Whether you are looking for gifts for your loved ones, friends, or you’re a small group leader shopping for gifts for the entire group – finding the perfect gift during the rush of the Christmas season can be a challenge!
We’ve put together a list of affordable, Christ-centered gifts that will encourage the men, women, and teenagers in your life to dig deep into Scripture, grow closer to Jesus, and experience a fresh exploration of the everyday life of faith.
If you’re doing that last-minute Christmas shopping – check out this list!
Gift Ideas for Your Small Group
You Are Sent: Finding Your Place in God’s Global Mission
by Nathan Sloan
This is a great resource to walk through with one-on-one discipling relationships, in small group Sunday school classes, or even in your personal devotional time. This nine-week study will help you explore God’s passion for local and global missions and learn more about your place in expanding the kingdom of God – helping you make Jesus known everywhere you go.
Psalms: Real Prayers for Real Life
By Barbara Miller Juliani, MA, and Patric Knaak, MA
This new release from Serge’s Gospel-Centered Life in the Bible Series is a great way to immerse yourself (or your small group) in the world’s greatest prayer book, the Psalms. Full of wisdom and fresh hope for our up-and-down lives, authors Barbara Juliani and Patric Knaak will help you experience the Psalms with greater clarity and greater joy.
Gospel-Centered Life Series
Lots of Christians talk about the gospel, but how many really understand and know how to apply it to their lives? Each study of this life-changing series communicates both to the new Christian and the seasoned pastor the need for gospel renewal. Featuring nine self-contained lessons with discussion questions, articles, and practical exercises, readers will gain biblical insight on dealing applying the gospel to their lives, work, and relationships.
Mission-Centered Life: Following Jesus into the Broken Places
by Bethany Ferguson
In this in-depth study on missional living, Bethany Ferguson draws on her fifteen years of missionary experience to examine the reasons believers should pursue lives of service and evangelism. Designed for personal reflection and small group discussion, Ferguson provides Scripture study, profound application, and questions, as well as essays and personal stories to illustrate the importance of missions— both for the missionary and the community being served by the missionary.
Gift Ideas for Missionaries or Pastors
Promises in the Dark
by Eric McLaughlin, MD
As a missionary doctor in Africa, Author Eric McLaughlin knows what it’s like to persevere in God’s calling to walk with those in need. In this resource, he explores how to find both calling and hope, living in the tension between a difficult present and God’s promises of renewal, and and how the manifestations of God bring life into a dying world.
by Jack Miller
Author Jack Miller was the Founder of Serge, and he believed that Christians need to hear the gospel by faith every day. These 366 gospel-saturated selections from Miller’s pioneering sermons offer a fresh exploration of the everyday life of faith. With topics like forgiveness, relationships, temptation, prayer, joy, and perseverance—this daily devotional will help readers to catch Miller’s hope-filled vision for living in light of the gospel.
From Fear to Freedom
by Rose Marie Miller
For all those who live in fear of never quite “measuring up,” this honest account of Rose Marie Miller’s spiritual crisis provides a new look at the transforming power of God’s grace in the midst of weakness. Readers will be encouraged to relinquish the role of spiritual “orphan” and embrace a forgiving heavenly Father.
Gifts for Teens and Students
by Kristen Hatton
With each easy-to-use, self-contained lesson that requires no outside work and can be completed in just one hour, teens and young adults will find and meet Jesus in unexpected places and see the pattern of redemption present even in the Old Testament. Author Kristen Hatton teaches students how to study God’s Word and connect it to their lives.
by John Perritt
Created for one-to-one discipleship, small group, or large settings, this guide points teens toward a better love and appreciation for their compassionate savior. He helps young adults ask difficult questions: Why was Jesus angry in the book of Mark? And How does Peter’s denial of Jesus still fit into God’s perfect plan? Rather than a message of moralism, Mark introduces students to Jesus: the lover of the least and the hero of heroes.
Gospel-Centered Life for Teens
by Robert Thune and Will Walker
This 9-lesson Bible study gives teens and young adults a road map for living a life centered on God and the gospel. Each lesson is self-contained, featuring clear teaching from Scripture, with no homework. Brings teens together, making community the context for gospel change. Great for applying the gospel in a teen-friendly way!
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