Acts 2:42: They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.
Young people will commit to testing daily and weekly habits that can equip them to enjoy life with God and avoid what makes them restless.
Dorothy Bass. Receiving the Day. San Francisco, CA: Josey-Bass, 2000. (This may be our favorite book to bring it all together, a great theological dive into Sabbath practice and plenty of tips to work on. The particular notion of habits is something we’ve developed by looking at Sabbath rest through the lens of social science research. Here’s a video recording of our Yale lecture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHUiJxsOelI )
Gather (5 minutes)
Engage (25 minutes)
Acts 2:42-47 • Acts 4:23-37 • Acts 11:19-30 • Acts 20:7-11
Reflect (20 minutes)
Send Forth (10 minutes)
This resource includes supplementary materials:
Introduction for Leaders