Philippians: Joy No Matter What

$ 45.00

This 5-week small group series on the book of Philippians helps students find joy no matter what circumstances they face, especially the new reality of life right now. The series is designed to deliver online with students using the video conference platform of your choice.

Each lesson includes a teaching and small group discussion questions. 

Here's what you get...

A Guide to Doing Youth Group Online
Included in this series is a guideline of how to do youth group online. What works. What doesn't. And what platforms to use. 

Online Game Ideas
Since this Bible study does not include games to play online with students, we’ve included a list of game ideas that other youth leaders have used. They're just a few ideas to get you started. 


Week 1: Joy… In Every Circumstance

Bottom Line: Because of Jesus, we can experience joy in every circumstance – in good times and in difficult situations.

Bible: Philippians 1:9-11; 1:12-14; 1:18b-21 (NLT)

Week 2: Joy… In Unity With Others

Bottom Line: There is joy when people are unified together in peace and love.

Bible: Philippians 2:1-2; 2:3-11 (NLT)

Week 3: Joy… That Is Never-Ending 

Bottom Line: Never-ending joy is produced in our lives when we have a relationship with God.

Bible: Philippians 3:1; 3:3-9; 3:10 (NLT)

    Week 4: Joy… In Pursuing Jesus

    Bottom Line: As we pursue Jesus, we find joy and contentment that can only be found in Him.

    Bible: Philippians 3:12-16; 3:17; 4:4; 4:6-7 (NLT)

    Week 5: Joy… In Contentment

    Bottom Line: No matter what we face, we can be content, knowing that God takes care of our needs.

    Bible: Philippians 4:8-9; 4:11-13; 4:14-18; 4:19-20; 4:21-23 (NLT)

    What’s Included?

    • Series artwork (cover slide and text slide)
    • Lessons come in both Word & PDF format. Edit as needed and easily share with volunteers.
    • Creative & relevant teachings
    • Small group discussion questions
    • Guide to doing youth group online
    • Since this Bible study does not include games to play online with students, we’ve included a list of game ideas that other youth leaders have used. They're just a few ideas to get you started. 

    All our small group series are discussion based. Each lesson is 50% reading the Bible/teaching and 50% student discussion. They’re not 90% teaching and 10% discussion, like our other youth ministry series and small group studies you’ll find elsewhere.

    The goal is for students to talk about the Bible, what it means to follow Jesus, their questions & doubts, what God is doing in their lives, and so on. This format encourages group interaction, personal application, and keeps students engaged. Getting students talking about their faith is the secret sauce to a small group, and all our series are formatted with that goal in mind. 

    The format is simple, but effective: 

    • Read a passage of Scripture.
    • Make a point that students will remember.
    • Ask questions and discuss it.
    • Repeat 3-4 times per lesson.



    Help students become Biblically rooted, provide a strategic path to discipleship, and give them the opportunity to form God-centered relationships.

    Biblically Rooted

    The Bible, like the roots of a tree, bring life, nourishment and stability to your students’ lives. Scripture deepens their relationship with God, gives them the wisdom to make good decisions, brings clarity to the problems they face, and so much more. In each small group series, students dive deep into a book of the Bible, which will firmly root them in God’s Word and provide a foundation to build their lives upon.

    Strategic Path to Discipleship

    We’ve created a strategic path to discipleship. Each small group series focuses on key components of what it means to follow Jesus. Discipleship is the never-ending process of loving God and serving others. As students learn and grow in their walk with God, their thoughts, actions and lives are transformed. Throughout these 52 weeks, students will go on a journey to discover what it means to become fully devoted followers of Christ.

    God-Centered Relationships

    These small group series provide students an opportunity to develop God-centered relationships with others. As we read throughout the New Testament, discipleship happens in the context of relationships. The goal is to create an environment where students: know others and are known; accept others and are accepted; love others and are loved; and pray for others and are prayed for. We’re intentional about helping them grow in their relationship with God and others.



    Online or In Person Youth Group
    Use our curriculum for small groups when doing online youth group or in person. Each series is flexible enough for either option.

    Small Groups
    If your youth group has more than 12 students, then use our curriculum as a tool to disciple students in a small group setting.

    Sunday School
    Does your church have an active Sunday School program? Our curriculum is a good fit for you.

    Small Churches
    Does your youth ministry have less than 12 students? Our curriculum is specifically designed with you in mind.

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    I have not used the item yet but am currently in the James study and it’s simple and practical to use.