Play 6 classic board games—Monopoly, Sorry!, Scrabble, Candy Land, Life and Clue—and explore the concepts within them through a game and postgame session for each, 12 session's in all
Eat snacks—theme, ideas and recipes provided.
Involve everyone—tips for engaging children in the fun.
Learn About God
Read God's Word—Bible text for each topic is included
Discern God's message—useful insights help you dig deeper into key themes.
Seek God's wisdom—questions reveal spiritual truths, and prayer points focus your group.
Learn About Each Other
Game On—competition offers opportunities to discover, distinctive personality traits.
Take Turns—thought-provoking questions for group discussion.
Your Spin—prompts help each member explore personal thoughts and struggles.
Make An Impact
It's Your Move—each postgame session ends with a group challenge to act on what you've learned and reach out to your world.
No leader guide and no homework—everyone in your group just needs this Book.
Also Available: It's Your Move—Out Loud features 12 sessions using &ldquop;Out-Loud”games that will get your group talking, or even shouting!
About the Author
Tom Ellsworth is the preaching minister at Sherwood Oaks Christian Church in Bloomington, Indiana. Tom is passionate about aviation, has enjoyed restoring his grandfather’s 1948 Chrysler, and relaxes in his backyard by tinkering in his shop. He loves spending time with his wife, Elsie, and their two daughters. Tom is also the author of It's Your Move—Out Loud (ISBN: 978-0-7847-2362-3), Beyond Your Backyard (ISBN: 978-0-7847-2108-7), and Beyond Your Backyard Group Member Discussion Guide (ISBN: 978-0-7847-2174-2).
Table of Contents
How to Play This Book 4
1 Monopoly: Obsessing Over Things That Don't Last
Part 1 Game On 6
Part 2 Postgame Breakdown 11
2 Life: Cherishing God's Gift
Part 1 Game On 18
Part 2 Postgame Breakdown 23
3 Clue: Discovering the Whole Truth
Part 1 Game On 30
Part 2 Postgame Breakdown 35
4 Sorry: Finding the Freedom of Forgiveness
Part 1 Game On 42
Part 2 Postgame Breakdown 47
5 Candy Land: Tasting and Seeing God's Goodness
Part 1 Game On 54
Part 2 Postgame Breakdown 59
6 Scrabble: Connecting with Christ's Body
Part 1 Game On 66
Part 2 Postgame Breakdown 71