feels like a museum piece.

Stripped is divided into 6 sessions, each exploring a different issue raised by the painter’s work: Meaning & Purpose; Isolation; Love & reconciliation; Perceptions of Jesus; What is Good?; and The Naked Soul.

Facilitator’s notes are in the back of each discussion booklet. A more in-depth facilitators guide can be downloaded below under Additional Training. You’ll need a copy of Stripped for each group member.

About the Author

About the Author

Tanya Walker is a PhD candidate in Divinity at the Institute for Theology, Imagination and the Arts at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. In her spare time, she works with the Cru Research & Development Team. When she isn’t doing research, you’ll find her immersed in the fine art of cooking and baking or enjoying Scotland’s beautiful landscape and its gloriously unpredictable weather.

Details

Product Details:

  • Booklet size 8.25 x 5.25
  • 34 pages
  • Full color
  • ISBN 1573340634

Ministry Use:

Stripped is content for an evangelistic small group that would last roughly 6 weeks. The discussions, however, are appropriate and intended for a mixed group (believers and non-believers), making it easy to transition the group, after 6 weeks, into a continuing Bible study for those interested.


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